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ALASKA CHAPTER CHAPTER - Apr 23, 2013
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Chapter Hosts Lieutenant Governor

The chapter partnered with the University of Alaska-Anchorage (UAA) to host Alaska Lt. Gov. Mead Treadwell in April, which was attended by 80 members of academia, industry and government. Treadwell spoke to the importance of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) initiatives. He highlighted scientific and technological achievements across the state and praised the university and the chapterís initiatives regarding STEM, including the chapterís $4,000 donation in the last year to schools throughout the state. Lt. Gen. Tom Case, USAF (Ret.), chancellor of UAA, also encouraged students to pursue STEM in their studies and said he sees great opportunities for future partnerships with the chapter. In addition to the presentation, Lt. Col. Brian Hippel, USAF, chapter president, presented Gillian Dezzutto, chapter first vice president, with a certificate of significant achievement recognizing her tremendous work for the chapter over the last two years.

Event Photographs:

Alaska Lt. Gov. Mead Treadwell (r) joins together with Lt. Gen. Tom Case, USAF (Ret.), chancellor of the University of Alaska-Anchorage, during an event with the chapter in April.
Alaska Lt. Gov. Mead Treadwell (r) joins together with Lt. Gen. Tom Case, USAF (Ret.), chancellor of the University of Alaska-Anchorage, during an event with the chapter in April.
In April, Treadwell (l) talks with Dr. Helena Wisniewski, vice provost for research and graduate studies, University of Alaska-Anchorage.
In April, Treadwell (l) talks with Dr. Helena Wisniewski, vice provost for research and graduate studies, University of Alaska-Anchorage.
At the April meeting, Lt. Col. Brian Hippel, USAF, chapter president, presents Gillian Dezzutto, chapter first vice president, with a certificate of significant achievement recognizing her tremendous work for the chapter over the last two years.
At the April meeting, Lt. Col. Brian Hippel, USAF, chapter president, presents Gillian Dezzutto, chapter first vice president, with a certificate of significant achievement recognizing her tremendous work for the chapter over the last two years.

For more details regarding this event contact:
Brian Hippel
907-552-0761

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