October 2020 Archive

October National Cyber Security Awareness events

UAA IT Services invites you to join the UA Security Matters team for their webinar “Guarding Against & Responding To Identity Theft” on Wednesday, Oct. 14, from 1–2 p.m. This is the third in our series of security awareness webinars this October, celebrating National Cyber Security Awareness Month.

University of Alaska collaborates to create McKinley Fire video

“The McKinley Fire: Rebuilding and Lessons Learned” is a joint production of UAA Institute of Social Economic Research, Alaska Center for Energy and Power, and Alaska NSF EPSCoR (National Science Foundation Established Program to Stimulate Competitive Research). The video is part of EPSCoR’s Fire & Ice project, a five-year study of climate-driven changes to Alaska’s coastal margins and boreal wildfires.

UAA set to host virtual Anchorage Alaska College & Career Fair

College and Career Fair

On Tuesday, Oct. 13 and Wednesday, Oct. 14, UAA will host the 39th annual Anchorage Alaska College & Career Fair. This free event was organized by UAA Admissions and Career Services and will be delivered virtually due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Job opening: Employer Relations Coordinator

The University of Alaska Anchorage (UAA) invites applications for the position of Employer Relations Coordinator. Career Services seeks an organized and driven customer service professional to provide career development expertise and increase access to career development opportunities for UAA students and alumni. This position will provide leadership in cultivating relationships with employers and alumni, engaging them with students and the career development process, and connecting them with opportunities to network with, recruit and hire UAA talent.

Oct. 5, 2020: Phishing — Don’t Get Hooked!

Please join the UA Security Matters team for "Phishing — Don’t Get Hooked," the second in a series of security awareness webinars this October. This webinar offers an overview of different phishing techniques, how to recognize and avoid them, and samples of recent phishing scams that have been reported across the university. Please register for this webinar and earn points for the NCSAM 2020 Leader Board!

CAHA Steward student position open for applicants!

The Culinary Arts & Hospitality Administration Department is looking for a hardworking and reliable steward to join our team! Our location is on campus at the Lucy Cuddy Hall.

Alumni of Distinction: Leverette Hoover

2020 Alumni of Achievement Leverette Hoover

2020 Alumni of Achievement Leverette Hoover is a national operations manager for Siemens and a retired air traffic control radar maintenance technician for the Air Force. More than a founding member of the UAA Alumni Association, he is a strong supporter of engineering education, serving as a mentor for students, employer of graduates and partner to K-12 schools to get students excited about careers in STEM.

Alumni of Distinction: Laurie Fagnani

2020 Alumni of Achievement Laurie Fagnani

2020 Alumni of Achievement Laurie Fagnani is the founder and president of MSI Communications. Established in 1995 as a home business with herself as sole employee, Fagnani has grown her company to be the go-to marketing agency for Alaska’s resource industry, attributing MSI’s success to hiring staff with an intuitive understanding of Alaska’s industries, a quarter of whom come from UAA.

BuyAlaska is back!

The Alaska Small Business Development Center (Alaska SBDC) has partnered with Alaska Communications, Alaska MEP (Alaska Manufacturing Extension Partnership), Edible Alaska, and dozens of other organizations across the state to launch the BuyAlaska program. This partnership is focused on one simple goal: encouraging Alaskans to support the businesses that are the backbone of their communities by buying local.

Join the Sober October Challenge

Challenge yourself to remain alcohol-free for the month of October. There are so many benefits to cutting alcohol out of your life including: more energy, improved mood, better concentration, deeper sleep, more time and money, decreased risks for long-term health effects and more!