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Monday, March 27, 2017
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Random Fact of the Day
During WWII, a British sailor escaped his submarine from depths of 270 feet and managed to get to the surface and survive.

NOTE: Please share with the KPC community! The photo of the day is WILDLY popular and we would love to see your photos.

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Send photos (as attachments) with captions to iynews@kpc.alaska.edu! All photos will be given credit.

KPC Photo of the Day
Sport Lake Photographer:  Noah Leaf
Posted: March 27, 2017
Apply to live in the KPC Residence Hall Summer and Fall starting on April 3

Students my apply to live in the Residence Hall beginning April 3. Good reasons to live on campus include, free laundry, new pavilion/ fire pit, tons of fun activities, getting your own bedroom, rolling our of bed and being to class in five minutes, and you can choose your own roommate.

For more information, see this flyer, call (907) 262-0256, or email tdwillis@alaska.edu

Posted: March 27, 2017
Share your home help change the world!

The Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange for young professionals is looking for host families for the Kenai Peninsula College International Exchange study, 2017-2018 school year or semester. The host family receives a monthly $225 stipend and the student will have their own car.

For more information please see this flyer, or contact Diane Taylor 262-0328 or Mark Larson 252-3058.

Posted: March 27, 2017
Photos of the day needed!

KPC Advancement is in need of photos for photo of the day! All photos will be given credit. To see previously used photos check out KPC’s Pinterest.

Please send your photos as attachments with captions to iynews@kpc.alaska.edu.

Posted: March 24, 2017
Closing reception for Hot and Cold Wax Work 2017

The closing reception for Marion Nelson's Hot and Cold Wax Work 2017 will take place from 4:30-6 p.m. March 30, 2017. Make sure to check out this exhibit located in KPC’s Gary Freeburg Gallery, before it’s gone.

For more information, see this flyer.

Posted: March 24, 2017
Junior Achievement in a Day program seeking volunteers

Junior Achievement of Alaska is partnering with Redoubt Elementary to host the first annual "JA in a Day" event this spring. Junior Achievement programs align with state standards and teach students the value of workforce readiness, entrepreneurship, and financial literacy. The hands-on, age appropriate curriculum equips students with the knowledge needed to be successful in today's ever- changing global economy.

The event will take place on Friday, April 14, a light breakfast and lunch, as well as training and program materials will be provided.

Only two volunteers are needed at this time: one for 2nd grade (8:15 a.m.-1:45 p.m.) and one for 5th grade (8:15 a.m.-2:15 p.m.). Volunteers arrive at 8:15 a.m. but don't enter the classrooms until 8:45 a.m.

For more information, see the attached flyer and to volunteer for the positions, email Amarin Ellis.

Posted: March 24, 2017
KPC Showcase and River City Books presents: An Evening with Eowyn Ivey and Julie Hungiville Lemay

This free event will take place 6:30 p.m, April 6, at the KRC McLane commons. The evening will include bestselling author, UK National Book Award winner, and finalist for the Pulitzer prize, Eowyn Ivey, the author of The Snow Child and Julie Hungiville LeMay, author of The Echo of Ice Letting Go.

For more information, see this flyer.

Posted: March 22, 2017
KRC Paramedic Association offering First Aid/CPR/AED classes

There will be a First Aid/CPR/AED class offered on the third Friday, next one at 9 a.m. on April 21 in the KRC Paramedic Lab in the Goodrich building. The course is free to KPC students, staff and faculty. Members of the public are welcome for a $65 donation.

Reservations are required and can be done by contacting the KRC Paramedic department at 262- 0378 or 252-2781 or email peperry@alaska.edu.

Posted: March 22, 2017
Read the March edition of the KPC Connection!

The fifth edition of this year's college newspaper has just been released. Read about the Peer Ambassador program, KRC's outreach and cooperation with KPBSD to develop an elementary school workforce development curriculum, KBC's growing whale skeleton collection, KRC student government lobbying in Juneau, KBC's new mascot, meet the newest KPC employees, learn about the upcoming 150 Years: Kenai Peninsula History Conference and see what's coming up in the summer semester!

Got idea's for a future story? Contact KPC advancement or call 262-0320.

Posted: March 24, 2017
KRC Native Creations and Reflection series presents: Objects of Importance

Melissa Shaginoff will be teaching Object of Importance which will take place from 5:30 - 7:30 p.m. on March 31, and from 12-4 p.m. on April 1, in the multipurpose room at the KPC Residence hall. This class will use the tubular beading technique to embellish an object of importance brought from home and will investigate the reverence we impose on collected objects. Students are asked to bring their own collected objects of importance.

The class is free but is limited to the first 12 to sign up. The sign-up sheet is located at Student Services and The Learning Center.

For more information check out this flyer, contact the Learning Center at 907-262-0327 or email Sondra Shaginoff-Stuart.

Posted: March 22, 2017
The Performing Arts Society presents: Rick Zelinsky Jazz Quintet

This all-new program from returning favorites will be held at 3 p.m. April 9 at the Kenai Visitors and Cultural Center. Tickets are $20 general admission and $10 for students. They can be purchased at Northcountry Fair, River City Books, Already Read Books, Country Liquor and at the door.

For more information see this flyer or visit www.performingartssociety.org

Posted: March 22, 2017
Alaska Process Industry Career Consortium fundraising for KPC/UAF Process Tech
Troubleshooting Teams

APICC is a non-profit organization dedicated to raising Alaska's Workforce through innovative training programs and workforce development. According to the GoFundMe campaign recently launched by APICC, The Alaska Process Industry Careers Consortium (APICC) is raising money for the KPC (AES and KRC) & UAF Troubleshooting Teams to travel to the 2017 National Troubleshooting Competition in Houston, Texas on April 21-22.

The Troubleshooting Competition showcases troubleshooting skills as the students solve problems associated with process equipment and systems.

The National Troubleshooting Competition invites teams from across the country. However, teams must pay their own travel. The teams are asking for $20,000 to cover the cost of travel from Alaska to Texas. Airfare, room, and board for three students on three teams (KPC Kenai River Campus, KPC Anchorage Extension Campus, and UAF
CTC) and one coach for each team. Any money raised over the initial goal will be rolled over to be used next year.

Access the GoFundPage here and consider making a donation today.

Posted: March 22, 2017
Soldotna Public Library Events for April

The Soldotna Public Library has many fun and interesting events planned for April. There are offerings for children, teens, and adults.

For more information and a list of events see this flyer or check out the library website.

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