Clubs and Organizations
"Student Success is achieved with the help of family, a group of persons of common ancestry. At Rural Student Services, I feel at home."~Karly Gundersen, UAF Graduate, Port Lions, Alaska
Education Student Association (ANESA)
ANESA is a student organization for students interested in becoming elementary or high school teachers. All students are welcome to join whether or not they are majoring or interested in this area.
Advisor: Beth Leonard (Education Department)
Advisor: Colleen Angaiak (Rural Student Services)
Alaska Native Science & Engineering Program (ANSEP)
Open to any students interested in the fields of science, mathematics and engineering. They also provide members with internship and scholarship opportunities.
Coordinator Advisor: Brian Rasley ( Director) (907) 474-5029
Co-Coordinator: Olga Skinner (Advisor) (907) 474-7871
Alaska Natives Into Psychology Program (ANPSYCH)
The Alaska Natives Into Psychology Program (ANPsych) is recruiting Native students interested in majoring in Psychology. We offer tutoring and activities and help students succeed in school. For more information about ANPsych please contact:
ANPsych - Psychology Dept (Psychology Department) 474-7007
UAF Campus Contact: Ashley Woods (Psychology Department) 474-7007
American Indian Sciences & Engineering Society (AISES)
AISES is a student organization for students majoring or interested in the natural sciences, computer science, engineering, wildlife, mathematics, health fields, as well as students who intend to be math and/or science teachers.
Staff Advisor: Olga Skinner (907)474-7871
Faculty Advisor: Greg Owens (CRCD Faculty)
Alaska Native Social Workers Association (ANSWA)
ANSWA is a student organization for students majoring or interested in social work, sociology, psychology, human service technology.
Staff Advisor: LaVerne Demientieff (Social Work Department)
Staff Advisor:Gabrielle Russell (907) 474-6615
Festival of Native Arts
The Alaska Native Studies Department hosts the annual Festival of Native Arts in March. Volunteers are needed to assist the student-operated organization. Your energy and ideas will contribute to this successful event.
Contact Alaska Native Studies Dept, (907)474-6889 or (907)474-6528
Native American Business Leaders (NABL)
NABL is a student organization for students majoring or interested in accounting, applied accounting, applied business, business administration, economics, or rural development.
Department contact: Liz Ross SOM
Troth Yeddha' Dance Group
The Troth Yeddha' Dance Group is a student dance dance club that performs Athabascan songs and dances. Everyone is invited to participate.
Advisor: Carol Murphrey (Rural Student Services) 474-6616
Natives For a Positive Change (NFPC)
Group of students with intentions and ideas for a positive change in politics. Everyone is invited to attend the meetings.
Advisor: Tim Murphrey (Rural Alaska Honors Institute) 474-6603
This is a group of students that get together at the SRC to play Native games.
Advisor:Gabrielle Russell (Rural Student Services) 474-6615