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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

UAF Business School Gets New Name

UAF Business School Gets New Name

The University of Alaska Fairbanks School of Management has changed its name to the College of Business and Security Management. The change was unanimously approved by the University of Alaska Board of Regents during its September meeting.

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Op-Ed: A Place for You, A Place for Fresh Starts

Op-Ed: A Place for You, A Place for Fresh Starts

“I am hopeful for our institution’s future and remain guided by the university’s mission to put students first,” writes new UAA Chancellor Sean Parnell. “l can assure you that we will continue to invest in our students through real-world and hands-on learning opportunities, access to undergraduate research, and the ability to utilize cutting-edge technology in their chosen degree path.”

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Spotlight Business Profiles

Calista Corporation
Fountainhead Hotels
JEFFCO Grounds Maintenance
Personnel Plus
Avis Alaska
Altman, Rogers & Co.
Lynden Inc.
American Marketing Association Alaska Chapter
Thomas Head & Greisen, PC
National Cooperative Bank
Doyon, Limited
TorcSill Foundations
ARM Creative
Leonardo DRS

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Alaska Business Magazine September 2021 Cover

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50 Years of ANSCA

September 2021

Fifty years ago, as the Watergate scandal swirled around then-President Richard Nixon, he signed into law the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act (ANCSA). It was the largest land claims settlement in the nation’s history and a stark departure from agreements forced on Tribes in the Lower 48.