The University of Alaska Board of Regents has approved a proposal increasing tuition rates by $6 per credit hour for undergraduate courses and $12 for all other courses during the next fiscal year.
Decades in the making, today 96 rooms in 30 apartment-like residences open to students at Kenai Peninsula College.
The University of Alaska Board of Regents, along with the University of Alaska administrators, chancellors and provosts, will be holding their regular meeting at KPC's Kenai River Campus April 12 and 13. This important meeting comes to a KPC campus once every 9-10 years and offers a great opportunity for the college to showcase facilities, programs and students. Except for executive sessions, the meetings are open to the public and there will be time set aside for public testimony.Land clearing started on KPC construction projects
Kenai Peninsula College had some unfinished business to take care of Thursday. A plaque dedicated to Clayton Brockel, the college's founding director, was unveiled in the Clayton E. Brockel Building Thursday night.
Recently, KPC's Kenai River Campus hosted the University of Alaska Board of Regents, University of Alaska System President Pat Gamble, and many other senior university officials. The visit went very well and I want to thank the many community members who supported KPC during this visit and over the years.
FAIRBANKS (AP) - For a young engineer in Alaska, the Bush is often the place where brilliant ideas get trumped by reality. Unexpected building conditions and scarce supplies in remote villages frequently force plans to be altered or scrapped altogether. Poor weather and local politics can add another layer to the mix. With that in mind, three University of Alaska Fairbanks civil engineering students got an up-close view of village life last month, when they went on a rapid-fire trip to four communities near Bethel.
When REC Silicon Inc., a company out of Moses Lake, Wash., tried to hire some 20 graduates from Kenai Peninsula College's process technology program this past summer, they were turned down.
The University of Alaska Board of Regents formally project approved to KPC's Kenai River Campus Career and Technical Center on Feb. 18. The $14.5 million project was part of Proposition B that was approved by voters in the statewide election last November.
With the University of Alaska board of regents authorizing additional planning and traffic analysis on the Seawolf Sports Arena in Anchorage Feb. 18, it's easy to overlook another project that, while smaller, is important to staff and students at a Kenai River college.
FAIRBANKS (AP) -- Former state Adjutant General John Schaeffer has been named interim director of the University of Alaska Fairbanks' Chukchi Campus at Kotzebue.
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