Brad Hillwig

I don't think I would have been able to do the things I love without the experience, knowledge and confidence I gained through 鶹Ƶɰ汾.

Brad Hillwig, M.B.A. '10

Looking for a way to combine his two decades of experience in media and communications with the growth opportunities provided by a business, Brad Hillwig enrolled at 鶹Ƶɰ汾 to pursue his M.B.A. In 2021, when many businesses were shuttering due to the pandemic, Hillwig started Greatland Studios where he develops original films, as well as branded projects for clients by identifying stories that make them unique, and then producing humanistic and professional documentaries to share those stories with audiences. Since then, he has also moved into the nonprofit sector, serving as senior director of communications at Cook Inlet Tribal Council.

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Researching Alaska’s apple orchard pollinators

July 22, 2024 / #Featured , #Research

Alaska may not come to mind when you think of places to grow apples, but local apple production — and the pollinating insects that make it possible — is something John McCormack is studying closely.

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Mat-Su College

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Kodiak College

Kodiak College, located on the ancestral homelands of the Alutiiq/Sugpiaq peoples is 250 miles south of Anchorage on Kodiak Island. We serve the city of Kodiak, seven rural communities, and the nation’s largest U.S. Coast Guard base. Kodiak College provides in-person and distance education courses leading to occupational endorsement and undergraduate certificates, associate and baccalaureate degrees. Kodiak College also provides adult basic education, GED preparation, and developmental education courses.

Prince William Sound College

Prince William Sound College (PWSC) is a one-of-a-kind institution of higher education located in Valdez, Alaska. The main campus and its extension sites in Cordova and Copper Basin are set amidst some of the country’s most breathtaking scenery and rich cultural history. Besides a general studies degree, PWSC offers associate degrees and occupational certificates not readily available elsewhere, such as an Occupational Endorsement Certificate in Millwright and Associate of Applied Science in Outdoor Leadership.

Kachemak Bay Campus

The Kachemak Bay Campus of Kenai Peninsula College, University of Alaska Anchorage, located in Homer, Alaska, offers baccalaureate students from around the country the opportunity for a hands-on academic experience pursuing degrees in the biological sciences with easy access to cold-water marine habitats and an Alaskan theme. Our semesters have been designed to meet the needs of students majoring in the natural sciences in a creative and adventurous way.