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Heidi G Shepard
Apr 13, 2018

Important Information for Student Organizations. Seriously, read this.

Apr 13, 2018 by Heidi G Shepard

Hey Clubs!  We have some exciting changes happening next semester. Our mission at Student Leadership and Involvement is to cultivate effective leaders for Alaska by creating and supporting a rich variety of student leadership development opportunities, partnering with academic departments and the community, and recognizing successful student leadership. Next semester you can be ready for more rich variety, more partnerships, and more recognition! We have a brand new Student Organizations Ha...

Kekuewa Oba
Apr 10, 2018

More Club Storage Space Available!

Apr 10, 2018 by Kekuewa Oba

Looking for a space on campus to store supplies for your student club? New lockers were recently installed in the Banner Room and they are open for business! If you would like to request a locker for your club, please fill out our form here: We want clubs to use this space! Feel free to stop by the office with any questions or email Heidi at  

Adam Wurster
Apr 9, 2018

2018 Spring - Fall Student Organization Transition

Apr 9, 2018 by Adam Wurster

Attention all student organization!  As we are getting closer the to end of the semester, now is the perfect time to start transitioning new club officers into their positions within the organization.  We encourage club officers who will be exploring new opportunities of leadership outside their officer role to pass along any and all information to new club officers that will set them up for success. Some examples of information to pass along could be any of the following: How to utilize...

Adam Wurster
Apr 6, 2018

SpringFest 2018 Pool Volleyball Team Sign Ups

Apr 6, 2018 by Adam Wurster

Join SAO for our 2018 SpringFest Pool Volleyball Tournament! The event will be held on April 21 from 12-4pm in the Patty Center Pool. Each team must have a minimum of 6 players. No players may consume alcohol before or during pool volleyball. Teams will be eliminated if a player(s) is intoxicated or has been consuming alcohol. All players must sign a risk waiver at the check in table prior to playing.  Register your team on OrgSync today! You will receive confirmatio...

Adam Wurster
Apr 6, 2018

The UAF Amazing Race

Apr 6, 2018 by Adam Wurster

Attention Nanooks! Grab a friend and come participate in The UAF Amazing Race! Multiple organizations will be involved during this fantastic event, so come learn about UAF and see if you have what it take!   The race will be Saturday, April 14th at Noon located in Constitution Park. Sign up with your teammate on OrgSync beforehand! For more information please contact SAO at or 474-6029

Adam Wurster
Mar 26, 2018

Leadership Opportunity - Paper Girls Vol.1 Discussion

Mar 26, 2018 by Adam Wurster

Love reading graphic novels and comic books? So do we!!!  We will be reading the graphic novel Paper Girls by Brian K. Vaughan and Cliff Chiang this week and still have books to give out. Join the SLI office as we nerd out on our favorite moments and talk about the leadership themes within Paper Girls. Discussion will take place this Wednesday in Arctic Java from 4:30pm - 5:30pm.  Don't have the book? We got you. RSVP on Orgsync today and get a FREE copy of Paper Girls to read for the disc...

Heidi G Shepard
Mar 20, 2018

Volunteer to inspire kids to go to college

Mar 20, 2018 by Heidi G Shepard

UAF has slots open on April 18th for the Kids2College field trip. Students could showcase their program, by teaching a mock class, or they could highlight their student club, by doing an activity or offering a campus tour and answering questions. We’re teaching the kids that college is both work and fun. Sessions are available 10:15-11, 11:15-12, 11:45-12:30 and 12:45-1:30. Groups can sign up for one or more sessions.   Please contact Ashley Munro, Associate Director of UAF Financial Aid, ...

Heidi G Shepard
Mar 8, 2018

Alternative Spring Break - Get Involved!

Mar 8, 2018 by Heidi G Shepard

It's time for Spring Break! While many of you are surviving and thriving through mid-terms, the Alternative Spring Break (AB) team is prepping for our long awaited service trip. Eight UAF students are headed to Houston, Texas to help an organization called Rebuilding Houston Together.  "In Houston, Rebuilding Together provides free repair and renovation programs for elderly low-income, disabled and service-veteran homeowners in need. Our programs address basic living, life event and quality-...

Adam Wurster
Mar 5, 2018

Leadership Opportunity - YesPlus Yoga & Leadership Workshop

Mar 5, 2018 by Adam Wurster

Student Orgs! YesPlus will be offering a leadership yoga workshop this week on March 10th - 13th.Students who attend the workshop will be provided tangible tools to free the mind of stress, worry & anxiety, and help move from temporary to sustainable happiness, all the while having a ton of fun! This life-skill training program that empowers you to develop a relaxed, stress-free mind and an energetic, healthy body, using the powerful tools of meditation, yoga, breathing techniques and self-...

Heidi G Shepard
Mar 2, 2018

SLI is Sponsoring TWO Graduating Seniors ...

Mar 2, 2018 by Heidi G Shepard

The Fairbanks Young Professional Council is hosting a half day summit for current professionals looking for development in areas like, customer service, managing a team you didn't hire, nonprofit best practices, and more.  Student Leadership and Involvement is sponsoring two graduating seniors to attend!  If you are interested please fill out this form,, by Friday, April 13th.  Professional Development Half Day Summit  Thursday, April 19th 8:30am - 1p...

Adam Wurster
Feb 16, 2018

Alternative Spring Break: Pub Karaoke

Feb 16, 2018 by Adam Wurster

It's Friday, time to ROCK!!!! The Alternative Break Program is to give students a chance to have a positive impact in another community through hands-on service projects. The AB team will be going to Huston Texas this year to help rebuild from the destruction of Hurrican Harvey. This was a Category 4 storm that hit Texas on August 25, 2017, causing $125 billion in damage according to the National Hurricane Center.  The Alternative Spring Break Program starts students on a lifelong path of co...

Heidi G Shepard
Feb 14, 2018

Awards! Events! Clubs!

Feb 14, 2018 by Heidi G Shepard

Hey UAF, We have some great events to round out the month of February!  Winter Carnival is NEXT week! There's a jam-packed schedule, you can find here. SLI will be hosting a snow globe making activity where you'll be able to select your leadership spirit animal and craft it into a globe.  The Club and Cultural Fair is next Thursday from 11-2pm in the Wood Center Muli-level Lounge and the Wood Center Ballroom. Nanook Diversity and Action Center (NDAC) will be hosting a cultural fashion show...

Kekuewa Oba
Feb 9, 2018

Our Voices: A Supportive Space for Students

Feb 9, 2018 by Kekuewa Oba

The Student Health and Counseling Center is pleased to offer open group sessions that will address topics intended to help students in multiple ways. Where: Student Health and Counseling Center, Room 210 Whitaker Bldg. 1788 Yukon Drive When: Every Tuesday from 1-2 pm  Anyone is welcome. Call Stacey Schmitt at 474-7043 for more information.  

Kekuewa Oba
Feb 3, 2018

Club AND Cultural Fair!

Feb 3, 2018 by Kekuewa Oba

UAF contains not only a multitude of student-led organizations and clubs, but is home to a variety of different cultures and backgrounds. Each spring, we showcase our organizations with an annual club fair, but for this year we would like to include a celebration of the vibrant cultures that make our campus community such a unique place. For that reason we have titled the event the UAF Club and Cultural Fair, and everyone is invited! Features at this year's event: Club Fair in the Wood Ce...

Kekuewa Oba
Feb 1, 2018

Spring Opportunities with URSA!

Feb 1, 2018 by Kekuewa Oba

URSA (Undergraduate Research and Scholarly Activity) has several opportunities coming up this spring for undergraduate students interested in pursuing research and creative projects.   Research and Creative Activity Day When: Tuesday, April 10th Present your work (poster, display or performance) to the UAF community $250 Dean's Choice Awards Free poster printing Submit a pdf of your poster by April 3rd to be eligible for an award Register now to receive timely updates   Spring Tr...