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Uqapiaqtaurat – April Newsletter for Uqautchim Uglua Language Nest


                        Click here to view the Parent/Community Newsletter of Iḷisaġvik College’s Uqautchim Uglua Language Nest program for April 2013. Learn More →

Student Spotlight – Tiffiny San Andres


This month's Student Spotlight is Tiffiny San Andres, of Wasilla. Tiffiny, please tell us a little bit about yourself and what you are studying at Iḷisaġvik? I was born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin and moved to Wasilla, Alaska when I was 7 years old. I have 5 brothers and 4 sisters; totaled there are 10 kids. Growing up, I never failed to tell my siblings that I was going to make something of Learn More →

Ilisagvik College Annual Report 2012

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Iḷisaġvik Students Attend the American Indian Science and Engineering Conference


The City of Anchorage recently hosted the 34th annual American Indian Science and Engineering Conference sponsored by the American Indian Science and Engineering Society (AISES). Iḷisaġvik College Student Government President April Phillip, student Laura Nicolai and former Allied Health Coordinator Gloria Burnett participated in the conference, showcasing Iḷisaġvik’s efforts with the Junior Public Learn More →

North Slope students attend 18th Inuit Studies Conference

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Three students from North Slope high schools attended the 18th Inuit Studies Conference on Arctic – Inuit Connections held in Washington DC from October 24 thought October 28, 2012. The three students, Kenneth Ivanoff and Jaden Nethercott from Barrow and Nichole Tukrook from Pt. Lay were chosen to attend because of their participation in the summer science camp sponsored by Ilisagvik College for Learn More →

Iḷisaġvik College Summer Camps a Hit with Alaskan Students

Digital Media Camp students

This year, Iḷisaġvik College sponsored a diversity of summer camps for participants ranging from sixth grade through adulthood.  Campers came from all over the North Slope, as well as Kivalina, Koyuk, and Sishmaref.  Attendance in many of the camps, which were held from May 31 to August 6 this summer, earned the campers college credit. All totaled, Iḷisaġvik held 12 camps that provided programs Learn More →

Iḷisaġvik College Celebrates Graduation Day

Graduates pose with interum president Pearl Brower, Dean Birgit Meany, and 2011 Iditarod champion John Baker.

On April 27, Iḷisaġvik College held its 17th commencement exercise with a class of 38 college graduates and 19 students receiving their GED. Graduates entered to the beat of drums played by members of the Iñupiaq Studies classes, and proceeded through a baleen arch held by Iḷisaġvik GED graduate and current college student Tiffany San Andres and former graduate Marilyn Booth. After a welcome Learn More →

Iḷisaġvik Students Honored at AIHEC Conference

Lauded for their academic achievements at the conference, Kivvaq and Jackie enjoy the scenery at the Dakota Badlands National Park.

Iḷisaġvik College students Kivvaq Nungasak and Jacqueline (Jackie) Aamodt were honored at the American Indian Higher Education Consortium’s (AIHEC) Conference in Rapid City, South Dakota this past March. Both attended the conference with Iḷisaġvik’s Financial Aid Director Fred Miller. Jackie was honored as the College’s American Indian College Fund Student of the Year, a designation accompanied by Learn More →