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March 2022 Archive

Call for submissions: Rapid Fire presentations for the 2022 Community Engagement Forum

Faculty and non-profit organizations are invited to share a two-minute Rapid Fire summary of your community-engaged work. Faculty may choose to highlight a current project with a community entity. Community agencies who are looking to partner with university faculty may also want to include a discussion of the project(s) you would like to partner on. Space is limited.

March 31: UAA Ballot Box Bash

Join us for the return of the Ballot Box Bash! On March 31, we will be gathering in the UAA Housing Quad from 4-7 p.m. to celebrate our votes, voices and communities. Grab your friends and your dancing shoes to help celebrate the Anchorage Municipal Elections.

April 6: Office of the Registrar hosts Brown Bag

We are nearing the end of the Spring 2022 semester. Help make sure your students are on the right track for degree completion by attending this Change of Grade & Academic Petition Brown Bag session hosted by the Office of the Registrar.

Job opening: Recruitment and Retention of Alaska Natives into Nursing (RRANN) Program Coordinator

This position is a new position in the College of Health/School of Nursing developed to provide leadership to the RRANN program in the recruitment and retention of Alaska Native/American Indian students in their pursuit of a nursing degree.

National Public Health Week - Stress Reduction Video Series

A team of UAA students have been working with the Student Health and Counseling Center to develop a series of videos that aim to help students manage stress.The video series will be released during National Public Health Week. Keep an eye out on the UAA Peer Health Educator social media pages for more info.

Fall adoptions deadline extended to April 4

The deadline to submit Fall textbooks has been extended to April 4. As you are submitting course material adoptions to the UAA Online Bookstore, we wanted to make sure you had access to different available resources.

Faculty: Please RSVP for commencement ceremonies

Faculty, you are invited to participate in UAA's spring 2022 commencement ceremonies and the Reunion Commencement at the Alaska Airlines Center. The ceremonial hooding of master's and doctoral degree candidates will be included in each commencement.

Vara Allen-Jones Scholarship for Academic Excellence boosts support for first-generation students

Vara Allen-Jones

A scholarship celebrating the impact of UAA retiree Vara Allen-Jones empowers achievement and increases a sense of belonging for students first in their families to earn a degree.

Speed Mentoring connects UAA students and community leaders

Robert Clark gets advice from mentors during the speed networking portion of Career Networking Night in UAA's Student Union.

All UAA students are invited to attend a free, on-campus Speed Mentoring event Thursday, April 7. “We’ve gathered dozens of community leaders and business professionals — many are alumni — who want to give back to UAA and enjoy these discussions with current students,” said organizer and UAA alumna Skye Nevada.

UAA professor’s work included in reauthorization of Violence Against Women Act

Angelia Trujillo

Angelia Trujillo, associate professor in the School of Nursing, has made it her life’s work to make sure nurses and providers have the tools they need to support victims of violence. She worked with Senator Lisa Murkowski on language that was included in a national bill just signed into law.