July 2023 Archive

Golden: UAA Culinary Arts celebrates 50 years

Students Staci Gillihan, Krisha Manuel, Courtney Powell, and Paislee Harbour in the kitchen as UAA Culinary Arts hosts the 2023 Celebrity Chef Invitational in Cuddy Hall, celebrating 50 years of the program with an All Star alumni cast.

Culinary Arts at UAA is celebrating 50 years in style. The program recently achieved reaccreditation from the American Culinary Federation with exemplary marks, surpassed fundraising goals at the 2023 Celebrity Chef Invitational and enjoyed record success with the student-forward Lucy's and Bakery Cart.

Top things to do on the UAA campus during summer

Sun shines on a walking path on UAA's campus during the summer.

Fishing, biking, public art, free food and more... find the best summer activities on UAA's Anchorage campus.

'Alaska is a library': Nancy Lesh reflects on more than five decades of service with the Consortium Library

Nancy Lesh

Alaskana Bibliographer Nancy Lesh has been with the Consortium Library from the very beginning. As the library celebrates 50 years, she reflects on the institution's history and future.

Education Abroad Application Open!

UAA Education Abroad is an opportunity for UAA students to study abroad or participate in an internship or service learning experience in another country while still receiving academic credit towards their UAA degree!

Fall Move-in with Residence Life

UAA's residential community is gearing up for the Fall 2023 semester! Looking to engage with campus residents, new and returning? We have several options to help welcome residents home to UAA!

Career Opportunity: UAA College of Business and Public Policy Content Creator

Are you looking for an opportunity to showcase your communications skills? The College of Business and Public Policy (CBPP) is searching for a Communications Specialist who will leverage their written and visual communication skills to engage diverse audiences across various media channels.

Save the Date: David Brooks - "Alexander Hamilton: The America We Are Building"

David Brooks, New York Times columnist and PBS Newshour commentator is speaking at the Alaska Center for the Performing Arts on “Alexander Hamilton: The America We Are Building”. The lecture is happening in the Discovery Theater.

ASL 101 and Deaf Culture

You are all invited to join us on July 31 for an upcoming development session for employees called “ASL 101 and Deaf Culture.” This session will be taught by Michael Merritt from Hope Community Resources, Inc. and will have two interpreters present.

Announcing UAA’s next Director of Alumni and Community Engagement

I am excited to announce that Julia Martinez will serve as UAA’s next Director of Alumni and Community Engagement, effective July 24. Julia comes to Alumni and Community Relations after previously serving as College of Business and Public Policy’s Senior Development Officer.

Outdoor Leadership at 17,200 Feet

Prince William Sound College students climbing Denali

A capstone event is a culminating activity or milestone that marks the completion of a journey. We had the opportunity to interview Dr. Benjamin Rush, assistant professor in the outdoor leadership (OL) program, about his recent capstone expedition to Denali with alumnus Rafael Alfaro and student Evan Clupper.

July Archive