July 2021 Archive

A sky-high partnership


UAA and the Anchorage School District unveil a new partnership between King Tech High School and the Community & Technical College’s Aviation Technology Division to provide high school students with the opportunity to earn their private pilot license.

There’s never been a better time to attend UAA

UAA students take notes in Dr. Veronica Howard's Intro to Behavior Analysis (PSY A200) course.

"In my 29 years working at UAA, I can say with certainty there has never been a better time to attend UAA than right now," notes Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs Bruce Schultz as he highlights new student success initiatives at UAA, such as Seawolf Mentor and CircleIn, that ensure students have easy access to academic and personnel support services whenever they may need it.

UAA announces CBPP dean; director of Multicultural Student Services

We are so pleased to announce new leadership hires for both UAA academic and student services positions.

UAA offers flat-rate tuition for military students

Air Force Master Sergeant and UAA Student Shawn Mackey listens as Professor Eric Murphy reviews material for the final during Psychology of Learning and Cognition (PSY A355) in UAA's Social Sciences Building.

This fall, UAA is making a flat $250 per undergraduate credit hour tuition rate available for active duty, reserves and national guard members who use Armed Forces tuition assistance — meaning their courses and some fees will now be fully covered by Armed Forces tuition assistance.

Fellowship opportunities at the Arctic Domain Awareness Center (ADAC)

The Arctic Domain Awareness Center's Workforce Development Fellowship Program is looking for two new undergraduate students from the University of Alaska to join this year's program, July 2021-June 2022.

Student job opportunity - College of Business and Public Policy

The College of Business and Public Policy (CBPP) is seeking student employees to assist in the Office of the Dean. This is an excellent opportunity for students to work directly with management staff and economics, accounting, marketing, etc. faculty and gain resume-worthy credentials while being allowed the flexibility to excel in their classes.

Thesis Defense: 'Regional Scale Tectonic Features at Argadnel Regio and Agenor Linea, Europa: Evidence in Support of a Plate Tectonic Paradigm'

Please join M.S. candidate in Applied Geological Sciences, Charlene Detelich, for a public thesis defense via Zoom beginning at 11 a.m. July 12.

NSS welcomes new Assistant Director

Native Student Services is thrilled to announce that Valerie Svancara has accepted the Assistant Director role for NSS. Valerie (she/her) is of Settler-Colonizer heritage (mostly Czech and German) and grew up in what is now Colorado on the land of the Arapahoe, Cheyenne, and Ute peoples.

Townhome for rent for fall

Two BR, 2.5 Bath, available for Sept and Oct and potentially for remainder of fall semester. Pictures available on Airbnb or Furnished Finder. This is our own home, and we would consider lowering monthly fee for a good tenant from the university while we're away.

Update on FY22 budget and legislative progress

Welcome back from the holiday weekend. I hope you took time to celebrate, relax and enjoy time with your loved ones. Over the past week or so, a lot of news has circulated regarding Alaska’s state budget. I want to follow up regarding what these announcements mean for UAA.

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