Jennifer Smith is receiving her Bachelor of the Arts degree in English, with emphasis on literature and the environment.
After spending time down south and attending community college in Eugene, Ore., out-of-state tuition costs brought Smith back in state for her education.
“I really liked Eugene, but I don’t want to be one of those students who have to pay off loans forever. So I decided to come back to Alaska.”
At other universities, Smith had found courses cut and dry. She was pleasantly surprised by what she found in Juneau.