September 2020 Archive

2020 Student Diversity Award accepting applications

2020 Student Diversity Award poster

The UAA Diversity Action Council (DAC) is once again sponsoring the Student Diversity Awards, which are awarded to students who have significantly enhanced diversity on a UAA campus by increasing visibility of diverse people, cultures, and/or perspectives; creating a welcoming environment; and/or representing diverse student voices through advocacy and participation in UAA student organizations.

#Safetember - Fighting Flu and Cold Season

Flu and cold season is coming up soon whether we are in the middle of a pandemic or not! It’s always a good idea to be prepared at home with a kit of medical supplies so you can be appropriately prepared. These are items you can purchase at your local drug store that I recommend stocking up on!

Gary J. Turner to retire from Kenai Peninsula College

KPC Director/CEO Gary J. Turner announced his retirement, effective Aug. 12, 2021. Turner brought more than 23 years of leadership, management, communication, university administration, and teaching when he assumed his position July 1, 2002. As Director/CEO he was responsible for KPC’s Kenai River Campus (Soldotna), Kachemak Bay Campus (Homer), Resurrection Bay Extension Site (Seward) and the Anchorage Extension Site.

New resource available: Anti-racism tools

A new resource guide is available from the Chief Diversity Officer. "The Anti-racism: Where to begin" document illustrates ways we can all move toward understanding racism and our role in creating a more inclusive environment for everyone.

Chancellor update on BOR athletics decision

During its full board meeting Sept. 10, the University of Alaska Board of Regents agreed to maintain men’s and women’s nordic (cross-country skiing) programs based on a revised recommendation from UAA Chancellor Cathy Sandeen. The regents approved the elimination of men’s hockey, women’s gymnastics, and men’s and women’s downhill (Alpine) skiing at UAA with the caveat that the board will consider reestablishing the teams if supporters raise enough private money by February 2021.

Accounting students: Accounting Week is almost here. Are you ready?

Accounting Week at UAA is a recruitment event for Accounting students and alumni hosted by UAA Career Services, the College of Business and Public Policy (CBPP) Accounting Department, and the UAA Accounting Club. To help you prepare, Career Services has put together an Accounting Week Website with all the information you'll need, including dates, deadlines and the steps you'll need to take to register and participate.

Tires for sale

Four studded tires (good condition) on rims for sale. Specs: 215-65-16. Cost $300

For sale: Wolfgang Puck Pressure Oven

Wolfgang Puck Electric Pressure Oven by Kitchentek- Bake, Toast, Roast, Broil countertop oven works great as a toaster oven, perfect size for a cabin or works as extra cook space for large meals. Food cooks up to 30% faster using pressure setting. Was used by senior with limited mobility who could no longer use a full size oven. Click web link for pictures or call/text (907) 350-0331. Asking $170 OBO - will bring to campus or deliver within S. Anchorage to midtown.

System upgrade


Kim Mahoney, associate vice chancellor of Facilities and Campus Services, and her team are busy this fall transitioning all of UAA’s Anchorage campus buildings to a new online access control system that will allow students, faculty and staff to access buildings with a swipe of their WOLFcard.

Listen to the first episode of the Seawolf Voices podcast

Wesley Early

In our first episode, KOTZ news director Wesley Early talks about his favorite stories, how UAA prepared him to enter the field and his experience establishing a journalism presence in Kotzebue from the ground up.

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