Author: Elin Trolläng

PRSSA names UVU best in the nation

UVU’s chapter of the Public Relations Student Society of America won the annual award Best Chapter in the Nation during the PRSSA National Conference in Philadelphia. The team was excited to receive this award because only one of more than 300 PRSSA chapters are awarded it every year. “Obtaining this national award is a historic achievement,” Stephen L. Whyte, assistant professor and UVU PRSSA faculty adviser, said. To be recognized for the award, chapters have to show outstanding performance in many different areas. UVU’s chapter was recognized for their leadership on a national level, for working strongly with the...

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UVU’s childcare facility Wee Care Center opened

The newly finished Wee Care Center facility had its opening and ribbon cutting ceremony on Friday, Sept. 27. Michelle Taylor, vice president of Student Affairs, welcomed everyone to the opening, which started at 2:00 p.m. Taylor then invited Debbie Bingham, chair of the UVU foundation board, to say a few words. Bingham spoke about the relationship they have with the new facility and how they work to help UVU better serve the community. The UVU foundation board was the first donor of the Wee Care Center. They contributed more than $500,000 towards the new building. And as a gift...

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Wee Care Center opening

The new 13,550 square foot building for the Wee Care Center will have its ribbon cutting ceremony and open house on Friday, Sept. 27 at 2:00 p.m. The event will take place at the new building at 1140 S. Wolverine Way, which is located northwest of the current Wee Care Center facility on campus. The ceremony will start off with the ribbon cutting ceremony, which will include several different speakers such as Michelle Taylor, Vice President of Student Affairs, President Holland and Paige Holland, UVU First Lady. After the ribbon cutting ceremony is finished, around 2:30 p.m., there will...

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UVUSA makes student involvement a primary goal

With a new UVUSA council comes a new constitution, and this year they are focusing on student awareness and involvement. Their slogan, “We’ll listen and make it happen,” is what they are striving for. They want the students to know they are here and can come to them with anything that’s on their mind. “A lot of people don’t know what UVUSA is,” Jono Andrews, student body president, said. UVUSA’s goal is to make the students more aware of the student association and what kind of  opportunities there are. In addition to increasing visibility, the UVUSA student officers are...

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