Mentoring, tutoring, financial aid guidance, academic advising, and other services are available to Native students and others enrolled in Alutiiq Studies courses.
Contact Libby Eufemio for more information on how we can help you reach your educational goals!
Spring 2016 and beyond: AKNS A101E, 102E, 109D planned for each semester. Other classes TBA.
Students can now earn an Occupational Endorsement Certificate (OEC) in Alutiiq Language or Minor in Alaska Native Studies. These programs are ideal for individuals working in language programs, teachers, and employees in tribes, Native organizations and Native corporations.
The Title III Alutiiq Studies and Student Support Project has established an Alutiiq Studies program at Kodiak College. This 5-year project (Fall 2011- 2016) is developing new courses in Alutiiq language and culture, many of which are available by distance delivery (e-learning).
In addition to new academic offerings, the project enhances the support network available to Native students through advocacy, mentorship, and learning communities. The campus is becoming more conducive to Alutiiq culture, through creation of culturally-relevant signage, learning and gathering spaces, and training of faculty and staff in Alutiiq culture and education issues.
Katie St. John is the Project Manager, who administers all financial aspects of the project, oversees project goals and objectives, and reports on the project to the Department of Education.
Libby Eufemio can assist in coordinating all aspects of Native Student Services.
John Beale serves as the Data Collection Technician.