UVU Auto Expo and Scholarship Fundraiser

April 19, 2010

Reading Time: 2 minutes The UVU Automotive department will hold its twenty-third annual UVU Auto Expo and Swap Meet scholarship fundraiser May 14-15. Friday will be the pre-show cruise-in and barbeque. The pre-show cruise-in starts at 1 p.m. at Barber Brothers Motor Company in Spanish Fork with entertainment provided by JC Hackett from Real Oldies 1060 AM KDYL. At […]

Bikers Against Child Abuse gave special presentation at UVU

April 12, 2010

Reading Time: 2 minutes Bikers Against Child Abuse gave a presentation in the UVU Student Center Grande Ballroom, as part of the Clothesline Project. BACA spoke about the important work they are doing to protect children and end violence against them. BACA was founded in 1995 by John Paul “Chief” Lilly, a licensed clinical social worker, a registered play […]

Native Suns Club hosts Buffalo Dinner Scholarship Fund Raiser

April 12, 2010

Reading Time: 2 minutes The Native Suns Club held a Buffalo dinner scholarship fund raiser in the Presidential South Room of the Events Center the night of April 7. The money raised by the dinner will support the Native Suns Club Scholarship Fund. The fund is to assist UVU Native American students who may not qualify for tribal scholarships […]

Habitat for Humanity of Utah County Honored with International Tithing Award

April 5, 2010

Reading Time: < 1 minute Habitat for Humanity International recently recognized the Habitat for Humanity of Utah County with the Malachi 3:10 Award for reaching the $500,000 milestone in lifetime tithe donations. The award is named for the biblical scripture because local Habitats around the world “tithe” 10 percent of the non-restricted donations they receive to Habitat for Humanity International […]

Out of state youth group volunteered with local Habitat for Humanity

April 5, 2010

Reading Time: < 1 minute Last week a youth group from the Presbyterian Church in Pueblo, Colo. came to Utah to help the Habitat for Humanity of Utah County with its housing projects. The group of 11, ages 14 – 18, and their leaders helped do landscaping and fencing at the Habitat for Humanity of Utah County’s Brimhall Estates project […]

Wolverine racing team attends Nascar race

March 15, 2010

Reading Time: 2 minutes The UVU Automotive Club and the Wolverine Racing Team got a behind-the-scenes look at a Nascar race at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway. Seven automotive students and two advisors attended the race from Feb. 26 to 28. “I wanted to take students down to learn about professional racing and mechanics,” said Todd Low, automotive professor, […]

Aeropostale: Teens for Jeans

February 1, 2010

Reading Time: < 1 minute Aeropostale’s third annual Teens for Jeans event started Jan. 19 and will continue through Feb. 14. The clothing company collects gently worn jeans and donates them to local homeless shelters and charities to assist people in the community. This year as a result of the recent earthquake in Haiti, Aeropostale will match the first 100,000 […]

Professor honored as 2009 Rasmuson Fellow

January 25, 2010

Reading Time: 2 minutes The United States Artists awarded UVU Assistant Professor Scott Carrier their 2009 Rasmuson Fellow in media. The honor comes with a $50,000 grant which enables Carrier to continue broadcasting his unique voice. Carrier was nominated for the grant by a fellow radio producer. Based in Los Angeles, the United States Artists is an artist-advocacy organization […]

Arabic course not to be taught again until Fall 2010

December 7, 2009

Reading Time: 2 minutes The Political Science Department offers an Arabic Culture and Language course (POLS 420R) taught by several faculty members who are from Middle Eastern or Islamic countries. More than 40 students signed a petition asking for the class. The course was officially available two days before the Fall 2009 semester started and it was filled before […]

Many surprises at benefit concert in Ragan Theater

November 23, 2009

Reading Time: 2 minutes Students enjoyed a benefit concert hosted by Stephen Carnegie and headlined by Mark Slaughter, vocalist and rhythm guitarist for metal band Slaughter on Nov. 17. The concert was held to raise money for the Donner-Galbraith Memorial Scholarship. The scholarship was created out of the memory of UVU students, Blake Donner and Jennifer Lynn Galbraith who […]