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UAS Evening at Egan Speakers Dr. Pearl Brower and Ronalda Cadiente Brown to present on the Alaska Native Success Initiative, November 12

This project seeks to improve the participation and success of Alaska Natives through educational achievement statewide

Juneau, Alaska

Date of Press Release: November 9, 2021

Dr. Pearl Brower
Dr. Pearl Brower

The annual fall lecture series Evening at Egan continues this Friday, November 12 at 7 p.m. with a virtual presentation by Dr. Pearl Brower and Ms. Ronalda Cadiente Brown. They will discuss their work with Southeast Alaskan leaders on the Alaska Native Success Initiative for UA. This project seeks to improve the participation and success of Alaska Natives through educational achievement statewide, as well as Alaska Native representation and success throughout the University of Alaska system. Pearl and Ronalda have led the UAS committee comprised of leaders from Alaska Native corporations, tribal entities, and other southeast organizations.

Dr. Pearl Brower is the UA Senior Advisor for Alaska Native Success, Institutional Diversity, and Student Engagement. Ronalda Cadiente Brown is the UAS Associate Vice Chancellor for Alaska Native Programs, as well as the Director of the PITAAS Program (Preparing Indigenous Teachers and Administrators for Alaska's Schools).

This year due to the COVID-19 pandemic all Evening at Egan events will be offered virtually using Zoom. The full line-up of speakers and registration links is currently live on the Evening at Egan website. Once registered, a link is provided to the participant. After each event, the lectures are posted to the UAS YouTube channel. These videos can also be accessed via the website, with the button for each lecture changing its label from “free registration” to “watch video.”

Upcoming speakers:

  • November 19 — “I too yei yatee - It is within you: Generational Trauma & Resiliency” with Renee Tl'aagunk Culp, Juvenile Justice Coordinator, Central Council Tlingit & Haida Indian Tribes of Alaska

Updates for the lectures series can be found on the Evening at Egan website. Lectures can be watched live or recorded on the UAS YouTube channel.

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Press Release Contact

Keni Campbell
University of Alaska Southeast
(907) 796-6509
klcampbell4@alaska.edu