A prayer for bachelor degrees

October 29, 2007

Reading Time: 2 minutes UVSC is launching a new campaign to keep students thinking about and remaining at UVSC to finish their bachelor degrees. The idea that has surfaced is a wallet card. Why a wallet card? The card will be easy for students to hold onto and to have on their person in times of need. The card is […]

UVSC Contemporary Dance Ensemble performs “Resilire”

October 29, 2007

Reading Time: < 1 minute Coming soon: an opportunity to see a dance program recently presented in New York City Members of UVSC’s contemporary dance ensemble under the direction of Professor Doris Trujillo will perform her original choreographic work "Resilire," during the second week of November. "Resilire" is "a study in impulse, propagation and reaction […] played against a dissonant, […]

Former President Clinton to visit Utah

October 29, 2007

Reading Time: < 1 minute Presidential candidate Hillary Clinton had a planned fund-raiser stop in Utah that was scheduled for Oct 23, but had to reschedule the visit due to conflicts in her schedule. Instead she is sending former President Bill Clinton in her place on Nov. 4 for a fundraising campaign in Park City. Attendance costs $2,300. Plans for […]

Business plan competition

October 29, 2007

Reading Time: 2 minutes The Utah Valley State College "Business Plan Competition" is a competition that is available to all UVSC students. Teams will present a business plan to a panel of judges. The judges determine the winner by a list of criteria: company, product and service, marketing strategy, management team and financial strategy. Winners will receive a cash […]

Mental health expert sheds “light” on trauma victims

October 29, 2007

Reading Time: 2 minutes Students of mental health as well as professionals in the field heard from a well-known specialist in the treatment of psychological abuse and trauma, in a seminar sponsored by UVSC conferences and workshops. On Oct. 18, Dr. Bill Tollefson, Ph.D., came to UVSC to present "Lessons In Light," a seminar focused on the path a […]

What people wish they knew about business

October 29, 2007

Reading Time: < 1 minute Benjamin Gould came to UVSC to share his knowledge, experiences and secrets of success with students Thursday, Sept. 27, in the Ragan Theater. Gould is the president and chief executive officer of Mstar Metro, a Salt Lake City-based Internet, phone and cable provider. Since graduating from UVSC, he has been working for 17 years in […]

Police beat

October 29, 2007

Reading Time: 2 minutes Sept. 25: FIRE ALARM – UVSC police responded to a fire alarm in the Computer Science building. An emergency generator that was being tested had filled a mechanical room with smoke. Sept. 26: MEDICAL – A 56-year-old male reportedly suffered from a seizure. The patient was evaluated and released on scene by Orem paramedics. Sept. […]

Utah County’s 3rd Annual Suicide Awareness Walk

October 29, 2007

Reading Time: < 1 minute In recognition of the devastating impact suicide has on individuals and families, the 3rd annual Suicide Awareness Walk will take place Saturday, Oct. 27 at 8 a.m. at the Clark Auditorium in the Northwest Plaza at Utah Valley Regional Medical Center in Provo. More than 31,000 people complete suicide each year in the United States, […]

Nine digits

October 22, 2007

Reading Time: 4 minutes A lack of evidence against Kidus Chane Yohannes, the UVSC student suspected of plotting a mass shooting, could potentially unhinge Utah County’s attempt to convict him on two counts of providing false information to obtain a firearm.

School shooting raises questions about guns on campus

October 22, 2007

Reading Time: < 1 minute On Oct. 10, a 14-year-old boy walked into his Ohio school armed with a gun and started shooting his fellow students. He wounded four people before turning the gun on himself.This latest school shooting raises the question: Are we truly safe on campus?School-related shootings are not a new thing; although, after the killings at Columbine High School, there has been much more media attention given to them.