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High School Dual Credit Open House

Posted on: August 21st, 2014 by dlbickley No Comments

Attention, high school Dual Credit students and parents of Dual Credit students! This Monday, August 25, there is an open house in the PWSCC Student Commons from 6:30pm to 8:30pm. Our staff will be there to answer any questions you may have about Dual Credit classes: What is available? What does it cost? How do you register? There will even be free pizza. This is a great program for saving on future college expenses. For more information about this or any other college programs, call us at 907- 834-1600 today!

Annual Port of Valdez Cruise for Students!

Posted on: August 19th, 2014 by dlbickley No Comments

On the evening of Saturday, August 23rd, PWSCC will host our annual Port of Valdez Cruise with Stan Stephens! This event is open to new and returning students, as well as their families! Did we mention that it’s FREE?! This is your chance to see our incredible mountains and waterfalls while cruising in comfort. You’ll also get a chance to meet the faculty and staff of PWSCC in a relaxed and fun atmosphere. But, you have to reserve your seats! Please call our main desk at 1-907-834-1600 to reserve your spot on the boat as soon as possible!

Outdoor Leadership Program Promoted in the Media

Posted on: August 8th, 2014 by dlbickley No Comments

It has been a busy year for PWSCC’s Outdoor Leadership Lead Faculty, Dr. D.B. Palmer, from the creation of Alaska’s first adventure film school–where notable instructors include Emmy-award winning director Michael Brown–to being the featured speaker at this year’s Balto Film Festival in Seward, Alaska. The Outdoor Leadership program is making waves both at home and abroad. As the eco tourism industry continues to expand and diversify, a degree in Outdoor Leadership prepares students to take the lead in this dynamic and rewarding field. In the filmmaking business specifically, film companies have increased their spending in Alaska by a factor of 40 in just three years.

It is no surprise, then, that the media would take note. Attached is an article from the Seward Phoenix LOG that illustrates PWSCC’s Outdoor Leadership Program’s integrity and relevancy in the growing film market within Alaska. You can read about our program on pages 1 and 12 of the attached PDF:

The Seward Pheonix LOG Vol. 48, No. 51 | August 7, 2014 (3.3 MiB)

Want to get in on the action? Check it out online, or call our Academic Advising team at 1-907-834-1600 to learn about how you can enroll in this exciting program today!

PWSCC’s DB Palmer Leads Balto Film Festival Workshop

Posted on: July 25th, 2014 by dlbickley No Comments

PWSCC is proud to be a part of the third annual Balto Film Festival in Seward, Alaska, this year. The college’s lead Outdoor Leadership faculty, DB Palmer, is conducting a free one-hour workshop, “Learn to Get the Most Out of Your GoPro,” at the Seward Library/Museum at 6:00 p.m., July 25th. This free filmmaking workshop is open-to-the-public! If you’re going to be in the Seward area this week, check it out! This workshop is a must-have for anybody who wants to learn more about adventure filmmaking or simply utilize their GoPro footage more effectively.

For more information about the Balto Film Festival, click here.
For more information about the workshop, view this article from the Seward City News!