2021 Archive

Alaska FAFSA Completion Campaign

UAA has teamed up with financial aid and postsecondary professionals across Alaska, The Alaska Commission on Postsecondary Education (ACPE) and the US Department of Education Federal Student Aid (FSA) to create a statewide Alaska FAFSA Completion Campaign.

'All We Can Save: Truth, Courage and Solutions for the Climate Crisis' with Dr. Ayana Johnson

UAA is proud to partner with the University of Wisconsin-Madison’s Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies to host an Earth Day 2021 keynote discussion. This event is part of the UAA/APU Books of the Year program and supports the theme of building community resilience.

April 22: UAA Spring Clean Up Day

Get outdoors and celebrate Earth Day with UAA by joining the Grounds Department as we clean up a winter's worth of trash on campus. Drop by any time during the event to pick up trash bags, tongs, nitrile gloves and safety vests. Supply pick-up will be located near the greenhouse at the east entry of Gordon Hartlieb Hall.

AI Webinar will explore the development of self-driving vehicles April 22

UAA’s College of Business and Public Policy announces “Driving into the Future,” the final installment of its special webinar series on Artificial Intelligence (AI). The Thursday, April 22 lunchtime event is open to the public and will focus on the development of autonomous vehicles.

Director of Multicultural Student Services Open Forum

We have two finalists for the Director of Multicultural Student Services joining us virtually next week for their "campus" interviews. Please join us for the student open forums on Thursday, April 22, and Friday, April 23, from 12:30-1 p.m.

Director of Shared Services update

Steven Wildeck will assume the role of Acting Director of UAA Shared Services while the search for a permanent director continues, Interim Vice Chancellor Bill Jacob announced April 12. The appointment is effective immediately.

UAA IT Services FY21 Desktop and Telecommunications labor billing

UAA IT Services is preparing to start billing for Desktop and Telecom labor and parts. Most parts and equipment expenses are reconciled directly to the provided fund/orgs throughout the fiscal year. Labor expenses are billed once the labor rate is approved and are billed along with any equipment that wasn't directly expensed against a department's fund/org.

2021 UAA's Got Talent voting open through noon Friday, April 23

UAA's Got Talent

This year, from April 1 to April 21 at NOON, Student Activities & Commuter Programs will be taking submissions for the second annual UAA's Got Talent online virtual competition. This year, we have multiple cash prizes!

Feedback request: UAA Administrative Management Structure Review

As you may recall, Chancellor Sandeen initiated the Administrative Management Structure Review in December 2020. The task was given to the Campus Planning Advisory Board (CPAB). The committee was charged to conduct a review of administrative management positions at UAA, alongside similar efforts at UAF, UAS and the system office.

Announcement of finalists for the Institutional Research Director position

As co-chairs of the UAA Institutional Research Director search committee, we are pleased to announce the finalists for the position and the process for virtual campus visits next week.