Kachemak Bay Campus

Kids get taste of higher ed during Kids2College campus visit

Most kids in the sixth grade might not be picturing what it’s like to sit in a collegiate lecture hall, to pay for university credits… Continue reading

 

Dr. Reid Brewer holds a Pacific giant octopus while doing field research in 2009. Brewer was named Campus Director of Kachemak Bay Campus, Kenai Peninsula College, on Oct. 19. (Photo provided)

Brewer named new KBC director

After a national search and three finalists, Dr. Reid Brewer, 46, of Sitka, has been selected and approved to become the next Kenai Peninsula College… Continue reading

 

Kachemak Bay Campus Semester by the Bay students Sam Roth, left, and Sophia Peterson, right, help Dr. Debbie Boege Tobin, back left, and Lee Post, back right, on Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2018, at the Alaska Islands and Ocean Visitor Center in Homer, Alaska, flense a subadult beluga whale found on the Deep Creek beach on Saturday, Oct. 13, 2018, near Ninilchik, Alaska. The students were removing tissue from the whale in preparation for cleaning it as part of Post’s bone articulation class. Roth visits from the University of New Hampshire, Durham, and Peterson from the University of North Carolina, Wilmington. The whale was collected under permits from the National Marine Fisheries and Alaska SeaLife Center. (Photo by Michael Armstrong/Homer News)

KBC students help in dead Beluga whale stranding response

Editor’s Note: This story has been updated to note that the whale was collected under permits from the National Marine Fisheries and Alaska SeaLife Center.… Continue reading

 

Kachemak Bay Campus Director Carol Swartz, left, speaks June 8, 2018, at the opening of the 2018 Kachemak Bay Writers’ Conference at Land’s End Resort in Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Michael Armstrong/Homer News)

Kachemak Bay Campus director set to retire

Carol Swartz, director of Kachemak Bay Campus, will retire from the University of Alaska System effective Dec. 31 of this year. Swartz has been at… Continue reading

Kachemak Bay Campus Director Carol Swartz, left, speaks June 8, 2018, at the opening of the 2018 Kachemak Bay Writers’ Conference at Land’s End Resort in Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Michael Armstrong/Homer News)

KBC Commencement planned for May 6

The 2015 Commencment of the Kachemak Bay Campus of Kenai Peninsula College 2015 Commencement will be at 7 p.m. May 6 at Homer High School’s… Continue reading

School Events

Kenai Peninsula Borough School District March 6: Inservice, no school. March 9-13: Spring break March 27: Early release day. April 6: School board meeting, Soldotna. … Continue reading

School Events

Kenai Peninsula Borough School District March 2: School board meeting, 7 p.m. March 3: Interviews with district superintendent candidates. March 6: Inservice, no school.  Chapman… Continue reading

FASD public lecture at KBC tonight

Deb Evensen, a national educational consultant specializing in fetal alcohol spectrum disorder, will discuss new ways to help children with FASD be successful from preschool… Continue reading

Project GRAD scholars look ahead

Project GRAD Kenai Peninsula would like to acknowledge and thank the Homer Foundation’s Youth Advisory Committee for its ongoing and generous support of our 2014… Continue reading

KBC graduates ‘charge ahead’ at May 7 commencement

Take risks. Say thank you. Smile. Be kind to yourself. Start something new.That was among the advice given May 7 at the occasion of 2014… Continue reading

KBC commencement May 7

The Kachemak Bay Campus, Kenai Peninsula College-University of Alaska Anchorage, has announced the 2014 commencement will be at Homer High School’s Mariner Theatre at 7… Continue reading

Class offered for new North Slope workers

A one-day, six-module “NSTC Unescorted Program,” plus a hydrogen sulfide/iron sulfide class is being offered by Kachemak Bay Campus, Kenai Peninsula College-University of Alaska Anchorage,… Continue reading

HMS rocks with district-wide math meet

With almost 100 students from the Kenai Peninsula Borough School District competing, Willem Strydom of Homer Middle School was the overall top scorer in last… Continue reading

‘Lifelong learners’ honored Saturday

Kyra Wagner is the recipient of the Friends of the Homer Library’s 2014 Lifelong Learner Award. Also being honored at the Celebration of Lifelong Learning… Continue reading

Event allows students opportunity to explore college, career options

By McKibben Jackinsky Staff writer From exploring a career to actually finding a job, the Homer College, Career and Job Fair has the bases covered.… Continue reading

Veterans Day Ceremonies/Programs Announced Monday, Nov. 11

The 70th anniversary of the World War II military campaign in the Aleutians will be the focus of a Veterans Day program, presented by Kachemak… Continue reading

Public weighs in on importance of recreation

The HERC — Homer Education and Recreational Complex — was the Homer City Council’s topic du jour Monday. Bringing it to center stage were the… Continue reading

KBC director being honored for ‘meritorious service’

Among those being recognized at commencement ceremonies for Kachemak Bay Campus, Kenai Peninsula College-University of Alaska Anchorage, is Campus Director Carol Swartz. Honoring her 27… Continue reading

Graduates lining up for commencement at KBC

From GEDs to master’s degrees, 32 students will be honored at the May 8 commencement ceremony of Kachemak Bay Campus, Kenai Peninsula College, University of… Continue reading

Kachemak Bay Campus

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… Continue reading