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Student to student: ‘Welcome to APU – where true learning takes place’

Felipe Restrepo Aug 26

Editor’s note: Asked to help welcome students to the start of a new academic year, Felipe Restrepo, ’16, recalls how he adjusted to … Read On

Forever Learning – Helping through Human Services

Ruby

By Ruby Stewart I am a mother, grandmother, and great grandmother. I am also a proud retired combat veteran, having serving 22 years in … Read On

Why I Came to APU from California

Amorette

By Amorette Castillo It all started when I was a junior in high school, and I started to show interest in applying to colleges. I was … Read On

Homer and Homeward-Bound Essays

Kristin Vantrease

Kristin Vantrease is from Homer. She came to APU as a transfer student, wanting to bring closure to her prior studies that had been … Read On

Why Early Honors?

Anastasia Keogh

by Anastasia Keogh Throughout my academic career I have always tried to enhance my education in some way. During my junior year I … Read On

Octopus Release Statement

My senior project provides a unique opportunity to keep a potential cryptic species of octopus in the aquarium lab, and to allow Calamity a … Read On

Bantz welcomes Early Honors students: ‘Call me Don’

Advanced high schoolers enrolled in APU’s Early Honors program gained an up-close view of active learning when President Don Bantz strode … Read On

APU undergrad earns a spot in NSF geophysics research program

APU undergraduate Sam Friedman,’13, is among advanced student scholars selected for a National Science Foundation summer program focusing … Read On

Encouragement, diligence and a desire to make her parents proud help alum earn her APU degree

Ella Tonuchuk

By Christy Hanson APU website intern Ella Tonuchuk, ’11, believes in planning ahead. Born in Nome and raised in the Bering Sea … Read On

First in her family to earn a college degree, Paoli credits APU’s work-friendly schedule

Jorie

By Christy Hanson APU Website Intern Jorie (Zilys) Paoli knew what she wanted in life: To work for her Alaska Native people. To be a … Read On