Calhoun was a project engineer for three years before returning to ANSEP
as a regional director in 2006.
grant is one of the largest financial donations Alaska Airlines has made in the state in its more than 80 years of operating in Alaska.
Since the program's inception in 1995, more than 70 percent of ANSEP students who begin a collegiate bachelor's degree in STEM go on to graduate.
Learn about one ANSEP graduate's recent journey from St.
The very best Acceleration Academy students are selected and can begin working with our industry partners immediately after they graduate from high school through the Summer Bridge component," says Herb Schroeder, the founder and Vice Provost of ANSEP
Summer Bridge is just one component of ANSEP
, which strives to promote STEM while encouraging historically underrepresented students to pursue careers in science and engineering at an early age.
students who successfully complete the summer Acceleration Academy receive scholarship support for science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) programs at UAA, the University of Alaska Fairbanks, or the University of Alaska Southeast.
The company also provided $85,000 to Ilisagvik College in Barrow, $30,000 to ANSEP
, and $30,000 to the Alaska Process Industry Careers Consortium, an organization that works to prepare Alaskans for future careers in the oil and gas industry.
helps Alaska Native high school and, starting this year, middle school students prepare for challenging university engineering and science programs.
Community Involvement: Aqqaluk Trust, Nature Conservancy, Resource Development Council, Alaska Chamber of Commerce, United Way, Campfire of Alaska, AFN and ANSEP
Noteworthy Events in 2006: Completed Denali Canyon Lodge; whole barracks renewal, phase V, Fort Wainwright; ANSEP
University of Alaska Anchorage; Saint Elian specialty hospital; Providence SW Campus expansion phase I; and Elmendorf Housing privatization phase II.
University of Alaska Anchorage (UAA) Alaska Native Science and Engineering Program (ANSEP
)-Alyeska contributes approximately $200,000 annually to the ANSEP