October 2021 Archive

Latest issue of Elevation now available

Elevation: The Chancellor's Report

The fall issue of Elevation: The Chancellor’s Report on Philanthropy — a digital magazine devoted to the inspiration and impact of UAA supporters and friends — is now available online.

Talent Search program to establish pathway from high school to higher ed

Deanne Woodard, associate vice provost for targeted programs and populations

Working with the Anchorage School District, UAA’s newest TRIO program from the U.S. Department of Education will offer academic services to students from marginalized and underserved communities at three Anchorage high schools.

National Collegiate Alcohol Awareness Week

The University of Alaska Anchorage is committed to comprehensive alcohol misuse and abuse prevention efforts year round. This week, UAA will join thousands of campuses across the country to observe National Collegiate Alcohol Awareness Week. We would like to take this opportunity to bring attention to the serious consequences of alcohol misuse and excessive drinking to promote a culture of responsibility within our community.

Job opening: Administrative Assistant to Vice Chancellor of Administrative Services

The Administrative Assistant to the Vice Chancellor performs administrative duties of the highest level of responsibility, confidentiality, and sensitivity for the University of Alaska Anchorage Chancellor and co-coordinates the operations of the office. Come join our team of professionals!

Building Communities for All Ages — free event with Gil Penalosa!

Life as an older adult now constitutes a full third of our lives, so we need to think about how we can live healthier and happier. Join AARP Alaska in hearing Gil Penalosa talk about the need for communities that are great for people of all ages, including older adults, in a three-part webinar series.

Transition to 10-digit dialing

On Oct. 24, 2021, Alaska telephone companies will begin enforcing 10-digit dialing for local calls within the Alaska 907 area code. IT Services has ensured that 10-digit dialing is already functional and the UAA community should begin the transition to using 10 digits to dial external numbers for both local and long-distance calls immediately.

Oct. 27: Conversation with the Chancellor, hosted by USUAA

UAA students are invited to a conversation with Chancellor Parnell and the Chancellor's Cabinet on Wednesday, Oct. 27, at 5 p.m. via Zoom.

Beware of new PHISHING email

A phishing email was delivered to UA mailboxes this morning (10/21) that appears to come from itsupportreplies@alaska.edu and claims to have been sent by OIT support. This email is not legitimate and we are taking action to remove it from user mailboxes. However, if you see it before it is removed please report as phishing in Gmail and delete it.

Great Alaska Shakeout earthquake exercise scheduled for Oct. 21

The Great Alaska Shakeout earthquake exercise will take place next Thursday, Oct. 21, at 10:21 a.m. Organizations and schools across Alaska will participate as part of a nationwide effort to get everyone to “Drop, Cover, and Hold On” as practice for a damaging earthquake.

Job opening: Mail Clerk, UAA General Support Services/Mailroom

UAA General Support Services (GSS) is looking for a new member of our Mailroom team! GSS includes Seawolf Postal Express (Mailroom), Central Receiving, Surplus & Relocation, Recycling, Parking Services, and the Copy & Print Center.

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