PlayVS furthered its mission to bring esports to high schools nationwide by announcing Alaska as the newest addition to its roster of partnered states.
Thousands of area students are back in school to learn the “three R’s”—Reading, Writing, and Arithmetic. But there is a fourth “R” that many students may be missing out on, and that’s “Relevance” as it relates to what they are learning in school and how it will apply later in life.
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.
BP is investing more than $280,000 in UAA’s College of Engineering and the Alaska Native Science & Engineering Program in 2019.
Alaska USA Foundation contributed $84,500 to community nonprofits in the first quarter of the year.
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 annual IditaZoo event on Saturday, March 9, lets aspiring mushers of all ages join the action.
A $100,000 grant from KeyBank to Covenant House Alaska, announced as part of its annual Fire & Ice Ball, is the bank’s largest donation to date in the state of Alaska.
ANCHORAGE—Alaska USA Foundation contributed $45,000 to support a variety of nonprofits that provide vital services to Alaska’s youth.