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April 2020 Archive

Student commencement speaker Clare Baldwin on effecting change through leadership

Spring 2020 student commencement speaker Clare Baldwin

Economics major and student government president Clare Baldwin talks about how interconnectedness helped her discover her major and find her community on campus.

Open forums with Provost finalists on April 27, 28 and 29

On April 27, 28 and 29, there will be opportunities for the UAA campus community to connect with each of the four finalists for the Provost search. Pre-recorded presentations from each candidate will be provided as we receive them on the Chancellor's UAA Recruitment web page. Please review these presentations prior to the open forums to maximum time for Q-and-As.

Career Services during coronavirus

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Career Exploration and Services has transitioned to an entirely virtual model until further notice as part of our commitment to keeping the UAA community healthy. This means our physical doors are closed, but our virtual doors remain open to support students with their career development needs. How can we help you help your students?

Career Services during coronavirus

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Career Exploration and Services is still open! Our physical doors are closed, but our virtual doors remain open to support and provide career resources to students and alumni.

Please join us in congratulating Dr. Terry Nelson, Associate Dean for CBPP

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We are very pleased to announce that Dr. Terry Nelson has been named the Associate Dean for the College of Business and Public Policy after a search for a new associate dean was conducted. She will assume her new position on Monday, April 27th, 2020.

Share your congrats to our grads!

Congrats, UAA Grads!

We miss our grads on campus and we know you do too! On May 3, at 1 p.m., we will launch a special website “A Tribute to Our Grads: UAA Spring 2020 Graduation Day Celebration” dedicated to honoring our grads, and we want to include your personal messages of congratulations in the celebration as well. We want your photos or video messages from wherever you are.

Tips for online communication

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As online communication becomes our primary mode, it is important to be armed with tips on etiquette to prevent any misperceptions that may cause offense. When talking to someone in person you see facial expressions and hear the tone of their voice, which is missed when sending an email or posting on Blackboard. Here are some reminders to keep in mind as our computers become our primary voice.

Sexual Assault Awareness Month 2020

April was dedicated as Sexual Assault Awareness Month in April of 2001, marking this April the 19th anniversary. Join the UAA community in celebrating survivors and spreading awareness through various events and actions!

Share your UAA memories

Congratulations on your tremendous accomplishment! With your time as a UAA student coming to a close, we are excited to welcome you to our involved alumni community, which has grown to more than 57,000 and counting. We’re asking you to send in photos and videos that showcase your favorite memories from your time as a Seawolf.

April 25, 2020: Go for the Gold (and Green)! — Super Smash Bros. Tournament

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The University of Alaska Anchorage and the University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee are coming together to provide a socially distanced gaming experience! We are bringing two states on opposite sides of the country to face off in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate. The tournament begins at 2 p.m. on Saturday, April 25, 2020. Register today on smash.gg!