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.
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A new high-performance computing cluster hosted by the University of Alaska Fairbanks Geophysical Institute and provided by the federal government can help save lives and benefit national defense.
The University of Alaska Press has joined the University Press of Colorado publishing consortium, which includes 10 other members in Colorado, Utah, and Wyoming.
Alaska is one of only fifteen states that will receive the award which will be used to develop, modernize and diversify Registered Apprenticeship Programs.
University of Alaska Fairbanks appointed fisheries scientist Andy Seitz as the university’s first Frank and Marjorie Meek Endowed Chair in Fisheries and Ocean Sciences.
APU is the first university in Alaska to implement this change in procedure. The decision continues the university’s mission to expand equity and access initiatives for all students.
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The 2021 Best of Alaska Business Awards
Welcome to the 2021 Best of Alaska Business awards! We ask our readers to give us their input on the best businesses that Alaska has to offer, ranging from flower boutiques to accounting firms. Throughout March, readers voted in record numbers, yet another indication after a trying year of how Alaskans take extra effort to support local businesses.