Medical imaging programs in the spotlight

Anyone in the community thinking about a career as a radiology technician can attend an informational session about the associate of applied science degree at 10 a.m. on Friday, Dec. 9. in KRC's Ward Building room 10. The session will cover the application and admission process, prerequisites needed for the program and discuss how the program operates with Central Peninsula Hospital. Handouts and radiological tech program applications will be provided. Individual 15 minute advising sessions will begin at 11 a.m. and slots can be reserved by signing up in KRC Student Services at 262-0330.


In addition to the radiological tech information, Dr. Wartinbee will also be providing information on a new UAA Ultrasound Technology associate of applied science degree that is currently in development and slated to begin in September 2012. Wartinbee will discuss the prerequisites and the envisioned application process for the new ultrasound tech program. For more information, contact Dr. David Wartinbee at 262-0377.  

Kachemak Bay Campus calls for art proposals
Artists interested in creating work to be placed in KBC's newest building, Bayview Hall, can submit proposals by 5 p.m., Jan. 19, 2012. Details regarding proposal requirements are available from the KPC web site.

The 7,400 square-foot Bayview Hall houses offices along one wing and five classrooms along the other with a Learning Resource Center and small lobby in the center of the facility. The proposal states that the areas where art might be displayed include, but are not limited to: common areas, exterior surfaces of the building or within the landscape areas adjacent.

There are no guidelines for the material, approach or form involved in the artwork. Selection criteria will include quality, appropriateness and originality of the artist's concepts; durability, maintenance requirements and safety considerations, and quality of the artist's past work.

Discover the worlds of Film Noir and Alaska Literature this spring
KRC Adjunct Professor Bob Amundson's popular online humanities class, HUM A220: Film as/and Literature, is back for the spring 2012 semester. The web-based course is focused on Film Noir and the literature that inspired these dark films of the 1940s and 1950s. Students read classic novels and watch defining films of the genre. For more information, contact Amundson at

Adjunct English Professor Dr. Barbara Christian will be teaching ENGL A309: Texts of American Subcultures & Regions: Alaska Literature from 9-11:15 a.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays in KRC's Brockel Building room 159 in the upcoming spring semester. This condensed course will run from January through March. For more information, contact Dr. Christian at

For more information about these and 416 other KPC class sections being offered in the spring, visit the KPC web site's searchable course schedule.

KRC Student Art Exhibition
The 2011/2012 KRC Student Art Exhibition has opened in the Gary L. Freeburg Gallery. The public is encouraged to stop by the campus and view 48 original pieces created by KPC students this semester. The gallery is open from 8:30 a.m. -7:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. For more information, contact Celia Anderson at 262-0361.
This column is provided by Suzie Kendrick, Advancement Programs Manager at Kenai Peninsula College.