Mid-term grading – pain or gain?

A newly created initiative for fall semester, requesting that each instructor post mid-term grades to Banner, aims to give students an opportunity to access their progress and make corrective action if necessary. The Office of Student Success and Retention, along with university administration, encouraged faculty for the first time to post mid-term grades for students […]

Etiquette crucial for confidence

Attending a business luncheon or formal dinner party can be a crucial opportunity to get to know associates and make important contacts; however, when a shrimp cocktail slips from your hand and slides down the front of your clean white shirt, how should you handle that unfortunate event? On Dec. 1, the PRSSA chapter will […]

Wilson takes the reins

The Business Administration building contains a second-floor office with a commanding view of this transforming campus. A UVU veteran, with 22-years experience as administrator and instructor, now occupies this office as the new VP of Academic Affairs. Ian Wilson, who takes over the position from former VP Liz Hitch, now with the Utah System of […]

Wasatch campus making strides

The future looks bright for the Wasatch campus as student enrollment continues to increase and positive relations between staff and faculty flourish. UVU Review reported in February 2009 that six of the 11 members of the support staff would be losing their jobs due to state budget cuts being made in May of 2009. At […]

5K benefits students before and after event

The rolling hills and towering mountains surrounding UVU’s Wasatch campus, with fall hues of orange and red ablaze, beckon students, local residents and their families to experience the fall season in Heber City. Wasatch students and faculty have co-organized the UVU Wasatch Campus 5K Classic Run/Walk and Free Kids Race being held at Wasatch campus […]

Food pantry opening

The Volunteer and Service Learning Center, in conjunction with Community Action Services and Food Bank, opened up their new on-campus food pantry on Sept. 17. The occasion was celebrated with a ribbon-cutting ceremony, free pizza and lots of excitement in the air for the grand opening. The pantry has been established to decrease student food […]

Shuttle offers convenience and classic country

Elvis has left the building. However, he has been seen on a bus for close to seven years now, taking students where they need to go on this lovely Orem campus. Say “hello” while getting on the complimentary campus shuttle bus to driver, Jack Weyland, wearing his signature “Elvis glasses” with dark lenses and shiny, […]

Food pantry to open on campus

Students and their immediate families will soon be able to receive food from the new food pantry on campus. There will be a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the pantry on Friday, Sept. 17, at 11:30 a.m. in LC 205. The food pantry is sponsored jointly by the Volunteer & Service Learning Center and Community Action Services […]