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Friday, October 11, 2019
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RANDOM FACT
OF THE DAY
It takes approximately 400 cocoa beans to make one pound of chocolate. 
ALASKA NATIVE LANGUAGE PHRASE OF THE DAY
Holikachuk-Ama estlan
English-I'm sick 
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Sunset on Mt. Redoubt
Sunset on Mt. Redoubt Photographer: Terri Cowart
Posted: 10/11/2019
This is new news!The Performing Arts Society presents: Debussy Trio
Performing arts logoThis concert featuring 20th-21st century-music will be held at 7:30 p.m., Oct. 26, at Christ Lutheran Church in Soldotna. The Debussy Trio includes Marcia Dickstein on harp, Andre Duckles on viola, and Amy Tatum on flute.

Tickets are $20 for general admission, $10 for students and can be purchased at Northcountry Fair, River City Books, Country Liquor, Already Read Books and at the door.

Learn more about the Performing Arts Society.

Posted: 10/11/2019
This is new news!New KRC Gary L. Freeburg  Gallery Exhibit
Chainsaws and other tools outside with logs and a sculpture and the words Plein Air studio 2019Stop by KRC’s Freeburg Gallery Oct. 10-Nov.7 and check out Tree Soul by Nicole Hoops. A closing reception for the artist will be held from 4:30-6 p.m., Nov. 7. 
Posted: 10/09/2019
Attention Students: Upcoming KRC on-campus Title IX Training
Decorative image that says Don't miss out on Priority registrationAll KPC students must complete Title IX training annually or a registration hold will be placed on their account. An on-campus training will be held at 2 p.m., Oct. 17, in Ward 118 at KRC.

The Training will be delivered remotely by UAA’s Office of Equity & Compliance.

For more information, call KPC Student Services at 907.262.0330.

Posted: 10/09/2019
KRC with the special cooperation from the Consular Office of Japan presents: A Japanese Movie Showcase
Circle with a entrance way an the words Japense Movie ShowcaseThis event will be held at 2 p.m., Oct. 19, at the KRC Residence Hall, and will feature  A Tale of Samurai Cooking: A True Love Story, and Pop in Q.

This event is free and open to the public. 

Posted: 10/09/2019
Proposed tuition rate increase
microphonePresident Johnsen will propose to the Board of Regents (BOR) at their Nov. 7-8 meeting that tuition will be increased for lower and upper-division classes by 5% in academic year 2021 (which starts fall 2020) and in academic year 2022.

Students and others may publicly testify of their support or non-support of these proposed increases when the BOR takes testimony prior to the Nov. 7-8 BOR meeting. 

Learn more about BOR public testimony.

Learn more about the specific details of the proposed tuition rate increase.

Posted: 10/07/2019
Upcoming KDLL Adventure Talks
Matt and Sarah Pyhala wearing helmetsJoin KDLL Adventure Talks for a presentation by Matt and Sarah Pyhala on biking the Hebridean Way—250 miles along the islands off the northwest coast of Scotland. Tune in at 10 a.m., Oct.16, to 91.9 FM to learn about the planning and logistics of an international bike trip. Come to the live presentation at 6:30 p.m., Oct. 17, at the Kenai Visitors and Cultural Center.

Admission is free for KDLL members and $5 for nonmembers.

Learn more at the KDLL Facebook page.

 

Posted: 10/09/2019
Emergency UA Board of Regents meeting outcomes
UA logoIn an emergency meeting held on Oct.7, the UA Board of Regents ceased consideration of single accreditation and suspended system-wide academic program reviews.

Learn more details from the UAA Green and Gold News.

Watch the recording of the Oct.7, emergency meeting.

Read the Summary of Actions from the Oct. 7, emergency meeting.

Posted: 10/09/2019
KRC Students: Become a Student Union Representative
People climbing up a moutain with the words Student Union we need youInterested in becoming a Student Union Representative? Stop by the KRC Student Union office room 173 near the McLane Commons.

Let your voice be heard!

Posted: 10/09/2019
Upcoming KRC Student Forums
A bowl of ice cream and a spoon sitting on a tableKRC Students, do you have questions or concerns about anything related to KPC? Come to the Student Forums! KPC Director Gary Turner and Assistant Director of Academic Affairs, Cheryl Siemers will be available to have conversations with students. 

  • 6 p.m., Oct. 17, at the KRC Res Hall, ice cream will be served

  • 2 p.m., Oct. 29, at KRC’s McLane Commons, cookies and coffee will be served


Posted: 10/072019
KBC non-credit course: Exploring Aquatic Insects with Dr. Paula Martin
drawing of a dragon flyThis two-day course will be held 12-4 p.m., Oct.12 and 1-4 p.m., Oct. 13. The adventure will begin on the banks of the Anchor River at Blackwater Bend learning about the local ecology and collecting insect samples and finishes in the science lab at KBC where participants will identify and learn about what they have collected.

The course fee is $79 and advance registration is required.

Participants should bring waterproof boots and outdoor gear.

For more information, call 907.235.7743.

 

 







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