AEDC President and CEO Bill Pop explains how the University of Alaska is uniquely positioned to help support workers and businesses in the post-COVID-19 economy.
This fall, UAA will offer a suite of Fast Track Career Certificates based on current and emerging state economic trends. The certificates will help Alaskans retool rapidly and acquire new skills to re-enter the workforce or build upon existing skills in their chosen field.
With the recent announcement that BP is selling its Prudhoe Bay assets to Hilcorp, many people around the state and in Anchorage are thinking about how the transition will affect the economy. Bill Popp, President and CEO of Anchorage Economic Development Corporation, sees Hilcorp’s expansion as an opportunity for the city to see in increase in employment.