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  • Prince William Sound College

    Prince William Sound College (PWSC) is a two-year college located in beautiful Valdez, Alaska, with extension sites in Glennallen and Cordova. PWSC is accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities through the University of Alaska Anchorage.

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Prince William Sound College students graduating!

Commencement is going virtual for 2021

Commencement will be honored this year through a special website, social media highlights, slideshows, and photobooks! Are you graduating this year? If so, sign up to get your photo taken and answer our questionnaire so that we can celebrate your graduation virtually.

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PWSC Health and Fitness Center Coordinator Erin Hickock coaches George Keeny at the gym

 George Keeney is on a personal journey towards better health, and he is doing it with the guidance and support from Erin Hickok, PWSC’s Health and Fitness Coordinator. George’s motivation is his desire to be physically fit for next fall’s moose hunt.

A journey towards better health
Salmonberry flower, Valdez, Alaska

Visit the UA coronavirus information website to learn how the University of Alaska is responding to the novel coronavirus/COVID-19 situation and find links to communications, policy guidance and resources.

Coronavirus information

Year in Review

Take a moment to look back at all of the accomplishments achieved during our last year. Take a look at the Year in Review site for the 2019-2020 academic year!

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PWS College students at the Valdez Glacier in Alaska
Students at PWS College Student Housing in Valdez, Alaska

Marine Technology at PWSC is a new program in development with a wide range of opportunities. We took some time to talk to instructors and program developers, Jason Smilie and Anthony Gerasch Jr., about the program and upcoming courses that will be offered beginning this month.

Marine Technology
Construction academy students at the Valdez Native Tribe Community Center

  The PWSC Construction Academy is underway with classes being offered this month. These credit classes will introduce basic framing, cabinet installation, trim carpentry, installing flooring, tilework, and basic rough plumbing systems used in residential and small facility improvements and repairs.

Construction Academy