Since 2009, Elizabeth has advised UAS Health Science students Juneau , Ketchikan and Sitka.
Career Education Program Coordinator Elizabeth Spence is the 2014 UAS winner for the University of Alaska’s Staff Make Students Count Award. Elizabeth has been an integral staff member for the University of Alaska Southeast (UAS) and indirectly with the University of Alaska Anchorage (UAA), College of Health for several years. Through many major administrative and program transitions, she has continued to always put students first and to be an advocate for UA students.
Elizabeth began working at UAS through the Federal TRIO Program in 2006. In 2007, Elizabeth moved from TRIO to Admissions as a recruiter. In 2009, Elizabeth was offered the Career Education Coordinator position working primarily with the UAS School of Career Education, Health Sciences program and University of Alaska Anchorage School of Nursing (UAA SON).
Since 2009, Elizabeth has advised UAS Health Science students Juneau , Ketchikan and Sitka. Health Sciences includes a diverse set of degree options including two degrees which are direct feeders into the UAA College of Health Associate degrees. Elizabeth sets up regional advising appointments to streamline information from UAA to UAS Juneau, Ketchikan and Sitka campus advisors and students. As the lead Health Sciences advisor, she is proactive with contacting and meeting with Health Sciences students.