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w Welcome New Students 0 XV OFFICIAL STUDENT NEWSPAPER OF UTAH TECHNICAL COLLEGE AT PROVO'OREM September 21, 1982 II U L J U Ui U U U U Orientation For New Students Beginning with fall registration, all NEW students will be required to attend a three hour orientation assessment before they may register for classes. The program is being introduced to UTC, to further assist students in several areas, including job opportunities, career choices, school information, plus an educational policy handout which will acquaint students with college life at UTC. Students will be directed to areas where their major will be taught, such as auto mechanics, nursing, graphics, radiology, typing, general ed etc. Instructors will be in the assigned areas, to assist the new students in finding the best avenues in which to prepare for educational goals and to assist them in registration information. Faculty and advisors will give an overview of classes such as book and took requirements, homework, options of certificate or associate degree, challenging classes, provisions, job opportunities, working conditions, wages, etc. Introduction to various support systems including, Learning Enrichment Center, Career Exploration Classes, Better Jobs for Women, Child Care Center, Co-op, financial aid programs, and counseling, will be presented. A reading and assessment test will also be given, with each set up so that the student will be able to score his or her own completed test. They may discuss the results with their advisor, with strengths and weaknesses giving an idea as to which classes would best serve the student. Enrichment classes will be encouraged for those who need extra help in some area, so that a student can be better prepared in the cassroom and in completing homework assignments. All faculty and instructors will be attending a workshop prior to the orientation, which will help them aid students with information, options and goals. There will also be a follow-up on each student throughout his school life at UTC. If problems arise, each person will know who to contact in order to gain assistance for his or her own particular need. - UTC has been awarded a $28,900 Guidance and Counseling grant to im-pliment this orientation assessment program. President Higbee Extends Welcome to UTC Students Welcome to Utah Technical College at ProvoOrem. It's a good place to be, and I hope it will be a year of many great accomplishments for you. The college provides both occupational and general education, and you have the choice of preparing yourself in two years or less for the job market, or, after completing an Associate Degree, to move on to a four-year level college or university in pursuit of a higher degree. The faculty and staff want to help you in every way they can so that your educational experiences here will be positive and successful. Also, whether you are a new or returning student, I hope you will avail yourself of the special help that is provided by counselors, department advisors, the Career Center, and the Learning Enrichment Center. For your enjoyment and physical well being there are many social and athletic activities planned which will bring a variety of experiences into your college life if your choose to participate. We care about each one of you individually, and wish you a very rewarding and exciting year as you make choices and gain knowledge that will lead toward the achievement of your goals. J. Marvin Higbee President i J : r President J. Marvin Higbee Construction Projects Will Close North Peripheral Road The peripheral road leading out to 400 West struction. Students are to plan travel around this issue by Steve Robinson! Please be advised that during the next month there will be two construction projects requiring the closing of the North Peripheral Road from the Institute parking, up and around to the dirt road leading out 400 West. One project, starting this weekend, will be a sidewalk installation along the roadway making it safer for pedestrian traffic. The from the Institute Will be closed for con-campus avoiding this area. (All Photos in other project, which will run 21 days, is the relocation of dirt to the location of the new PE complex requiring heavy dirt hauling equipment. Your consideration during this time will provide for an ever improving campus. The dirt hauling will run into the opening of Fall Quarter, but we will attempt to make this area as safe as possible until its completion.
|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|