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Monday, May 02, 2022
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At different stages of life, people have different percentages of their bodies made up of water. Babies are born with about 78%. By the time they turn one that amount drops to about 65%. In adult men about 60% of their bodies are water. 
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Posted: 05/02/2022
This is new news!KPC Word going on Hiatus until Fall semester
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It's almost summer vacation which means the KPC Word will be going on a hiatus until the Fall Semester! 

Until then, be sure to follow us on social media to stay up to date on all of the happenings around campus!

Don't forget summer registration closes at 5 pm, May 23. 

View the searchable schedule today!


Posted: 05/02/2022
This is new news!Graduation is This Week!
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Graduation is this week!

Join us in celebrating the 2022 graduates at 6 pm, May 5.

The ceremony will be streamed on KPC Social Media, and will also be available on YouTube and the KPC website!


Posted: 05/02/2022
This is new news!Campus Closed for End of Year Meeting
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Both Kenai River Campus and Kachemak Bay Campus will be closed on Friday, May 6 due to the end of the year staff and faculty meeting.

Hope everyone has a great summer! 


Posted: 05/02/2022
This is new news!KBC is Hiring
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Kachemak Bay Campus is hiring a part-time Facilities Maintenance Worker!

Under supervision, the successful candidate will routinely care for facilities and grounds and perform a variety of custodial, semi-skilled building maintenance and light construction duties in a combination of several trades or crafts such as carpentry, painting, landscape and maintenance.

Does this job sound like the one for you?

Learn more information or apply today!


Posted: 05/02/2022
This is new news!Upcoming Writers Conference
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Register for the 2022 in-person Kachemak Bay Writers Conference to be held on the Kachemak Bay Campus in Homer, Alaska. Spaces are limited, and registration is first come, first served.

The Kachemak Bay Writers Conference will be held May 14-17, 2022

The keynote speaker will be Jericho Brown, 2020 Pulitzer Prize winning poet, winner of the American book award, and finalist for the 2020 National Book Award. Joining Jericho are the amazing Victoria Chang, Christina Chiu, CMarie Fuhrman, Toni Jensen, T. Geronimo Johnson, Tynan Kogane, Marie Mutsuki Mockett, and Anjali Singh. 

The conference also includes 4 days of in-person craft classes, conversations, generative workshops, panels, readings, and opportunities to form a writerly community and more.

For more information on speakers and tuition packages, visit the Kachemak Bay Writers Conference Website and register today!


Posted: 05/02/2022
This is new news!Host Family Needed
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Host a German exchange student!

KRC (Soldotna) is seeking a host for the 2022-23 academic year.

Mid-August 2022 to July 2023. Students are independent young adults interested in life and work in Alaska. KPC. The program provides host and student support.

For more information, contact Mitch, KRC Learning Center, at 907-252-5350.


Posted: 05/02/2022
This is new news!Summer Classes Begin
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The first round of summer courses begins May 16th! 

This is for the first 5-week courses & 10-week courses.

Be sure to sign up for summer courses before 5 pm, May 23.

Second round of summer courses will begin on June 23!


Posted: 04/18/2022
Wilderness Survival Non-Credit Course
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KRC (Soldotna) is excited to announce a new non-credit course available this summer!

There will be two opportunities to take this course, June 11-12 and June 18-19 from 9am-5pm. The course fee is $120. 

Wilderness Living Skills and Survival: Primitive Living Series will be taught by Raife Bowman who is experienced in training and educating people on how to live in the backcountry with minimal equipment. Additinoally, Raife is an EMT trained in emergency medical and backcountry medical!

This Primitive Living Series is an integration with nature and survival awareness to become physically and mentally comfortable in the Alaska wilderness. This course is an introduction to an active, simple lifestyle that participates with nature using low-tech tools and the landscape around them.

Register today for this awesome course!







Posted: 04/25/2022
Student Union Government Now Hiring!
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Kenai River Campus Student Government is now accepting applications for the next academic year! Send your application to advisor Amber Sweetland alsweetland@alaska.edu

Have any questions? Stop by the student union office in McLane Building 173 or email uaa_krcsu@alaska.edu







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