Category: Breaking

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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Army ROTC cadets dominate Bataan Memorial Death March

Chase Stilson earned first place honors for the third time at the 28th annual Bataan Memorial Death March in White Sands, New Mexico March 19. Cadets from Reserve Officer Training Corps programs around the country are invited to compete in the 26.2 mile race. Stilson was faster than 138 ROTC cadets who completed the race in the heavy individual category. He fell to second place only once, at mile-marker 20.3, along the route. “Besides [being] ridiculously sore,” said Stilson, “I’m excited to have represented UVU and our state well again.” Stilson maintained an average pace of 11 minutes, 47...

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