The best way to promote local hire is through local education. Alaska is home to universities, community colleges, and technical and vocational schools that provide Alaskans the education and skills they need to succeed in any of Alaska’s industries. Alaska Business covers budgetary issues, educational opportunities, new degrees, and hands-on training programs among other educational topics.
Latest Education News
The University of Alaska Fairbanks has again been included on US News & World Report’s lists of the best online programs.read more
While walking the streets of Washington, DC, last month, a pleasant sound stopped me. A male robin was singing, high in a sidewalk sycamore.read more
The World Meteorological Organization will recognize the Fairbanks Experiment Farm for more than a century of keeping weather records at a November 30 ceremony in Fairbanks.read more
The door to my son’s third grade classroom is lined with photos of each student with subtitles beneath them declaring their future careers. These range from “Future Paleontologist” to “Future Firefighter” and “Future Gold Miner.”read more
Halloween in Alaska can be tricky, as end-of-October weather ranges from cold and dry to wet and slippery, and there’s no telling if one will be balancing on ice or trekking through several feet of snow…read more
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Fiscal year 2017 marked another year of growth for Alaska’s Native Regional Corporations, which brought in billions of dollars to the state and employ tens of thousands of Alaskans.
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In This Issue
Junior Achievement Turns 100
Locally, Junior Achievement of Alaska has been helping students better understand business and economics for forty-six years. Based in Anchorage with a staff of three, Junior Achievement of Alaska serves more than 14,500 students in fifty-five communities around the state. Many past Junior Achievement students have gone on to become successful professionals and continue to serve as classroom volunteers to help raise the next generation of business leaders.