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Iḷisaġvik College is pleased to announce that Iñupiaq language courses will be offered free of tuition beginning the Spring 2020 semester. This amounts to $495 in savings for each student enrolling in Iñupiaq language course, a reduction from the total previous cost of $605 and the removal of a significant barrier to accessing language knowledge and instruction. “We are proud to uplift our … More

UTQIAĠVIK (BARROW), AK (December 13, 2019) – Barrow Mechanical, located in Utqiaġvik, Alaska, has generously matched Pick.Click.Give donations given to Iḷisaġvik College, Alaska’s only tribal college, for two years in a row. First in 2018 and then in 2019, Barrow Mechanical matched donations that Alaskan residents contributed to Iḷisaġvik College from their Permanent Fund Dividend (PFD) via … More

Iḷisaġvik College is delighted to welcome Jerica Aamodt as Assistant Professor, Iñupiaq Studies. Aamodt is Iñupiaq from Utqiaġvik, Alaska where she was raised. Prior to becoming faculty, Aamodt was Coordinator of Iñupiaq Studies since 2012. For the past four years, Aamodt has taught at Iḷisaġvik as adjunct faculty and is widely known for the contributions she has made toward the development of … More

UTQIAĠVIK (BARROW), AK (August 19, 2019) – Quintillion, headquartered in Anchorage, AK, has generously donated 40 Mbps in bandwidth to Iḷisaġvik College, Alaska’s only tribal college, located in Utqiaġvik on the North Slope of Alaska. Iḷisaġvik College Vice President and COO, Brian Plessinger, worked with Quintillion’s CEO, George Tronsrue III, and Chief Revenue Officer, Michael McHale, to … More

UTQIAĠVIK (Barrow), AK (August 16, 2019) - Iḷisaġvik College President Dr. Pearl Brower announced her resignation today. She will serve one more year at Iḷisaġvik College, ending her tenure as President in July of 2020. Lillian Aanauraq Lane, Chairperson of the Board of Trustees said, "On behalf of the Iḷisaġvik College Board of Trustees we want to thank Dr. Pearl Brower, for her 12 years … More