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Models of planned new buildings on display at KPC

Posted: November 14, 2011 - 8:55am

The public is invited to visit the Kenai River Campus to see an architectural scale model of the two new buildings that will be constructed beginning next summer. The models provide perspective on how the new Student Housing and Career and Technical Center will look and their orientation to the other buildings on campus.

Currently the enclosure that houses the 1 inch:20 feet scale model is located in the McLane Commons. Over the life of the construction project, the model will be moved throughout the campus to provide the most exposure possible for students and the public. Both buildings are scheduled for occupancy in August 2013.

Performance art coming to the KPC Showcase
The KPC Showcase Arts and Lecture series will feature Anchorage performance artist, poet, actor and puppeteer Brian Hutton at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 16 at KRC's Ward Building room 109. The event is free to the public and a discussion will follow the performance.

Hutton will combine two of his plays, "The Best of 20th Century Man" and "In Their Own Words: Emma Goldman and Adolph Fishcher." Hutton's "The Best of 20th Century Man" features works from parts one and two of his 2008 plays as well as new material. "In Their Own Words" looks at the story of 19th century anarchist Adolph Fischer -- Hutton's great-grand uncle -- and 19th and 20th century anarchist Emma Goldman.

For more information, contact Dave Atcheson at 262-0346 or e-mail indaa@kpc.alaska.edu.

2011 Annual Art Extravaganza  
The KRC Art Students' League Association has announced that the 2011 Annual Art Extravaganza will be from 6-9 p.m. on Dec. 10 at the Kenai Visitor and Cultural Center. Admission is $5 per person and $10 for families. 

This annual event is a fund raiser for the ASLA and has become known for delectable desserts and quality student artwork. The student artists will offer their art for bid purchase through live and silent auctions. In addition to the auctions, the club will also raffle a donated art piece. This year the raffle item is a work by award winning Anchorage artist Wanda Seamster, entitled "Spiffy Pika". Raffle tickets will be available at the KRC Bookstore and from ASLA members for $5 each or five tickets for $20. 

For more information about the event, contact Associate Professor of Art Celia Anderson at 262-0361 or ASLA Vice-president Brandi Kerley at 262-0373.
 
AmeriCorps Member position announcement         
The KRC Learning Center is accepting applications for the full-time position of Family Literacy Coordinator/AmeriCorps Member. The position lasts from January 2012 through January 2013 and includes a stipend of approximately $1,000 a month plus medical benefits and an education award of $5,350 for college or student loan expenses. The position is 30-40 hours a week with a total of 1,700 hours of service.

Applications are available in the KRC Learning Center located in the Brockel Building, room 153. The review of application materials will begin in January 2012 and will continue until the position is filled. For more information, call Thelma Musgrove at 262-0327 or e-mail: intjm@uaa.alaska.edu.

This column is provided by Suzie Kendrick, Advancement Programs Manager at Kenai Peninsula College, Kenai River Campus.

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