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VP of student affairs leaving UVU for a school president position

Longstanding UVU administrator, Michelle Taylor, has accepted a position as the president of the Institute of Clinical Social Work in Chicago; Taylor will begin her newly appointed position Sept. 5. UVU president Matthew Holland announced Taylor’s departure, in an email to the campus community Aug. 22. “Michelle has been a great asset to UVU making significant contributions to the university as we have grown from a small state college to a full-fledged university,” Holland stated in the email. Alexis Palmer, associate vice president and dean of students, has worked with Taylor for 14 years in positions relating to student...

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Performing arts auditions: The complete guide for all UVU students

The first week of the fall semester can be hectic with starting new classes, but it’s also audition week for many UVU School of the Fine Arts students. For students interested in the arts, there are many performing opportunities. Choir auditions took place August 19 and the 21, which all majors can attend. Reed Criddle, UVU Director of Choral Studies, said, “All students can join a choir, regardless of declared major and skill level. The audition is quick and will determine which…choral ensemble will be the best fit.” Non-dance and dance majors alike are encouraged to audition for any...

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