Adjourning is a stage every team goes through, including PWSC's residence life staff. They share their thoughts as they finish the school year and end an era of working together.
When asked about how he ended up in Valdez, Alaska, outdoor leadership student David Christensen quickly replied, “I am here because of my wife, Asia. If it weren’t for her, I would not have been able to come.” For Christensen, coming to Alaska was contingent upon his wife agreeing to make the move from California.
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.
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.
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.
Recent high school graduate Amber Major has set her sights on an Associate of Arts degree at PWSC.