Category: Events

DHS special agents give basics on active shooter response

*Editor’s Note- The names and identities of the Department of Homeland Security personnel have been omitted for their safety. Department of Homeland Security special agents gave a presentation about responding to an active shooter situation in the Science Building auditorium, April 18. After being introduced by Rick Los, a lecturer in the UVU Criminal Justice Department, the presenters began by bringing up some significant shootings in recent U.S. history. The shootings that they mentioned all occurred at educational institutions, the most recent of which was in Parkland, Florida at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School. According to an FBI study...

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UVU community says farewell to Holland

Video messages recorded to send memories, best wishes Photos by Abby Van Buren During the 9 years of Matthew Holland’s presidency, students, faculty and the UVU community have made memories that they were able to share through video recordings across campus March 29, April 4 and 5. Video booths were set up in various locations on campus so individuals could share memories and give well-wishes. Clips will be compiled into a single video that will be presented to Holland. “He’s been a phenomenal president,” said the dean of University College and video participant, Forrest Williams. “I’ve been here for...

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