May 2021 Archive

UAA says it’s back to campus for students this fall

“There has never been a better time to attend UAA than this fall,” said UAA Interim Chancellor Bruce Schultz. “UAA anticipates receiving more than $10 million in federal coronavirus relief funding to award to registered students this coming academic year as scholarships and grants. The fall semester is an excellent time for students to return to school to enhance existing skills or retrain so they are qualified for the best jobs in our recovering economy.”

Job opening: Alaska Native, Indigenous, and Rural Outreach Program (ANIROP) Coordinator

UAA's Department of Residence Life is now recruiting for our Alaska Native, Indigenous, and Rural Outreach Program Coordinator. The Department of Residence Life at the University of Alaska Anchorage provides students with a living and learning environment that supports the academic experience. The Alaska Native, Indigenous, and Rural Outreach Program (ANIROP) Coordinator plays a vital role in welcoming and supporting our Alaska Native and Indigenous residents, as well as residents from rural areas.

On campus for Fall 2021 semester

Faculty and staff are preparing for in-person operations this fall. Employees will begin returning to on-campus work in late May and June. Some functions and activities will be available to students currently taking summer courses. On Aug. 2, the Anchorage campus will open to all faculty, staff and students.

UAA announces largest estate gift in university history

UAA students Abbie Lampman, Maile Johnston and Daniel Ogden photographed on the Anchorage campus.

An estate gift valued at approximately $15 million from the late Caroline “Carrie” E.B. Lewis will support two endowments that build educational opportunities for first-generation college students and foster student success initiatives at UAA.

Attention potters: Wheel and glaze scale for sale!

Soldner pottery wheel and Ohaus heavy duty scale for sale (sold separately). See Craigslist ads for more detail.

Police training to impact East Campus May 18

On Tuesday, May 18, UAA will partner with local law enforcement departments to facilitate a police training drill that will restrict some vehicle traffic on the east side of the Anchorage campus. While this is just a training exercise, it is designed to simulate real emergency situations.

Join the Student Advising Center at the College of Business and Public Policy

The College of Business and Public Policy Student Advising Center is in search of a collaborative and motivated team member who puts students first. We’re a friendly, energetic and proactive team committed to student success. If you’re a student advocate who is excited to learn the nitty gritty of programs and procedures and thrives in a fast-paced, problem-solving environment, please read our position description and apply. Review of applicants begins May 24.

Seeking SAT Tutor

Looking for someone who has taken the SAT and is proficient at taking the test to help me study/prepare. When: 17 May - 3 June 2021 (Tues/Thur/Sat) Where: Remote/in-person Pay: 15/hr

Return to campus plan

Dear UAA Anchorage Campus Employees: I’m following up regarding our plan to return to on-site campus operations this fall. As you know, summer session courses began this week. We continue to follow the same protocols as we did during the spring '21 semester with limited face-to-face courses, about 72 this semester, and restricted access to campus facilities.

Listen to the fourth episode of Seawolf Voices

Geser Bat-Erdene

In our fourth episode, finance alumnus and co-founder of the 77Nation podcast Geser Bat-Erdene talks about the political impact his podcast has had on his home country of Mongolia, his approach to enact governmental change through his financial education, and his experiences as an international student attending UAA.