August 2021 Archive

Now hiring students: Help lower textbook costs at UAA!

UAA Textbook Affordability seeks several student workers to join us in support of the Alaska Open Education Initiative (AOEI). AOEI is a grant funded by the USDA NIFA that promotes student success and equity at UAA by dramatically reducing the cost of textbooks at UAA, with emphasis on Alaska Native students. Make a real difference in the lives and education of UAA students while honing valuable skills! See job postings for full position descriptions.

Make a nomination for the Alumni of Distinction Awards by Aug. 24

2021 Alumni of Distinction Awards

UAA alumni are doing great things around the world! Chances are you know one who deserves to be recognized for their amazing work. You can celebrate these alumni and honor their important contributions by nominating them for the annual Alumni of Distinction Awards!

Job opening: Tapestry Program Specialist

UAA Center for Human Development Tapestry program is recruiting a Tapestry Program Specialist. This position will assist and support Tapestry Workforce Credential Certificate participants in the classroom and at work experience placement sites to develop pre-employment readiness skills, research career interests, develop a career plan, and complete a work experience internship with community host “employers."

UAA announces new deans


Recently University of Alaska Anchorage Provost Denise Runge announced the hiring of deans for the College of Arts and Sciences, the College of Business and Public Policy and the College of Engineering.

CoEng Dean Kenrick Mock is excited to create new opportunities for students


Kenrick Mock was named dean of the College of Engineering. He served as the college's interim dean starting in fall 2018 and as a computer science faculty member since 2000.

Fall semester brings renewed excitement for CBPP Dean John Nofsinger


John Nofsinger was selected as dean of the UAA College of Business and Public Policy. He served as interim dean of CBPP starting in spring 2020 and has served as a professor of finance and the Seward Chair in international finance at UAA.

Register by Aug. 8 to make a difference as a Seawolf Mentor

Have there been moments in your life when you’ve leaned on someone for advice or assistance? Whether that person was a professor, friend, family member or coach, the importance of mentors is undeniable. Mentors help guide, direct and shape your present situation and afford you future opportunities for the better.

College of Arts and Sciences Dean McNulty is focusing on student success


Jenny McNulty, UAA’s new College of Arts and Sciences dean is focusing her attention on student success.

The people’s storyteller

Patricio Espinoza

This year’s Atwood Chair of Journalism, Patricio Espinoza, has a simple goal: to inspire his students to drill down to the simplicity of people’s everyday lives and stories.

Moving at the speed of relationships

Multicultural Student Services director Sara Caldwell-Kan

Meet UAA’s new Multicultural Student Services director Sara Caldwell-Kan and learn how she aims to bridge the gap between student success and student wellness.

August Archive