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 Southeast has received a grant to create a Tlingit language radio program and a multimedia Word of the Week Program.read more
The numbers are in for the 2019 Alaska Permanent Fund Education Raffle. The program, in its first year, raised a grand total of $976,400, with 85 percent of the proceeds directly benefiting the state’s K-12 public education system.read more
A $3.4 million gift from the estate of alumnus James Pruitt has created an endowed chair at the University of Alaska Fairbanks School of Management.read more
The model represents the terminus, or end tip, of the Mendenhall Glacier, located a few miles east of Juneau’s northern suburbs.read more
Schools throughout the nation are facing a teacher shortage, and nowhere is this felt more starkly than in Alaska, where a large number of educators are recruited from the Lower 48.read more
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With an eye toward continued growth, the Koniag Board of Directors selected Ron Unger as Koniag’s CEO. Marty Shuravloff has been appointed to fill Ron’s seat on the Koniag Board.
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