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Slope students participate in hands-on geology lessons November Issue 2 2013

Slope students participate in hands-on geology lessons

Next summer, 24 students from the North Slope will travel to the Pacific Northwest through the GeoFORCE Alaska program.

Juneau principal honored November Issue 2 2013

Juneau principal honored

Molly Yerkes, the principal at Dzantik’i Heeni Middle School in Juneau, was surprised with an unrestricted $25,000 Milken Educator Award at a school-wide assembly.

APU launches Alaska Native executive leadership program October Issue 3 2013

APU launches Alaska Native executive leadership program

Alaska Pacific University has launched the Alaska Native Executive Leadership Program, a corporate leadership development initiative that is a partnership of five Alaska Native corporations and APU.

ANSEP expands achievements, focuses on rural education October Issue 3 2013

ANSEP expands achievements, focuses on rural education

The University of Alaska’s acclaimed Alaska Native Science and Engineering Program known as ANSEP is embarked on an ambitious course that could remake rural Alaska education if it could be expanded.

October Issue 3 2013

AFN committee revamped to bring nonprofits together

What for years had been a consortium of tribal leaders known as the Alaska Federation of Natives Human Resources Committee is now the Council for the Advancement of Alaska Natives — an alliance a new name and a refocused goal.

August Issue 4 2013

AVTEC plans nation’s first ice navigation program for 2014

The White House is setting Arctic policy. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is investigating locations for an Arctic port.

August Issue 4 2013

Students take more hours with initiatives, scholarships

A University of Alaska effort to increase students’ credit loads is starting to pay off.

Teachers train for new tech in classroom August Issue 4 2013

Teachers train for new tech in classroom

Students at every level are seeing increasing opportunities to use technology in the classroom, whether they’re sixth graders or undergraduates.

August Issue 4 2013

$18M residence hall opens at Kenai Peninsula College

KENAI — Decades in the making, 96 rooms in 30 apartment-like residences are now open to students at Kenai Peninsula College.

Ribbons cut at KPC Career and Technical Education Center August Issue 4 2013

Ribbons cut at KPC Career and Technical Education Center

KENAI — As several hundred people crowded around, waiting to get into the glass, steel and aluminum space housing the Kenai Peninsula College-Kenai River Campus’ new Career and Technical Education Center Aug. 15, Spencer Litzenberger had a different idea.