The first time around, Matt Childs graduation ceremony was an afterthought. This time, he was center stage. GCI’s director of data analysis earned an M.B.A. this May, as well as the chance to address his classmates as student speaker.
WWAMI anatomy instructor Jamie Elswick won the 2017 Selkregg Community Engagement & Learning Award with a mobile foot- and wound-care clinic idea inspired by a service-learning partnership UAA’s Dr. Michele Burdette-Taylor launched at Central Lutheran Church. The project will help her students gain valuable “street medicine” expertise while earning credit; volunteer nurses are on hand in case a person at the clinic needs care that is outside a student’s skill set.