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    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. Photo: Sarah Kearns

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Prince William Sound College student hiking in Alaska

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Climbing gear

Developing Outdoor Leaders Conference; October 16 and 17 9 a.m.- 8 p.m.  

Developing Outdoor Leaders Conference
Salmonberry flower, Valdez, Alaska

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PWSC's Year in Review 

At the beginning of each academic year, we like to look back at all of the accomplishments we achieved the year prior. Check out PWSC's Year in Review presentation for academic year 2020-2021. 

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Prince William Sound College performers at the Valdez Theatre Conference
Cherise Beatus is the financial aid advisor at Prince William Sound College in Valdez, Alaska

Cherise Beatus is the financial aid coordinator for Prince William Sound College. Her mission is to help students go into as little debt as possible while financing their education. She is available to help community members and students navigate financing college (even if they're not attending PWSC!)

Financial aid tips and advising 
Outdoor leadership student Amanda Wygant standing in the mountains in Alaska

  Amanda Wygant is bringing a whole new meaning to the term “class project.” As a culminating project for two courses, one in outdoor leadership and the other in risk management, Wygant has taken on the task of developing an outdoor leadership conference to be held at PWSC in October. 

Amanda Wygant coordinates an outdoor leadership conference at PWSC