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Standing on the Shoulders of Fred McGinnis

Fred McGinnis

Fred McGinnis, one of the Founders of Alaska Methodist University, passed away this month at the age of 91. Fred’s picture is on the … Read On

Northwest Commission reaffirms APU accreditation, includes year-old PsyD

Alaska Pacific University has earned reaccreditation from the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities following a self-study and … Read On

Haydn brings media, finance, business expertise to Development

Named one of Alaska’s top 40 young executives and a graduate of the military’s Defense Information School, Stephanie Haydn has joined … Read On

APU’s Strategic Plan


APU’s accreditation visit occurred during Fiscal Year 12. We approached it by conducting an open and honest self-reflective assessment. … Read On

July Commencement: ‘I couldn’t have done it without APU’

They claimed diplomas, shook hands, smiled for the camera and exited the commencement stage into life’s next chapter. A typical scene, … Read On

Flags lowered in honor of Cheryll Heinze, former lawmaker and APU grad

In honor of Cheryll Heinze

Alaska flags were lowered in honor of Cheryll Heinze, an APU graduate who represented Anchorage in the state House. Heinze died July 10 … Read On

APU receives $100,000 Rasmuson grant for sustainability

Alaska Pacific University has received a second consecutive Rasmuson Foundation grant aimed at capacity building and … Read On

APU’s 2012 Gala

June 13th was a magical evening for APU. Thanks to the generosity of Bob Gillam and an army of committed and talented volunteers and … Read On

Energy Efficiency at APU: Performance Contracting

Aerial Photo of Campus

APU spends $783,000 annually on electricity, gas and water utility consumption and an additional $247,000/year on Operations and Maintenance … Read On

March Madness Alaska Style

Kikkan Randall and Eric Flora

For most Americans, March Madness is an activity contested indoors. In Alaska, March is the time Alaskans take the madness outside. Take, … Read On