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Friday, April 28, 2017
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Random Fact of the Day
The British Standards Institution has 5,000 word report on the correct way to make a cup of tea.

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KPC Photo of the Day
On the way to Anchorage Photographer:  Kathi Overpeck
Posted: April 28, 2017
Medical Assisting career information session

A Medical Assisting career information session will take place from 4-6 p.m. on May 8 in room 149 at KRC. A representative from the University of Alaska Southeast will be available to answer questions and help interested students get started with the program.

For more information about the information session, see this flyer.

For complete program details and requirements, see http://catalog.uas.alaska.edu/

Posted: April 28, 2017
Share your home with an exchange student!

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 at 262-0328 or Mark Larson at 252-3058.

Posted: April 26, 2017
Book buy back extended

The KRC bookstore has extended its book buy back to May 4. The bookstore is located in the McLane Building, near the commons and is open 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Thursday.

Posted: April 26, 2017
KPC Teams Garner Silver and Bronze Medals at National Process Technology Troubleshooting Competition

Kenai Peninsula College teams finished second and third in the 2017 National Troubleshooting Competition, held April 21-22 at Lone Star College in Atascocita, Tex. The team from the Kenai River Campus (KRC) earned second place, while the Anchorage Extension Site (AES) team finished third. Last year, AES took second place and KRC placed third.

In March, 29 teams from across the country competed for the right to go to nationals. Those teams were narrowed down to eight and two 3-person teams from AES and KRC advanced from that qualifying round.

Jeff Laube, KRC associate professor of process technology, coached the KRC team, known as the Kenai Kings consisting of Stephen Severson, Drew Leonard and Joshua Wolf.

Rick Adams, AES associate professor of process technology coached the AES team, known as Orso was comprised of Collin Oliver, Willow Schlenker and Josh Bosnjak. Adams coached the #1 team (AES) at the 2012 competition.

The Alaska Process Industries Careers Consortium (APICC) coordinated the raising of funds for the students and coaches to travel to the competition.

The event was largely sponsored by the North American Process Technology Alliance [NAPTA]. Other event sponsors included BASF, Bayport Technical, INEOS, Marathon Petroleum Company, Shell Oil Company, Simtronics, Systran Training & Technical and RISC.

The National Troubleshooting Competition represents a culmination of skills by advanced students in process technology programs from across the country. Troubleshooting is a capstone course for Process Technology programs. Process Technology programs teach operation skills required in industries such as petrochemical, power generation, pharmaceuticals, waste water/water treatment, and related fields.

Posted: April 26, 2017
Scholarship opportunity for Alaska Native students

Alyeska Pipeline Service company is offering a scholarship for Alaska Native students admitted into process technology, industrial process instrumentation or welding degree programs. Applications are due Sept. 1.

For more information, please see this flyer.

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KRC summer bookstore hours
The KRC bookstore will have reduced hours for the summer. They will be open 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Monday to Thursday, May 8 to August 14. The bookstore will be closed May 8 to 12, May 29 to June 2, June 26 to 30, and July 3-4.
Posted: April 26, 2017
KRC surplus sale Today

KRC will be holding a surplus sale from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. today, April 28. All items will be priced by the University. All items must be removed immediately upon purchasing, and are sold as is, where is.

To see a list of items and prices, please see this flyer.

Posted: April 24, 2017
Upcoming finals week
Finals week is May 2 to May 6. Please note that finals times and locations may be different then class times and locations. To see a schedule of finals times and locations please see this link.
Posted: April 24, 2017
Join the basketball club

Do you love to play basketball? Join the basketball club! The club is open to all KPC and ACC students.

For more information please contact Paul Pingayak at pawl_hpb@outlook.com or Sondra Shaginoff-Stuart at 907-262-0213.

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