Congratulations to the students who received high grades this spring semester.
Larissa Williams graduated this May with an Associates of Arts. Larissa persisted to finish her degree despite also working full time and being a full-time mom.
Valdez local Judy Prevost graduated this May with an Associates of Arts. Judy says that one of the most rewarding academic experiences so far has been finishing a degree. She encourages everyone who started a degree years ago but didn't finish, to try again.
Dual-credit student Domonique Alex is graduating from high school in May while simultaneously graduating from Prince William Sound College (PWSC) with an Associate of Arts (AA).
In April, Teresa Barton completed her Ph.D. at Loyola University Chicago in Cultural and Educational Policy Studies. Her dissertation examined the motivational attributes of adult English language learners enrolled in an English as a second language program.
Commencement will be held on May 8 at 7 p.m. in the PWSC atrium.
Prince William Sound College is hosting the Open House Scholarship Fundraiser on Saturday, May 4, from 11:00 to 2:00 in the parking lot and atrium of the Valdez Campus. Tickets are $20, $10 for twelve-and-under, and include a meal with pulled pork sandwiches, hotdogs, drinks, and sides. There will also be outdoor games.
Shahmeer Azmat is a nursing student at PWSC. He grew up in Pakistan and was inspired to go into the medical field after volunteering at an emergency department in his home city of 20 million people. During the summers he works as a wilderness therapy guide and he is an avid outdoor recreationist.
Each year, the University of Alaska joins the national movement to honor April as Sexual Assault Awareness and Action Month (SAAM). Join us in upcoming SAAM events and activities and PWSC.
Students in Teresa Barton's Small Group Communications class are holding a food drive as a part of a class project.