Marketing campaigns and transferable skills are some of the tools available to deepen Alaska’s labor pool for impending infrastructure projects.
A two-day Workforce Development Convening brought industry and educators together to address an acute labor shortage.
Anchorage School District hopes a new focus on readying students for college or careers within the eight high schools across its district will help drive student engagement, increase graduation rates, keep students in Alaska long-term and boost Alaska’s workforce.
University of Alaska Southeast’s new Maritime Training Center-branded vehicle promotes the center while transporting staff and equipment.
As part of deep cuts to academic programs, UAA stopped offering a bachelor’s degree in theater. This year, the last student enrolled in the program is graduating, leaving future prospective students and the performing arts community to wonder how local performing arts talent can be developed.