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Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2017
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Random Fact of the Day
Mageirocophobia is the fear of having to cook.

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Autumn light:Smith Rock State Park Bend OR Photographer:  Beth Graber
Posted: Feb. 22, 2017
Non-credit professional business writing seminar offered

KPC will be offering a professional business writing seminar that will cover career document development. This course will meet from 6-8 p.m., on both March 8 and 22, in Ward building room 119. The seminar fee is $25 and will include one scheduled, one-on-one appointment by the student and instructor after the course completion. This will allow the instructor to give individual attention to each students resume. This course will cover resumes, cover letters, and other general business correspondence involved with applying for jobs. For more information contact Joe Thornton at jwthornton@alaska.edu or call 262-0212.To register for the courses, visit this link.

Posted: Feb. 22, 2017
Learn to write effective grant proposals
KPC will be offering a non-credit grant development course from 6-8 p.m. on both March 29 and April 12, in Ward building room 119. Students are encouraged to bring laptops, if they have them. This cost for this course is $49 and will cover finding and applying for grants, as well as specific skills for grant writing. For more information contact Joe Thornton at jwthornton@alaska.edu or call 262-0212. To register for the courses, visit this link.
Posted: Feb. 22, 2017
Trout Unlimited to hold a general interest meeting
The Kenai Peninsula Chapter of Trout Unlimited will hold a general interest meeting 6 p.m. on February, 27, at the Kenai River Brewing Co. in Soldotna. Trout Unlimited encourages anyone interested in fishing, or in learning more about the chapter, to attend. The meeting will include a presentation by Austin Williams, an attorney with Trout Unlimited Alaska, who will be talking about the Stand for Salmon campaign.There will be free food and drinks will be available for purchase.
Posted: Feb. 22, 2017
KPC showcase presents "The love of wisdom in Alaska: Fostering intellectual virtues and the good life"
Join Buddy Boren North, KPC philosophy instructor, at 6:30 p.m. on March 2 in the McLane commons as he discusses the nature and value of philosophy in relation to Alaska. North will share his views on philosophy, and why the love of wisdom is alive and well in Alaska- and elsewhere. For more information see this flyer.
Posted: Feb. 22, 2017
Kenai Performers Presents: Guys and Dolls
There will be several performances of the show on Fridays and Saturdays at 7 p.m. and Sundays at 3 p.m. on Feb. 24, 25, 26 and March 3, 4, 5 at the KCHS Renee C. Henderson Auditorium. Tickets are available at Curtain Call Consignment Boutique, River City Books and at the door for $25 general admission and $20 for students, seniors, and military. For more information call 394-8104 or visit kenaiperformers.org.
Posted: Feb. 22, 2017
UA administration announces Office of Civil Rights, Title IX compliance review

On Feb. 20, UA President Jim Johnsen announced that UA has entered into a Voluntary Resolution Agreement with the U.S. Office of Civil Rights. The agreement is the result of a 2014 Title IX compliance review of the UA system, including UAA.

According to UAA Chancellor Tom Case,"The review helped us identify shortcomings, such as timely resolution of some cases, consistent offerings of remedies and interim measures, and documentation errors."

For more information on the announcement, click here.

Posted: Feb. 22, 2017
What's better than free pizza? A free pizza TASTE OFF!
What's better than free pizza? A FREE PIZZA TASTE OFF! All students are invited to join the KRC Student Union from 3-5 p.m.on Feb. 23 in the KRC McLane commons. The following restaurants will be pitted against each other for the coveted title of "KPC's Favorite Pizza": St Elias, Pizza Time, Big Daddy's Pizza and Bubs. For more information, contact the KRCSU at 262-0339.
Posted: Feb. 17, 2017
State of the University Address video and transcript now online
Jim Johnsen, UA president, delivered the 2017 State of the University Address on Feb. 16 as part of the Juneau/State Chamber Business Round Table Luncheon at the Hangar in Juneau. Access the video and transcript kpcwor here.
Posted: Feb.17, 2017
KBC presents Outboard Engine Maintenance workshop
KBC will be offering Outboard Engine Maintenance, a three-day workshop with instructor Dan Cole, from Feb. 24-26. Students will learn the basics of outboard engine maintenance, operation, diagnosis and repair of common problems. The course will meet from 6-9 p.m. on Feb. 24 and 10 a.m.-6 p.m. on Feb. 25 and 26. Register online here by Feb. 23. The fee is $95. For more information, call KBC at 235-7743.
Posted: Feb. 17, 2017
Mobile mammography event postponed to March 18
Due to the weather, Providence Imaging Center's mobile mammography coach was not present at the Kenai Peninsula Health Fair this past weekend. They have rescheduled the visit for March 18. Call 212-6266 or 212-3151 to schedule an appointment.
Posted: Feb. 20, 2017
Mentors needed at the Kenai Boys and Girls Club!
The Boys and Girls Clubs of the Kenai Peninsula has received two grants to implement mentoring programs at the Kenai Club and the Kenai Teen Center. Mentors are needed weekly for the remainder of 2017 from 4:14- 5:15 p.m., Mondays, Wednesday and Thursdays. If you are interested in sharing your time and knowledge and making a difference- all while having fun with a great group of kids- please see this flyer .
Posted: Feb. 17, 2017
Ron Levy launches sixth year of Iditarod cancer poster project
For the past six years, Ron Levy, local photographer and KRC adjunct professor, has been producing a series of posters designed to connect the teamwork and determination in the Iditarod race with the same skills needed by cancer patients. Posters are available for purchase online via Amazon, eBay's charitable giving program, and www.ronlevyphoto.com. All proceeds go to the American Cancer Society. Learn more about Levy's project here.
Posted: Feb. 17, 2017
KPC alumna featured in Green & Gold News
Patti Truesdell, KPC education program alumna and BP Teacher of Excellence, was recently featured in UAA's Green & Gold News. Read the story, "Mary Poppins of Hope, Alaska," here.






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