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Monday, December 09, 2019
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ALASKA NATIVE LANGUAGE PHRASE OF THE DAY
Haida-Silugtua
English- I'm happy
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A gray December day on the Turnagain Arm Photographer: Diane Taylor
Posted: 12/09/2019
This is new news!Fall 2019 finals week
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It's finals week! Fall 2019 finals will be held Dec. 9-14.

Check out the KRC and KBC face-to-face finals schedules.


Posted: 12/09/2019
This is new news!Upcoming Backcountry Film Festival screening
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Tsalteshi Trails Association presents the 2019 Backcountry Film Festival at its annual meeting from 6-8:30 p.m., Dec. 14,  at the Kenai Visitors and Cultural Center. Admission is free for Tsalteshi Trails Association (TTA) members and $20 for nonmembers, or become a member at the event and get in for free. Admission comes with a drink token, with beer from Kenai River Brewing and nonalcoholic beverages available.

Tsalteshi gifts will be available for purchase. TTA members also get to vote in the annual board of directors election.  

For more information, email tsalteshi@yahoo.com or call 394-6397.

Posted: 12/06/2019
KBC ready for the holidays
Jill standing in front of a driftwood tree with lights at KBCStop by KBC to see the holiday decorations, be sure to check out the driftwood tree!

While you are on campus donate to the KBCSA Food and Toy Drive. There are two blue totes in Bayview by the main entrance and two purple totes in Pioneer on the second floor. Toys should be new or near new.

Posted: 12/06/2019
Tuition payment plan December deadline extended
date book sitting on a tabl with other books, a wooden bowl, a pen and a container holding pensDue to a technical issue, the deadline for December tuition plan payments has been extended by seven days and any late fees for December will be refunded.

For more information or questions, contact Rob Knapp at rvknapp@alaska.edu or 907.262.0303.

Posted: 12/04/2019
VA work-study positions available spring 2020
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Position requirements include:-Must be receiving VA education benefits

-The ability of the student to complete the work-study contract prior to exhaustion of education benefits

-Knowledge in Microsoft Office Products

-Must be attending a minimum of 3/4 time

-Ability to work up to 25 hours within normal business hours. 

Interested students should submit their resume to rlbird@alaska.edu, or drop off a hard copy in the Veteran Services Department at KRC.


 

Posted: 12/06/2019
Message from Bettie Wallace
Bettie Wallace and Gary Turner holding a picture with many signitures at Bettie's retirment partyThe following is a message from KPC Professor Bettie Wallace:

“I want to thank everyone for the outpouring of love at my retirement party. I was totally overwhelmed. Thanks for being a part of my life for 33 years. I wish you all a wonderful break. I'm going to be thinking of you in January as I sleep in.”

Posted: 12/06/2019
Modified KRC Writing lab hours
typewriter on a wooden deskThe KRC Writing Lab will be closed today, Dec. 6. Next week the Writing Lab will be open from 1-4 p.m., Dec. 9 and 10.

Posted: 12/06/2019
Upcoming KRC staff, faculty, and student worker Holiday Potluck
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The potluck will be held from 12-1:30 p.m., Dec. 13, in the McLane Commons. All staff, faculty, and student workers are invited.

There will be an ugly Christmas sweater competition with a prize for the winner. There will also be a white elephant gift exchange with a $20 cap. 

Sign up to bring a dish on the Holiday Potluck spreadsheet.

Come and celebrate the holidays and a successful fall semester.


Posted: 12/04/2019
South Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) meetings
Kenai Peninsula Borough logoThe South CERT meets every second Wednesday at KBC, Pioneer room 209. The next meeting will be held from 6-7 p.m., Dec. 11.Membership is not required.

For more information, contact Laura at 907.399.7357, llpeek7357@gmail or Trish at 907.399.3530.

 

 







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