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Welcome Breakfast

Welcome breakfast is available for Students, Families, Staff and Faculty.

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Faculty Introductions

Carr-Gottstein Room 102. Students and parents will have the opportunity to learn about APU Faculty and their departments. Students, Families, staff and faculty are welcome to attend.

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Academic Advising

This time is for students to meet with their departments to make sure that they are registered for the correct classes.

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Placement Exams

Students who have not completed placement exams prior to arrival are required to complete these exams at this time. Placement exams for writing will take approximately 2 hours, and math placements

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Get IT Done

Meet with the Information Technology department to receive student IDs, email information and parking passes.

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Get Involved Fair & Lunch

Enjoy lunch while learning about opportunities for becoming involved at APU.

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Announcing MS in Outdoor and Environmental Education with Teaching Certificate hybrid graduate program

Alaska Pacific University is now offering graduate students the ability to receive a Master of Science in Outdoor and Environmental Education and a K-8 Teaching Certificate in one program. This option … Read On

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Fall 2013 in Review: Outdoor Studies Master’s Theses and Senior Projects

This past December, Outdoor Studies undergraduate seniors and Master of Outdoor and Environmental Education students presented their senior projects and theses to the APU and Anchorage communities. … Read On

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John Butler, Ed.D.

Teaching enables me to work in the realm of learning and to help people realize personal and career goals. In turn I hope my APU students will help their future K–8 students achieve their full potential. Read On

Eeva Latosuo

Eeva Latosuo

With a background in ski patrolling and backcountry skiing, Eeva has focused in maintaining and developing a strong snow curriculum at APU. Read On

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Renee Georg, MS

As an educator, I hope always to develop caring relationships with students that allow for the safety of taking risks and appearing foolish. I believe that to truly learn, one must be open to new perspectives, be willing to explore alternatives, and be curious about the unknown. Read On

Roman Dial

Roman Dial, Ph.D.

For me, the best part of being an academic is when I share in the learning experience. That is, when I learn too. And this happens best with a group of seven to ten students who are adventuresome and eager to discover new ideas, perspectives, and stories—who seek not a dry recitation of facts, but an uncovering of understanding through the direct experience of learning. Read On

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APU on the Air: KTVA visits Louise’s Farm School

Anchorage-based KTVA Channel 11 highlights the University’s outdoors-based education in a segment about Louise’s Farm School. Aired Oct. 29 and reported by KTVA’s Lauren Maxwell, the news … Read On

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Flesh Eating Zombies Take Over Moseley Sports Center in Zombie Tag

What do you get when you place college students turned zombies in a school gymnasium with a mission to run… Zombie Tag of course! This past week APU students mixed some Halloween spirit with … Read On

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Bantz: Expedition Alaska is ‘transformative’

Among faculty traveling the Yukon River with APU’s Expedition Alaska course was University President Don Bantz. He’s back at his desk, giving thought to Expedition AK 2014, and sends along these … Read On

Teaching Assistant Betsy Young, ’03, works with Assistant Professor Amanda Booth to help inventory expedition gear, much of it provided by the University. Booth teaches the natural history section of Expedition Alaska.

Pinholes, Xtratufs and a whole lot of pasta: Expedition Alaska heads for the Yukon River

Days of safety training and classroom learning are about to pay off for University students departing Sept. 3 for Alaska’s remote Interior and a 158-mile float trip along the Yukon River. “For … Read On

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