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f 1 THIS WEEK Commentary Letters to the Editor Testing center needs noise reduction Community International briefs Christmas shoppers get a head start. Campus News Ponds get new fountains Computer services joins network Feature Debate Should marijuana be legalized? Entertainment Music Trivia Quiz Sawyer Brown concert review Sports Snowboarding is the new trend Sports shorts Index Campus News 1,6-8,16 Classifieds, 6 Commentary ,.2-3 Community ....4-5 Entertainment ...,12,13 Feature 9,1 1 Sports , .14-15 n 0)11 1 ) -- volume Romesburg receives award Susan Walters Staff Writer UVCC President Kerry D. Romesburg was recently given an award by President Bush for his work toward cleaning up the air quality in Utah Valley. Romesburg was nominated by US Representative Howard Nielson, "because he proved himself an able mediator between Geneva Steel and the Clean Air Coalition. The stakes were high, but under Dr. Romesburg's arbitration, a balanced solution acceptable to almost everyone was achieved." The Theodore Roosevelt Conservation Award was es PhiTheta Kappa more Michelle Bridges Staff Writer UVCC has received its official charter of Phi Theta Kappa making it the 807th fraternity in the International Honor Society. Make Watson, national representative, presented Dr. Dennis Farnsworth, Director of the Honors Program, with a plaque in ceremonies conducted last Thursday evening, November 8. Cristina Shurtz, fraternity president, officiated in the induction of seventy-seven members. The organization's theme for the year is "Civilization at Risk; Challenge of the 90's." Activities are designed along this theme and allow students the opportunity to promote the organization's four standards: scholarship, leadership, service, and fellowship. Watson offered examples of other chapter's activities. One chapter is planting trees to help deforestation, another 19 issue 12 14 november 1 990 Utah valley community college tablished to recognize volunteers who show leadership in conserving natural resources. For the past two years Romesburg has chaired the Utah Valley Clean Air Coalition which has been working to set standards for industry, woodburning stoves, automobiles, and agricultural emissions. The Coalition's findings and recommendations will become policies in the State of Utah. These will be enforced by the State Bureau of Health which is charged with implementing the regulations adopted by the Federal Environmental Protection Agency. chapter volunteers in a tutoring program to help illiteracy, and another serves in food drives for the homeless. UVCC's chapter will sponsor a petition drive as its first activity. Phi Theta Kappa is gathering signatures to 1- V 1 - sr. Photo by Johnnie Rawllnson Phi Theta Kappa members are Inducted through a candlellghting ceremony to become official members of the fraternity. i t 4 ,.; . ; t-": ' If i ! UVCC President Kerry Romesburg toward cleaning up the air quality than just making grades send to the magazine U.S. News & World Report to persuade the magazine to include community, junior, and vocational colleges in its annual survey on the nations top educational institutions. Phi Theta Kappa thinks that a from Bush Photo by Johnnie Rawllnson receives recognition for his work in Utah Valley. quality education can be obtained at these facilities and that they should be listed. Currently, the magazine lists only the top 100 four-year institutions.UVCC's chapter recently placed second in a field of twenty at the Honor Society's Western Region Competitions in Las Vegas. UVCC was able to participate because they were in the final stages of obtaining their charter. Members Cristina Shurtz, Christian Bradford, and Christina Housekeeper represented the college. According to Housekeeper, the fraternity's success is a reflection of the quality of education that UVCC offers. Chapter members can be from any major, but are required to maintain an accumulative 3.5 grade point average. Students interested in becoming a part of the honor's society can contact Advisor Mike Falgoust in LC239 or at ext. 261.
|Title||UVCC College Times, 1990-11-14|
|Description||The UVCC College Times was the name of the student newspaper for Utah Valley Community College from September 28, 1987 to June 23, 1993.|
|Publisher||Utah Valley University|
|Subject headings||Utah Valley Community College--History; College student newspapers and periodicals;|
|Source||College Times, 1990-11-14|
|Rights||Copyright 2013 Utah Valley University|