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Amid cuts, UAS moves focus to enrollment

...a parent, grandparent or great-grandparent who receives a Permanent Fund Dividend. Eric Lingle, associate director of admission for UAS, said the trial program, now in its second year, has attracted 39 students to date. Speaking with one...
Admissions director holds key to UW's door

...Ballinger could boil it down to one word, it would be this:Gumption.Or try a fishing metaphor. The UW's director of admissions, a consummate Alaska outdoorsman, describes the best applicants as salmon, swimming upstream tirelessly against...
Some seniors fail exit exam, will not receive a diploma

...SAT. Not having a high school diploma might affect the admission of marginal students, said Eastern Washington Director of Admissions Michelle Whittingham. "Clearly, we want every student to have a high school diploma. We want every student...
Neighbors Digest

...other scholarships. For more information on scholarship opportunities or degree programs, contact the interim director of admissions, Mike Santarosa, at (907) 747-2508. Free ESL classes offered on Mondays The Juneau Adult Education Center...
Film highlights plight of Native college students

...discussed Native success issues after the premiere of the film Wednesday night. UAS Chancellor John Pugh, UAS Director of Admissions Joe Nelson, Juneau-Douglas High School counselor Frank Coenraad and Bremner fielded a variety of questions...
Are some 'A's' worth more than others?

...such as Colorado College, don't recalculate weighted grade-point averages, said Ellen Goulding, associate director of admissions at the very selective school in Colorado Springs. Weighting grades is a positive thing, she said, although...
Elton's seat gaining interest

...happen, but nobody knew when," she said. Possible nominees include: Joe Nelson, a Sealaska board member and a Director of Admissions at the University of Alaska Southeast. He is married to former Rep. Mary Nelson, D-Bethel, who left the...
Palin tries second pick for Juneau Senate seat

...for his bachelor's and master's degrees, and then Loyola Law School. He is an Alaska Native who serves as director of admissions at UAS. He is a member of the Alaska Bar Association and director of Sealaska Corp., as well as Yak-tat Kwaan...
Poetry Out Loud finals to be held Feb. 23 at the JACC 5 p.m., Feb. 23, at the Juneau Arts & Culture Center. The master of ceremonies will be Joe Nelson, director of admissions at University of Alaska Southeast. Guest judges for the event include: Willie Hensley, writer and politician...
Students get a chance to shop for higher ed

...discussions and residential life. The University of Nevada at Reno attracts about 50 Alaskans a year, said Associate Director of Admissions Charles Records. ``Our university is very interested in a diverse population, both ethnically and geographically...


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