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Friday, Jan.19, 2018
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River otter playing in a river.
River otter at Cold Bay Photographer:  Naomi Hagelund
Posted: Jan. 19, 2018
BP Scholarship application deadline TODAY!
Bp logo with the letters bp. Heads up current or prospective KPC PROCESS TECH students!! Have you applied for the bp scholarship yet? This scholarship is administered by APICC and more info can be found at http://apicc.org/students/scholarships/. The DEADLINE to apply is TODAY, Jan. 19.....you CAN NOT receive an award if you don't apply!! Check out this UAA research on pg. 6 to learn about the earnings in this field!
Posted: Jan. 19, 2018
KDLL's annual membership party announced

KDLL flyer with the same information as in the story to the leftJoin the KDLL 91.9 team to celebrate another year on the air at 6 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 27 at the Kenai Visitors and Cultural Center. There will be live music by the Old Believers, a silent auction, food and drink and a team trivia challenge.

The event is free and open to the public and nonmembers are welcome. For more information, visit KDLL 91.9 FM on Facebook or contact Jenny Neyman at 283-8433 or jneyman@kdll.org.

Posted: Jan. 19, 2018
An evening of classical violin and piano

Picture of the two preformers and the information contained in the attached story.Join the dedicated members of the Performing Arts Society for an evening of classical music with violinist Linda Rosenthal and pianist Maria Allison at 7:30 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 3 at the Soldotna Christ Lutheran Church.

Tickets are $20 for general admission and $10 for students and are available at Northcountry Fair, River City Books, Already Read Books, Country Liquor and at the door.

For more information, visit the www.performingartssociety.org.

Posted: Jan. 19, 2018
Full and part-time employment available at the Seward Sealife Center

SeaLife Center logo, a circle with graphics of a fish an otter, seal and sea bird with the words Alaska SeaLife Center Seward AlaskaBe sure and check out all the job opportunities, both year round and seasonal, that are available at the amazing Seward Sealife Center. Visit this website to learn more: http://www.alaskasealife.org/employment_opportunities

Posted: Jan. 19, 2018
KRC staff member's art featured locally

A brightly colored background with painting of the planets and the words "Art disply by Leslie Byrd at the Soldotna Public Library Artist Reception Febuary 6, 6 p.m."Leslie Byrd, KRC residence life coordinator, invites the campus community to the opening reception of her latest art display at 6 p.m., Feb. 6 at the Soldotna Public Library. The show is "out of this world."

Posted: Jan. 19, 2018
Tax preparation help available

A person writing on papers spread across a table.Individuals who earned less than $66,000 last year can file their taxes for free through the myfreetaxes.com website. This service also provides a live chat feature and a phone helpline for tax questions.

Resource room computers at the Peninsula Job Center will be available on a first come, first serve basis, with priority given to military veterans. PLEASE NOTE: Job Center staff will not be able to assist customers with filing or answering any tax questions.

For additional information, see this flyer.

Photo by Helloquence on Unsplash

Posted: Jan. 19, 2017
KRC Learning Center Spring 2018 class schedules

Two men doing calculations on a whiteboard.The KRC Leaning Center will be having G.E.D (general education development), E.S.L (English as a second language), and N.E.T.S (necessary education technology and skills) classes this spring.

For more information about these classes contact the KRC Learning Center at 262-0327 or stop by the Brockel Building room 191.

Check out the G.E.D., E.S.L., and N.E.T.S. class schedules.

Photo by Jonathan Velasquez on Unsplash

Posted: Jan. 19, 2018
KPC offering a variety of late starting classes
A green background with the words "too late" crossed out. For those who don't have the time to dedicate themselves to a full load of classes this semester, there are still options to register for a course that begins later in the semester. See this flyer for a complete list of late starting classes at both KRC and KBC.

Note the following classes are beginning later this month or in February (see the Searchable Schedule for starting dates of the other late starting classes):

*Elementary Statistics (Jan. 22)
*Elementary Spanish I (Jan. 25)
*Elementary Spanish II (Jan. 25)
Intermediate Hatha Yoga (Jan. 30)
Scientific Illustration (Feb. 5)
Qual Concepts for Process Ind (Feb. 6)
Biology of Sharks (Feb. 7)
Dena'ina Conv Fluency (Feb. 12)
Modern Qaspeq Making (Feb. 16)
History & Systems of HUMS (Feb. 16)
*Writing Across Contexts (Feb. 18)
*Writing & the Sciences (Feb. 19)
(courses with an * meet general education requirements)

Posted: Jan. 17, 2017
Congratulations to KPC's spring 2017 honor students!

Blue ribbon with the words "honors list".Student Services has recently released the spring Dean's and Chancellor's lists. To be on the Dean's list, students must have a GPA of 3.5-3.9; to make the Chancellor's list, students must have earned a 4.0 GPA. View the lists here.

Posted: Jan. 17, 2017
Reminder: KPC is a tobacco-free environment

Chain link fence with a no smoking sign and a buses only signAll students, faculty, staff and visitors are reminded that all KPC locations are tobacco-free environments. This includes all tobacco and tobacco-related products, including smokeless tobacco and electronic/vaporized nicotine delivery systems.

For more information, please see the KPC website.

Photo by Brian Kostiuk on Unsplash

Posted: Jan. 12, 2018
Spring 2018 semester has begun!

A wooden desk with an apple sitting on it against a black background.Spring 2018 semester class began Jan. 16!

Don’t know where a class is or need help with registration? Contact KRC Student Services at 907-262-0330, or by email at uaa_kpcinfo@alaska.edu, or contact KBC Student Services at 907-235-1651, or by email at kbcinfo@alaska.edu.

Need textbooks? Contact the KRC Bookstore at 907-262-0306 to by email at mevegenya@alaska.edu.

There is still time to register! Late registration, with instructor permission, is open through until Jan. 26.

Have a wonderful semester!

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Posted: Jan. 10, 2018
KRC Student Union seeking Activities Coordinator

A student engaged with words describing the information in the story to the right. Heads up KRC students! Need a fun and convenient student job to work between your classes? This is the kind of job that looks great on a resume.

Apply here: https://www.kpc.alaska.edu/employment/

CHOOSE KRC Student Union Officer

Posted: Jan. 17, 2018
Alyeska Pipeline scholarship deadline approaching
The Alyeska pipeline logo which is a part of a circle with the words "Alyeska pipeline service company"

Attention all Alaska Native students enrolled in Process Tech, Industrial Process Instrumentation or Welding programs! Don't miss the opportunity to apply for this generous before Jan. 26, 2018. Apply and submit applications at the Rural and Native Student Services office in the McLane Building, room 265 or the Financial Office located in the KRC McLane Commons, room 171.

For more information, contact Sondra Shaginoff-Stuart at 262-0213 or email slshaginoffstuart@alaska.edu.

Posted: Jan. 12, 2018
Call for donations for 2018 Project Homeless Connect

Two people holding hands in a way that conveys they are helping each other. It is not too late to donate to the 2018 Project Homeless Connect that will take place from 10 a.m. - 4 p.m., Jan. 24.

Items still needed for comfort kits include:

• Personal hygiene items (travel size) including; body wash, razors, deodorant, tissue, Q-tips, wet wipes, dental floss, chapstick and feminine hygiene items
• Gallon ziplock bags
• Hand/foot warmers
• Emergency blankets
• Small first aid kits
• Non-perishable, ready-to eat snack items including, granola bars, power bars, fruit snacks, trail mix, etc.

Donations can be dropped off at the following locations:
• Independent Living Center, 47255 Princeton #8, K Beach Rd.
• Love Inc, 444410, K Beach Rd.

For more information call 262- 6333.

Photo by Rémi Walle on Unsplash

Posted: Jan. 10, 2018
Rarefied Light 2017 photography exhibit

A misty lake with trees on the far side and the words "Best of show "Horizon: Two"The public is invited to the G.L. Freeburg Gallery to view Rarefied Light, a renowned statewide juried photography exhibition sponsored by the non-profit Alaska Photographic Center. The exhibit will be on display from Jan. 16 through Feb. 23 in the Brockel building lobby.

The guest juror, Henry Horenstein, an American artist and photographer, selected 43 pieces of excellent fine art photography created by artists from Barrow to Juneau for this year’s show. Horenstein studied history at the University of Chicago and earned his BFA and MFA at Rhode Island School of Design, where he is now professor of photography.

In the 2017 exhibit, Tara Horton's print "Horizon: Two" was named Best of Show. Honorable Mentions were awarded to Joshua Borough's "Tradition," Christine Eagleson's "Stylist Perspective I," L.J. Evan's "Scott and Mattie," Greg Hansel's "Shelter," and Javid Kamali's "Another Ordinary Day."

For more information, contact Cam Choy, KRC associate professor of art, at 262-0274 or email cchoy2@alaska.edu.







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