Around Campus: Call for Meritorious Service Award nominations

Posted: Monday, January 31, 2011

The Meritorious Service Awards Committee is looking to the community to provide nominations for the Meritorious Service Awards. The award recipients are individuals who have demonstrated: evidence of significant services publicly, academically, voluntarily or philanthropically; services to UAA or one of the community campuses, or to an Alaska community (i.e., health, arts, sciences, engineering, etc.); longevity of commitment and/or service; and/or diversity -- culturally and/or discipline.

The official criteria are outlined in the Board of Regents' Policy (Part X -- Academic Policy -- Chapter 10.03.030). To submit a nomination, please complete the online form at The nomination deadline is Friday, Feb. 18.

KPC 50th Anniversary book proposals

The University of Alaska Anchorage Kenai Peninsula College will celebrate its 50th Anniversary on July 1, 2014. To honor and commemorate this significant historical event in University of Alaska and State of Alaska history, a book documenting these 50 years will be written, published and distributed.

The University of Alaska Anchorage, Kenai Peninsula College is soliciting proposals from interested parties to author and produce the Kenai Peninsula College 50th Anniversary Book. Those interested in submitting a proposal may download the RFP by visiting the KPC home page at, and clicking on the link to the PDF in the events section.

2011/2012 UA scholarship application deadline

The deadline for the 2011/2012 UA scholarships is Feb. 15, 2011. Hundreds of awards are available, totaling over $697,000 so far this academic year. Last year, many scholarships were not awarded due to a lack of eligible applicants, so all students are strongly encouraged to apply! Applicants must have their 2011/2012 FAFSA filed by Feb. 15, listing UAA, UAF or UAS as their primary campus. Students not interested in applying for the UA scholarships can still file their FAFSA up until June 30, 2012. The online application is available at

The UA scholarship application is available to students at, and supplemental information for some scholarships can be submitted via the website. Other UAA scholarships are available on the KPC website at

For those who were not able to attend College Goal Sunday, the KPC Financial Aid Office will be offering help for the 2011/2012 FAFSA on campus throughout February FAFSA Frenzy month. Appointments can be made by e-mailing

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