DOA Grants Awarded to UAS
Over $365,000 to carry out education, applied research, and related community development programs
The Alaska Congressional Delegation recently announced two U.S. Department of Agriculture grants to UAS campuses in Sitka and Ketchikan. The “Connecting Pacific Pathways through Research, Education and Experience in the Sciences” program received $167,147. The program is overseen by whale researcher and UAS Sitka Assistant Professor of Marine Biology Jan Straley.
The Ketchikan Fish Tech program received $198,024 for creating and expanding fisheries and aquaculture educational pathways in Alaska. The grants are for programs that promote and strengthen the ability of Alaska Native-Serving Institutions and Native Hawaiian-Serving Institutions to carry out education, applied research, and related community development programs.