KPC Health Fair benefitted many

KPC Dorms transitioned to KPC Res Life brand

The public is being advised that referring to KRC’s student housing as the KPC Dorms is so yesterday- here forward, the new facility is being branded under the Residence Life umbrella.

“And that is because students and staff of the KRC Residence Hall have proven that the hall is much more than just a dorm. As a group of active and engaging students, they have turned the KRC Residence Hall into a thriving and active community. Thank you to all the residents and staff for making the KRC Residence Hall the great community that is KRC Residence Life,” said Tammie Willis, KRC associate director of residence life.

Students interested in becoming a part of KPC Res Life can apply now at http://www.kpcreslife.com.

Spring scholarship packet deadline approaching

KPC’s spring 2014 scholarship packet is now available and all current and prospective students should make the effort to apply. Students are reminded that there are scholarships that go unawarded every semester due to lack of qualified applicants.

Students can apply for several scholarships by filling out just one application (note that some scholarships require supplemental essays). Completed applications must be submitted to the KRC financial aid office by 5 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 15. The scholarship packet can be downloaded at http://bit.ly/1asiIld .

In addition, the 2014/2015 high school senior tuition scholarship application is also available at http://bit.ly/1elSmc9. Recipients will have full-time tuition (up to 15 credits) waived for the fall and spring semesters of the 2014/2015 academic year. For more information, contact the KRC financial aid office at 262-0331 or e-mail rdconver@kpc.alaska.edu.

Spring registration underway

Priority online registration for admitted, degree-seeking students opened this morning at 12:01 a.m. Senior status students were the first group eligible to register, followed in subsequent days with junior, sophomore and freshman students. Next week, Nov. 18-22, current students with pending degree-seeking status will be eligible to register.

General public web registration opens at 12:01 a.m. on Nov. 25. Everyone is reminded to register right away to avoid the disappointment of full classes.

Review the spring 2014 course offerings at www.kpc.alaska.edu/schedule. For more information, contact KRC Campus Services at 262-0330.

Kenai Peninsula College Council meeting scheduled

The College Council will hold their next meeting at 6 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 14 in the Steffy Building at KRC in Soldotna.

The council is advisory in nature and members are recruited from across the Peninsula to provide input to administration. The meeting is open to the public and meeting agendas are available by contacting Sue Evanson at 262-0318 or visit this link: http://www.kpc.alaska.edu/KPC/CC-reports/

Health Fair big success

According to Kathy Becher, KRC Health Clinic advanced nurse practitioner, the recent health fair held at the KRC Residence Hall was very well attended with more than 100 people participating and more than 80 had their blood drawn for testing.

The Providence Mobile Mammogram Van was available and the Department of Public Health was on site providing free flu shots.

KRC Residence Life Coordinator Leslie Byrd provided tours of the Residence Hall to health fair attendees. Anyone who would like to schedule a tour of the hall can call 262-0254 or 262-0253.

The next KRC Health Fair will be held on Feb. 12, 2014. This fair will be a larger event with more than 30 health information exhibitors and service providers in attendance. For more information, contact the KRC Student Health Clinic at 262-0347 or e-mail iyclinc@kpc.alaska.edu.

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