Art Buswell 2014 Award Recipient: Sarah Walker
We would like to congratulate Sarah Walker on winning the Art Buswell Memorial Award. This award was created in memory of Mr. Buswell, who exemplified altruism to his very core. We believe Sarah and the other nominees embodied that same attribute well, but Ms. Walker went above and beyond the call of duty in every volunteer assignment she took on. Congratulations again to Sarah and the other nominees!
Congratulations to our 2014 COLD Leadership Graduates!
COLD Leadership Distinction:
Where Are They Now?
Each month we will feature a former UAF student to see where they are and how UAF helped them get there!
Name: Ashleigh Strange
What year did you graduate?
May of 2013
What is your degree?
What is your job title now?
A couple of months after graduation, I moved to Bethlehem, Pennsylvania to work in an Amazon.com Fulfillment Warehouse.
What were you involved in at UAF?
While at UAF, I was a resident assistant for Residence Life, a member of the Nanook Traditions Board, I had a radio show with KSUA, wrote the Student Government column for the UAF Sun Star, and even spent a year as UAF's mascot, the Nanook!
What is your favorite memory from being involved at UAF?
My favorite memory from being involved at UAF has to be the 3 years in a row I organized the Thrill the World Flash Mob dance on campus with the Student Activities office. Overall, I taught approximately 350 Fairbanksans and UAF students to dance to Michale Jackson's "Thriller."
How has involvement at UAF helped you in your post grad adventures?
Getting involved at UAF is no different than getting involved in the "Real World" after graduation. There are lots of opportunities to help make the world a better place. Recently, I took a bus to NYC with the 9/11 Day "I Will" volunteer memorial project to help refurbish a firehouse in Bayside,Queens. Volunteering in Mexico with Alternative Spring Break has really opened doors to where and when I can volunteer in the future. No place is too far and every volunteer opportunity is an adventure!
We are located in the Wood Center and offer a rich variety of opportunities for you to get involved at UAF, develop your leadership skills and style, meet new people, and be of service in our community and beyond.
Co-Curricular Opportunities for Leadership Development (COLD Certificate)
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