Being LGBTQ+ impacts mental health identity

February 24, 2019

Reading Time: 3 minutes Queer people are more likely to experience mental health issues, not because they’re queer but because of the society in which they live, according to Karen Deysher, the program director over LGBT Student Services. The academic branch of Multicultural Student Council hosted their monthly Diversity Dialogue event with this month’s topic being Mental Health and […]

How you can be an LGBTQ ally at UVU

January 9, 2019

Reading Time: 2 minutes UVU has resources in place for its students and faculty to learn how to become or how to better their allyship to the LGBTQ community. Below are some helpful tips and keywords to help the university community be better allies. LGBT, the initialism used to give a more inclusive name to the nonheterosexual and noncisgendered […]

Student forum held to address parking concerns at UVU

November 9, 2018

Reading Time: 2 minutes UVUSA hosted a panel on Nov. 5 at Centre Stage to address the parking concerns of students, in the hopes of providing transparency to the student body and those over parking. The panel consisted of entrepreneurship professor, Vance Gough, parking services manager, Tina Medina, director of parking operations, Barbara Young, UTA’s senior service planner, Ken […]

Women at UVU learn how to unlock their potential at leadership event

November 7, 2018

Reading Time: 2 minutes Women from around Utah gathered on Nov. 1, in the Grand Ballroom at UVU to learn how to unlock their potential in education and within themselves. The event was hosted by the Utah Women’s Leadership Project. Throughout the semester the group has been hosting multiple events to help women advance in their life whether it […]

Candlelight vigil held at UVU to increase awareness of domestic violence

November 7, 2018

Reading Time: 2 minutes The Center for Women and Children in Crisis (CWCIC) held a candlelight vigil on Oct. 29 to honor the survivors of domestic violence. Held in the Reflections Center, Dennis Hansen, CEO and director of CWCIC introduced Brian Parnell, the domestic violence program administrator for the Utah Department of Human Services, to inform the crowd of […]

UVU’s Career Development Center Insider Secrets: How to not be a part of the 60 percent

November 5, 2018

Reading Time: 2 minutes JanaLee Carter, UVU’s Employee Relations manager, explained to students how they can find career opportunities in the most unlikely of places while still utilizing their degrees. Career Passport, a program geared toward career readiness and preparation for students, hosted Carter to educate students on the importance of building relationships with employers while  attending college. Carter’s […]