Kyle Reyes advocates diversity through stories

Kyle Reyes advocates diversity through stories

In mainstream culture, there is not much diversity in leadership, according to Kyle Reyes, assistant professor of secondary education at UVU. Reyes, who is also a special assistant to UVU president Matthew Holland, spoke about how the lack of diversity is due to traditional Western cultural expectations at the Diversity Lecture on leadership, race and […]

UVU to enforce sexual misconduct training

Students, faculty members and employees deemed non-compliant when UVU’s Title IX training received an email informing them of required sexual misconduct training Jan. 31. The training is mandatory for compliance with numerous federal, university and boards of regent policies. The email provided information on how to register for the training. All recipients are required to […]

Mental Health Symposium focuses on sexuality

Mental Health Symposium focuses on sexuality

 Sexual identity and female desire Lovemaking begins the second the previous sexual encounter ends, according to Laura M. Brotherson, author and licensed marriage, family and sex therapist. Brotherson was one of the keynotes for this year’s Mental Health Symposium on human sexuality held in the Sorensen Center Feb. 3. Her presentation “Fuel for Female Desire […]

Candidates announce their run for student body officer positions

Candidates announce their run for student body officer positions

Candidates running for UVU Student Association leadership positions for the 2017-2018 school year introduced themselves and their platforms in a small conference Feb. 8 in the Student Life and Wellness Center. The positions they are running for include: student body president, executive vice president, vice president of academic senate and vice president of student activities. […]

Holland announces legislative priorities

Holland announces legislative priorities

We are the future of higher education, according to president of UVU Matthew Holland, at the State of the University address Feb. 8. As the legislative session is underway, Holland’s first legislative priority is to push for a 3 percent merit-based compensation adjustment for UVU employees. This increased funding will give the university $4.6 million. […]

UVU employee takes charge in support of education in Uganda

In his spare time, David Ssejinja, an academic advisor at UVU’s office of Multicultural Student Services, works to raise money in order to provide for children in his native Uganda.   In 1997, free primary school education for up to four children was provided to each family in Uganda. Despite governmental relief, such as the […]

Deanna Geddes encourages women to express anger

Deanna Geddes encourages women to express anger

Anger is a form of pain and suffering rather than hostility, according to Deanna Geddes, associate professor of business at Temple University. Geddes led a presentation on understanding and appreciating anger as women and discussed the benefits of expressing constructive anger. The seminar was organized by the Woodbury School of Business and the Women’s Success […]

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