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Mat-Su College, located in the heart of Alaska's Mat-Su Valley, is your local choice for higher education. Our scenic campus is nestled in a protected 900 acre forest between Palmer and Wasilla. It has everything from a winding trail system and internationally-connected library to a first-class theater, providing an open and inclusive setting for students with a variety of lifestyles and interests.

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MLK Day - Campus Closed Jan. 21

1983 marked the first federal holiday observing the birthday of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. In 1994, Congress designated it as a national day of service.

Each year, on the third Monday in January, the MLK Day of Service is intended to empower individuals, strengthen communities, bridge barriers, and help create solutions to social problems.

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Dark Chocolate Bar with the title All Things Dark Chocolate with Winona Benson Thursday Jan 24 11:30am The Atrium at MSC with Journey Logo

All Things Dark Chocolate

It may be dark and chilly out, but there is nothing like chocolate to chase away winter blues. Join Winona Benson for a demonstration and sampling. When: Thursday, January 24 at 11:30am Where: The Atrium at MSC

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New Journey Events!

Check out ALL of the Journey events coming up this spring!  Brand new activities for this year include: cooking with Dark Chocolate, Dena'ina Sprituality, Scare Scriptless Improv, Backcountry Safety, and Art Sessions. Also, you don't want to miss out on a Director's Walk and the Equinox Women's Film Festival.

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Okeson Library provides research tools

Offering a wide range of resources, including a collection of over 70,000 items with access to UAA/APU Consortium, Anchorage Public Libraries, and an international library system, Okeson Library subscribes to print versions of five newspapers, 47 magazines, and thousands of periodicals through online services.
 
A computer lab is located in the library, with a variety of study areas, promoting a collaborative learning environment for students.

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Certified Nursing Aide Training

CNA's are responsible for recording vital signs (pulse, respiration, blood pressure, and temperature), fluid intake and outputs, weights, and other observations. Demand for nursing and related professions is expected to increase steeply over the next several decades in the Mat-Su Valley.  The course is designed to train entry-level health workers in basic skills needed to assist nurses and be efficient health care team members. 

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