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Nearly 40 Graduates Recognized During 42nd Annual UAF Northwest Campus Commencement

Kawerak's GED program graduates received their diplomas during the 2018 UAF Northwest Campus commencement ceremony. Photo used with permission from Kawerak,Inc. (2018)

As Northwest Campus offers unique classes and programs that are significant to the region, the commencement also featured two students who became certified in High Latitude Range Management related to reindeer herding, and six are now certified Nurse Aides. Six graduates received their associate degrees along with 15 students from Western Alaska who completed their general education diplomas (GEDs).

Focused on Climate Change, Governor of California Visits Nome

Governor Jerry Brown of California poses for a picture with Sandy and Carleton Tahbone, Austin Ahmasuk, and others. Photo Credit: Office of Gov. Jerry Brown, used with permission (2017).

Governor Jerry Brown of California was in Nome earlier this week to witness hands-on climate change research in this area and learn about Native perspective on the environmental issue. Some of the people the Governor met were Sandy and Carleton Tahbone, Austin Ahmasuk, and Vera Metcalf.