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Dog show, art exhibition on tap at KPC

Posted: November 18, 2013 - 10:56am  |  Updated: November 18, 2013 - 11:04am

KRC Psychology Club hosting social media presentation

The public is invited to a free social media presentation at 7:15 p.m. on Nov. 21 in Ward Building’s room 109. The presentation will include special guest speaker Kenai Police Department Officer Alex Prins. Prins has worked with youth for more than 16 years as a juvenile probation officer, child abuse/neglect investigator and school resource officer.

Prins will discuss digital media, with emphasis on benefits and dangers of social media, how youth use it and how to recognize potential red flags.

For more information about this event, please e-mail Karin Reese at kireece@alaska.edu.

KRC Student Union hosting Ultimutt Dog Show

The KRC Student Union will be hosting the first-ever Ultimutt Dog Show from 1-4 p.m. on Nov. 22 in the front yard of KPC’s Kenai River Campus.

All breeds of dogs, including mixed breeds, are welcome to compete in this fun, canine competition. Categories include doggy costume contest, doggy talent show, cutest dog, muttiest dog, best in show and people’s choice.

Registration will begin at 1 p.m. and the entry fee is $5 per dog. Hot dogs, hot cocoa and coffee will be provided. There will also be a doggy bake sale, featuring locally made treats.

For more information about this event, please contact the KRCSU at 262-0339 or e-mail iysgov@kpc.alaska.edu.

Plan to experience residence life at KPC

With more than half a semester of occupancy under its belt, the new residence hall at the Kenai River Campus in Soldotna is gearing up to welcome additional students to residence life in the upcoming spring semester. For the first time, local students can opt to stay close to home, friends and family but live on campus and become a part of the KRC residence life community.

Applications for the KRC Residence Hall are available at http://www.kpcreslife.com and are accepted at any time. Rates are prorated to reflect the move in date. The spring semester move in date is Jan. 6 and classes begin Jan. 13

Parents and students are encouraged to schedule a tour of the new facility. Living in apartment suites, four students share a fully furnished living room, dining area and full kitchen, but each student has a private bedroom and shares a bathroom with only one other student. In addition, students have Wi-Fi and cable, access to free laundry facilities, game rooms, workout gym, half-court basketball and a nine-hole Frisbee golf course.

The hall has been very active this semester, hosting many programs for KPC students and providing meeting space for many community groups, including Central Emergency Services, KPBSD counselors, Soldotna Economic Development committee and Kenaitze tribal elders and leaders.

The residence hall, in conjunction with KRC’s campus at large, will offer summer conferencing opportunities beginning in May 2014. The location is ideal for corporate retreats, employee trainings utilizing KPC’s Career and Technical Education Center, computer labs, classrooms and meeting rooms while having access to all the Kenai has to offer in the summer.

For more information, visit kpcreslife.com, e-mail tdwillis@kpc.alaska.edu or call 262-0275.

New show at KRC's G.L. Freeburg Gallery

The public is invited to enjoy the new art exhibition on display in KRC’s Gary L. Freeburg Gallery. The show features the work of printmaker Sara Tabbert, who displays her hand carved woodblock plates she utilizes to make prints.

There will be a closing reception for Tabbert’s show from 4:30-6 p.m. on Dec. 13. The gallery is open from 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Monday through Friday, in KRC’s Brockel Building.

For more information, please contact Cam Choy at 262-0274.

 

This column is provided by KPC’s Advancement Programs Manager Suzie Kendrick.

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