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RADEWIND VOL. 1 NO. 2 UTAH TECHNICAL COLLEGE OF PROVO SEPTEMBER 29, 1975 REGISTRATION WAS SLOWED down considerably by a 2-hour year is expected to b e the highest ever. From All Of Us Welcome To The President At the beginning of another school year, we welcome all of you to our campus. We are very pleased to see those of you who are returning to complete your second year, and are especially happ y to see so many new first year students. You are here because youhave already made on of the most important and far-reaching decisions of your life - the choice of your life's work. You have selected your career and are here as a first step in preparing yourself to be successful in this occupation. We, the staff and faculty of Utah Technical College at Provo, are committed to provide you with the best preparation for your lie's work that can be given. Your teachers are the finest craftsmen, technicians, and business people that we could find. They are skilled in the particular occupation that they are teaching and are willing and anxious to impart their knowledge and skill to you so that when you go to your first job, you will have confidence and ability, and will be successful. We are glad that you are here and hope that your experiences here will be enjoyable and profitable to you. We invite your comments as to how our school may be improved. Four buildings are now being construced on our campus in Orem which we will be occupying a year from now. Approximately 1000 students will be on the Orem campus in the Fall of 1976. We invite you to share the joy with us in the growth and development of these buildings and our entire Orem campus. It is our desire that each day of the coming year may be filled with new. I :7 'V. 1 V ' 1 exciting, and worthwhile learning experiences for you. Wilson W. Sorensen President The Vice-President Welcome back to what will be one of the best years Utah Technical College at Provo will experience. We are on the brink of expanding to a new campus in Orem and watching the growth and development of that facility is very exciting. To give you an idea of the growth we are experiencing, many of the programs we are offering have already been filled during pre-registration and are already developing long waiting lists. The clamor for space and the possibility of adding new sections i s being studied very carefully to accomodate those anxious to get involved in some type of career program at our College. I would certainly like to emphasize the goals President Sorensen indicated in his welcoming address to you on September 8. As he indicated, This coming year we should strive to: 1. Attract more students to our campus and into vocational programs. 2. Enhance our holding power for students. 3. Show personal interest in students. 4. Continually increase quality of instruction and in so doing, increase the quality of student performance. If each of us can be involved at the personal level with students, faculty, and staff, advisory committees, community andor state groups, I am sure these goals can be accomplished. Dr. Dee Martin Vice-President Utah r power-outage. Registration this Tech The Studentbody President On behalf of student government I welcome each of you to the Technical College. The demand for those with technical skills is great. What was once a trade school has become a true Technical College with an established reputation in business and industry. You will help to satisfy that demand and build upon that reputation. We in student government place primary importance upon each of you individually. We encourage your success. We seek to serve your interests. In addition to gaining Technical skills and information, there are opportunities for many of you to participate in clubs, workshops, seminars, sports and the many social activities coming up this year. The LDS Institute provides spiritual growth and opportunities for service thru classes devotionals, and the fraternity and sorority. The counseling dept. provides discreet help for problems ranging from drugs to finances. This door is open to your growth and success. Study hard-play hard-and have a good year. Bill Rogers Studentbody President Boat Harbor The first activity for this coming year will be the Boat Harbor Party. This event will be held on Thursday, October 2nd, at 11:00 at the Provo Boat Harbor. There will be lots of people, games, music, free food, and a dunking machine with the Stu Interested Students Urged Te Join Paper Staff "The Tradewinds" is looking for help. Utah Technical College is bursting with talented students in every field and many of these talents would be a valuable asset to the student newspaper.For the first time in UTC's history, the student newspaper is not only a self-supporting professional newspaper, but it is about to become a weekly publication.As we expand, we are urging students t o join the staff and contribute talents while learning some useful skills in jounr-alism. The staff is small and much of the writing is presently being done by students in the journalism class, but more writers are needed. fn ) n pi rl n v j 1 ... School begins j OCt. 2 Boat Harbor Party 1 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. l . i i f . i . . I OCt. 6-9 Qub Oct. 6 . . Late ! Oct. 7 I J Oct. 9 ! Oct. 10 Enrollment Increase Expected A total of 10,349 individuals enrolled in vocational-technical courses in Utah's colleges and universities during the 1974-75 academic year, it was reported today by G. Homer Durham, Commissioner of High Education and Chief Executive Officer of the State Board of Regents. Durham indicated that the figures represented the academic year and summer average for eight of the nine institutions comprising theSystemofHigherEdu-. cation. Utah Technical College at Salt Lake City led with 5,066 for the acadmic year and summer average. However, as many as 5,491 were enrolled at UTCSL in the autumn term, the average for the year being reduced by the nor- Party dent Council getting soaked. Transportation will be provided. Busses will be leaving from the faculty parking lot at 11:15 sharp. The busses will be coming back at 3:00. The Student Council invites everyone to come and have a good time. Anyone interested in advertising, photography, graphic arts, cartooning, and the list is endless, should contact Scott Bushman in "The Tradewinds" room, S 103 A. Drop by any time and someone may be there to help you. The newspaper is also offering a 'Letters to the Editor" column this quarter. All letters must be typed and signed, but names will be withheld on request."The Tradewinds" is your nawspaper. You help pay for it You read it. If it is to continue serving you with news and features that interest you, we need your help. The Editor r f J7-jyyitp 1 I Week Re gistration Fee In Effect Day Movie 1 0:00 a.m. to 1 2 Noon AWS Opening Tea 2:00 P "1- 4:00 p.m. UE A Convention No School I mal dropoff in the spring term. Utah Technical College at Provo came second with 2,672 followed by Weber State College with 1,702 individuals. Dixie College came next with 291, followed by the College of Eastern Utah with 193. CEU was followed closely by Utah State University with 187. Then came Southern Utah State College at Cedar City wiht 164 and Snow College with 74 for the statewide total of 10,349. "The 10,349 year total pro-, vides strong demonstration of student interest inpostsecondary vocational-technical programs,"" said Commissioner Durham. "Furthermore, there is strong indication that this trend will run even stronger in the future. For example, the capacity of Weber State College,Dixie,SUSC,Snow, and CEU for accommodating additional students interested in job-training is coming to the fore, and being recognized more each day. Citizens of Utah should always remember that Weber State College and Southern Utah State College provide four-year training opportunities in some fields, while all of the community colleges of the state afford awide variety of vocational-technical offerings."
|Description||Tradewinds was the name of the student newspaper for Utah Technical College at Provo, between 1971-12-14 and 1984-11-15.|
|Publisher||Utah Valley University|
|Subject headings||Utah Technical College at Provo--History; Utah Technical College at Provo/Orem--History; College student newspapers and periodicals;|
|Rights||Copyright 2013 Utah Valley University|