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Sarah Carter in Valdez, Alaska Read More

Sarah Carter

 |  Vicki Heisser  | 

Learn about Sarah's background and teaching approach.

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Commencement has gone virtual for 2021

 |  Jessica Young  | 

Commencement has gone virtual!

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Meet the instructors of PWSC's Construction Academy

 |  Vicki Heisser  | 

Students from rural communities throughout Alaska have traveled to Valdez to attend PWSC’s Construction Academy. The academy consists of a series of non-credit courses that will train students in the skills needed to earn a State of Alaska Handyman certification. Vicki Heisser interviewed the instructors to learn more.

maritime academy instructors in the shop in Valdez, Alaska Read More

Marine Technology at PWSC

 |  Vicki Heisser and Wendy Goldstein  | 

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.

Amber Major - PWSC student in Valdez, Alaska Read More

Meet the students: Amber Major

 |  Vicki Heisser  | 

Recent high school graduate Amber Major has set her sights on an Associate of Arts degree at PWSC.

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PWSC theatre opportunities

 |  Dawson Moore  | 

Upcoming shows in February!

COVID-19 vaccine in Valdez, Alaska Read More

Volunteering in the Fight Against COVID-19

 |  Wendy Goldstein  | 

POD clinics have run smoothly because of foresight, planning, and the hard work of many organizers, health professionals, and volunteers. Among these volunteers have been several PWSC employees.

Steve Johnson in Valdez, Alaska Read More

Steve Johnson presents at National Science Foundation conference

 |  Vicki Heisser  | 

The NSF ATE Conference is typically held in Washington D.C., with over 1,000 people in attendance. But this year, participants attended virtual sessions and presentations. Dr. Johnson was one of the presenters this year.

Sarah King explores the winter trails Read More

Meet the students: Sarah King

 |  Vicki Heisser  | 

Sarah King is excited to start her studies at Prince William Sound College. She has been admitted into the outdoor leadership program. For Sarah, it was a desire to be “working for the park service” and a yearning “for a more rugged experience in the backcountry” that brought the New Jersey native to Valdez, Alaska.

Mineral Creek unique berry locations Read More

Mapping the local environment with Jim Pomplun

 |  Vicki Heisser  | 

For PWSC instructor Jim Pomplun, the main focus in his Introductory Geographic Information Systems (GIS) class this semester has been on teaching students about geographically mapping the local environment.

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