Student spotlight: Deborah Colimon

February 2, 2022

Reading Time: 2 minutes One cheerful April morning, Deborah Colimon woke up and decided to buy her first house plant: she now owns 24 house plants, and treats them like they’re her children. As a student spotlight, Colimon shares her journey to Utah Valley University, her experiences here and why she believes it’s important to celebrate Black History Month.  […]

Black Student Union discusses black representation in politics

September 28, 2018

Reading Time: 2 minutes During UVU’s annual Ethics Awareness Week, the Black Student Union (BSU) hosted a panel titled “Black Representation in Politics.” The panel consisted of Sandra Hollins, Utah State Representative for District 23, and Robert Burch, candidate for Utah State House for District 30. Kira Smalls, BSU president and American Sign Language major, moderated for the panel. […]

Black Student Union club gets involved

January 16, 2012

Reading Time: 2 minutes For 20 years UVU has been celebrating Martin Luther King Jr. day, but this year is unlike the previous ones. This year is the first year the Black Student Union has helped plan and organize the festivities for MLK week.   Bill Cobb, professor of History, has been on the MLK committee since it’s beginning […]