Community Invited to Chukchi Campus's Indigenous Peoples Day Celebration
Monday, Oct. 9.
8:30 a.m. - 12 p.m.: We will be showing documentaries showcasing Indigenous people from all over the world.
9 a.m. - 12 p.m.: Qayusaaq and donut making food demonstrations. Qayusaaq is a cranberry drink made to help boost the immune system during cold/flu season, and also during holidays and special events. Dipping donuts into the qayusaaq is a traditional delicacy.
12 - 1:30 p.m.: Community potluck sharing Indigenous foods, please bring your favorite dish to share! Also during this time, we will have a meet and great with a team of scientists that will be presenting their project on climate change and how it is effecting sea ice in our region and showing us their instruments - including a drone and some footage they've taken so far.
1:30- 2:30 p.m.: Our doors will be open and the community is welcome to continue discussing climate change as we prep for the next event.
2:30 - 5 p.m.: We will be hosting kids crafts, making globes out of paper mâché and learning about Indigenous People from all over the world. During this time, we will also have several elders visiting our youth and sharing stories with them.
Tuesday October 10
6 - 8:30 p.m.: Another team of scientists will be presenting another project to the community, this one focusing on climate change and how it is effecting soil and permafrost in our region. They will be recruiting for three participants who will help in the process of sites instrumentation and can maintain the observations through September 2018.
CHUKCHI CAMPUS MISSION
To be a responsive and collaborative rural college that inspires and develops each student to contribute to the cultural and civic needs of her or his community.
Important Dates and Deadlines:
On Campus Chukchi Registration Week Begins - August 08, 2017
First day of instruction/Late registration begins: Monday, August 28, 2017
*some campuses/courses may have a different start date - be sure to check when registering*
Labor Day - no class, offices closed: Monday, September 04, 2017
DEADLINE FOR LATE REGISTRATION/Adding a Class/Fee Payment: Friday September 08, 2017
Deadline for Student-initiated/faculty initiated drops: Friday September 08, 2017
Deadline for tuition and fee payment and refunds, 5 p.m. in person or Midnight at UAOnline: Monday, September 11, 2017
Spring 2017 Course List Available at UAOnline: Monday, October 30, 2017
Last day for Student/Faculty withdrawal and change to Audit: Friday, November 03, 2017
Registration and Fee Payment Opens for Spring 2017 Semester: Monday, November 13, 2017
Thanksgiving Holiday - No classes, offices closed: Thursday - Sunday, November 23 - 26, 2017
Last day of Fall Instruction: Saturday, December 09, 2017
FINAL EXAMS: Monday-Saturday, December 11 - 16, 2017
Faculty deadline to post grades: Noon, Wednesday, December 20, 2017
Winter Holiday - no classes, most offices closed: Saturday, December 23, 2017 - Tuesday, January 02, 2018