Considering that many of the state’s students will stay in Alaska and work for local companies after graduation, it makes good business sense for these organizations to take part in the learning process.
On a vote of 10-1, the Board of Regents approved a declaration of financial exigency for the University of Alaska.
Quality Matters (QM), which promotes high-caliber online education, designated UAF’s online special education and teaching program as “exemplary.” UAF is the first university to earn that status from QM in any field.
Fifty Alaska students from communities across the state will receive $2,000 apiece in the 2019-2020 academic year through the GCI Scholarship Program in partnership with the Alaska Community Foundation.
A collaborative, cross-school program helps Alaska grow its own veterinarians and for local clinics to make an investment in the future workforce.
Coastal Villages Region Fund recently wrapped up the newest offering in its Ciuneq pathway program, focusing on eleventh-grade students living in its twenty member communities.
The Alaska State Fair selected five high school students as recipients of the Alaska State Fair 2019 scholarships.
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.
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.
The University of Alaska Board of Regents voted 6-5 to provide initial teacher preparation programs in Anchorage through UAF and UAS.