May 1, 2014–Are you a journalist .. or do you work for a living? Journalism in the age of social media–Mark Trahant

Journalist Mark Trahant  serves as the 20th Atwood Chair of Journalism at the University of Alaska Anchorage. The position brings nationally known journalists to teach courses and speak to students, journalists and the public in Alaska.Trahant was recently awarded a fellowship to the Rockefeller Bellagio Center in Italy and for the past three years, he […]

March 6, 2014–Remembering Names–Lynne Curry, Ph.D., SPHR

President of The Growth Company, Inc., a management consulting, training, human resources and organizational strategy firm, Lynne Curry brings her clients a track record in management consulting; Board, manager and employee training; human resources and organizational strategy consulting. Training and facilitation Curry provides dynamic, professional, results-oriented training sessions in more than 200 areas including: leadership; […]

Feb. 6, 2014–Alaska Literacy Program–Polly Smith

Polly Smith’s interest and passion for adult literacy began many years ago as a volunteer tutor and teacher, and she has never looked back.  She has worked with learners of all ages, from preschool in family-literacy programs to adults in college and the workforce. Polly has been awarded the Alaska Adult Education Association Administrator’s Award […]