The Alaska Department of Commerce will accept applications from March 14 through April 15 for the next round of the AK-ARPA Business Relief Program.
To increase UAA’s capacity to train registered nurses, its College of Health has been awarded $2.1 million from the Governor’s Emergency Education Relief Funds.
Beacon OHSS, Alaska’s leading provider of occupational health and safety solutions, has moved from its old headquarters near downtown Anchorage to a midtown location at 701 East Tudor Road.
Stability is the focus for interim University of Alaska President Pat Pitney. In a speech to the Anchorage Downtown Rotary Club, Pitney said, “If we can get stable financial footing from the state, we can repair the work with the students. We can get them back.”
The state Department of Labor & Workforce Development puts the seasonally adjusted rate at 6.3 percent in September, a slight decrease from August and approximately the same level of unemployment Alaska saw from 2015 through 2017.
Claudia Lampman, vice provost for student success and professor of psychology at UAA, explains how the university has keep student connected throughout the pandemic.
Cathy Sandeen, outgoing UAA chancellor, speaks of the deep ties UAA has to the community.
“We are a well-tested community, which is assisting us in identifying cases early to prevent further spread of COVID-19 in our community,” says Audrey Gray, lead public information officer of the Anchorage Emergency Operations Center.
As scientists and medical experts work to develop a COVID-19 vaccine, the conversation has grown to include not just the safety and efficacy of a potential vaccine but the logistics surrounding its distribution as well.