Eddie, whose full name is Eduardo Estrada, spent his childhood in the warm desert state of Arizona. At 12, he moved to Alaska, where he discovered his passion for commercial fishing, shaping his career and life.
Students can gain an understanding of the diverse benefits of recreation by examining it from various perspectives.
Meeting with staff from Wrangell-St. Elias National Park, Athna Incorporated, and Bureau of Land Management informed students about recreation benefits from federal and Native Corporation perspectives.
Explore human cultures with anthropology at PWSC. ANTH A101 introduces four subfields and basic ideas. ANTH A202 covers cultural concepts and cross-cultural comparisons. It is recommended for non-majors and majors.
Hilcorp Alaska presented at PWSC for millwright students, offering career opportunities, industry knowledge, and networking potential.
Hilcorp Alaska presented at PWSC for millwright students, providing career opportunities, industry knowledge, and real-world insights. It created networking and recruitment potential for the company while offering career guidance and inspiration to the students.
AGRI A104 class teaches practical knowledge and skills for managing natural resources. A wildlife biology and management class session led by Heidi Hatcher from the Alaska Department of Fish and Game helped students improve their radio-tracking skills. This hands-on activity illustrated wildlife population management methodologies, enhancing their problem-solving and analytical skills.
A PWSC alumnus, Matt Schiffner, spoke to first-year outdoor leadership students about his experiences. He shared his passion for the outdoors, gave practical advice, and credited his brother, coach, and Silas Jensen for shaping his values and work ethic.
Alumni spotlight: Gabe Hansen's journey from Prince William Sound College to success in marine tech and beyond.
PWSC recently caught up with one of its alums, Gabe Hansen, to learn about his incredible journey from the marine services technology program to success in the world of outboard motors, ATVs, and snowmobiles. When asked about his experience in the program, Hansen shared, "It was awesome!" He continued, "I learned a lot about professionalism, taking your time, thinking about what you're doing, and doing it right. I use those lessons every day."
Hannah Bogdan's academic journey at PWSC led her to discover a passion for environmental sciences and find an inspiring mentor in Dr. Amanda Glazier.
Hannah Bogdan started her academic journey at Prince William Sound College with a clear goal in mind - to complete the outdoor leadership (ODL) program. Little did she know that her path would lead her to discover a passion for environmental sciences and find an inspiring mentor in Dr. Amanda Glazier.
Drones have proven to be incredibly useful in the field of environmental science. Using drones aligns with the systematic acquisition, analysis, and interpretation of data, which prepares students for future careers in environmental science, research, or management.
A local museum and its archives can be great for a conservation of natural resources class. It can help students learn about local biodiversity, historical land use, cultural and indigenous perspectives, conservation initiatives, and environmental policy.