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Fall semester general registration open now

Posted: April 20, 2014 - 4:13pm  |  Updated: April 21, 2014 - 7:57am

General public registration opened for the fall 2014 semester at 12:01 a.m. this morning, April 21 and if trends continue, KPC classes will again filling rapidly.

To view all KPC class offerings for the fall, visit KPC’s searchable course schedule from the homepage. Registration is available at UAOnline, accessible near the top of the homepage, on the right in the yellow bar.

Summer semester registration remains open to the public up until the first day a class begins.

For more information, contact KRC Student Services at 262-0330 or toll free at 877-262-0330.

Earth Day commemoration planned

The public is invited to KPC’s Earth Day celebration from 5-9 p.m. on April 22 at the Kenai River Campus. Representatives from the UAF Cooperative Extension, Cook Inletkeeper, Kenai National Wildlife Refuge, Kenai Watershed Forum, Living Lightly on Earth and Re-Group will have booths set up at the event.

Andy Loranger, Kenai National Wildlife Refuge manager, will be providing a brief presentation on the history of the Refuge, followed by a screening of the film “Wild by Law” at 7 p.m. “Wild by Law” outlines the story of the Wilderness Act of 1964 and is the kick-off event in a series of Wilderness Act 50th anniversary events sponsored by the Wildlife Refuge.

Everyone is welcome to attend this free Earth Day event that is being co-sponsored by the KPC Showcase, KRC Career and Community Engagement Center and the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge.

For more information, please contact Krista Timlin by e-mail at kltimlin@kpc.alaska.edu or call 262-0337.

Host a KPC international exchange student

The KRC Learning Center is currently seeking host families for Kenai Peninsula College international exchange students, through the Youth for Understanding program. Families are needed to host a student for a semester or for the entire 2014-15 academic year.

Exchange students are responsible for their own transportation (using carpooling or CARTS) and have their own funds for any other needs. Hosts will receive a monthly stipend of $200.

Contact Mark Larson at 252-3058 or Diane Taylor at 262-0328 for more information about applying.

Fall 2014 KRC Residence Hall online application period open

Current and prospective KPC students can now complete their fall 2014 student housing applications. For the first time since opening last August, the application process is managed online through the UAOnline portal.

To complete an application, go to UAOnline <https://uaonline.alaska.edu/> , log In, choose Student Services & Account Information, then Campus Housing and Dining, KPC Housing and then choose Apply Online.

For more information, contact KRC Residence Life <mailto:reslife@kpc.alaska.edu> at 262-0256 or email tdwillis@kpc.alaska.edu.

KPC Student Art Exhibition currently on display

The 2014 KPC Student Show, a mixed-media exhibition that features pieces created by KPC art students, is currently on display at KRC’s Gary L. Freeburg Gallery. The exhibition can be viewed from 8:30 a.m.-7:30 p.m., Monday through Thursday, and from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. on Fridays.

There will be a closing reception for the show from 3:30-5 p.m. on May 2. Refreshments will be served and patrons can view the pieces that won awards for Best of Show, Juror’s Choice and Honorable Mention.

For more information, please contact Cam Choy, associate professor of art, by e-mail at cchoy2@kpc.alaska.edu or call 262-0274.

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