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Friday, May 8, 2015
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Random Fact of the Day
There's a zip line connecting Spain and Portugal. It's 2,365 feet and 60 seconds long.

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Congratulations, graduates! Photographer:  Jesse Glaves
Posted: May 8, 2015
kpcWORD on hiatus for the summer

The kpcWORD will be on hiatus until Aug. 10. Remember to take lots of photos over the summer and email them to iynews@kpc.alaska.edu for our Photo of the Day feature. Have a wonderful summer and we will see you in August!

Posted: May 8, 2015
KRC end-of-year meeting/clean-up/BBQ TODAY

KRC's annual end-of-year meeting, clean-up and BBQ for staff and faculty will be held from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. today, May 8. The meeting will last until about 11:15 a.m. and then we will do the campus, Poppy Road and College Road cleanup, followed by the BBQ/potluck. Campus will be closed from 8 a.m.-2 p.m. and will reopen from 2-5 p.m.

Posted: May 8, 2015
KRC summer hours and closures

KPC’s Kenai River Campus will be open from 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Monday through Friday, and will be closed on weekends this summer. The Kenai River Campus will be closed on May 14 so staff can attend the annual UAA Development Day in Anchorage. Please note that all KPC locations will be closed May 23-25 in observance of Memorial Day, as well as from July 2-3 for summer recess.                                   

Posted: May 6, 2015
Closing reception for KRC 2015 Juried Student Exhibition set for TODAY
KRC's 2015 Juried Student Exhibition will be on display through May 8 in the Gary L. Freeburg Gallery. Jurors for the exhibition include Celia Anderson and Nicole Lopez. There will be a closing reception for the show from 2-3:30 p.m. on Friday, May 8. Stop by and enjoy refreshments, excellent student art and good company!
Posted: May 6, 2015
KRC paramedic program application deadline approaching
Students interested in applying for KRC's fall 2015 paramedic program must turn in their applications by Friday, May 15. View the application on the KPC website. For more information about the program, please contact Paul Perry, KRC assistant professor of paramedical technology, at 262-0378 or e-mail peperry@kpc.alaska.edu.
Posted: May 6, 2015
KRC Student Union announces end-of-year award recipients

The KRC Student Union announced their end-of-year award recipients at last Friday's KRCSU BBQ. The recipients of these awards were nominated and chosen to receive these honors by KRC's student body.

  • Lifelong Learning Award: Douglas Norris Jr.
  • Outstanding Faculty Member: Henry Haney
  • Outstanding Adjunct Faculty Member: Diann Enderby
  • Outstanding Staff Member: John Pollock
  • Most Inspirational Student: Jayce Robertson

Congratulations, everyone!

Posted: May 7, 2015
Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive coming up May 9
The Kenai Peninsula Food Bank encourages the community to participate in the "Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive" on May 9. It's easy to participate; individuals who would like to donate can leave non-perishable, non-breakable food donations in a bag by their mailbox or at their Post Office on May 9 and their donations will be picked up by letter carriers and delivered to the Food Bank. Questions? Call the Food Bank at 262-3111.
Posted: May 6, 2015
Veteran Affairs program work-study announcement
The KRC Veteran Affairs program is in need of a work-study student, beginning this fall. In order to qualify, a student must be receiving VA educational benefits and taking at least nine credit hours per semester. Work-study positions are VA-funded and students can work up to 25 hours per week at Alaska minimum wage. Those who are interested in applying can contact Drew Baker, KPC veteran services coordinator, at 262-0261.
Posted: May 6, 2015
Kenai Birding Festival to kick off May 15
The Kenai Peninsula Birding Festival will be held May 14-17, with art exhibits, float trips, guided bird walks and various presentations for all ages and birding abilities available. The keynote speaker will be Dr. David Sonnenborn, the only birder to have sighted 400-plus bird species in Alaska. He will talk about how he accomplished this feat and give suggestions on birding in Alaska. For more information about the festival and the schedule, visit kenaibirdfest.com.

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