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Iḷisaġvik College recognizes Barrow Mechanical’s generosity in matching Pick.Click.Give 2018 donations towards Iḷisaġvik College’s Foundation

(March 5th, 2018 Utqiaġvik (Barrow), Alaska) ⎻ Iḷisaġvik College President Dr. Pearl Brower is pleased to acknowledge the generosity of Barrow Mechanical, a local business based in Utqiaġvik (Barrow) since 1975, in pledging to match all Pick.Click.Give donations made to Ilisagvik College for the 2018 Permanent Fund Dividend season.   Iḷisaġvik College is a proud partner of Learn More →

Creating Jobs through Apprenticeships at Ilisagvik College

Located in Utqiagvik (Barrow), Alaska, Ilisagvik College is Alaska’s only tribal college. The institution serves the remote region of the North Slope Borough (NSB), a locale whose population is over 80% Iñupiaq. It is also a region well endowed with natural beauty and resources. Contrary to popular belief, the oil field sector is not the only source of employment on the North Slope. In fact, the Learn More →

Iḷisaġvik College awarded Reaffirmation of Accreditation

Iḷisaġvik College awarded Reaffirmation of Accreditation (PDF Version) Iḷisaġvik College President Dr. Pearl Brower is pleased and honored to announce that the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities (NWCCU) has reaffirmed Iḷisaġvik’s accreditation after the Fall 2017 Year Seven Evaluation. This reaffirmation confirms that Iḷisaġvik College is meeting its obligations to the educational Learn More →

Iḷisaġvik College Joins Achieving the Dream to Pursue Transformative Change, Improve Student Success

Silver Spring, MD (June 28, 2016) – Iḷisaġvik College today announced it has joined Achieving the Dream (ATD), a network of more than 220 colleges in 39 states dedicated to improving student success.  As a Network institution, Iḷisaġvik College will innovate to implement, align, and scale cutting edge reforms, work with ATD coaches to build institutional capacity and connect with peers to foster Learn More →

Iḷisaġvik College recognizes Arctic Slope Regional Corporation’s generosity in contributing over $1 million towards post secondary education on the North Slope.

(June 2nd, 2017 Utqiaġvik, Alaska) ⎻ Iḷisaġvik College President Dr. Pearl Brower is pleased to acknowledge the generosity of the Arctic Slope Regional Corporation (ASRC) in contributing over $1 million to the college to help further the efforts of post-secondary education on the North Slope. By exemplifying the Iñupiat value of Aviktuagqatigiigñiq (sharing), ASRC has enhanced Iḷisaġvik’s efforts Learn More →

Alaska Native Community College Garners High Ratings

It’s one of the best community colleges in the United States, but you won’t find ivy-covered walls or elite clubs here. Learn More →

Dental Health Aide Therapist curriculum approved at Iḷisaġvik College

The curriculum for Alaska’s Dental Health Aide Therapist (DHAT) program was recently approved by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities, through ANTHC’s partnership with Iḷisaġvik College in Barrow. This newly accredited degree program offers DHAT students the opportunity to earn an Associate of Applied Science (AAS) degree. Learn More →

Ilisagvik College scores high in national survey

Ilisagvik College has been named the No. 2 college in overall standing in a recent survey done by WalletHub, which evaluated 821 community colleges across the nation. That's about half of the total number of community colleges in the country, both private and public. Learn More →

Barrow lands its first whales of the season

A few weeks into the fall whaling season on the North Slope, Barrow crews are working around the clock to bring in bowheads for the community. Learn More →

Iḷisaġvik #2 on list of Best Community Colleges

Across the board, community colleges are slowly stacking up against their university counterparts by offering better schedule flexibility, smaller class sizes and comparatively rigorous coursework, including bachelor’s degree programs in some states at a fraction of the university cost. Learn More →