Kachemak Bay Campus of Kenai Peninsula College

May's Second Sunday Shakespeare in Context: The Two Gentlemen of Verona

May 6, 2021
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Host Sarah Brewer from the Mud Bay Bards and Kachemak Bay Campus Professor Jeff Meyers team up with Doug Koester from the Alaska Network on Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault as they discuss this month's featured play in the KPC Second Sunday Shakespeare series. 

April's Second Sunday Shakespeare in Context: The Merchant of Venice

Apr 9, 2021

Join Sarah Brewer from Pier One Theatre's Mud Bay Bards and Michael Hawfield, Professor Emeritus at Kachemak Bay Campus of Kenai Peninsula College, as they discuss this month's featured play in the KPC Second Sunday Shakespeare series. 

You'll hear readings from characters Portia and Shylock from Elenore Sweeney and Ken Landfield.

This month the play is The Merchant of Venice.
Click on the link to hear the synopsis and discussion.

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Last Monday, Homer Community Food Pantry distributed over 250 Thanksgiving boxes and they're just getting started on their yearly collaboration with Share the Spirit to make and distribute Christmas boxes.

Because of job loss and slow downs due to COVID, need has escalated alongside the rising number of cases on the Peninsula. In order to operate safely, Dennis Weidler from the Homer Food Pantry says they've had to scale down from 30 volunteers to 10 volunteers, and they're exclusively a drive-through operation.

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Holiday season in Homer always means increased efforts to aid people in need, but what will that look like this year?

Dr. Castellini

This week on The Coffee Table, turn up the volume for

Sound Connections: Marine Mammals, the Ocean and Us.

This acoustic presentation by UAF's Arctic and Antarctic researcher Dr. Michael Castellini includes audio of marine mammals above and below the water and under the ice. You'll hear sound, stories and data from both poles and a discussion on how man-made noise is increasing in an on the ocean.

Harbor porpoises in Halibut Cove Lagoon

Jan 23, 2020
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Bring your lunch to Kachemak Bay Campus on Friday, January 24 from noon to 1 p.m. and learn about the secret life of harbor porpoises in Halibut Cove Lagoon.

It’s part of a series of free lectures hosted by the Kachemak Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve.

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The third Monday in January is Dr. Martin Luther King Day. It's also Alaska Civil Rights Day. To mark the day and to spark a local conversation about civil rights in Alaska, Kachemak Bay Campus of Kenai Peninsula College invited Salamatof tribal leader Jonathon Ross to present as a part of their monthly, Public Square speakers series.
Ross spoke about the Dena’ina people of Tikahtnu, Cook Inlet. He laid out their traditional territory, and talked about why it matters what geographic locations and villages are called.

KBC announces interim director

Oct 29, 2018
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A former professor of the Kenai Peninsula College will serve as the interim director for its Kachemak Bay Campus. Paula Martin served as an associate professor and as the assistant director for the college’s academic affairs. She oversaw all of the college’s academic affairs and made monthly visits to KBC from 2008-2015. Following her time at the college, Martin served as the University of Alaska Southeast Sitka Campus director, among other positions.

Kachemak Bay Campus announces new director

Oct 24, 2018
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The Kachemak Bay Campus of the Kenai Peninsula College  is welcoming a new director. The campus selected Reid Brewer last week to replace long-time director Carol Swartz.

Brewer is a professor of fisheries technology at the University of Alaska Southeast and serves as the program’s director. He’s also the department chair for the School of Career Education. 

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Kachemak Science takes you to Taan Fiord and Grewingk Lake this month with geologist, Bretwood Higman,  documentarian, Bjorn Olsen and Nat Herz from Alaska's Energy Desk.  Kyra Wagner from the Homer Soil and Water Conservation District connects producers and consumers of local food.  And, scientists from NOAA Fisheries and Kachemak Bay Campus of Kenai Peninsula College convene for a report on this month's Belugas Count! event.

On this episode, learn how to join the sandhill crane count and next month's beluga whale count. Also, Dr Katrin Iken talks with  reporter Amanda Compton about sea ice algae and Professor Debbie Boege Tobin previews upcoming classes at Kachemak Bay Campus. To see the  proposal for the Ecological Baseline and Management Plan for Inspiration Ridge Crane Preserve, go to: