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Upcoming Events  


Faculty Events/Workshops
Jan 26
to
Feb 9
All Day

Applying the Quality Matters Rubric course

UAA Academic Innovations & eLearning will be hosting an 'Applying the Quality Matters Rubric' course from Jan 26 – Feb. 9. Participants need to register

Kenai River
Jan 29
to
Feb 2
All Day

Register for the Certified Nurse Assistant course at KRC

There's still time to register for KRC's upcoming CNA course! KRC will be offering HCA A105: Certified Nurse Aide, a six credit course, beginning Feb.…

Kenai River
Jan 29

11:30 AM - 2:00 PM

Free food event

In anticipation of the upcoming Super Bowl, the KRC Student Union will be serving free lunch to students at 11:30 a.m. on Jan. 29 in the McLane Commons. Come by, enjoy…

Kenai River
Jan 30

8:45 AM - 12:00 PM

KRC 24th Career Day

The Kenai River Campus will hold the 24th Career Day today! Students and members of the community who are interested in exploring careers and/or connecting with employers and…

Important Dates
Feb 2
All Day

Spring semester payment deadline

Students, today is the spring semester payment deadline! Be sure to get those tuition and fees taken care of. Questions? Contact Student Services at 262-0330.

Important Dates
Feb 3
All Day

$125 late payment fee assessed

A $125 late payment fee will be assessed to student accounts today. Be sure that tuition and fee costs are taken care of!

Faculty Events/Workshops
Feb 4

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Quality Matters overview webinar

UAA will host an online Quality Matters overview webinar from 12-1 p.m. on Feb. 4. Register

Kenai River
Feb 12

6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

College Council meeting

The KP College Council will meet from 6-7 p.m. today at the Kenai River Campus.

Faculty Events/Workshops
Feb 18

11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

KPC eLearning Discussion Group

Hosted by KPC Education Technology TeamJoin In-person at the Kenai River Campus (or via Jabber)11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m., Wednesday, Jan 21, 2015KRC CTEC 205…

Homer
Feb 20

6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Public reading with Dave Atcheson

Dave Atcheson will be leading a reading of his latest book, "Dead Reckoning: Navigating a Life on the Last Frontier, Courting Tragedy on Its High Seas," from 6:30-7:30 p.m. tonight…

Important Dates
Feb 23
All Day

Summer 2015 registration opens for returning admitted students

Summer 2015 registration opens for returning admitted students today! Register online here.

Faculty Events/Workshops
Feb 23
to
Mar 9
All Day

Applying the Quality Matters Rubric course

UAA Academic Innovations & eLearning will be hosting an 'Applying the Quality Matters Rubric' course from Jan 26 – Feb. 9. Participants need to register

Important Dates
Mar 2
All Day

Summer 2015 registration opens for general public

Summer 2015 registration opens for the general public today! Register online here.

Homer
Mar 2

6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Roger Reeves reading and poetry talk

Visiting poet Roger Reeves will be presenting a reading and poetry talk from 6:30-7:30 p.m. on March 2 in the KBC Commons.

Kenai River
Mar 3

2:15 PM - 3:15 PM

Student forums

There will be student forums at 2:15 p.m. on March 3 in KRC's McLane Commons. Free pizza will be served!

Kenai River
Mar 4

5:15 PM - 6:15 PM

Student forums

There will be student forums at 5:15 p.m. on March 4 in KRC's McLane Commons. Free pizza will be served!

Important Dates
Mar 9
to
Mar 15
All Day

No classes held: Spring Recess

No classes will be held at KPC campuses from March 9-15 for Spring Recess.

Important Dates
Mar 13
to
Mar 15
All Day

KPC campuses closed for Spring Recess

All KPC campuses will be closed from March 13-15 for Spring Recess. We will reopen at regular hours on March 16.

Faculty Events/Workshops
Mar 18

11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

KPC eLearning Discussion Group

Hosted by KPC Education Technology TeamJoin In-person at the Kenai River Campus (or via Jabber)11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m., Wednesday, Jan 21, 2015KRC CTEC 205…

Homer
Mar 19

6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

College Council meeting

The KP College Council will be meeting from 6-7 p.m. on March 19 at KBC. 

Important Dates
Mar 24
All Day

$175 late payment fee assessed

A $175 late payment fee will be assessed to student accounts today. Be sure that tuition and fee costs are taken care of!

Important Dates
Apr 2
All Day

2015/2016 High School Senior Tuition Scholarship packet due

The 2015/2016 High School Senior Tuition Scholarship packet is due today. Turn in packets to KRC Financial Aid!

Important Dates
Apr 6
All Day

Registration for Fall 2015 begins online for returning admitted students

Returning admitted students can begin registering for the Fall 2015 semester online today! Register here.

Kenai River
Apr 7
to
Apr 8

2:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Early walk-in registration for Fall 2015 (admitted students only)

Early walk-in registration for Fall 2015 is available to admitted students from 2-5 p.m. today and tomorrow! Learn more by calling Student Services at 262-0330.

Important Dates
Apr 10
All Day

Last day for student-initiated withdraw

Today is the last day for student-initiated withdraws. Contact Student Services at 262-0330 with any questions.

Faculty Events/Workshops
Apr 15

11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

KPC eLearning Discussion Group

Hosted by KPC Education Technology TeamJoin In-person at the Kenai River Campus (or via Jabber)11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m., Wednesday, Jan 21, 2015KRC CTEC 205…

Important Dates
Apr 16

6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

College Council meeting

The KP College Council will be meeting from 6-7 p.m. tonight at the Resurrection Bay Extension Site in Seward. 

Important Dates
Apr 20
All Day

Deadline for KPC Spring 2015 graduation application

Today is the last day for students to turn in their KPC Spring 2015 graduation applications. Turn apps in to Student Services!

Homer
May 1
All Day

Register now: Kachemak Bay Writers' Conference

Registration is now open for the 2015 Kachemak Bay Writers' Conference! The nationally recognized writing conference, held at Land's End Resort in Homer, features workshops,…

Important Dates
May 1
All Day

Deadline for KPC Summer 2015 admission application

Today is the deadline to turn in KPC Summer 2015 admission applications! Complete apps online here.

Important Dates
May 4
All Day

Last day of Spring 2015 classes

Today is the last day of Spring 2015 classes! Congratulations on another great semester.

Homer
May 6
All Day

KBC Commencement

Kachemak Bay Campus' Spring 2015 Commencement will be held today. Congratulations, grads!

Kenai River
May 7

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

KRC Commencement

The Kenai River Campus' Commencement Ceremony will be held from 7-8 p.m. tonight in the Renee C. Henderson Auditorium (located inside Kenai Central High School). Congratulations,…

Kenai River
May 8
All Day

Staff & faculty end-of-year meeting/clean-up/BBQ

The Kenai River Campus staff and faculty will be meeting today for their annual end-of-year meeting, clean-up and BBQ. 

Kenai River
May 12

8:00 AM - 12:00 PM

KRC Residence Hall spring check-out

Residents who have not made prior arrangements with professional ResLife staff are required to be moved out of the KRC Residence Hall by 12 p.m. today.

Important Dates
May 18
All Day

First day of summer 2015 courses

Summer 2015 courses begin today! Have a great semester.

Important Dates
May 22

8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Last day for 100% refund of tuition (first session)

Today is the last day to receive a 100% refund of tuition and fees for the first summer session. Questions? Call Student Services at 262-0330.

Important Dates
May 23
to
May 25
All Day

KPC closed in observance of Memorial Day

All KPC campuses will be closed from May 23-25 in observance of the Memorial Day holiday.

Important Dates
May 26

8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Last day for 100% refund of tuition (10 week session)

Today is the last day to receive a 100% refund of tuition and fees for a 10-week summer session. Questions? Contact Student Services at 262-0330.

Kenai River
Jun 11

6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

College Council meeting

The KP College Council will be meeting from 6-7 p.m. this evening at the Kenai River Campus. 

Important Dates
Jun 19

8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Summer semester payment deadline

Summer students! Remember that payment for all tuition and fees for the semester is due by 5 p.m. TODAY! Questions? Call Student Services at 262-0330.

Important Dates
Jun 22
All Day

$125 late payment fee assessed

A $125 late payment fee will be assessed today for the summer 2015 semester. Make sure to get all of those tuition and fees taken care of! Call 262-0330 for more info.

Important Dates
Jun 22
All Day

Last day of classes (first session)

Today is the last day of classes for the first session of the summer 2015 semester! 

Important Dates
Jun 24
All Day

First day of classes (second summer session)

Today is the first day of classes for KPC's second summer session! Have a great first day, students!

Important Dates
Jun 29

8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Last day for 100% refund of tuition (second session)

Today is the last to receive a 100% refund of tuition and fees for KPC's second summer 2015 session. Questions? Call Student Services at 262-0330.

Important Dates
Jul 2
to
Jul 3
All Day

KPC closed and no classes held for summer recess

All KPC campuses will be closed and no classes will be held from July 2-3 for the summer recess. Have a great extended weekend and a wonderful Fourth of July, everyone!

Important Dates
Jul 20
All Day

$175 late payment fee assessed

A $175 late payment fee will be assessed for the summer 2015 semester today. Make sure all of those tuition and fee costs are taken care of! Questions? Call Student Services at…

Important Dates
Aug 1
All Day

Last day of Summer 2015 classes

Today is the last day of Summer 2015 classes at KPC! Congratulations on completing another great semester.

Important Dates
Aug 3
All Day

Deadline for KPC Summer 2015 graduation application

Today is the last day to submit Summer 2015 graduation applications! Check in with Student Services at 262-0330 with any questions.

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Recent News  


This month's KPC Word on Campus

If you could travel anywhere in the world, where would it be and why?

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Italy, to work on my friend’s horse ranch!

– Shannon Reid, KBC

Associate of Arts

If I could go anywhere in the world it would be New Zealand! The warm weather and fly fishing sounds really awesome in New Zealand!

– Jesse White, AES

Associate of Applied Science, Process Technology

If I could travel anywhere in the world, it would be to Italy. I have always wanted to be immersed in the culture, speak the language with the locals and travel the waterways.

– Ashley Bell, KRC

Associate of Arts & Bachelor of Arts, Psychology

If I could go anywhere in the world my first pick would be Japan because I really like their culture.

– Kasey Miller, AES

Associate of Applied Science, Process Technology

To a fun tropical island.

– Stacy Schneider, KBC

Associate of Arts

I would like to travel to Siberia because I want to see how cold it is.

– Richard Burroughs, KRC

Associate of Applied Science, Industrial Process Instrumentation

I would travel to the Bahamas because I like white sand beaches, relaxation and the sun.

– Brian Rowe, KBC

Associate of Applied Science, Industrial Process Instrumentation

I would travel to Norway or Australia. I would go to Norway because I have relatives there and I think it’s really beautiful and I would go to Australia because they have lots of strange, poisonous animals there.

– Tobin Sworts, KRC

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