Karen is an English faculty member here at UAS. She sat down with her friend Susan in October 2010 to talk about why she came to Alaska and how she got here over thirty years ago.
Joe is the Dean of Enrollment Management at UAS. He grew up in Yakutat, Alaska. In this clip, recorded in October 2010, Joe talks with Wendy about growing up there, some of the events that occurred that made him prepared to attend college, and the men whose name he carries.
Hildegard has volunteered with the Listening Project in all three recordings. During the session of October 2010, Hildegard sat down with Wendy to talk about careers, travel, and life. In this clip, Hildegard shares her feelings on moving to Alaska and the sense of community in Juneau.
Valerie visited with facilitator Deb at the Listening Project booth in Oct 2010. In this clip Val recounts some memories of growing up in Liverpool, England and reminders of WWII and the Beatles. Val can be seen on campus in the library.
Madeleine stopped by the listening booth in November 2010 to chat with her friend Beatrice. Madeleine discusses her life growing in up Quebec, speaking the French language, and moving to America. In this clip, she discusses her career goals and education. If you are looking for Madeleine on campus, you can find her at the Chancellor’s Office.
Carol Young manages our dining services on campus. She sat down in our listening booth in November 2010 with UAS student Deb Corso to have a conversation about some of the many places where Carol’s career has taken her. In this clip, she discusses her time working as a civilian in the military and some of the interesting situations occurred.
Ernestine is an Assistant Professor of English at UAS. She is also the author of the award winning book, Blonde Indian. In November, Ernestine visited our story recording station with her son, Andrew, and her grandson to record a conversation. In this clip, Ernestine and Andrew recall some of the difficulties of watching a parent go through the trials of surgery and hospitalization.