Homer Alaska - Announcements

Story last updated at 1:20 PM on Wednesday, August 8, 2012

Kachemak Bay Campus

A public information session and debate on Ballot Measure 2 to restore the Alaska Coastal Management Program takes place from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Aug. 16 at the Kenai Peninsula College, Kachemak Bay Campus, Homer. This is a moderated information session and discussion on the pros and cons of Ballot Measure 2, the initiative which will be on the Aug. 28 primary election ballot to reinstate the Alaska Coastal Management Program. Kenai Peninsula Borough Assembly member Bill Smith will moderate a panel discussion. The panel will include Mako Haggerty, Alaska Sea Party member and initiative sponsor; Bob Shavelson, director of advocacy for Cook Inletkeeper; and a Vote No On 2 representative.

Walk-in and online registration (www.kpc.alaska.edu/KBC/) is now being held for fall semester classes at UAAs Kachemak Bay Campus-Kenai Peninsula College. Most courses begin the week of Aug. 27 with others starting in October and November. Advanced registration is required. KPC offers credit card and flexible EZ payment options and student employment and scholarship applications are still offered.

More than 125 classes including many distance education courses are offered. Courses include CADD for Building Construction, Quickbooks, Tai Chi, Hatha Yoga, Spanish, Creative Writing, Welding, Small Business Management, Karate, Child Development, Whales of Alaska, Ceramics, Painting, U.S. Election 2012, Ornithology, Geology, MS Office and more. Advisers are available to discuss how to earn a degree in psychology, business, art, history, anthropology, natural science, corrections, nursing, education and human services. For more information, call 235-7743.

There will be an informational meeting on earning a degree in anthropology at noon Aug. 22.