Arctic Gardeners Flourish

Up on the Arctic coast, in Barrow, the community test garden is also thriving. Laura Thomas works for the Ilisagvik College's cooperative extension and a diabetes prevention program in town and started the project for several different reasons. Learn More →

Arctic Environmental Sampling Workshop

Sign up TODAY to start training for a career in Environmental Sampling in the Arctic! This 5-day workshop introduces students and environmental professionals to environmental data collection and sampling methods in the Alaskan Arctic. Course instruction is relevant to compliance, environmental assessments, permafrost engineering, with the objective of providing attendees with practical, marketable Learn More →

Two wheels on the Tundra Bike Program

Have you ever been to Barrow in the summer.... No? Well, let me tell you how to have some fun: ride a bike. Learn More →

Summer Camps Heating Up in Barrow

It's that time of the year again when school ends and students find themselves with an entire summer of days that need to be filled. Learn More →

Circus Camp Returns to the North Slope!

The Cooperative Extension Program is excited to announce the return of its highly successful Circus Camp tour to the North Slope Villages! Sign up for an unforgettable experience filled with fun and laughter. Details below: Barrow: Tuesday, May 26th-Friday, Friday, June 5th Nuiqsut: Monday, July 13th-Friday, July 17th Kaktovik: Monday, July 20th-Friday, July 24th Atqasuk: Monday, July Learn More →

Iḷisaġvik Helps Students Navigate New GED Test

Iḷisaġvik College's Adult Basic Education (ABE) program is going through some significant changes this year in both the GED test itself and in the program's focus, based on new federal legislation... Learn More →

Iḷisaġvik Brings Healthy Workshops to Villages

Would you ever turn down the opportunity to apply for a grant? Diana Solenberger, the Cooperative Extension Coordinator at  Iḷisaġvik College certainly wouldn't... Learn More →

Iḷisaġvik College Celebrates 20th Anniversary

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Biomedical Training blasts off at Iḷisaġvik

BLaST (Biomedical Learning and Student Training) is a program funded by the National Institutes of Health... Learn More →

Student Spotlight – Cleo Susook

Our Student Spotlight for February is sophomore, Cleo Susook. Cleo has shown tremendous commitment and perseverance through his higher education journey. Cleo is consistent in his attendance and always gives his best in his coursework at Iḷisaġvik. We are proud to offer this recognition to him for all he does and strives to do for a brighter future. Keep up the good work! Where are you from? I'm Learn More →