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UAS Class of 2021

— The University of Alaska Southeast’s Class of 2021 will graduate in a virtual ceremony this Friday, but these students have already made their mark. A look back at all the challenges they had to overcome since the pandemic. Guests: UAS Chancellor Karen Carey and Elise Tomlinson, a 2021 Master’s of Public Administration graduate. ...More

A campaign for Alaska’s future

— The University of Alaska is focused on taking charge of its destiny. On March 25, the university launched its “For Alaska” philanthropic campaign — the largest public fundraising effort in the university’s history, with a goal to raise $200 million by 2024. The fundraising campaign involves all three universities — University of Alaska Anchorage, University of Alaska Fairbanks and University of Alaska Southeast — as well as all 16 community campuses and the University of Alaska Foundation. ...More

New UAS program provides hands-on training for budding aquaculturists

— From salmon hatcheries to new mariculture industries like kelp and oyster farms, the possibilities for aquaculture in Alaska abound. A new semester-long program at the University of Alaska Southeast will provide hands-on, in-person training to students from around the state and the country who are interested in pursuing aquaculture as a career. ...More

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UAS Celebrates the Class of 2021 with Virtual Commencement Ceremonies this Weekend

April 26, 2021

On the weekend of April 30 to May 2, the University of Alaska Southeast (UAS) will celebrate student achievement and success at commencement activities on its three campuses in Sitka, Ketchikan, and Juneau, with over 400 graduates.


UAS Honors Pauline Kookesh Duncan with Honorary Doctorate of Education at 2021 Commencement Ceremony

April 16, 2021

Pauline has created an invaluable legacy of teaching materials that merge Tlingit culture and language with Alaska educational standards.


UAS awarded National Society of Leadership and Success First Year Grant

April 15, 2021

The University of Alaska Southeast (UAS) has been selected as a member of the National Society of Leadership and Success (NSLS).


UAS Honors Elizabeth Nelson of Ketchikan with Meritorious Service Award

April 7, 2021

Elizabeth’s leadership is guided above all by inclusivity and is fueled by an unwavering drive to bring new people into the fold


UAS Honors Gordon Jackson at 2021 Virtual Commencement Ceremony, April 30

April 5, 2021

This year UAS will honor Kaheenaak Gordon L. Jackson with a Meritorious Service Award, presented during the Juneau campus ceremony on Friday, April 30, for his contributions to rural education, health services, and economic development for Alaska Natives, particularly in his home region of Southeast Alaska.


Adopted by Tlingit, Descended from Mohawk: How Learning Lingít Helped UBC Student Discover Her History and Strive for a Future of Reciprocal, Respectful Research

April 5, 2021

When the Tlingit community adopted UBC student Éedaa Heather Burge, she was brought in from the cold.


Southeast High School Students to Showcase Ocean-based Research with UAS RASOR Program

April 1, 2021

Seven students from Metlakatla, Craig, Petersburg, Sitka and Mt. Edgecumbe are finalizing the results their year-long ocean research projects.

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