Four customer service workshops for employees of the hospitality and visitor services industry will be offered in Fairbanks during April. The University of Alaska Fairbanks Cooperative Extension Service and the Alaska Division of Economic Development will co-sponsor AlaskaHost classes on customer service essentials, telephone customer service and serving customers with disabilities. A fourth training, Alaska in Your Backyard, describes local sights and history.
On a sunny afternoon in Nome, Jeff Oatley stepped off his fat bike. That day, for the first time since before the Super Bowl, he had nowhere to ride tomorrow. On March 7, Oatley, with his wife Heather Best (who rode a few hundred miles of choice trail with him), finished a winter bicycle ride from Skagway to Nome.
April 12 is the deadline to register for a certified food protection manager training that will be offered April 26 by videoconference in five Alaska communities. The University of Alaska Fairbanks Cooperative Extension Service will host the food safety workshop, which will meet from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. in Fairbanks, Delta Junction, Palmer, Juneau and Sitka.
Upcoming events and activities “New Views of Viking Greenland: Resilient, Adaptive, but Still Extinct,” by Thomas McGovern April 5, 7 p.m., Morris Thompson Cultural and Visitors Center, 101 Dunkel Street Sponsored by the College of Natural Science and Mathematics, the Alaska Quaternary Center at UAF and the National Park Service Alaska Native Studies Conference … Continue reading Centennial highlights — events for April
Chancellor Dana Thomas and President Jim Johnsen will meet April 4-5 with campus groups who have participated in or who may be affected by options in Strategic Pathways Phase II discussions. The meetings will be open to all.
Kunihiko Yoshida and Jeff Gayman, professors at Hokkaido University in Japan, will present on the topic of “Property Law Policy for the Indigenous Ainu People in Japan and the Unresolved Issue of Reparations” from noon-2 p.m. Monday, April 10, in the Brooks Building RSS Gathering Room.
The Nanook Diversity and Action Center invites you to celebrate the National Day of Action on Tuesday, April 4. The action day is observed annually as part of Sexual Assault Awareness Month to focus awareness on sexual violent prevention. Visit the NDAC booths at the Wood Center (11 a.m.-2 p.m.) and the Moore-Bartlett-Skarland Complex (4-6 p.m.) to participate.