July 2014: Stories that Inspire Series

Each month we'll be featuring inspiring stories from donors and students that demonstrate exactly why giving to higher education is so powerful and life-changing. Among 3 others in July, we feature UAA student, Ian, who started a scholarship for working students. Read all of this month's inspiring stories here.


Edith R. Bullock Prize for Excellence Goes to Longtime Educator

Edith R Bullock Prize Winner 2014: Dana Thomas

The University of Alaska Foundation has announced that Dana Thomas, UA System vice president for Academic Affairs and Research and a 30-plus year statistics faculty member at the University of Alaska Fairbanks, has been selected the 2014 recipient of the Edith R. Bullock Prize.

The prestigious title includes a cash award, and is the single largest award presented by the Foundation’s Board of Trustees each year. Read the full story here.


Donations to UA double through this year's Pick. Click. Give.

Exxon matches donations to UA Foundation

The University of Alaska had its best year ever since the Pick. Click. Give. program was first started in 2010, the UA Foundation reported.

That first year, UA campuses received $5,900 through the Permanent Fund Dividend checkoff, which allows Alaskans to give directly to their favorite nonprofit or charity through the annual PFD application. The donations to UA via the PFD jumped to $16,100 in 2011 and then leaped again in 2012, to nearly $25,400. Donations to UA campuses climbed again in 2013, to $28,400, and then doubled this past year, to $56,425. 

Read the full story


2013 Annual Report is now online

In the 2013 UA Foundation annual report we share the diverse and inspirational stories of hard-working students as well as university supporters from past and present who make us proud to be a part of higher education. Join us as we reflect back on the journeys made possible by you, our donors.


University of Alaska Foundation Year End Procedures for Fiscal Year 2014

Please click here, to view the University of Alaska Foundation's year end procedures for fiscal year 2014 for gift acceptance, fund expenditures, event processing, etc. Any questions regarding these deadlines should be directed to your campus's Advancement Services Office. 

Donate to the University!

To make a gift immediately, please click on the link below and make a gift by credit card. If you wish to learn more about what form a gift can take and for what purposes they may be made, please check out the Ways to Give section of our website.


Scholarship Information

University of Alaska Foundation scholarships are available to students attending any campus of the University of Alaska (Anchorage, Fairbanks, Southeast and all community campuses). To read more, please click on the link below.


Grant and Award Information

To read more about the Angus Gavin Migratory Bird Research Grant, the Harold T. Caven Professorship, or the Edith R. Bullock Prize for Excellence, please click on the link below.


UAS professor and longtime Juneau resident Julie Hamilton receives professorship

Julie Hamilton wins 2014 Harold Caven Professorship

The University of Alaska Foundation is proud to announce that the recipient of the 2014 Harold T. Caven Professorship is Julie Hamilton, assistant professor of accounting at the University of Alaska Southeast.

Read the entire press release


Partnerships in Aviation Education: Era Alaska Shows Its True Colors


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