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A pim n rnn? n n n J UiJoulJLz . LJ L v 1 11 I f I ,1 -I Volume 1 1 Number 25 The Official Student Newspaper of Utah Technical College at ProvoOrem, P.O. Box 1609, Provo, Utah 84603 Friday, April 6, 1984 LJL ) ) tudent Blood Bank Doing Utah Valley Hospital currently has a blood bank established for UTC students. The bank has accumulated over 230 pints in the past few years. "Blood drives conducted by the ASUTC during Halloween and Valentine's observances have built a valuable resource for students in need," says Tom Hover, Director of Student Services. The blood bank is currently available to any student at UTC ProvoOrem who is hospitalized at the Utah Valley Hospital. The creation and maintenance of this bank allows students to receive blood at a discount of $25 a Scholarship Applications Due Applications are now available for tuition waiver scholarships for the 1984-85 school year. The forms are available in the Financial Aids Office, room MW-118, Provo Campus. To be eligible for a scholarship, an applicant must: 1. Be a Utah resident (for tuition purposes); 2. Have completed at least 12 credit hours at UTCProvo; 3. Have a minimum Grade Point Average (GPA) of 3.0 (B). The scholarships cover full resident tuition, but not fees. The maximum period of time that the award will extend will be for three quarters. Summer ('84), Fall and Winter or Fall, Winter and Spring. Therefore, applicants should clearly indicate the quarters for which the award is desired. Pratt To Speak At Today's Forum By Brian C. Nutter Richard Pratt will be the guest speaker at the LDS Institute's Friday Forum scheduled for 12 noon today. A descendant of the well known Parley P. Pratt, he will speak on missionary activities and experiences. ' St)',' , I ' t 4 I RICHARD PRATT LDS Institute Speaker Today At Noon 6 J pint. Any charges levied for blood on a student would be strictly to cover processing and lab fees. Although at present this service is not available to family members of students the matter has been taken under consideration. Blood banks have come to be considered a benefit offered by many employers and individual groups. The UTC Student Blood Bank is a student service that may benefit any one of us. Those desiring to contribute to this fund may do so by donating blood at the hospital and insuring that those taking the donation are aware that it is for the UTC Student Blood Bank. To apply, a student must obtain and complete the Application for Scholarship. It is not necessary to attach a transcript of grades to the application, as grades will be reviewed by the Financial Aids Office from computer records provided through the Registrar's Office. The forms must be returned and received by the Financial Aids Office no later than Tuesday, May 1, 1984. Scholarship recipients are selected on the basis of Grade Point Average. The actual GPA cutoff is dependent upon three factors: (1) the number of scholarships available; (2) the number of students who apply; and (3) the GPA of all those students who submit applications All eligible students are encouraged to apply. Serving a short term mission in the North Western States in 1932 and later a Stake Mission in Grand Coulee, Washington, Bro. Pratt went on to become, with his wife, the first educational missionaries in the Gilbert Islands. While in the Gilberts he served as headmaster of the Moroni Community School and increased its enrollment by over 100 percent. The construction of 15 school buildings with few modern tools and no skilled labor was one of his greatest challenges. With the aid of determination, faith and volunteer students the task was accomplished and 20,000 sq. ft. of educational facilities were completed. The Pratt's work has met with wide acclaim as the article on their Gilbert Islands Mission depicts in the Ensign Magazine of October 1981. The forum will be held in the Orem Institute Building immediately North of the third level LRC. Utah Valley Hospital Blood Bank Career Center Aids Students In Occupational Decisions by Fay Francesconi Many students have found U.T.C.'s valuable resource-the Career Center. The Career Center offers help with a vast number of challenges facing students. Many students are confused as to which career choice is to their best advantage. Others may need a part time or full time job in order to keep attending school. Still others may need help finding work after school. The Career Center can help meet the needs of students in all of these areas and more. Dr. Duane Jacobs Director of the Career Center says "The main purpose of the Career Center is to help students determine the most realistic and enjoyable career path. Its Graduation Forms Due Today Applications for graduation must be turned in by 5:00 p.m. on Friday, April 6, 1984. Each degree applied for requires a separate application, a $10 application fee, an advisement sheet completed by the Department Coordinator for your major, a UTC transcript and official transcripts from any other colleges you have attended. Note: If you have official transcripts on file at our Records Office, you need only get copies of them. Election Preparation Begins Preparations are now being made for the upcoming Student Government Elections. A meeting will be held April 12th at 12:00 noon for all those who are interested in running for a office. Anyone who is planning to run should fill out an application and be in attendance at this meeting. Elections have proven to be an excellent time for students to get involved in what makes U.T.C. function. This years officers try to present a bappy atmosphere when working with donors. UTC purpose is to assist students in making career judgements based on fact to either radify current career choices or alter them." Among the most interesting and valuable aids in helping students choose a career is the Guidance Information system, a career and collegiate data base system. The computer has four major files from which to draw. 1) Occupational file gives information about job characteristics, salaries, benefits, working conditions and the job market. 2) College files gives information about the programs offered at different two and four year colleges, tuition costs and living expenses ect. 3) Financial file Mr. Jacobs says "Financial file Pay the $10 fee at the Orem Bookstore or the Provo Business Office and have it validated on each application. Follow the directions on the back of the application and submit the completed forms to the Graduation Office, across from the Bookstore on the Orem Campus, north of the Career Center. Remember: Friday, April 6, 1984, at 5:00 p.m. is the deadline! Applications received later than the 6th will be processed with the Summer applications. Student Council members all agree that the experiences of elections and campaining have greatly enhanced and rounded their educational experience here at U.T.C. There will never be a better time for students to make themselves a part of U.T.C. than through becoming a part of the upcoming elections. Join in the future of our college and encourage your friends to do so too. has some good basic information about private and public resources. 4) Military files provides information about training offered in military and other military careers. Other aids to help students with career choices are interest tests, career aptitude tests and counseling services. Help in finding both skilled and unskilled employment can be found in the placement center on the jobs board and also in the placement files. The jobs boards are located on the Orem campus. One is across from the center and in both the trades and business buildings. The center has plans for establishing one on the Provo campus during Spring 84 quarter. Coed To In Local AMY AVERETT Amy Averett, Second Attendant to Miss UTC, is currently preparing to compete in the Miss Springville Pageant scheduled for later this month. Amy is currently in her third quarter of nursing studies here at UTC ProvoOrem. A lifetime resident of Springville she enjoys dancing and working with and helping people. As an attendant to Miss UTC Well ',;. f now has 230 pints in their account. The placement center operates much the same as Job Service. Students seeking employment register with the center and placement center personnel match the job seeker up with employers for jobs which they are qualified for and interested in. Students can help by periodically checking the board. Other services in helping students obtain employment are tips on interviewing, applying for jobs, writing up resumes, letters of application, and follow-up letters after initial interview. The help the center offers need not stop upon graduation and obtaining a job but can also assist in moving up the career ladder of success. Compete Pageant she has been pleased with the opportunities it has given her to work with others. Among the varied duties of Miss Springville is the leading of the Art City Days Parade and Festival, which signals the beginning of Summer in Utah Valley. The competition for this honor will be held on April 28th at the Springville High School Auditorium.
|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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