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Empire Editorial: Be smart with your PFD - don't just spend, save

...even those still with newborns, it's never to early to start a college savings plan. In fact, the University of Alaska College Savings Plan is one that is tailored for Alaskans, even those on a tight budget. The minimum initial deposit is only...
College Track 3 to air on Alaska Public Media Monday

...Media stations KAKM-TV in Anchorage and KYUK-TV in Bethel, on Monday, Oct. 28 at 10 p.m. Since 2004, the Alaska College Track Series has followed several rural Alaska Native college students on their path toward graduation, including...
Deadline for PFD contributions approaching make direct contributions from their PFD to their favorite non-profit organizations or to their University of Alaska College Savings Plan.This year's PFD direct deposit will fall on Oct 3. All 2013 PFD payments will also be mailed on...
UAS screens film on Native experience in college

...Southeast Friday evening.UAS public relations director Katie Bausler, who produced the first two installations in the "Alaska College Track" series in 2004 and 2007, introduced "College Track III," directed by Pat Race and produced by Lucid Reverie...
A jewel in the crown of the University of Alaska: College savings program

...nation to receive Morningstar's Gold rating.(1)A version of this plan is marketed in Alaska as the University of Alaska College Savings Plan. It offers the same investment options as the T. Rowe Price College Savings Plan plus a very low cost...
The Challenge of college affordability: University of Alaska is a bargain

...missions which is unique in the nation.In the end, the circular journeys bring us right back to where we started about Alaska college affordability. Forget comparing us with the roar of New York, the rattle of Wall Street, the hum of Chicago, even...
'I Know I Can' program inspires children

From Monday through next Friday, the Alaska Commission on Postsecondary Education and the University of Alaska College Savings Plan will again partner to bring the message of "I Know I Can" to second-grade students in Juneau schools.Since 2007...
UAS Sound and Motion Spring Arts Series 2013

...the world.March 29, 7 p.m., Egan Lecture HallCollege Track 3 Premiere and Panel DiscussionWoochEeen ClubThe Alaska College track series shows the challenges faced by rural Alaska Native students on their path toward graduation as they balance...
Shopping for colleges, shopping for students

...the opportunity to spend a year as an exchange student at another college. Colleges are looking for students from Alaska. Colleges want a diverse student body, partly for what it adds to the classroom in differing perspectives, and partly to...
Back at the Top of the World

...firefighter. "We haven't seen him (play) since high school." Billings is the big one that got away from the Alaska colleges. Famed Marquette coach Al McGuire called players like Billings "aircraft carriers," the force in the middle...


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