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Monday, Dec. 10, 2018
"Find your place at KPC."

RANDOM FACT
OF THE DAY
The average toilet uses 1.6 gallons of clean water in a single flush.

ALASKA NATIVE LANGUAGE PHRASE OF THE DAY
Dena'ina - tl'aq'
English - last night
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KPC Photo of the Day
Women standing in a grave yard looking at a memorial.

Chantae Kochuten at a grave in the yard of the Holy Ascension of Our Lord Cathedral in Dutch Harbor.

Photographer:  Naomi Hagelund
Posted: Dec. 10, 2018
Fall 2018 finals week
Stack of books with the words Finals WeekKPC'sFinals week begins today, Dec.10, and ends Dec. 15. Good luck, students!
Posted: Dec. 10, 2018
Finals week Math Lab schedule

Table with books, pens, and a chalk board with math equations on it and a women standing next to it all holding a chalk The KRC Math Lab has modified hours for finals week. The hours can be found on the KPC website.

For more information, contact the Math Lab at 907.262.0388.

Posted: Dec. 10, 2018
KPC holiday closure schedule
A sign hanging in a window that reads Sorry we're closed but still awesome.

All locations of KPC will be closed for the holiday break from Dec. 22, 2018 through Jan. 1, 2019. All locations will open for normal hours on Jan. 2.

There will be no classes held from Dec. 16 through Jan. 13. The first day of the spring semester will be Monday, Jan. 14.

Posted: Dec. 7, 2018
Deer Oaks offers free guidance and resources for employees and dependents

Following the recent earthquake, Deer Oaks and the University of Alaska would like to remind everyone of their Employee Assistance Program benefits which are available to employees and other family members if needed during this stressful time. The EAP benefit covers up to 12 confidential, no-cost, short-term counseling visits.


It is common to experience emotional distress following traumatic events. Substantial stress may limit one's ability to cope and negatively impact the work environment. A stress reaction can appear anytime following the event.


EAP offers the following services:
• In-the-moment telephonic support
• Short-term counseling
• Disaster relief organizations and agencies
• Referrals to relocation and housing
• Referrals to contractors and restoration professionals
• Online articles and information

For additional information, or a referral to a provider, call EAP toll-free at 1-888-993-7650.
Online tools are available at the Deer Oaks website (log-in and password: UofA).

Posted: Dec. 5, 2018
KBC spring 2019 scholarships due Dec. 14!

A person counting billsAttention KBC students: apply for scholarships today! The spring 2019 KBC scholarship application packet and the KBC Mary Epperson Student Support and Scholarship Endowment Spring 2019 scholarship application are due at 5 p.m., Dec. 14.

For more information, contact Kimberly Frost, KBC Enrollment Services Coordinator, by email, or call 907.235.1658.

Photo by Sharon McCutcheon on Unsplash

Posted: Dec. 5, 2081
Alyeska Pipeline Service Company scholarship opportunity

A person in welding gear holding a torch. Are you an Alaska Native student and admitted into a Process Technology, Industrial Process Instrumentation, or Welding degree? Apply today!

The deadline to apply is Jan. 25, 2019. Submit applications to the Rural and Native Student Services office at KRC's McLane building, room 265, or to the Financial Office, in the KRC McLane building, room 171.

For more information, contact Sondra Shaginoff-Stuart by email, or call 907.262.0213.

Posted: Dec. 7, 2018
KRC Staff and Faculty holiday potluck

Staff and faculty are invited to a festive feast to celebrate the upcoming holidays that will be held from 12 - 2 p.m., Dec. 14, in the McLane Commons. 

Optional activities include gift exchange ($10 max), and ugly sweater contest.

 

Please RSVP and sign up to bring a dish to share. 

Posted: Dec. 7, 2018
ETT Workshop: What's new in Blackboard for spring 2019

All Faculty are invited to this workshop which will be held from 12:30 - 1:30 p.m., Dec. 14 in KRC Ward 121b, or virtually via Google Meet: meet.google.com/nuf-emrd-efq, or by phone 1.475.222.5320 PIN 457 010946#. 

Blackboard Learn will be getting an upgrade beginning Dec. 21! Join ETT to preview the new Blackboard Learn 2016 theme and highlight some cool new features, like how Blackboard Ally can help improve the accessibility of classes!

For more information, contact Jennifer Pedersen, Educational Technology Team Lead, by email, or call 907.262.0242. 

Posted: Dec. 5, 2018
Learn an Alaska Native language!

Instructors woking on a white board with Dena'ina writing on itInterested in learning an Alaska Native language? KPC is offering three Alaska Native language classes during the spring 2019 semester.

The classes include:
▪ Elementary Dena’ina Language II, AKNS A101F, CRN# 35069, meeting Monday and Wednesday from 1 to 2:45 p.m., distance and face-to-face
▪ Elementary Central Yup’ik Lang II, AKNS A102 A, CRN# 35067, meeting Monday and Wednesday from 5:30 to 7:15 p.m., distance and face-to-face
▪ Elementary Ahtna Language, AKNS A101H, CRN# 36386, meeting Monday - Friday from 3:30 - 5 p.m., Jan. 21 to March 8.

For more information, or to register, call 907.262.0330.







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