Kenai Peninsula College seeks interested community members to apply to serve on its College Council as the southern Kenai Peninsula at-large representative. The borough-wide council serves as an advisory board to the college director and advocates for the interests of the college to the community and legislature; members serve 3-year terms. People interested in serving should submit a letter of interest and resume by Jan. 18 to: College Director, Kenai Peninsula College, 156 College Road, Soldotna AK 99669. Interested individuals with questions can call (907) 262-0318.
The Kachemak Bay Campus is closed for the holiday break from Dec. 24 – Jan. 1.
Registration for winter-spring semester is now going on for all upcoming classes. Many classes begin the week of Jan. 14.
Many art and writing classes are offered next semester, including ceramics with Paul Dungan; beginning; intermediate and advanced painting with Asia Freeman; film with Michael Walsh; digital camera photography with Taz Tally; printmaking and book arts by Jimmy Riordan; creative nonfiction with Nancy Lord; introduction to creative writing with Erin Hollowell and food writing with chef Kristen Dixon.
Online and walk-in registration is now being held at www.homer.alaska.edu. Advanced registration is required. Register early. See schedule for upcoming winter-spring classes at www.kpc.alaska.edu/kbc. Call 235-7743 for information or an advising appointment.
Registration has started for the 2013 Kachemak Bay Writers’ Conference, to be held June 14-18 at Land’s End Resort. Poet Naomi Shihab Nye is the keynote presenter. The early registration fee is $375, space available, with a special student rate.
The conference features 17 other award-winning, nationally recognized authors, editors and agents who will conduct creative writing workshops, readings, craft talks and panel presentations. Advanced registration is required. For program and registration information visit writersconference.homer.alaska.edu.