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Spring Course Schedule out now! Have you chosen your classes?

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New! Iñupiaq Early Learning Associate of Arts Degree

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New Literary Journal Seeks Submissions

Aglaun, Iḷisaġvik's literary journal, is now accepting submissions of original work by students,staff and community! We are accepting poetry, fiction, nonfiction, academic essays, reviews (book and movie), personal essays, science and nature writing, photography, drawings, etc. Your work will be read by the editorial team--please note that the response time will be about a month as the student Learn More →

Iḷisaġvik College Summer Camps a Hit with Alaskan 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

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 →

Recognition for Growing Enrollment

Iḷisaġvik College Gains Recognition for Growing Enrollment In the November 2011 edition of Community College Week, the North Slope’s own Iḷisaġvik College was named one of the “top 50 fastest-growing public two-year colleges with enrollments under 2500” compared to similar colleges nationwide. Ranked by percent change in head-count from Fall 2009 to Fall 2010, Iḷisaġvik came in at number 24 Learn More →

Fastest Man in Alaska Inspires Iḷisaġvik Students

Iḷisaġvik College hosted three Allied Health camps this summer to foster enthusiasm for healthy lifestyles as well as give students an overview of the many careers available in the health field. Supported by a grant from the North Slope Borough Health Department, students signed up to attend at no cost and receive academic credits for participating. The camps focused on encouraging students to Learn More →

Northern House Built by Iḷisaġvik Students

It sounds like the dream every homeowner in a northern climate has at some point in their life – especially if they live in an area accessible only by plane, which can make material delivery costs almost prohibitively expensive.  The goal of the joint venture between Iḷisaġvik College, Tagiugmiullu Nunamiullu Housing Authority (TNHA) and the Cold Climate Housing Research Center (CCHRC) was to Learn More →