Topic: Education

CWN Presents The Value of Civic Education August 21st 7:30am-8:30am Breakfast The Petroleum Club of Anchorage 3301 C Street Video of this program is available online. Commonwealth North welcomes Jon Parrish Peede, Chairman of the National Endowment for the Humanities, to our August forum. He will discuss the value of civic education in growing our […]
Informing Alaskans: Why We Need Investigative Journalism with Walter “Robby” Robinson Editor At Large, The Boston Globe This program has sold out. Video is available online here. Wednesday, July 18th The Petroleum Club of Anchorage 3301 C St. Suite 120 12pm – 1pm (doors open at 11:45am) Walter V. Robinson, Editor At Large of the […]
Commonwealth North recognizes that knowledge and advanced job skills are critical to Alaska’s changing economy. Higher education as the key to the success of a society is nothing new, but it is becoming even more important for the next generation of students, job seekers and employers. A strong and vibrant university system is critical to […]
On June 13th, CWN hosted a lunch and a panel discussion with Kathy Moffitt, Director, Special Projects, Anchorage School District, and Herb Schroeder, Ph.D., Founder of UAA’s Alaska Native Science & Engineering Program. They discussed education in Alaska and innovative approaches to education that encourage Alaskan students to become Alaskan teachers.  We had a great turnout with a […]