KPC announces end-of-year award recipients

The Kenai River Campus Student Union announced their end-of-year award recipients at their recent annual BBQ, held Friday, May 1. Those chosen to receive the awards were nominated and selected by the KRC student body. Awards included Lifelong Learner, Most Inspirational Student, Outstanding Faculty Member, Outstanding Staff Member and Outstanding Adjunct Faculty Member.

The Lifelong Learner award, which is given to a dedicated student who exemplifies what it means to be a lifelong learner, was awarded to Douglas Norris Jr. The Most Inspirational Student award was awarded to Jayce Robertson, who was recognized for serving as an inspiration to his peers. Henry Haney, assistant professor of process technology, who is known for his steadfast commitment to his students, won the Outstanding Faculty Member award. The Outstanding Staff Member Award was given to John Pollock, KPC student services director, who was recognized for his part in making KRC such a positive place for students. Communications adjunct faculty member Diann Enderby was awarded the Outstanding Adjunct Faculty Member award, which recognizes a part-time instructor who goes above and beyond for their students.

The Learning Center’s testing services department will offer abbreviated hours from May 18 through Aug. 21. The department will be closed on Monday and open from 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Tuesday through Thursday and from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. on Friday.

Please note that Testing Services will be closed the week of June 30- July 3. Any changes to this schedule will be posted on KPC’s website. Please schedule all appointments online at least 24 hours in advance.GED testing is available on Tuesdays and Wednesdays all summer. For more information and for scheduling, please visit GED.com. KRC paramedic program application due this week. Students interested in applying for KPC’s Kenai River Campus’ fall 2015 paramedic program must turn in their applications by May 15. There are several requirements involved in the application process, so interested students are encouraged to review and submit their applications as soon as possible. The application can be accessed at http://bit.ly/1EcJkKM

Students who would like to learn more about KRC’s paramedic program and/or the application process can contact Paul Perry, assistant professor of paramedic technology, at (907) 262-0378 or peperry@kpc.alaska.edu .

Another successful spring semester has wrapped up at KPC and now it’s time for students to dive into their summer courses. KPC’s summer semester is broken down into two five-week sessions. The first session of the semester will kick off May 18 and end June 22; the second session will begin June 24 and end Aug. 1. Tuition and fees for KPC’s summer semester must be paid by July 8 or a $125 late payment fee will be assessed. If they’re not paid before July 29, another $175 late payment fee will be assessed. Questions about the summer semester can be directed toward KRC Student Services at (907) 262-0330 or KBC Student and Enrollment Services at (907) 235-7743 .

KPC’s Kenai River Campus will be open from 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Monday through Friday, and will be closed on weekends this summer. The Kenai River Campus will be closed on May 14 so staff can attend the annual UAA Development Day in Anchorage. Please note that all KPC locations will be closed on May 25 in observance of Memorial Day, as well as from July 2-3 for summer recess.

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