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f n i Volumne 13 Number 2 9 ra&laaatiGS Prepare By Jennie Smith Exercises for graduating UTC students will be held Thursday, May 30 at 6 p.m. ir the Activity Center on the Orem campus. This years' commencement will feature Governor Norm Bangerter as the keynote speaker. Students completing requirements this year will gather for the ceremonies to receive certificates of completion. Degrees attainable include the Associate of Applied Science or the Associate of Science degrees. All graduates and guests are invited to attend a buffet Wednesday evening at 6 p.m. Reservations can be made and tickets purchased prior to that evening in the Student Center on the Orem campus. A President's Reception will also be held for graduates and guests immediately following commencement. Others being honored will include faculty and staff members, including retirees by the Alumni Association. This reception will be at 4 p.m. preceeding graduation exercises. Valedictorians have been chosen to represent the five areas fo the College. Fredrick Brown Sr., will represent Commencement The practice for the Commencement exercise will be held My 30, 1985 at 12:00 noon in the new Activities Center on the Orem campus. Attendance at this practice is vital to insure an orderly Commencement exercise. This practice will cover the sequence for lineup, a dry run through the processional, the order of the program, the presentation of the candidates for graduation, and the recessional. If students are absolutely Veao1 By Kathleen L. Plothow Last fall faculty and ad-minstrators from Utah Technical College at ProvoOrem met at Park City, Utah to begin the blueprint for the Strategic Plan. The first pencil draft of the six-year strategy was finished and ready for circulation March 26, 1985. At first disclosure Ad Hoc committee members began to question the Startegic Plan. Though not all members involved disagreed, many individuals working with the six-year planning process began, to raise questions. Not only did persons discuss the concerns among themselves, but presented their conflicting ideas to the Tradewinds PRESS. Graduated Joanne Torgersen, of the General Education Department, readies' for her walk down the aisle. -UTC's graduation is scheduled for May 30, at 6:00 p.m. Photo by John Pack. General Education, Paul Mansfield, Electrical and .Automation; John McMullin, the Trades Department; Ramona White, Health; and Denise Kelly, Business. Kelly will represent the Valedictorians during her comments Practice Planned For Grads unable to attend the practice, please contact the graduation office on the Orem campus for an individual briefing on the procedures. Candidates for graduation should plan to arrive for the graduation ceremony at 5:30 p.m. dressed in cap and gown with the completed name card received at practice. The ceremony will begin promptly at 6:00 p.m. Caps and gowns will be available at the Bookstore May 28th. When you pick up your cap and gown ftpatiegjD (PDaims The anxieties examined were based on three main questions: What was the intent of the participation for the Startegic Plan? Can the Plan be measured and implemented? How will the monies needed to make the Plan work be raised? Throughout the year the same "problem" has been discussed by certain groups in iorums, committee meetings, and throughout the UTC campus, concerning the intent of President J. Marvin Higbee. Dr. Lucille Stoddard, Vice President for Academic Affairs,, backs President Higbee one-hundred percent. Stoddard notes that the President continually has the College, students and faculty's best interest in mind. THE OFFICIAL STUDENT NEWSPAPER -" - -x J I ; at the exercises. Also represented on the program will be members of the Utah State Board of Regents and the Institutional Council. Friends and relatives, as well as the general public are invited to attend. students will be issued a receipt stating that the diploma and grades will be held until the cap and gown is returned. The deadline for returning the cap and gown is 12:00 noon on May 31st. A professional photographer will be available to take pictures should students desire. A representative will be at the Commencement practice to take your orders. More details may be obtained by calling the office of Tom Hover at ext. 313. Concerning the reason for the administration and faculty imput on the Strategic Plan, Dr. Stoddard insists, "The intent is absolutely up front. The President wants to put together a plan that has the best possible process for participation." Stoddard continues, "The President wants a plan and purpose which is reflective of the faculty's responses and ideas." The concern for implementation was raised during the reorganization of the administrative structure. Ad Hoc members and faculty began to question not only committee accountability, but ultimate accountability. Dick Chappell, Vice President for Development and Planning, explained, "Ultimate accountability rests with the OF UTAH TECHNICAL COLLEGE AT PROVO Achievement Awards Seft For May 1 5 The annual Achievement Awards Banquet is scheduled to held Wednesday, May 15 at 7:00 p.m. in the Student Center Ballroom located on the UTC Orem campus. The Awards banquet will honor UTC students who have played an active role in academic studies while achieving top G.P.A. ratings. The evening will also be the inauguration for the new Student Council officers. Every department has chosen two to five students to represent the various areas. Along with the individual achievement awards, PBL, VICA, and DECA students and UTC's major dramatic production Man of LaMancha opens tonight to a dinner theater audience. The play will , continue through May 10,11 ij-ci 13 at 8 p.m. nighiiy. The production is being held in the UTC Student Center Ballroom. The play is a comic-drama written by Dale Wasserman. It is being directed by Kim I. Brewster. Fourteen of the 27 cast members are actors from the communities surrounding the school. The group presented a dress rehersal performance to the press on Tuesday night. Dr. Dennis Hess, a local surgeon plays the dual roll of Cervantes and Don Quixote with fervor, and passion. He has a strong singing voice, and has the ability to fill the set with emotions. A husband and wife team also do a supreme job as Aldonza and Padre. They are Valerie and Morgan Tanner. Other exceptional actor are Rod Shepper as the innkeeper, Kevin Moss as Dr. Carrasco, Wendy Nixon as Antonia and Joe LeFevre as raws Vice Presidents." Chappell continues to explain, "If the Strategic Plan is going to do what it should, every person in the Institution needs to become involved. It can't come from the Administration; we can't made it happen." Chappell insists that the administration will do all they can to encourage and fully support the implementation of the blueprint. The financial backing for the Strategic Plan of Excellence will be received through private donations and contributions coming through the Development Office. Ray Clements, Director of Development, defines the responsibility of the Development Office. "In order to make the Plan useable, we will have to go to outside sources to ob competitors will honored for their accomplishments. 'The Acheivement Awards Banquet is an opportunity for faculty members to select from their departments students who have done an outstanding job and give them appropriate recognition." said Tom Keele, Director of Student Development. The annual event is sponsored by the Associated Student of Utah Technical College at ProvoOrem. The Achievement Awards Banquet had it's beginnings during the 1979-80 academic school year. The studentbody president, Lee Barrus, for the i. ft UTC's major production of Man of tonight, Thursday, May 9. Other May 10, 1 1 and 13. Tickets can be Center. Photo by John Pack. the barber. Associate Director for the play is Audra Moss. Musical director is David Swenson and Technical director is Mary Farah. Choreographer for the play is Mary Farnsworth, and ;lf-T " y 1 ' . Y IL. s i - i i i l- - - I ... . . .m m u aaesGSoDus tain private resources. We'll take the Institution and it's defined roles and goals to obtain the resources." said Clements. Clements does not see a problem in raising the needed capital for the Strategic Plan, "We believe that the capability of raising the money is possible.." The role of the Development Office has been to create a Master Plan which is an offshoot of the Strategic Plan. Clements explains that the Master Plan will be the financial strategy for the Strategic Plan. Vice President Chappell explains that the final rough draft of the six-year goals were met with approval over a great deal of thoought. "We spent 16 hours as a Presidential Staff Thursday, May 9, 1985 Banquet 1979-80 year started the tradition of the student awards. Barrus will be the quest speaker for the evening. Entertainment will be by Miss Utah, Nancy Aires. Valedictorians will be presented and honored. President J. Marvin Higbee will administer the Oath of Office to the new studentbody officers. Students need to pick up their tickets for the banquet in the Orem Student Center. LaMancha has its opening debute performances are scheduled for purchased in the Orem Student publicist is Naomie Broken Leg. Tickets for students are $2.00 and can be purchased at the student center in advance or at the door. Dinner theater tickets are sold out. talking about the reorganization and the Grand Strategy of the quality and it s relation to the Plan." Chappell said that the President made some decisions in the top office which will only help with the Strategic Plan process. Chappej understands that there is continual work to be done on the UTC campuses and throughout the State to make the Strategic Plan work. "Now we need to doublely try to convince the Legislatures and Regents that the funding for the College does not meet the student needs." Utah Technical College at ProvoOrem receives the lowest appropriation level in the State. The final draft of the Strategic Plan is scheduled to be completed by May 15.
|Title||UTC Press, 1985-05-09|
|Description||UTC Press was the name of the student newspaper for Utah Technical College at Provo/Orem from February 07, 1985 to June 1, 1987.|
|Publisher||Utah Valley University|
|Subject headings||Utah Technical College at Provo/Orem--History; College student newspapers and periodicals;|
|Source||The Press Pulse, 1985-05-09|
|Rights||Copyright 2013 Utah Valley University|