Ilisagvik News & Events
We are pleased to feature our new Student Spotlight, Christina Nukapigak who is currently pursuing her GED at Iḷisaġvik!Where are you from?
I was born in Barrow, Alaska and moved to Quad Cities, Illinois at the age of 9What are you studying at Iḷisaġvik College?
I am studying and taking tests for my GED.
What made you decide to enroll in classes at Iḷisaġvik?
It was time. It was time for me to find myself and build for my future. I really wanted my boys to see me walk across the stage and graduate. The reason I came back to Barrow was to be with my family while I was working on my educational goals.
What are your educational goals?
First, I plan to pass my final test and complete my GED. Next, I will take Emergency Medical Services courses here at Iḷisaġvik
What are your hobbies when you aren’t studying or working?
We have a movie night where I watch movies with my kids.What advice do you have for people thinking about signing up for classes?
Don’t be afraid to take any classes that you think you might want or need. Also, don’t be afraid to ask stupid questions
Anything else you want to add?
Treat your teachers nicely, they change your life.
Iḷisaġvik College recognizes Barrow Mechanical’s generosity in matching Pick.Click.Give 2018 donations towards Iḷisaġvik College’s Foundation
(March 5th, 2018 Utqiaġvik (Barrow), Alaska) ⎻ Iḷisaġvik College President Dr. Pearl Brower is pleased to acknowledge the generosity of Barrow Mechanical, a local business based in Utqiaġvik (Barrow) since 1975, in pledging to match all Pick.Click.Give donations made to Ilisagvik College for the 2018 Permanent Fund Dividend season.
Iḷisaġvik College is a proud partner of Pick.Click.Give; as a nonprofit, Iḷisaġvik is eligible to receive charitable donations through the program each year. Pick.Click.Give’s online giving platform allows Iḷisaġvik College to provide outstanding services in a post-secondary setting. By exemplifying the Iñupiat value of Aviktuagqatigiigñiq (sharing), Barrow Mechanical has enhanced Iḷisaġvik’s efforts to provide academic, vocational, and technical education to all North Slope residents.
With this generous pledge made by Barrow Mechanical all Pick.Click.Give donations will be matched, and will further Iḷisaġvik’s mission to of providing quality education on the North Slope in such a way that meets workforce needs and perpetuates Iñupiat culture. Every gift can make a difference, no matter the size. If you’ve already filed your application, it’s not too late to go back into your online application and give.
Please help us get the word out by sharing this wonderful giving opportunity with other Alaskan’s such as family, friends, and collegues! For more details please call 852-1772 or visit our website at www.ilisagvik.edu