April 2021 Archive

April 30: IR Director Erin Holmes retirement virtual gathering


Nominations for Bill Rose Memorial Award due April 30

Administrative Services is seeking nominations for the Annual Bill Rose Memorial Award. Has someone in Administrative Services gone that step above the ordinary? You can recognize them by submitting a nomination.

Symphony of Sounds goes virtual May 2

One of the most unique concert experiences of the year, the Symphony of Sounds concerts deliver an extravaganza of musical entertainment in a non-stop collage format. Every taste in music is satisfied with a wide range of musical styles that include classical, jazz, opera and musical theatre. Experience the arts at UAA with the inspiring annual Symphony of Sounds concerts. UAA music majors compete to be part of this program, which is considered to be one of the best showcases for young musicians in Alaska.

UAA IT Services announces FY21 telecommunications rate

The FY21 Telecommunications rate for the Anchorage and community campuses is approved. The FY21 rate is a combined rate, covering both telecommunication services, phone and handset costs. With this rate we are giving departments the opportunity to participate in a handset cost reduction.

UAA Staff Morale Survey - Spring 2021

If you haven't already, please take a few minutes to complete the UAA Staff Morale Survey - Spring 2021. The survey addresses key topics and asks how you feel as a staff member at UAA. Results will be used to inform Staff Council discussions with the Chancellor, Chancellor's Cabinet, Staff Alliance, UA President and the Board of Regents on the state of morale at UAA.

UAA Chancellor Search: Feedback accepted through April 29

The UAA Chancellor Search Committee has recommended eight candidates to meet with the UAA and Anchorage community in the final phase of the chancellor review process. These eight leaders were chosen from a pool of diverse and highly qualified candidates and will participate in student and community forums April 13-15.

Now hiring: Multiple positions in Student Activities

Check out what opportunities UAA Student Activities currently has available in our office (right now and throughout the summer). Positions — at least through the summer — will be offered remotely. Sign up at careers.alaska.edu.

Apil 28: Working with Refugees and Immigrants in Alaska: Implications for social work research, practice and education

Dr. Amana Talala Mbise, UAA Multicultural Post-Doctoral Fellow in the School of Social Work, is the finalist for the social work faculty position in immigration and refugee social services. Mbise's presentation, entitled "Working with Refugees and Immigrants in Alaska: Implications for social work research, practice, and education," is scheduled for April 28, 2021, from 10 to 11:30 a.m. Please join us for his presentation.

Take a Human Services course this summer!

Planning to take some summer courses? Check out the following Human Services courses we're offering this summer. We're looking forward to having you!

Want to find out if you qualify for a free dental cleaning?

UAA Dental Hygiene students are looking for their board examination patients!! Typically patients that qualify have not had their teeth cleaned in a long time (5+ years) since students need a certain amount of "build up" on teeth to take their national examination board.