October 2019 Archive
UAA’s College of Health awarded $1.77 million from Premera Blue Cross Blue Shield of Alaska
On Oct. 29, Premera Blue Cross Blue Shield of Alaska announced a total investment of $5.7 million to support access to rural health care in Alaska. UAA will receive a portion of that funding.
2019 Halloween Blood Drive
The UAA Honors College and the Blood Bank of Alaska are teaming up for a Halloween-themed blood drive on Thursday, Oct. 31, from 9 a.m.–4 p.m. Look for the 'LifeMobile' outside Rasmuson Hall. You can simply drop in or make an appointment by calling (907) 222-5630. Eat well, stay hydrated, and bring your photo ID.
Looking down the road
How integral is Providence to Alaska? Not only does the hospital make up the second half of the namesake UMED District, but the organization is the largest non-government employer in the state, naturally resulting in the employment of a large number of UAA nursing alumni.
Ice and water
Not only has former Seawolf hockey player and marketing alum Brian Kraft made a second home in Bristol Bay with his Alaska Sportsman’s Lodge businesses, but he’s also found a calling by advocating for the preservation of the region.