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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

Planning to take one class, Dunno stayed on to earn an APU degree. Then another.

Bobby Dunno

By Christy Hanson APU website intern A self-proclaimed “small-town guy,” Bobby Dunno of Seward credits APU for helping adult … Read On

Early Honors grad Byers claims best finish for an Alaskan in NCAA Division 1 wrestling

Byers-NCAA-photo

Early Honors graduate and Chugiak High School wrestler Cayle Byers has won the Big 12 Conference Championship title at 197 pounds for … Read On