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Renowned Alaska Native storyteller to perform

Posted: March 23, 2014 - 2:14pm  |  Updated: March 24, 2014 - 8:22am

The KRC Learning Center and the Alaska Native Oratory Society invite the public to attend a presentation by renowned storyteller Jack Dalton at 7 p.m. on March 27 in the KRC McLane Commons.

Through story, Dalton shares his personal journey of his adoption into a non-Native family, learning about his Yup’ik heritage and culture, becoming a storyteller and realizing his purpose in the universe. A self-proclaimed ambassador between two worlds, Dalton has a unique perspective that he shares through the art of storytelling. Dalton’s presentation is titled: My Heart Runs In Two Directions at Once.

Learn more about Dalton on his website (www.ravenfeathers.com). The public is welcome to attend this free event. For more information, contact Diane Taylor at 262-0328 or e-mail dttaylor@kpc.alaska.edu.

Sixth annual Alaska Native Oratory Society regionals and open mic night

KPC is proud to present the sixth annual Alaska Native Oratory Society regionals and open mic night, which will be held from 1-3 p.m. on March 28 in KRC’s McLane Commons. Participants will speak on the topic, Voices of Our Future: The Healing Power of Story. There are six categories for the event: Alaska Native or indigenous language; commemorative narrations; humor; poetry, rap and spoken word; presentation on theme(s); storytelling.

Anyone interested in speaking at the event can sign up at the KRC Learning Center (room 153) or at Alaska Christian College with Liz Chase. Prizes offered to pre-registered participants include $25 Visa gift cards and a drawing to win a Google Nexus tablet. The public is invited to this free event! For more information, please contact Diane Taylor at 262-0328 or e-mail dttaylor@kpc.alaska.edu.

Fall 2014 draft course schedule now available

KPC’s fall 2014 course schedule is now available for viewing on KPC’s website. Priority registration for currently admitted, degree-seeking students for the fall 2014 semester begins on April 7. Now is the time for students to begin mapping out the courses they will need to complete their degrees or certificates. Students are highly encouraged to periodically meet with an advisor to ensure they are taking best advantage of the course offerings in order to reach their educational goals in the most efficient time frame possible.

General public registration for the fall semester will open at 12:01 a.m. on Monday, April 21. The public is encouraged to register as soon as it is available to avoid the disappointment of finding courses filled and closed.

Once students are registered, they can submit applications for on-campus housing in the KRC Residence Hall. For more information, visit kpcreslife.com or email hheath2@kpc.alaska.edu or call 262-0256.

For more information, contact KRC Campus Services at 877-262-0330 or e-mail iyinfo@kpc.alaska.edu.

College and career guides being recruited

The Alaska Commission on Postsecondary Education is seeking recent (or soon to be recent) college graduates to act as College and Career Guides for the Alaska College and Career Advising Corps. These positions will advise and assist high school students with college and career exploration, curricular choices, and the full spectrum of enrollment, admission and financial aid processes for education after high school.

There are openings at the following target, partner high schools: Anchorage, Bethel, Fairbanks, Kodiak, Kenai/Nikiski. For more information and to access the application, visit www.acpe.alaska.gov/ACAC.

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