2021 Archive

Job opportunity: Accounts Receivable Technician

The Office of the Bursar is recruiting for an Accounts Receivable Technician. This position works within the Cashiering area of the Office of the Bursar, which is often students' first point of contact when inquiring about the university and their student account. The Accounts Receivable Technician serves as a cashier and accounts receivable information generalist resource to students and other members of the university community inquiring about university policies and procedures.We are looking for someone motivated to provide excellent customer service to our university community to fill this full-time, benefited position.

Join the recruitment team as a Recruitment Office Assistant!

Share your enthusiasm for UAA by joining the recruitment team as a Recruitment Office Assistant! The Office of Admissions is hiring for a student worker to help them in student outreach, general office support, and aiding students through the admission process. This position can be conducted virtually and interested applicants are encouraged to apply online.

Job Recruitment - Civil Rights Investigator

Open position in the Office of Equity and Compliance. Contact Sara Childress with any questions at 907-786-6086 or sgchildress@alaska.edu.

Feb. 12: NCBI Social Inclusion & Equity Workshop

UAA is a campus affiliate of the National Coalition Building Institute (NCBI), an international leadership organization that works with colleges, universities and government agencies to create communities of belonging, increase cultural competence and eliminate racism and other forms of oppression.

Please join us at the UAA Future Graduate Program Virtual Open House!

The UAA Future Graduate (FG) program is a new program that received approval in December 2020 for the Master of Science in Dietetics and Nutrition program. All classes are online and the supervised experiential learning rotations are located in Alaska. The applications for the first cohort are due April 15, 2021 and the program start date is Aug. 23, 2021. For more information, please contact the program director, Dr. Carrie King, at cdking@alaska.edu.

UAA Bakery Cart offering Valentine's Day treats Feb. 10 and 11, 2021

UAA Bakery Cart will have Valentine's Day treats, in addition to normal offerings, available for sale online at uaaculinaryarts.mobilebytes.com this Wednesday and Thursday only from 9:45 a.m. to 11:45 a.m. (pick-up time is 10 a.m.–noon same day).

Student Commencement Speaker and Leadership Honors applications available

Applications are now available for Spring 2021 Commencement and Leadership Honors. All applicants must be graduating in Spring 2021 and the deadline to apply is Friday, March 5 at 11:59 p.m.

Alaska expands Tier 2 vaccination group, opens eligibility

Earlier today Alaska’s Department of Health and Social Services (DHSS) announced it would open vaccine eligibility for Phase 1b Tier 2 beginning tomorrow at noon. This tier includes Alaskans age 50 and older who are at high risk of contracting COVID-19 due to existing medical conditions and frontline essential workers. Phase 2 also opens up the availability of the vaccine to pre-K, K-12, child care education staff and people living and working in some congregate settings. This will not affect eligibility for most UAA employees and students but may open up eligibility for some.

Get cozy: Nine in the Spine and Winterfest come home

Winterfest 2021 logo

One of the major annual fundraisers supporting the UAA Alumni Scholarship, Nine in the Spine and Winterfest have been reimagined in light of the pandemic. Themed around the hit ‘Star Wars’ show ‘The Mandalorian,’ this year’s festivities will take place Feb. 22-27.

Leadership in Her Style

Katie Scoggin poses with guitar.

First-year political science student Katie Scoggin recently won the top prize in UAA’s Leadership in Your Style competition. Her winning song, "It Starts with Me," urges individuals and communities to identify unfilled needs and then work together to meet them.