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Not your average Honor Society

“You are starting off your college journey on the right foot,” Emily Demke, a senior studying psychology, and president of the UVU NSCS chapter said to welcome the ten new Utah Valley University students were inducted into the National Society of Collegiate Scholars (NSCS) at the society’s induction ceremony.

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Five UVU students receive financial planning scholarships

Photo courtesy of Woodbury School of Business St. Louis-based brokerage firm TD Ameritrade recently announced its sixth annual NextGen RIA scholarship recipients: 12 financial planning students across the country — five of whom are UVU students. The five $5000 scholarships were awarded to Mana Angilau, Kevin Cowan, Madisen Karlson, Colton Peck and Alex Graham, all […]

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Seniors ‘pay it forward’

The announcement no sooner left Nancy Smith’s lips before being drowned out by the thunderous applause of over 500 attendees. As Senior Director of UVU’s Donor Relations and Scholarships, Smith was privileged to announce the grand total of $55,488 in scholarship donations over the past seven years by Elder Quest members.   “Without these scholarships, […]

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Elders will ‘Quest’ for scholarships at seminar

The day a 101-year-old member of Elder Quest ceased participation in the group’s activities was the day she died.   A little-known “lifelong learning” organization for senior students over 55, Elder Quest has been supporting UVU since 1992 as an integral part of UVU’s Community and Continuing Education Department. Not only has the self-sustaining organization […]

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Scholarships can pay the way

Obtaining a secondary education degree is not always a given for every student with a desire to attend.   Some students have been able to save money for a long time in preparation for college while others are fortunate to have parents or other relatives that have the means to pay for their schooling. For […]

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Grotesque snacks at UVU Fear Factor

Josh Petersen ate his way through Bison testicles, cow tongue and live cockroaches and grasshoppers to secure the coveted $300 UVU Bookstore scholarship from UVUSA’s reproduction of NBC’s “Fear Factor.” The internet and local butcher shops were the sources for the edible portions of the competition.   The annual event drew approximately 50 spectators who […]

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