You’re a sports-loving fanatic and it’s the summertime, which means it is downtime for many professional and collegiate sports. What should you do to pass the time while you wait for them to start up again? Collecting sports cards and memorabilia is how college students are still able to enjoy sports during the off-season in the summer.
In recognizing the endeavors of students, faculty, organizations and friends of UVU, the Wolverine Achievement awards were presented for the past year’s efforts. Fourteen awards were given out for contributions to the campus and community. Three nominated finalists were named in each category and narrowed to one winner at the awards ceremony.
Sometimes change is positive, sometimes it’s not. For the Woodbury School of Business, change has meant the reduction of some of its program features due to budget cuts, but also has meant a new minor, new MBA program and more office space in the near future.
Spencer Dahl was named the winner of the Pirate themed Mr. UVU pageant last week. Dahl fought off eleven other contestants for the title, showing off their talents, swimsuits and evening-wear. Dahl, 24, is an undeclared major at UVU. His hobbies include football, baseball, snowboarding, cheer/stunting, reading and learning.
Jake Davenport, president of UVU Sigma Alpha Lambda and Taylor Hullinger, former president of the club are hosting a Pass It On film screening in recognition of the second anniversary of Pass It On Day, April 25, 1 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Pass It On is a motivational movie which presents how action behind the attraction can make dreams come true.
In a day-long political discussion and presentation on “Traditions of Rule of Law, Good Governance and Consultative Government in the Turkic World,” students at UVU were able to learn more about the traditions of the Western world government. This conference is part of a three-part symposium with UVU as its first stop, followed by Washington, D.
As part of the clubs and organizations involved with the UVU service coalition, the first annual UVolunteer week will take place March 30 through April 4. “It is an effort to create more traditions at UVU, and especially to help students form a lifelong tradition of volunteering,” said Richard Portwood, president of UVU service council.
With five weeks left until the last day of spring semester, it can only mean that summer is just around the corner. This summer offers the opportunity for students to take classes with a variety of options of different sessions. There are many benefits of attending summer semester.
Award-winning author of “The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People” Stephen R. Covey spoke on campus last Tuesday as part of UVUSA’s symposium “A New U.” Covey explained to the student audience the world they will enter after college and how to land any job.
Tanya Brown, the ex sister-in-law of O.J. Simpson, recently spoke on campus about domestic violence prevention. Brown holds a bachelor’s in counseling psychology and has completed one year of her master’s degree. UVU REVIEW had the opportunity to sit down with Brown and ask about domestic violence and her personal views on the O.