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E-Learning Classroom

06-25-13 |

The School of Management Master of Public Administration program will experiment next fall with an innovative classroom design that utilizes inexpensive technology to convert a faculty office into a studio. The studio will support blended classroom instruction and accommodate local & distance students. Autofocusing, motion-detecting, face-tracking video cameras will capture live discussions and record full HD video clips with advanced compression technology. The walls are being treated with dry-erase coating that eliminates the need for whiteboards. The studio will include a conference table and a flat panel screen for video conferencing. Dr. Kathy DiLorenzo will utilize the studio for her Public Administration classes next fall. More...

 

SOM Outstanding Graduates

05-12-13 |

Student Awards celebrate individuals who have done consistently outstanding work in their degree field of study. More...

 

SOM News Archives

Congratulations Julie Hamilton!

2-3-14 |

Julie Hamilton, Assistant Professor of Accounting with the School of Management, was recently awarded the Harold T. Caven Professorship by the University of Alaska Foundation. The professorship is for $20,000. Julie was instrumental in establishing a local Internal Revenue Service, Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program (IRS VITA) in collaboration with the Tlingit and Haida Regional Housing Authority. Julie's vision is to encourage students to volunteer at VITA sites, as well as set-up and run a campus-based program during the tax season. Funding from the professorship will support coordination, practicum credit, and travel assistance to expand services to communities such as Haines, Elfin Cove, and Tenakee Springs. More...

 

Dr. Julia Ivy accepts position with Northeastern University

05-10-2013 |

Dr. Julia Ivy (formerly Yuliya Ivanova) accepted an offer to work full time with Northeastern University's College of Professional Studies at Northeastern University in Boston. Julia is developing a practitioner-focused Master of Science in Leadership with a focus on human resources and organizational development. Dr. Ivy has been a member of the School of Management for many years. More...

 

Assistant Professor of Accounting, Vickie Williams awarded 2013 Faculty Excellence in Advising Award

05-06-2013 |

Ms. Vickie Williams , MBA/CPA, has distinguished herself in faculty advising. Students and colleagues commend her for her dedication to student needs, her adaptability to new challenges and her openness with students. In addition, Ms. Williams is a tireless advocate for UAS. Vickie advises literally everywhere she goes — it’s not unusual for her to take time and talk to a potential or current student at local events, the pool or the grocery store. More...

 

"Atticus Finch Looks at Fifty" published by Associate Professor of Law Science Michael Boyer

04-08-13 |

Boyer’s article takes a novel reading through an interpretive and reflective review of the famous literary lawyer Atticus Finch, at the 50th anniversary of the book and film, To Kill a Mockingbird. More...

 

Accounting Students Receive AKCPA’s Paul Hagelbarger Scholarship

1-14-13 | UAS Soundings

The Alaska Society of CPAs (AKCPA), a statewide professional organization, announces awards of the Paul Hagelbarger Scholarship to UAS accounting students Heather Leggett and Emma Zeisel. More...

 

MPA Program building a network of public administrators across Alaska and the Yukon Territory

1-14-13 | UAS Soundings

The School of Management’s MPA program is seeing high enrollment and admission numbers. MPA Director, Dr. Kathy DiLorenzo shares “our increased enrollment (an increase of approximately 40%) this year highlights the widespread participation our program has come to enjoy from communities across Alaska and the Yukon Territory.” More...

 

Accounting Careers Info Night on Thursday September 20th at 7 pm

09-10-12 |

Interested in Accounting? Want to know more about job opportunities in Accounting? UAS’s School of Management is hosting representatives from the State of Alaska, the Division of Legislative Audit, Elgee Rehfeld Mertz, and Sealaska Corporation. Representatives will share information about accounting careers, certifications required for different positions, and internship/job opportunities available with their offices. The event will be on the Juneau campus in Egan 104 and broadcast live on uatv.alaska.edu Call the School of Management at 796-6477 for more information. More...

 

Natural Resource Management emphasis area added to MPA Program

08-24-12 | UAS Soundings

The School of Management is excited to roll out a new emphasis area in Natural Resource Management for the Masters of Public Administration degree program. More...

 

Dr. Julia Ivy accepts offer to share the SOM's expertise in quality of teaching in the distance environment.

08-24-12 | UAS Soundings

Dr. Julia Ivy (formerly Yuliya Ivanova) accepted an offer to share the School of Management’s expertise in quality of teaching in the distance environment at the graduate Program in Leadership in the College of Professional Studies at Northeastern University in Boston. More...

 

SIFE students were also invited to a private meeting with two separate New York entrepreneurs

08-24-12 | UAS Soundings

Four UAS students traveled to New York City (NYC) in April 2012 to present their project portfolio to a panel of judges from companies such as Unilever, The Walgreen Company, KPMG, Kraft, Pepperidge Farm, and Liberty Mutual Insurance. More...

 

UAS appoints John Blanchard to Dean

05-31-2012 | Juneau Empire

Blanchard holds a Masters in Business Administration from the University of Toledo and a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Dayton. He is a certified public accountant and certified management accountant. More...

 

SOM Outstanding Graduates

05-06-12 |

Student Awards celebrate individuals who have done consistently outstanding work in their degree field of study. More...

 

Ljubomir “LJ” Medenica, Adjunct Faculty of Business Administration, receives UAS Award for Excellence in Adjunct Instruction.

05-02-2012 |

Ljubomir “LJ” Medenica, Adjunct Faculty of Business Administration, was nominated and awarded the Excellence in Adjunct Instruction award for the quality service and teaching he provides to UAS students. LJ commented on this honor, “This recognition is an additional and perfect “wind in my sails” to continue an amazing, challenging, and fruitful teaching journey with students from all over Alaska and with SOM faculty.” More...

 

Lemonade Day engages youth in entrepreneurship activities

04-06-2012 | Juneau Empire

In just one year, Lemonade Day Alaska — which started in Anchorage last year — has grown into a statewide initiative that provides students in kindergarten through 12th grade the opportunity to learn how to build and operate their own business: the time-honored tradition of running a lemonade stand. More...

 

Job seekers meet with SOM staff at Kenai Peninsula Job Fair

04-04-2012 | Peninsula Clarion

Sarah Schaefer is a student advisor at the school of management, “I deal with a lot of non-traditional students, working professionals that reach a certain place in their career where they can’t advance anymore and many times the employer is paying for their advance development courses which we are very able to accommodate without them coming to our campus,” she said. More...

 

Southeast School of Management hosts two information sessions

04-04-10 | Juneau Empire

The University of Alaska Southeast School of Management will hold two information sessions for those interested in business, public administration or information systems careers. More...

 

Celebrating success at UAS

09-19-2010 | Juneau Empire

Ljubomir "LJ" Medenica is a new adjunct instructor in the University of Alaska Southeast School of Management. More...

 

 
 

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