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Our New Home on The Web!

new url graphic Our Tips for Student Success blog has a new address! Please update your bookmark with the new address: tss.learningspaces.alaska.edu. We have moved from wordpress.com to wordpress.org. Read why we made the change on our learningspaces site!

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8 Skills Needed in the Workplace Today

skillsStudent’s take note! Employers in today’s digital era are looking for these eight skills:

  1. Passion for digital
  2. Analytical thinking and application
  3. Critical thinking
  4. Communication skills
  5. Understanding the “bigger picture”
  6. Accountability
  7. Be solution-oriented
  8. Find exceptional mentors to inspire you

Learn more and explore these skills from sources: Edudemic and Educational Technology and Mobile Learning.

College and Career Readiness GPS for Every Student

Digital Learning Now Infographic – Click on the image below to view.



Summer Classes Start May 19!

The Sitka Campus is offering a wide variety of classes this summer.

Face-to-face classes are available in Art, Communication, Education, English, Fisheries Tech, and Psychology.

Online course offerings include Alaska Languages, Art, Astronomy, Biology, Chemistry, CIOS, English, Health information Mgmt, Health Science, Journalism, Justice, Math, Music, Philosophy and Statistics.

View your choices and sign up today!


UAS Student Government to Award 4 Dream Big $500 Scholarships


Four $500 scholarships will be awarded to UAS Sitka Campus students this summer.

There are a few requirements to be eligible:

  • be admitted to a UAS major
  • be taking summer classes
  • be eligible for financial aid
  • submit an application

Contact a Student Success Center Advisor at 747-7717 for more information.

Apply by May 15!