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MLK Day celebration planned

...United States Coast Guard Veteran and State of Alaska Department of Revenue employee Naomi Sanders; University of Alaska PITAAS Program Director Ronalda Cadiente-Brown; Maritime Information Specialist Michael Patterson; and Juneau Empire Managing Editor...
The Elizabeth Peratrovich Project: The tools to talk about civil rights

...goals when I'm talking about that."Looking at some of the leaps forward - Olson cited the success of scholarship program PITAAS, which helped to educate and boost the careers of Alaska Native teachers and administrators - still brings reminders of how...
Emotions high over school curriculum

...was passed around the room to collect the names of attendees interested in being on the committee.Ronalda Cadiente-Brown, PITAAS director at the University of Alaska Southeast School of Education, suggested the materials be removed during their re-evaluation...
Photos: Native graduation

...message from our Chancellor John Pugh, guest speaker Tlingit and Haida President Bill Martin, gifts to the graduating UAS, PITAAS and Wooch.een students and reception. More photos of the All Nations Children dance group can be seen at Spotted: All Nation's...
Moala and Cadiente-Nelson to wed

...reception. Sound off on the important issues at The bride is the daughter of Norval and Barbara Cadiente-Nelson. She is a PITAAS student at the University of Alaska Southeast, pursuing a master's degree in secondary education. The groom is the son of...
Phyllis Carlson

...service: School Board Member: Past President/Vice President, Chair of Committees; UAS: Campus Council, Advisory for PITAAS, (Past) MAT; JSD: Site Councils, Booster Clubs Community: Board Member of Communities In Schools, JAMHI, (Past) Kids...
UAS hosts First Nation elder this week

...including UAS freshman seminar and upper division Philosophy studies, the Wooch.een club at the Native Rural Student Center, and PITAAS (Preparing Indigenous Teachers and Administrators for Alaska Schools) students, and is the featured speaker at this week's...
Sisterhood, Hazy Island Books donate to Eagle Totem project

...UAS's Native and Rural Students Program. Lyle James is a PITAAS (Preparing Indigenous Teachers and Administrators for Alaska Schools) student, who, working with Kolene and PITAAS program director Jacqueline Tagaban, coordinates UAS's annual...
University to host Eagle Pole fundraising banquet

...venison, salad, dessert and nonalcoholic beverages. Tickets are $100. An accompanying presentation includes oratory by UAS/PITAAS student Gloria Anderstrom, Woosh.ji.een Dance group performance, storytelling with Mary Gubatayo and Liana Wallace, and...
University of Alaska Southeast to hold 2009 commencement

...Kvasnikoff is the Outstanding Graduate in Social Science and a Preparing Indigenous Teachers and Administrators for Alaska Schools (PITAAS) scholarship recipient who plans to teach in rural Alaska. Regents William Andrews and Kent Fischer, of Juneau, will be...


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