Chancellor's Report on Philanthropy, Winter 2020

UAF CTC culinary arts students cook with 'Nook.

#UAGivingDay2020

Alumni lead he way to a successful giving day


Billed as “49 hours for the 49th state,” #UAGivingDay2020 drew participation from more than 1,100 individuals across the country.


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Sarah and Dr. Cary Keller. Photo provided by Dr. Keller.

Dr. Cary and Sarah Keller

Philantropists and advocates


For more than 30 years, Dr. Cary Keller and Sarah Keller ’90 have attended athletic events, advocated for the university and invested their time and money to ensure the quality of its programs.


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Coach Erik Largen and Nanooks hockey team. Photo by Paul H. McCarthy.

Alaska Nanook Hockey Alumni Association

Inspiring Nanook hockey fans


Since its creation more than 15 years ago, the Alaska Nanook Hockey Alumni Association has been an avid supporter of UAF’s hockey program.

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Joe Usibelli Jr. joins the ribbon-cutting for the upgraded Nanooks weight-training room. Photo by JR Ancheta '15.

Usibelli Coal Mine

Over 43 years of supporting UAF


Support for education has been a hallmark of the leadership of UCM President Joe Usibelli Jr. ’81. Over the years, Usibelli Coal Mine has donated more than $5.2 million to the university.


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Julie Nielsen prepares to deploy an underwater microphone for tracking halibut. Photo by Andrew Seitz.

Usibelli Coal Mine

UAF celebrates 20 years of partnership with the Pollock Conservation Cooperative


Over the last 20 years, the Pollock Conservation Cooperative has given more than $16 million to support marine research and education at UAF, including support for the research center.

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