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2021 Archive

Student Affairs Annual Report AY20

The Student Affairs End of Year Report for Academic Year 2020 is now available online. It chronicles the achievements and improvements you accomplished this past year, highlighting how Student Affairs responded to the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Job opening: Director of Shared Services

Director of Shared Services is a senior management position that will report directly to the Vice Chancellor for Administrative Services. Under long-range administrative direction, the individual in this position is responsible for overall leadership of a complex and mission-critical organization, including planning and goal setting, operational planning, personnel and financial management, establishment of the unit’s norms and culture, and inter-departmental relationships. The director has broad impact on the administrative reputation of the university and will strongly influence the establishment of administrative procedures and policies. The director will lead a management team yet to be defined.

Community of collaboration: UAA and UAF partner up on energy research

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When research is portrayed in popular media, it’s often depicted as a lonely experience: the solitary scientist in their lab who single-handedly makes a big discovery. In the real world, research is an ongoing process that typically involves the labor, commitment and collaboration of entire communities. The Alaska Center for Energy and Power — a research center with offices at UAA, UAF and UAS — is one of those communities.

Celebrating Black History Month

History and heritage months provide an opportunity to learn about, appreciate and celebrate our diverse cultural identities. This includes celebrating our own identities, as well as learning about cultures that are different from our own. In making space to discuss the struggles and triumphs of those who came before us, we affirm the contributions that all peoples make toward the ongoing creation of not only American society, but the broader human experience.

Feb. 1: Biden-Harris Administration Implications Discussion (Zoom link added)

With the beginning of Biden-Harris administration in America, there are many policy, economical, social and administrative changes coming. Join the Public Administration and Public Policy professors in a discussion around the policy and other implications of the new administration. Please contact cgupta@alaska.edu with any further information required.

Duplex Rental in Airport Heights

Newly updated townhouse duplex available for rent starting mid-April/early May. This unit has 3 bedrooms, 2.5 baths, a 2 car garage, and a private fenced backyard with small patio deck and rock landscaping (no grass to cut).

ANSEP ConocoPhillips Alumni Fund raises $132,340!

The annual ANSEP ConocoPhillips ANSEP Alumni fundraiser received $132,340 in scholarships and programmatic support for the ANSEP students statewide! ConocoPhillips provided $50,000 in match money. A portion of the fund will be used to support ANSEP Acceleration Academy students. ANSEP Acceleration Academy students are going from eighth grade to STEM B.S. degrees in six years or less.

Seeking rental housing beginning March or April

New staff member seeking rental housing for self and husband beginning approx. April 2021 (dates flexible). We are two very clean and quiet adults, and we bring with us two well-behaved adult cats with no history of property damage.

Local Climate Change Solutions: Buildings and Energy

Alaska Common Ground, in partnership with UAA/APU Books of the Year, is continuing our conversation about Anchorage’s Climate Action Plan (CAP) with a series exploring the sectors found in the CAP and going into more depth on how to engage our community in working together towards the goals found in the CAP. This will be an opportunity to inform residents and businesses, and all interested Alaskans are welcome to join us. Registration for the free, virtual event at the link provided.

COVID-19 research at UAA: Part 1

Join us this Thursday, Jan. 28, from noon to 1 p.m. for the first virtual brown bag session in a two-part series on COVID-19 research done by UAA faculty.