August 2021 Archive

Campus Kickoff is less than one week away!

The countdown is on! Campus Kickoff is less than two weeks away and we can’t wait to be back on campus, building community with Seawolves, friends and family at the Alaska Airlines Center Plaza on Saturday, Aug. 21, 2021.

Invite alumni and friends to welcome students back to campus

From left; Andres Felipe Ruiz, Excellence in Engineering Scholarship, Jasmine Woods, ANSEP Summer Program Scholarship, Brett Keene, Siemens BSE Scholarship.

Students are returning to campus, and we are inviting all of our alumni and community to join the warm welcome. Encourage the UAA alumni in your life to welcome students to campus by investing in their futures.

FEMA to test nationwide emergency alert system Aug. 11

The UAA Office of Emergency Management wants you to know that Wednesday Aug. 11 at 10:20 a.m. FEMA and the Federal Communications Commission will test the nation’s public alert systems. The purpose of the test is to assess the effectiveness of the Emergency Alert System to convey a national message by radio, TV and cell phones.

Storytelling through data

Institutional Research director Daniel Campbell

Meet UAA’s new Institutional Research director Daniel Campbell and learn how he plans to combine data and storytelling to drive student success. Throughout his career, Campbell has been involved virtually at every level and in every type of research — from applying for grants to administering them, to his current research and practice in the use of data-driven decision making in higher education administration.

Classroom technology updates and refreshers

During the campus closures due to COVID-19, IT Services has been working hard on upgrading your experience in the classrooms. As a result, nearly every classroom managed by IT Services has been upgraded in some fashion. Keep reading for a summary of the biggest changes you will see in some classrooms.

Slideshow: UAA Anchorage campus reopens to students, faculty and staff

Wolfpack leader Jocella Rabang works on New Student Orientation's "Howler" publication in the Student Union as as staff and faculty return to campus prior to UAA's Fall 2021 reopening.

The Anchorage campus recently reopened to all students, faculty and staff ahead of fall classes starting Aug. 23. Take a look at highlights from around campus as Seawolves return to the UAA grounds.

Podcast: Hockey alumni donate and match donations to Save Seawolf Hockey

Brian Kraft and Steve Bogoyevac

Save Seawolf Hockey is less than $500,000 from meeting its $3 million goal ahead of the Aug. 30 deadline. In this episode of Seawolf Voices, former teammates Brian Kraft and Steve Bogoyevac talk about how playing hockey at UAA impacted their lives and the importance of paying it forward.

2021 Annual Bill Rose Memorial Award Recipients

Please Join us in congratulating Rebecca Jackson and Kara Monroe, the annual Bill Rose Memorial Award recipients for 2021!

DEI@UAA: An Inclusive Meetings Checklist

As we return to a multi-dimensional workplace where employees are in-person, virtual and hybrid, it is important that we update our skills and techniques to run efficient, productive and inclusive meetings. Recent research points out that minoritized employees have experienced ongoing or increased levels of bias in virtual and hybrid work environments.

UAA residential community outreach & welcome

On behalf of the entire residential community, Residence Life staff would like to thank our campus partners for past support and for ensuring successful Fall Move-Ins in our residential community. We are gearing up for another year and are happy to arrange for promotional materials to be passed along to residents on your behalf. With your help, we can ensure a smooth process for getting the word out about UAA campus programs and services.

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