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May 2022 Archive

Students make decisions for the new Seawolf Investment Fund

UAA students study investment options in the classroom.

This spring, students in Alex Slivka’s Student Managed Portfolio course were the first to have the opportunity to make recommendations for the new Seawolf Investment Fund, a $1 million gift made by UAA alumnus Gary Klopfer and his wife, Jane Cuddy Klopfer, in 2021.

Kachemak Bay Writers’ Conference returns to in-person

UAA leadership at the 2022 Kachemak Bay Writers' Conference in Homer.

Seventy-five writers of all levels gathered in Homer to learn from local writers and authors, as well as hear from Pulitzer Prize winning poet and conference keynote speaker, Jericho Brown. The 2022 conference marks the return to an in-person event and the first time it took place on the Kachemak Bay Campus.

Apply for the Recruitment and Special Projects Coordinator Position in Residence Life

The Department of Residence Life is seeking candidates who are personable and possess a passion for engaging with the public and for working with students to fill the newly created Recruitment and Special Projects Coordinator temporary position.

Welcome to summer! Friendly reminders from your UAA Parking Services team.

UAA Parking Services would like to remind our UAA community that Summer semester permit enforcement is in effect through July 29. If you had a semester Priority permit, please be sure to renew! If you had a semester permit from spring, please be sure to renew or purchase your new summer permit. If you purchased a 2021-2022 Annual permit, you’re covered!

First cohort completes Shared Equity Leadership Certificate Program

Congratulations to the first group of graduates from the UAA Shared Equity Leadership (SEL) certificate program! Shared Equity Leadership is a model of equity promotion endorsed by the American Council of Education (ACE), and our accreditor, NWCCU.

Memorial Day: Honoring the fallen

Monday, May 30, we commemorate Memorial Day to honor the military service members who have served our nation and fallen in the line of duty. As we prepare for the long weekend, we remember and honor their ultimate sacrifice and thank their families and other loved ones who have so personally and directly borne their loss.

Celebrate Alaska Arbor Day and the Chris Turletes Memorial Tree Tour

Join the UAA Grounds crew from 1-3 p.m. on Friday, May 27, to commemorate Alaska Arbor Day (traditionally celebrated on the third Monday in May) by planting a crabapple tree in the Quad!

Textbook Survey – Enter for a chance to win $40!

Please take a moment to tell us about your experience with textbooks and course materials! Complete a brief survey (10-20 minutes) to be entered for a chance to win a $40 Tango gift card, good to hundreds of vendors of your choice.

Summer course design opportunities for instructors

Thinking about how to organize an online course? Looking for final project ideas? Join us this summer for several learning and support opportunities.

Priority registration for Campus Kickoff now open

Priority Registration for UAA student organizations and campus departments is now open for #CKO22 on Saturday, Aug. 27, 2022. Priority registration for the campus community will end May 31, 2022, when registration will open to community partners, businesses and non-profits.