September 28, 2004
Faith Duncan was awarded the grand prize of twelve credit hours of tuition waivers (Read the winning essay - doc format). Marie Zellmer was awarded second place and won 6 credit hours of tuition waivers and David Mann took third place and was awarded 3 credit hours of tuition waivers.
The essay contest topic: "2054: An Educational Odyssey" offered participants the opportunity to create a college of the future. Entrants penned a wide variety of visions for the future of college education. Most entries included elements of college science fiction while others were more concrete with university campuses still being a big part of student life.
The University of Alaska Southeast Ketchikan Campus is celebrating 50 years of community college education this year. UAS Ketchikan is a part of the University of Alaska statewide system and provides a wide variety of educational courses and programs both locally and to students in distance sites across the state. Many course offerings are available both locally and through distance avenues including web-based, audio conference, teleconference and satellite offerings. Through these offerings, students can achieve certifications, associate, bachelor and master degrees.
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