2014 William R. Cashen Service award
Tania Clucas, ’95, ’08
Tania Clucas graduated from UAF in 1995 with a bachelor’s degree in geography and in 2008 with a master’s degree in science management. She recently started taking classes for a doctorate.
As an undergraduate, Tania began volunteering as a crew worker in the James Doogan Memorial Hamburger Booth for the University of Alaska Fairbanks Alumni Association. Tania held the offices of vice president of the Fairbanks Chapter of UAFAA in 2006 and president from 2010 to 2013. During her tenure, the chapter began sponsoring the Fairbanks Shakespeare Theatre’s Bard-a-thon and the Alaska Goldpanners’ Nanook Night, while continuing its support of Grad Bash, the UAFAA Wine Tasting and the commencement reception. She also held the Fairbanks Chapter seat on the UAFAA Board of Directors, holding a position on the Education Committee, chairing the Board Development Committee and serving as secretary, from 2012-2013.
Tania is a member of the UAFAA Fairbanks Chapter and is working to revive the Blue and Gold Award Scholarship and develop a program to partner alumni families with undergraduates interns who need summer. She volunteers regularly for KUAC and the Kiwanis. Tania currently works as the education, outreach and diversity manager for UAF’S Experimental Program to Stimulate Competitive Research.
It is with great pleasure that the UAF Alumni Association Fairbanks Chapter awards Tania Clucas with the 2014 William R. Cashen Service Award.