2021 Archive

March 26: 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.

Live and love where you work with Residence Life

Residence Life is now recruiting for live-in student Resident Advisors (RAs) and Peer Academic & Wellness Leaders (PAWs) for Fall 2021-Spring 2022. Live and love where you work as a student leader!

March 11: UAA Planetarium presents 'All About Aurora'

March is the most active month for Aurora and we have already seen some recent activity. Learn all about the aurora with UAA Planetarian Omega Smith and get some tips on how to catch the Northern Lights. Join us Thursday, March 11, at 7 p.m. on Facebook Live and Zoom.

AI Webinar series addresses health care on March 17

UAA’s College of Business and Public Policy continues its AI webinar series on March 17 from noon to 1 p.m. with “Artificial Intelligence and healthcare: Improving patient experience and outcomes.”

Open forums for finalists for Shared Services Director position

As chair of the UAA Shared Services Director search committee, I am pleased to announce the finalists for the position and the process for virtual campus visits next week.

Save the date: UA fundraising campaign launches March 25

From left: Josiah Phillips, Tim Brown, and Hojung Jang cross Cuddy Quad during an April snowstorm on the UAA Campus.

On March 25, the University of Alaska System will invite our communities to help envision a bold, adventurous and transformative future for our students and for Alaska with the public launch of the system’s first-ever comprehensive fundraising campaign.

March 24: UA Virtual Career Expo

It's never too early to start your career journey! Encourage your students and alumni to join Career Services on Handshake for the very first UA Virtual Career Expo on March 24 from 12 p.m. - 3 p.m.

All Alaskans 16+ now eligible for COVID-19 vaccination

On March 9, Alaska Gov. Mike Dunleavy announced that, effective immediately, all Alaskans age 16 and over are now eligible to receive the COVID-19 vaccine. Alaska is the first state in the nation to make vaccination available to all members of the public.

Clearing others for liftoff

Col. Spencer Thomas (left) receives a salute from Maj. Christina Geller (center-right) as she relinquishes command of the 9th Comptroller Squadron to Maj. Andrew Fingall (right) during the Change of Command ceremony on June 24, 2019, at Beale Air Force Base, California. (Photo by Staff Sgt. Alexandre Montes / U.S. Air Force)

Accounting alumna and U.S. Air Force major Christina Geller knows how much difference a scholarship can make. That’s why for the last decade, she and her husband, a UAA management alumnus, have contributed to the UAA Excellence in Air Force ROTC scholarship.

UAA celebrates Womxn's History Month

Graphic for UAA Womxn's History Month

The first day of March signaled the beginning of Womxn’s History Month, and the UAA community will celebrate and honor the history of women through a wide array of events.