|University of Alaska, Anchorage|
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University of Alaska Anchorage, a United States educational faculty, is the largest member of the University of Alaska System, with more than 17,000 students, 14,000 of whom attend classes at the main Anchorage campus. The kilometre ( American spelling: kilometer) symbol km is a unit of Length in the Metric system, equal to one thousand School colors are the Colors chosen by a School to represent it on uniforms and other items of identification The term mascot – defined as a term for any person animal or object thought to bring Luck – colloquially includes anything used to represent a group with a common A website (alternatively web site or Web site, a back-construction from the Proper noun World Wide Web) is a collection of Web pages The University of Alaska is a land-grant, sea-grant, and space-grant university founded in 1917 in Fairbanks, Alaska.
UAA comprises eight colleges and schools: The College of Education, College of Health and Social Welfare, College of Arts and Sciences, College of Business and Public Policy, the Community and Technical College, School of Engineering, School of Nursing and School of Social Work. There are four community campuses: Matanuska-Susitna College, Kenai Peninsula College, Kodiak College, and Prince William Sound Community College. Matanuska-Susitna College is located in Palmer Alaska, north of Anchorage. Kenai Peninsula College is a unit of the University of Alaska Anchorage, and is one of four community campuses Kodiak College is a public two-year satellite campus of the University of Alaska Anchorage, with a student body of approximately 1000 University of Alaska Anchorage, a United States educational faculty is the largest member of the University of Alaska System, with more than 17000 students 14000 of whom UAA offers Graduate degrees through the Graduate Division.
The university's history began in 1954, when the Anchorage Community College opened, using the then-Anchorage High School building at night. West Anchorage High School is a public High school in Anchorage in the U Anchorage Senior College began providing upper-division classes in 1969, becoming the four-year University of Alaska Anchorage in 1976. Year 1969 ( MCMLXIX) was a Common year starting on Wednesday (link will display full calendar of the Gregorian calendar. Year 1976 ( MCMLXXVI) was a Leap year starting on Thursday (link will display full calendar of the Gregorian calendar. UAA, ACC, and ACC's rural extension units merged in 1987 to form the present institution. UAA is the home of the NCATE-accredited UAA College of Education. The National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE was founded in 1954 to accredit teacher certification programs at U
As of the 2008 rankings, U.S. News and World Report ranks UAA in the third tier for Master's granting institutions in the Western United States. USNews & World Report is an influential weekly American Newsmagazine published in Washington D 
The aviation department at UAA has been growing at a high rate over the last several years and is becoming one of the premier aviation schools in the nation. During the fall semester of 2006, the program grew by approximately 300%. UAA offers associate of applied science and bachelor of science degrees in:
An associate of applied science degree are also offered in:
UAA Aviation Technology division is part of Center of Excellence for General Aviation (CGAR) which is a collaborative research effort between very prominent universities. The members are:
Accolades is the University of Alaska Anchorage Magazine for Alumni and Friends. Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University ( ERAU) is a private, Coeducational University with a history dating from the early days of aviation Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University, commonly known as Florida A&M or FAMU, is a historically black university located in Tallahassee The University of North Dakota ( UND) is a Public university in Grand Forks North Dakota, USA. The University of Alaska is a land-grant, sea-grant, and space-grant university founded in 1917 in Fairbanks, Alaska. Wichita State University (WSU is an American state-supported university located in the city of Wichita Kansas. Liberal arts colleges are primarily colleges with an emphasis upon Undergraduate study in the Liberal arts. The UAA College of Education is a largest Education college in Alaska and trains more teachers than any other institution within the state of Alaska A Nursing school is a type of educational institution, or part thereof providing education and training to become a fully-qualified Nurse. The UAA/APU Consortium Library is a joint library serving the University of Alaska Anchorage and Alaska Pacific University, established in 1973 The Alvin S Okeson Library is the academic library for Matanuska-Susitna College, a branch of the University of Alaska Anchorage. The Carolyn Floyd Library is the academic library at Kodiak College.
The Alaska Quarterly Review is a literary magazine published by UAA. The Alaska Quarterly Review is a Literary journal founded in 1980 by Ronald Spatz and James Liszka at the University of Alaska
The student newspaper is The Northern Light. The Northern Light is the student produced newspaper at the University of Alaska Anchorage.
Understory is a magazine run by Creative Writing and Literary Arts graduate students, open for submissions from any UAA undergraduate student.
The UAA sports teams are known as the Alaska Anchorage Seawolves and the school colors are green and gold. UAA, which sponsors 11 sports programs, is a NCAA Division I school for gymnastics and hockey, and a member of the Western Collegiate Hockey Association. The National Collegiate Athletic Association ( NCAA, often pronounced "N-C-Double-A" is a voluntary association of about 1200 institutions conferences organizations Division I (or D-I) is the highest level of intercollegiate athletics sanctioned by the National Collegiate Athletic Association in the United States Gymnastics is a Sport involving performance of exercises requiring physical strength agility and coordination Hockey is any of a family of Sports in which two teams compete by trying to maneuver a Ball, or a hard round rubber or heavy plastic disc called a puck The Western Collegiate Hockey Association is a college athletic conference which operates over a wide area of the Midwestern and Western United States. UAA is a Division II member of the Great Northwest Athletic Conference in men's and women's basketball, volleyball, men's and women's cross country and men's and women's outdoor track and field. Division II (or DII) is an intermediate-level division of competition in the National Collegiate Athletic Association. Member schools The league currently has 9 full members Football Memberships Central Washington University - North Central Conference Basketball is a team Sport in which two teams of five active players each try to score points against one another by propelling a ball through a 10 feet (3 m Volleyball is an Olympic team sport in which two teams of 6 active players (5 normal players and one 'libero' are separated by a net that is usually four feet Other conference affiliations are the Mountain Pacific Sports Federation (gymnastics) and the Rocky Mountain Intercollegiate Ski Association. The Mountain Pacific Sports Federation is a College athletic conference whose member teams are located in the western United States. UAA also hosts the nationally known Great Alaska Shootout college basketball tournament every Thanksgiving, and the Nye Frontier Classic hockey tournament in October. The Great Alaska Shootout (originally known as the Sea Wolf Classic is an annual College basketball tournament in Anchorage Alaska that features colleges from all
UAA's student housing comprises nearly 1,000 students:
The Union of Students of the University of Alaska Anchorage or USUAA is the student governing body for University of Alaska Anchorage. A students' union, student government, student senate, students' association, or guild of students is a Student Organization Each student pays $1 per credit hour for students registered in 3 or more credits. Maximum charge $12 and maximum credit hour is 12.
The President, Vice President and 23 Senators are elected at-large to serve on the Assembly. At-Large is a designation for representative members of a governing body who are Elected or appointed to represent the whole membership of the body (for example a city state Four representatives (Residence Hall Association, Club Council, Greek Council and Graduate Student Association) complete the rest of the board. The President and Vice President are elected in the spring for one year terms.
The union has co-sponsored political debates in Anchorage, including a 2004 debate held at the university between Senatorial candidates Tony Knowles and Lisa Murkowski. Tony Knowles may refer to Tony Knowles (politician, former governor of the U Lisa Ann Murkowski (born May 22, 1957) is an American politician of the Republican party and the junior United States Senator from