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Nearly 40 Graduates Recognized During 42nd Annual UAF Northwest Campus Commencement

Kawerak's GED program graduates received their diplomas during the 2018 UAF Northwest Campus commencement ceremony. Photo used with permission from Kawerak,Inc. (2018)

As Northwest Campus offers unique classes and programs that are significant to the region, the commencement also featured two students who became certified in High Latitude Range Management related to reindeer herding, and six are now certified Nurse Aides. Six graduates received their associate degrees along with 15 students from Western Alaska who completed their general education diplomas (GEDs).

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E. Coli Outbreak Comes to Alaska: First Confirmed Cases Are Nome Inmates

Close-up view of green lettuce in pink bowl

State-wide, all eight confirmed cases of E. coli infection are inmates currently residing in Nome’s Anvil Mountain Correctional Center (AMCC). As of Wednesday, no additional E. coli cases have been reported by AMCC or elsewhere in Alaska. The Center for Disease Control recommends Alaskans avoid eating any romaine lettuce unless you can verify it is not from Yuma, Arizona.

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