News Briefs

The Seawolf Auction
Seawolf Auction is May 8 at Sheraton
Support UAA student-athletes and bid on great items at the 21st Annual Seawolf Auction, scheduled for Thursday, May 8, at the Sheraton Anchorage Hotel’s Howard Rock Ballroom. Doors open for the silent auction and casual buffet at 6 p.m. and the live auction begins at 7.

Raffle tickets are available for purchase now for just $10 each. Five raffle prizes will be awarded including the grand prize of two roundtrip?Y tickers on Alaska Airlines.

In addition, the event will include a College Hoops Dream Trip Raffle to home men’s basketball games at Duke and North Carolina next season. The trip for two is valued at more than $2,500. Only 31 raffle tickets, priced at $250 each, will be sold. They are available on a first-come, first-served basis by contacting the UAA Athletic Department at (907) 786-1250.

For more information regarding corporate table reservations or to donate auction items, please contact UAA Athletics at (907) 786-1293. All proceeds from the event go to support UAA student athletes.

UAA student wins 2008 Russian Olympiada
Christiana Lenamond became the winner of the 2008 Russian Olympiada held in West High School on April 18, 2008. End of June she is going to Moscow for the International Competition in Russian language. Christiana takes classes at West High and assists Michelle Whaley, instructor of Russian, with lower level classes. She also takes classes at UAA including Russian 202 class wit h Dr. Alexandra A. Maloney.