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Vol. 7 No. 8 UTAH TECHNICAL COLLEGE AT PROVO November 6, 1978 I lliil 1 l i; M ! f"""'"". . : On Wednesday November the Charles E. Peterson from the will be coming to dedicate the Learning Resource Center. Learning Resource Center Prepares for Dedication The newest building on the Orem Campus of Utah Technical College at Provo and Orem will be dedicated on November 8, 1978. The Learning Resource Center and Library has been in use since the beginning of fall quarter, but the official opening will begin at 10:00 a.m. with civic leaders, educators, elected officials and the public invited to attend. The dedicatory address will be given by Donald B. Holbrook, chairman of the Utah State Board of Regents under whom Utah Tech functions. The dedicatory prayer is to be made by Charles E. Peterson, regents vice chairman. Remarks are due from Wilson W. Sorensen, president of Utah Tech since 1945; Dr. Elroy Nelson, former chairman of the Utah State Building Board, and Bruce S. Burnett, studentbody president of Utah Tech. Conduct Student By Douglas Burr The student council met this week to discuss activities and upcoming events. The first subject on the agenda was a presentation on electronic signboards for advertising events, activities 8th, Donald B. Holbrook and Utah State Board of Regents ing the dedicatory exercises will be Grant C. Burgon, acting chairman of Utah Tech's institutional council, the organization of business and industry leaders which advises and formulates policy for the college under the state board of regents. The program will include musical numbers by the Utah Valley Symphony string quartet. Dr. Dee Martin, educational vice-president of the college, will pronounce the benediction. The Learning Resource Center and Library makes the fourth building completed on the new Orem campus. Others are the Auto Trades Building which opened in 1976, the Business Building and Student Center which both opened in 1977, and the Mechanical Building, first structure completed on the campus, which furnishes heat andair-conditioning for the entire Council and commercials. Two representatives from Martek Corporation in Salt Lake, demonstrated the uses of the broad; how it is programmed and used. Richard Bobo was able to show his technical ability and clown around with the sign The dedication will begin at 10:00 with Grant C. Burgon of the Institutional Council conducting. Photo by Richard Braun. campus. Under construction and scheduled for completion sometime in the spring of 1979 is the Trades Building, which with 130,000 square feet will be the largest structure completed to date on the campus. The Learning Resource Center and Library, with 57,000 square feet, houses a variety of training and instructional programs-including a main library, a reserve library for specific programs, an audio visual and media center, a media production unit with study tapes and films for individualized instruction, faculty offices, classrooms, a career development center specializing in the selection of and advice on occupations, and a learning enrichment center aimed at improving the basic communication skills of reading, writing and math as needed invocational-technical subjects. Plans for Upcoming Events board. Next Kathy Robertson asked if the student council wanted to share cost on a new school handbook or if they would like new covers. They were undecided on the matter, so Richard was put in charge of the motion. He will President Sorensen emphasized that the general public is welcome at the Nov. 8 dedication, but special invitations will be issued to educational, governmental and religious leaders of the state and community. The small library on the Provo Campus of Utah Technical College will still continue to be utilized, according to President Sorensen. For now, he said, the 15,000 volumes that have been squeezed into the Provo facility will be divided between the two campuses according to need. Automotive, business and related general education books and periodicals will be on the Orem campus where these same classes are taught. Electronics, health services, refrigeration, machine shop, welding, driver education, building trades and electrical automation materials will remain on the Provo campus. bring back a report next week. Tom Hover then gave a presentation on Parliamentary Procedure. Every other week he will give this type of presentation to help the student council accomplish more and work more UtahTechnicalCollege Receives Grant Utah Technical College at Provo and Orem will administer a $65,000 grant with two other colleges to teach safety awareness and practices to businesses and industries throughout Utah, according to Dr. Roger H. Plothow, director of continuing education and evening school at UTCP&O. The two other participating colleges are Utah Technical College at Salt Lake and Snow College al Ephraim. Work will begin immediately, said Dr. Plothow, with the $65,000 designed to cover the first year's costs and the understanding from OSHA that it will be renewed for at least that amount each year up to a minimum of five years. At that time an evaluation will be made to determine if OSHA wishes to continue it beyond the five-year mark. The service will cost participating organizations nothing and participation will be voluntary. Businesses and industries throughout Utah will be contacted, and are invited to apply on their own if they arc not contacted, to participate Graphic Arts Club Elects Officers The first organized meeting of the Graphics Commercial Art V1CA Club, under the direction of advisor Mr. Marhcant, met Monday, October 16th at 10 a.m. in room M6H. The purpose of this meeting was to elect officers, and to begin developing the structure and goals of the organization. The officers appointed by unanimous vote were: President, Julie Lathrop; Vice President, Margie Wynn; effectively. The Halloween Movie was also discussed in the meeting this week, making final preparation for it. Richard Bobo presented the names of students who will be involved in the schools committees for pub in the program. Upon election of a businessor industrs to participate, training- programs of eight lo 12 hours each will be set up for both employees and employers a. the convenience of the parti cipating organization. If the organization wants to semi its participants to the nearest sponsoring campus, said Dr Plothow. this may be donc-or instructors will be send directly to the plants or stores for on-site programs. Dr. Plothow estimates 25 or more instructors will be employed throughout the state. Most of the grant w ill be for their salaries, with a minimal amount for administration, he said. Most of the instructors will be experts from business and industry. Interested participants are invited to contact the sponsoring college nearest them. Other training centers will be added to the program, said the director, including the state vocational school in the Uintah Basin, Dixie College in St. George which has already asked to participate, and other schools throughout the center who will be asked to serve as training centers as the need arises. Secretary, Keri Wolsey: Treasurer, Marc Tracv; Reporter, Anita Parliamentarian, Hopper; Bruce Grimshaw. A second meeting was held on Friday, October 27th at 10 a.m. in room M6H. In this meeting we discussed the VICA State Contest, and began deciding what areas we'd like to compete in. The next meeting will be held on Friday, November 3rd at 10 a.m. in room M6H. licity and activities in the future. The student council meeting went a little over time by members resolved to be more punctual at the next meeting.
|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;|
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