UTC Press, 1986-09-29
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rnni 11 VP i . . l.'Tr . ! foptember 29, 1936 ' Utah Technical College ProvoOrem, Box 1609, Provo, Utah 84603 Volume 15 Number 1 I ' 1 ' -- " i UTC Begins Fall Quarter With Orientation Session This afternoon, there will be Get-Acquainted Orientation Session sponsored jointly by U.SUTC and the college adminis tration. The schedule for this event will be as follows: from a. This week's Orientation Session school will provide students with a variety of services and program address by UTC president J. Marvin Higbee. UTC Paralegal Program is Even with today's uncertain economy and fierce job competition, the paralegal profession is a fast growing career field. In fact, according to U.S. News and World Report, "The United States Department of Labor now ranks legal assistants and paralegals as the fastest growing career through 1995 with a growth rate of 98 percent." Utah Technical College ProvoOrem is the only state college or university with a paralegal program. Westminster College, a private four-year institution, has a certificate program, but UTC is the only school that grants degrees. UTC offers a two-year certificate, but encourages students to complete either the Associate of Science or Associate of Applied Science Degrees.This year, they are starting their tenth year and the program is growing rapidly. This Faculty The Faculty and Employees of the Year were named at the recent faculty and staff breakfast. Two Outstanding Employees and one Employee of the Year were picked from the Employees of the Quarter. The Outstanding Employees were Bruce Carter and Gwen Hartley. Carter is the assistant director of the Academic Advisement Center and Hartley is a payroll officer. The Employee of the Year is Helen Kenn-ington, executive secretary to Dr. Lucile Stoddard, vice president of Academic Affairs. The Outstanding Faculty of the Year are Dr. Gordon Moses and Elaine Englehardt. Moses is a former advisor to VICA and developed a televised electronics program. Englehardt is an. English instructor, former PRESS ad- 10:00-10:30 a.m., there will be a general session at the Activity Center; from 10:30-12 noon, there will be four informational sessions, during which time student programs and services, aca should be a help to new and continuing students. The first day of fall, there are 30 new admissions, up from just 22 a year ago. Altogether, there are 80 to 100 students enrolled. According to Ellen Hall, UTC's paralegal program coordinator, "We have three classes taught on the second level and this quarter they're all full." Though the UTC department is a member of the American Association for Paralegal Education, it is seeking approval from the American Bar Association. Hall describes the ABA as, "An approving body that issues guidelines and procedures." For the past four years, preparations have been made for this accreditation process. Part of the process includes a site inspection from the ABA and directors from ABA approved programs They will inspect the curriculum, admission procedures, library facilities and will speak with students, administration and faculty involved with the department.Recently, the BYU Law and Staff Employees of ' 1 f i Wesley Bitters from Hospitality Employee of the Year. demic programs and campus services will be discussed; at noon there will be a ribbon cutting ceremony for the new student lounge; and from 12:15 to 2:00, lunch will be served and A .1 ..A information and a welcome School donated CAPS (Computer Assisted Production System), an expert legal system, to the legal assisting department. Hall said, "based on the legal decisions made by the user, the computer analyzes the answers and generates the document. The faculty of this department include several well-known attorneys from the area. They include Terri C. Bingham, a lawyer in private practice; M. James Brady, a lawyer, who until recently was a Provo City Attorney and is now in private practice; Brent Bullock, an administrator in the Utah County Attorney's Office; Ray M. Harding, Fourth District Court Judge; Laurie Hart, a lawyer who was in the first UTC paralegal graduating class; Phillip G. Jones, a lawyer with McCullough, Jones, Jensen and Ivins; and Alyce Slgman, a court clerk with the Orem Eighth Circuit Court who has also taught eight years in the public school system. .1 1 t Management was recently named there will be drawings for prizes, games and music. The general session will include welcome by George Marshall, the 1986-87 studentbody president and an address by Growing UTC's Paralegal program, a member of the American Association for tenth year with a promising future. r :,f.;i OFFERS: the Teacher of the year. Helen Kennington was named President J. Marvin Higbee. The president's staff and the studentbody officers will be introduced. There will also be a presentation by the cheerleaders and dance team. Rapidly the YearNamed The first informational ses- sion will be located on the patio by the fountain. It will include student government, social pro grams, student senate, clubs outpost and game tenter, and the student newspaper. The second session will be located in the ballroom. It will include athletics, intramurals, craft center, food services, counseling, career center, advisement, veterans and handicapped programs. The third session will fea ture academic programs and it will be located in the Student Center concourse. It will include Cooperative Education, Honors Programs, Center for Personal and Career Development, Place ment, Continuing Education, Learning Enrichment Center, English as a second language and the Dental Clinic. The fourth session will be located in the Business Building concourse and will include financial aids, parking, personnel and student employment. If the student visits each display and receives a sticker from each one, they are entitled to a free lunch. The ribbon cut ting will be done by President J. Marvin Higbee and everyone is invited to attend. Several prizes will be given away during the course of the program, including T-shirts, sweatshirts and even some trips from the Outpost. Paralegal Education begins it's visor and president-elect of the Provo Women's Chamber of Commerce. The Teacher of the Year is Wesley M. Bitters program coordinator of the Hospital Management program. He has been teaching at UTC since 1978 and is president elect of the faculty senate. After the announcement of the winners. Bitters made a short presentation on his philosophy of education and teaching. The faculty winners were screened by two committees and chosen on the basis of community work, professionalism, scholarship and teaching excellence. The Outstanding Employees and Faculty members each received a $500 check and an engraved plaque. The Employee and Teacher of the Year each received a $1000 dollar check and an engraved plaque.
|Title||UTC Press, 1986-09-29|
|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 U.T.C. Press, 1986-09-29|
|Rights||Copyright 2013 Utah Valley University|