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Volume 9 No. 20 Student Candidates Announced For Elections, Primaries 20th; Finals 22nd High Energy-PartyWade Hansen - President Wade Hansen, from American Fork, is majoring in General Ed. at Utah Technical College. Pat Petersen-Executive Vice-President Pat Petersen, from Orem, is majoring in Drafting and Design Technology. Bill Brown-Academics and Student Awareness Vice President Bill Brown, from Lehi, is majoring in Business Management. Becky Huff-Financial Director Becky Huff from Spanish Fork, is majoring in Business Management. UTC Receives Utah Technical College at Provo-Orem faced a new era today the authorization to offer a substantial program of general education to those wishing to take it, in addition to its already established (and majority) vocational-technical training. The new program comes as a result of legislative action, which has been signed into law by the governor, to expand the general education (not necessarily related to vocational - technical training) over a three-year period as a trial experiment. It will be available beginning the OFFICIAL NEWSPAPER OF UTAH TECHNICAL COLLEGE Bobby Willis-Social Vice-President Bobby Willis is originally from Oregon. He is majoring in Drafting and Design Technology. Shad Boardman Special Events Vice-President Shard Boardman is from Provo. He is majoring in Business Management. Lisa Wardle-Cultural Vice-President Lisa Wardle, from Provo, is majoring in Drafting and Design Technology. Gang Kerry Graves - President Kerry is a native of Utah, living presently in Mapleton. He is a Business Management fall quarter of 1981. Utah Tech President Wilson W. Sorensen emphasized today that the college will remain within its present guidelines of at least 75 per cent vocational-technical and not more than 25 per cent general education in its curriculum. "Our primary purpose of course is vocational," he declared, "but this new authorization given us by the legislature opens vast new opportunities to anyone wishing to attend our school, particularly in Utah Valley adjacent areas." The new law permits Major and is currently chairman of the DECA Club. Janet Grundvig-Executive Vice President Janet is from Seal Beach, California, and is presently living in Mapleton. She is a Business Management major. Paul Strong-Social Vice President Paul was born in Provo and is presently residing in American Fork. He is a Business Management Financial Marketing major. Julie Johnson-Cultural Vice President Julie is a native of Orem and is currently enrolled in Practical Nursing. Roland Benson-Public Relations Roland was born in Provo and is now living in Continued on Page 2 Go Ahead With Utah Tech to offer a two-year associate of science degree. The college already offers a two-year associate of applied science degree. The difference is that the new degree can be taken primarily in general education unrelated to vocational training, which can be transferable to any four-year college or university in Utah, or any similar institution accredited by the Northwest Association of High Education which includes the major part of the Western United States. "Many high school graduates,'' said President Sorensen, "are Utah Safety And Fire Prevention Seminar Held The largest Utah Life Safety and Fire Prevention Seminar ever held in the state was held in Orem, sponsored by Utah Technical College at Provo-Orem and four fire-related agencies. The latter include the Utah State Fire Marshal's Office, the Utah State Fireman's Association, the Utah State Fire Chief's Association and Part of the equipment Fire Seminar. undecided as to just which field they wish to enter. Our new program welcomes these students, who may make this decision in an ideal atmosphere which exposes them to the world of both work and scholarship. "A student coming in under the new program will not be required to take any vocational-technical programs if he or she doesn't choose to. But they will be where they can see at first hand the opportunities and results to those enrolled in the vocational-technical areas." If the student decides he or she wishes to continue in general education AT PROVOOREM the Utah State Fire Training Advisory Committee.Gordon Evans, director of fire training at Utah Tech and chairman of the seminar, said 310 pre-registrations had been received at the start of the event with more expected. This makes it the largest event of its kind in the 15 years it has been sponsored, he said. that was on display this week at the Utah Safety and A.S. Degree and transfer to a four-year institution instead of entering vocational-technical fields they may do so. the president emphasized. It is, he repeated, "a place to find themselves." The new program should make it possible for many residents of Utah Valley to obtain two years of college beyond high school without the added cost of leaving home to attend some other institution, said Sorensen. "We feel that many high school graduates in Utah Valley and nearby areas need this chance. Many cannot afford to go further afield with the April 10, 1981 The delegates include fire chiefs, fire fighters, architects, building code officials, law enforcement person-, nel and others related in any way to life safety and fire prevention. Classes were held on both the Provo and Orem campuses of Utah Tech, Provo Fire Department drill center and Orem Fire Department added cost entailed." He pointed out that Utah Tech's tuition and costs are very reasonable compared to the general situation, currently $171 tuition and fees per quarter for Utah residents. Out-of-state entrants pay a considerably higher amount. President Sorensen urged anyone interested in the new program to inquire immediately at the registrar's office for further information and counseling if desired. "We have no idea at this time exactly how many more will come in, but the anticipated increase should be at least 300."
|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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