Whatever you may say about UVU students enrolled in the trade, technical, and skilled service professional programs, they’ve proved again that they are not to be messed with. UVU students recently returned home from the 45th annual SkillsUSA National Leadership and Skills Conference in Kansas City, Mo.
“We’ve been very pleased by the turnout of students to each of the events and we have felt a great excitement on campus to volunteer, which is exactly what we wanted,” said Richard Portwood, president of UVU Service Council. “It is inspiring to see everyone’s willingness to make a positive difference in the world we live in.
The number one show to see in the valley this spring won’t be found at a typical reserved-seat theater that will forever smell like the octogenarians who frequently attend performances. This contemporary display of human interaction is so avant garde that it does not have a title, regular venue, script, or consistent cast.
Campus briefs RUSSIAN AMBASSADOR TO UNITED NATIONS TO LECTURE AT UVU – Vitaly Churkin, the Russian Federation Ambassador to the United Nations, will lecture at Utah Valley University’s Timpanogos Room located in the Library on Monday, March 16, from 10-11 a.
Leaders are essential in order for a sports team to succeed. When most people think of a leader in sports, they think of the person in front who is the most vocal. The most important quality for leaders to possess is leading by example. Senior guard Josh Olsen is the quiet, reserved type who does all his talking on the court.
Have hard times gotten you bugaboo or made you frustrated with the often high cost of being a student? If so, you’re definitely not alone. Even the best of us have to search for creative ways to make sure every dollar we spend goes as far as it possibly can.
The bitter cold wasn’t enough to stop 1.8 million Americans from attending the inauguration of the United States’ new president, Barack Obama. “Today, I say to you that the challenges we face are real,” Mr. Obama said in his inaugural address, delivered from the west front of the Capitol, to over nearly two million people.
Campus Briefs: PROFESSOR WINS COVETED AWARD – The UVU Foundation recently presented its 2008 Distinguished Faculty Award to David Heldenbrand, chair of computer science and pre-engineering. The Distinguished Faculty Award is an annual honor first given in 2006.