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Wednesday, November 20, 2019
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OF THE DAY
There is enough toxin in one pufferfish to kill 30 adults.
ALASKA NATIVE LANGUAGE PHRASE OF THE DAY
Tsimshian-Luk'wil aam wil waalu.
English- I am very good. 
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Battling Moose Photographer: Marci Lea
Posted: 11/20/2019
This is new news!KBC Public Square Series presents: Dhar Jamail
Dhar Jamail

This event will be held at 7 p.m., tomorrow, Nov. 21, at KBC. The Award winning author of The End of Ice will discuss his journey from Alaska mountaineer, to free-lance war journalist, to climate reporter. The public is invited to come hear his story, share their thoughts, and enjoy light refreshments. Seating is limited.

For more information, call 907.235.7743.


Posted: 11/20/2019
This is new news!Cody Ferguson, Cultural Ambassador: Evolution of Yup’ik Dance
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This event will be held from 5:30-9 p.m., tomorrow, Nov. 21 at the KRC McLane commons. Ferguson is a Yup’ik singer and comedian.

This event is part of KRC's Alaska Native/Native American Heritage month celebration and is free and open to the public.

For more information, call Sondra Shaginoff-Stuart at 907.262.0213.


Posted: 11/20/2019
This is new news!Attention KRC staff, faculty, and adjuncts: Upcoming ALICE Training
Soldotna Police Department logo

A mandatory ALICE Training for all KRC employees will be held from 1-5 p.m., Dec. 6, at KRC, Ward 102. Adjuncts who teach face-to-face classes at KRC are encouraged to attend. The Training will be taught by Officer Tobin Brennan from the Soldotna Police Department.

ALICE (Alert, Lockdown, Inform, Counter, Evacuate) Training is an in-depth version of the "Run, Hide, Fight" model that KPC used for many years.

ALICE provides the knowledge to plan and prepare for active threats and how to handle them accordingly. Officer Brennan will provide a breakdown of the acronym, real life scenarios, and what is being taught at other schools around Alaska.

All employees should plan on attending this training including employees that attended last year, if possible. If an employee has not attended in the past and are unable to make it to this training, they are to notify their supervisor.

Learn more about ALICE Training.


Posted: 11/20/2019
This is new news!Registration opening to the general public 
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Registration for the Spring 2020 semester opens to the public Nov. 25.

Questions? Call KPC at 907.262.0330.


Posted: 11/20/2019
This is new news!LGBT: An Alliance group meeting
LGBT: An Alliance group logoThis meeting will be held at 7 p.m., Nov. 26, at  KRC ResLife. LGBT: An Alliance is a social group providing safe and confidential peer support, cultural awareness, community outreach, and community service. It is for
any sexual and gender orientation, ages 16 and up (under 16 welcome with a parent or guardian).

Posted: 11/20/2019
This is new news!Celebration of Life for Dr. Alan Boraas
Alan Boraas

A celebration of life for Dr. Alan Boraas will be held from 5-7 p.m., Jan.17, at KPC's Kenai River Campus, Ward 102-106.

More details to come as the event gets closer.


Posted: 11/20/2019
This is new news!Attention KRC Staff and Faculty: Upcoming Potluck
A table full of plates and food with people around it. A KRC staff and faculty potluck will be held from 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., Nov. 22. Staff and faculty are invited to bring their favorite dish, snack, soup, appetizer, bag of chips etc., to share. 

Posted: 11/20/2019
This is new news!International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women
Orange hued backgroudn

November 25 has been observed as a day against gender-based violence since 1981. The day was officially designed as the International day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women by the United Nations General Assembly resolution 54/134 on Feb. 7, 2000.

Wear orange on Nov. 25 to show your support in irradicating violence against women, world wide! Stop by KRC and KBC to pick up an orange ribbon.

Learn more about the International Day for the Elimination Of Violence Against Women.

Posted: 11/18/2019
The KPC Showcase and The Kenai Peninsula Reentry Coalition present: One Alaska’s Recovery from Addiction, The Streets, and Prison, with Ken Miller
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This event will be held from 6:30- 8:30 p.m., today, Nov. 20, at KRC, in the McLane commons. Miller is in the process of writing a book based upon his experience being homeless and recovering from addiction using a 12 step program.

Kenai Peninsula Reentry Coalition will be available with community resources and information surrounding addiction and reentry services

This is part one of a two-part event, with a community discussion to follow at a later date.

Some content of this presentation will be for mature audiences only.


Posted: 11/18/2019
KPC now hiring for Assistant/Associate Professor of Psychology 
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Kenai Peninsula College invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant/Associate Professor of Psychology position at its Kenai River Campus beginning in August 2020. The successful candidate will teach psychology courses in support of programs at KPC, including face-to-face, and distance delivery courses.

Learn more online at Careers at UA.


Posted: 11/15/2019
Kenai Performers presents: Lost in Yonkers by Neil Simon 
A stage with a closed curtain

This play will be held Nov. 22-24, Friday and Saturday at 7 p.m., and Sunday at 2 p.m., at the Kenai Performer's Performing Arts Center (43335 K-Beach Rd.).

Tickets are $20 and are available for purchase, online, by phone (907.252.6808), or at the door.

The play is rated PG for language and content.

There will be a no host beer/wine bar.

 


 

Posted: 11/18/2019
KRC now hiring for Financial Aid Specialist
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The Kenai Peninsula College Financial Aid office is seeking a Financial Aid Specialist who will be responsible for a wide range of duties in support of KPC students and their financial needs. This position is a good fit for candidates with a strong customer service background and requires attention to details.

This is a part-time, 25 hours per week, 12-month, non-exempt staff position complete with a competitive salary and full employee benefits package including tuition waivers. The beginning hourly wage is $19.15. Application review will begin Dec. 2. Applicants can apply until the position is closed.

Learn more online at Careers at UA.


Posted: 11/15/2019
New exhibit in the Gary L. Freeburg Gallery at KRC
Acrylic mixed media, and collage on wood

Graham Dane: Ways of Lost Peoples, recent drawings and paintings are available to view in the gallery until Dec. 12.

An artist's lecture will be held from 1-2 p.m., Dec. 13.

The image to the left:
Keys to the Meaning of Colours
acrylic, mixed-media, and collage on wood
23 by 25 inches


Posted: 11/15/2019
Kahtnu Yurartet gathering at KRC
Arial view of moutains and a river

The gathering will be held from 4-9 p.m., Nov. 23, at the KRC Res Hall Multipurpose room. The KPC Dancers will host a community potluck with songs/dancing.

This is the final event of KRC's Alaska Native/Native American Heritage Month celebration and is free and open to the public.

For more information, call Sondra Shaginoff-Stuart at 907.262.0213.


 

 







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