UAS Ketchikan Recent Events
From wine tasting to a Wii tournament
February 19, 2010
California Dreamin’ Wine Tasting & Food Pairing
On February 19th, UAS Ketchikan and the Alumni Association had their 5th annual wine festival and food pairing event. The event raised another $7,200 to benefit the new Rainbird Trail extension that is in the process of being built behind the Ketchikan campus. The event was very successful with over 120 attendees enjoying the great California wines and tasty food.
February 24, 2010
Technology & Society Presentation and Wii Tournament (PTK)
UAS Ketchikan’s Alpha Rho Beta chapter of the Phi Theta Kappa International Honor Society hosted a Technology & Society Presentation. The session opened with Rick McDonald giving his Web 2.0 presentation, and was followed by a video showing the amazing potential of Pranav Mistry’s SixthSense Technology to affect the way we experience the technological and social world. This was followed by a Wii tournament and refreshments.
February 26, March 5 & March 12
Three Paradoxes of Affluence (PTK)
UAS Ketchikan’s Alpha Rho Beta chapter of the Phi Theta Kappa International Honor Society sponsored a series of three brown bag sessions with John Radzilowski, Assistant Professor of History, exploring some of the paradoxes of affluence. Affluence is the PTK study theme for the 2009- 2010 academic year. The three specific topics covered were Affluence: A Worry of the Affluent; Money: Problem Solver or Problem Maker; and Societal Self-Loathing of the Affluent.
February 27, 2010
Wii Party with Crafts for Children (Student Government)
UAS Ketchikan Student Government sponsored a Wii party with crafts for children to celebrate reaching their first recycling goal and to promote the campus recycling program. Several families participated and enjoyed a nacho bar, in addition to playing Wii and creating fun craft projects.
March 2, 2010
Celebration of the birthday of Dr. Seuss
The UAS Ketchikan campus celebrated the March 2nd birthday of Dr. Seuss with selected readings from his books by Campus Director, Cathy LeCompte. Of course, green eggs and ham were served!