2010 Employee Service Award Ceremony
The Statewide Administration Assembly hosted the 2010 Employee Service Award Ceremony on Feb. 22, 2010. University employees are awarded for five, 10, 20 and 30 years of service. In addition, coworkers nominate excellence awards to an outstanding exempt, non-exempt and student employee and outstanding department each year. For photos, names and award recipeints click HERE.
UA president search update
The University of Alaska Board of Regents advanced six candidates to move forward to final interviews in the search for a new UA president. Three to four finalists are expected to be announced Feb. 28. Statewide employees in Fairbanks and Anchorage will be notified via email just as soon as Public Affairs is able.
The following day, March 1, the finalists will tour UA campuses and meet with a variety of stakeholders at the University of Alaska Fairbanks. On March 2, finalists will meet with similar constituencies at the University of Alaska Anchorage. The next day, March 3, the finalists will gather in Juneau to meet with the University of Alaska Southeast community. UAF, UAA and UAS also are working on opportunities for rural and extended campus sites to participate via teleconference or video conference. MORE...
Regents meet in Fairbanks
The University of Alaska Board of Regents approved a graduate certificate in advanced human service systems and a bachelor’s degree program in environment and society at the University of Alaska Anchorage as it wrapped up its two-day meeting in Fairbanks. MORE....
"I Know I Can" encourages second graders to plan for college
The annual “I Know I Can” outreach program, a partnership between the University of Alaska’s College Savings Plan and the Alaska Commission on Postsecondary Education, reached an estimated 800 second graders in 18 different schools. MORE...
Alert Notification via Nixle
The UAF Police Department is implementing a new community information service designed to deliver important and timely information to campus constituents in our community using the latest technology. As a result of the training this past November, the Butrovich Building is one of the first sites where we are testing the system. This service, Nixle, is capable of delivering important campus/community-level public safety and community event notifications instantly to you by cell phone text message, email, and webpage.
There is NO spam or advertising. Nixle is available at no cost (standard text message rates apply for cell phone subscribers who do not have text plans with their cell phone providers). The service is simple to use and and reliable. You decide what information you want and whether you want it sent to your cell phone, email, or just simply over the web.
Register now and learn more at www.nixle.com.
UA College Savings offers $25,000 Scholarship Account Giveaway
The University of Alaska College Savings Plan is holding a $25,000 scholarship drawing for those who check “yes” on Line 6 of the Alaska Permanent Fund Dividend application this year. MORE...
Staff Make Student Count Nominations are Open
UAF Staff Council announces the opening of nominations for the 2010 Staff Make Students Count Award.
The 2010 Staff Make Students Count nomination form and fact sheet can be accessed below:
The deadline for this award is March 19, 2010 at 5:00 p.m.
For more information contact: Nichole Kloepfer, Staff Council Secretary,
firstname.lastname@example.org, Phone: 907-474-7056, Fax: 907-474-5213.
Read an overview of the February Statewide Administration Assembly meeting here.