2021 Archive

Spotlighting Becca Satathite, Central Emergency Services firefighter and paramedic

Students “find their place” at KPC for different reasons. For Becca Satathite, finding a career in which no two days would play out exactly the same way was the goal.

WATCH: Four key priorities to build a brighter future for Alaska

UAA Anchorage campus at night

Join us Thursday, March 25 for the university's largest-ever fundraising campaign kickoff. To encourage learning across our diverse communities and shape Alaska’s future, with your help, the university system and UAA will make key investments in four core priority areas.

GER assessment needs your students' written work

As part of UAA’s regular GER assessment process and in preparation for UAA’s October 2021 NWCCU mid-cycle review site visit, a committee of faculty members representing all UAA colleges will be assessing the following GER student learning outcome: Communicate effectively in a variety of contexts and formats. We will be focusing on written communication. For that, we need your help.

Support UAA students from the classroom to the stadium

Gymnast striking a finishing pose

As the University of Alaska prepares to launch the largest public fundraising effort in state history, fundraising campaigns Save UAA Gymnastics and Save Seawolf Hockey are still going strong. Both gymnastics and hockey are hoping to see the same success as UAA’s skiing program, which was similarly planned for elimination until supporters successfully raised two years of operating expenses.

March 25: Queer Femininity Panel

Women's month is not only a celebration of Women, but also a celebration of all thriving under patriarchy. Just like the fluidity of Women's month, femininity is fluid and holds a different meaning for different people. Discuss what femininity and a feminine identity means to you, with a panel of experts.

Retirement Celebration for Nancy Meyer, Student Affairs Senior Fiscal Officer

Please join Student Affairs in thanking Nancy Meyer, Senior Fiscal Officer for Student Affairs, for her ten years of service to UAA. She will retire later this spring.

March 25: ISER webinar on commercial fisheries and local economies

Dr. Brett Watson will present recent research that explores how commercial fishing impacts local economies.

Howl Days registration now open for summer 2021

Howl Days registration is now open for summer 2021! The New Student Orientation office is excited to continue to offer virtual options for new students, but with additions from last year!

March 19: A community conversation about enrollment and student success initiatives

Interim Chancellor Bruce Schultz will host a conversation with Claudia Lampman, vice provost for student success, and Lora Volden, interim vice chancellor for student affairs. Lampman and Volden will discuss new and ongoing initiatives taking place this semester in support of student success, as well as student recruitment efforts currently underway for fall.

Feedback requested on draft institutional accreditation mid-cycle evaluation report

We kindly request your feedback on the draft of UAA’s Mid-Cycle Evaluation report. Feedback from all UAA faculty, staff and students is welcome! The report and a feedback survey are available on UAA’s Institutional Accreditation website. A complete proof including additional formatting will be completed at a later point, so we are not asking for proofreading or wordsmithing at this time. Please see the context and questions below.