Prince William Sound College | PWSC

  • Prince William Sound College

    Prince William Sound College (PWSC) is a two-year college located in a 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 (PWSC) students on a beach in Valdez, Alaska

Congratulations, Class of 2022! 

See who received degrees and certificates, and view photos from the 2022 commencement ceremonies.

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staff stand in front of PWSC with #taps45 tag

PWSC celebrates its 25-year partnership with Alyeska Pipeline Service Company on the 45th Anniversary of Trans-Alaska Pipeline System Operations

PWSC Celebrates Partnership with Alyeska Pipeline Service Company 
actors reading script on stage

The 30th Annual Valdez Theatre Conference takes place June 11-18. This year, there will be 55 developmental Play Lab readings. There are also three 8 p.m. performances at the Valdez Civic Center, free and open to the public.

30th Annual Valdez Theatre Conference, June 11-18

PWSC's Land Acknowledgement for the Valdez campus

The Prince William Sound College main campus in Valdez respectfully acknowledges that we live, work, learn, and operate on the traditional, ancestral lands of the Chugach Alutiiq/Sugpiaq people.

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Prince William Sound College student sits on a beach and writes in Valdez, Alaska
Outdoor leadership students holding program banner on beach

This year, the capstone class project for PWSC outdoor leadership students is a 14-day kayak trip from Whittier to Valdez. According to Dr. Benjamin Rush, Assistant Professor of Outdoor Leadership, this is a student-planned and led expedition.

Outdoor Leadership Program Capstone Project: Kayaking Trip in Prince William Sound
students outside with ocean and mountains

 During the month of June, over 65 teachers from across the state attended PWSC's “For Teachers" courses in Valdez and Cordova.   

For Teachers Summer Professional Development Camps