Kaiizen, It’s for the kids

Recently students from UVSC, BYU, SLCC and Westminster College, along with local volunteers were able to embark on a trip to serve underprivileged kids in Baja, Mexico.A trip to Baja, Mexico? Sound fun? Well sit back and enjoy the ride, cause it’s 15 hours by mini-van.

UVSC students win Student Grammy Awards

UVSC digital media students recently won awards from the Audio Engineering Society’s annual Student Grammy Award Competition in New York City. The competition had 35-40 schools competing and had judges from industry professionals from major record labels. Sean Wolsey and Jeremy Redd participated in the hardware design competition and took third place in circuit design.

Operation Smile club raises funds

UVSC’s recent Halloween dance on Friday, Oct. 26 was co-sponsored by ASUVSC and the Operation Smile club. The club received a cut of the event’s proceeds and raised an additional $60.40 from individual donations during the dance.The money collected will be directly donated to Operation Smile.

Police beat

Oct. 18. SEARCH WARRANT-UVSC police served a search warrant on a residence in Orem after a MacBook Pro laptop valued at $2,300 was stolen from the UVSC Bookstore the day before. The laptop was recovered early on the morning of Oct. 19, along with the suspect being arrested.

Communicator of the Year

UVSC President William Sederburg will receive the 2007 Parry D. Sorensen Communicator of the Year award for his work as president of the school. The award will be presented on Nov. 7 in Salt Lake City at the Wells Fargo Building. This award is one given by the Public Relations Society of America during the Golden Spike Awards for Utah’s elite business communicators.

2007 Elections

All across Utah, people will have the opportunity to make their voices heard in the 2007 municipal election on Nov. 6. In Orem, citizens will elect three city council members. Candidates Margaret Black, Carl Hernandez, Mark Seastrand, Tom Fifita Sitake, Brent Sumner and Michael J. Whimpey are all competing to fill the open seats on Orem’s city council.