Annual FAFSA frenzy has come to KPC

Annual FAFSA frenzy has come to KPC

All KPC students who are interested in receiving financial aid for college must complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

The University of Alaska is providing an incentive for students to complete the FAFSA in a timely manner: those who submit their application by Monday, Feb. 15 will be entered into a drawing to win a $100 Visa card (six are available)!

Visit www.fafsa.ed.gov to complete the FAFSA. Students who have questions or would like assistance are encouraged to contact KPC’s Financial Aid office at 262-0332.

Several local businesses participating in KPC Student Discount Program

The KRC Student Union has released an updated list of local businesses participating in their 2015-2016 KPC Student Discount Program. Twenty-three businesses, located in Kenai and Soldotna, have signed up to offer KPC students a variety of discounts.

Students who would like to take advantage of these generous discounts simply need to present their current KPC student ID card at participating businesses. Review the list of businesses offering discounts at the following link: bit.ly/1X3VP2s

Businesses interested in participating in this popular student program are invited to contact the KRC Student Union at 262-0339 or iysgov@kpc.alaska.edu for more information! All support is greatly appreciated.

Community health fair slated for this month

A community health fair will be held from 8:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 27 in room 140 at the Career and Technical Education Center, located at the Kenai River Campus in Soldotna. The public is invited to attend and take advantage of the wide variety of valuable services that will be offered at this event.

Local educators and health and safety providers will be on hand to distribute health education materials to attendees. Free health screenings will be available, including blood pressure measurement, vision and glaucoma checks, vision screenings and body mass index readings. In addition, individuals 18 years of age and older will have access to several high quality, low cost blood tests, including a comprehensive blood test, thyroid stimulating hormone, estimated average glucose, prostate specific antigen, vitamin D levels and blood typing.

This community health fair is being organized by Alaska Health Fair, Inc. in conjunction with the KRC Student Health Clinic. For more information, please contact Audrey Standerfer, R.N., KRC Student Health Clinic coordinator, at 262-0362 or astander@kpc.alaska.edu.

Mark the calendar: magician and comedian set to perform at Kenai River Campus

The Kenai Peninsula College Showcase and Kenai River Campus Student Union have partnered to bring magician Joseph Reohm and comedian Jamie Lissow to the Kenai Peninsula! The duo will perform at 7 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 26 in rooms 102/104/106 in the Ward Building at the Kenai River Campus. Admission will cost $5 for students and $15 for members of the public. Please note that this event is for individuals ages 17 and over.

For more information about this upcoming event, please contact the KRC Student Union at 262-0339 or iysgov@kpc.alaska.edu.

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