Tag Archives: Kodiak College

Kodiak College Nursing Program Adapts to Hospital Policy Change

Stethoscope. (Photo by jasleen_kaur / Flickr) Kayla Desroches/KMXT Kodiak College, which is part of the University of Alaska Anchorage, will soon make a bachelor’s degree the go-to for aspiring nurses. In previous years, students have been able to get an associate’s degree at the college and then add classes to build up to a bachelor’s. In fall 2018, the college ... Read More »

Speakers Cover Climate Change From View of Humanities and Science

Kayla Desroches/KMXT A series of talks Saturday will apply many different academic disciplines to one overarching theme: climate change. The day’s schedule includes perspectives from English studies, science, and archaeology. The Kodiak College Community Engagement Committee is responsible for the event’s organization. Committee member Libby Eufemio, an assistant professor of Alaska Native studies, says in the past they’ve brought a ... Read More »

For Kodiak College, First Day of Classes Serves as Look Forward

Kayla Desroches/KMXT Yesterday was the first day of classes for Kodiak Island Borough School District middle schoolers and high schoolers, as well as for new and returning Kodiak College students. For some, that means the end of summer. For others, it’s the beginning of an even brighter season, at least for the mind: the school season. Kodiak College Director Alan ... Read More »

Kodiak College Registration Ongoing

Kayla Desroches/KMXT Now is the time for students to consider registering for classes if they plan to enroll at Kodiak College this coming semester. The last day to add classes for the fall semester is September 9, which gives students plenty of time to browse the catalog of courses or even to consider enrolling. Assistant Director for Academic Affairs, Jared ... Read More »

Career Diplomat Speaking at Kodiak College

Retired U.S. Diplomat Eva Groening on a recent visit to Kodiak. Jay Barrett/KMXT Becoming a diplomat probably doesn’t come up often in career counseling sessions in rural Alaska high schools, but the U.S. Foreign Service is a small but very important branch of the United States government and is always looking for qualified personnel. And though she is retired, and on ... Read More »

Kodiak College Suspends Several Programs With Low Enrollment

Textbooks. Photo by Rob Wall/Flickr Kayla Desroches/KMXT Kodiak College is cutting a few programs which are no longer in demand and draw on unnecessary funds. The suspensions come during a difficult fiscal time for the state, and academic leaders have previously said no program is off the table. Earlier in May, the University of Alaska Anchorage agreed to Kodiak College’s ... Read More »

Kodiak College Fall Classes Filling Up Fast

Brianna Gibbs/KMXT The start of fall classes at Kodiak College is quickly approaching. Registration is picking up and Registrar Jennifer Myrick-Pedersen said some classes are already full. The college is offering a plethora of courses this semester including old favorites and a sprinkling of new ones. "We offer everything that a student would need to fulfill general education requirements for ... Read More »

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