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IMES VUVSC BASKETBALL fans with UVSC id card will get in free to all season basketball games. VSUPER SATURDAY insurance workshops will equal ten hours of continuing education will be broken down to one class or a half day as needed. Course fees are $ 15 dollars per credit hour. Call 222-8495 to verify space availability or to answer any questions. Vthe office of the Guardian Ad litem for the Fourth District Juvenile Court is seeking concerned volunteers to assist attorneys who represent abused and neglected children. Volunteers are needed to ensure that a child's right to a safe and permanent home is acted on by the court. Training is provided. Please contact Lisa Miller or Judi Adams at 344-8516 if you are interested. VFREE CHILDREN'S IMMU-nization are available at the Wellness Center or children of students, staff and faculty. This is a free program for those who qualify under the following criteria: l)Children without health insurance. 2) Children enrolled in the Medicaid program. 3) Native or Alaskan native children. 4) Underinsured children (children whose health insurance does not cover the cost of vaccines) For more infro-mation please call 222-8873. V WINTER QUILTING PROJECT Wanna be 'KNOTTY'? We need you to help tie quilts to benefit local shelters. Due to the tremendous success! of this project last year, Volunteer Services is sponsoring it again this5 year. To make a donation of time, materials, or money, call ext 8796, or come to SC 105. Vfood for fines, for every can of food you bring in, we will take $1 off your library fines, up to the full amount. Cans will be donated to the local food bank. VUVSC MEN'S ICE HOCKEY club meetings are Mondays at 2p.m. in SB 201. If you love to play hockey or want to learn how to play, come join us. If you can't make the meetings, leave your name and phone number in the MathScience office for Don Homan. VUTAH COUNTY Crisis Line is in need of volunteers. Contact Stacee at 222-4433. VCAMPUS CONNEC TION is open from 8 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. Monday-Thursday and 8 a.m. to 5 Across, Page 4 Community Service Food for Fines rvr-MB?TTE3 fiCJirgfraM I . T'was the season to give. The food for fines program sponsored by the LRC helped collect food for the local food bank. This small Christmas tree was overwhelmed with canned food. The new year rings in excitement for UVSC Sheila Banister Editor-in-chief "Out with the old and in with the new," as the old saying goes, is exactly the situation for UVSC. With "Focus on the future" as the theme for UVSC's first ever fund raising campaign already on its way, the college has indeed a great future in store. UVSC is expanding at great heights starting with enrollment. For the '95-'96 school year enrollment soared to 14,000 students. Gil Cook, vice-president of college relations, said the projected forecast of student enrollment is 20,000 by the year 2000. However, it is virtually impossible to make an accurate forecast said Cook. UVSC is on the cutting edge of exporting education said Cook. The American Fork campus opens with the beginning of spring term and administration is looking at possible locations to open a southern campus near Spanish Fork Distance learning continues through the schools cable channel. The David O. McKay Events Center also opens with the start of classes and plans for its dedication to take place on April 22. Barbara Bush, former first lady, will be one of the first to appear in the events center. Progress on the continual traffic problems is being made. Representative Norm Nielsen said he was very pleased with the progress and the increased cooperation between the neighbors and the New Year, Page 9 McKay Center ready for events Ryan Wilde Staff Writer UVSC is growing larger and larger each semester. This semester the new appendage is the David O. McKay Special Events Center. A two year building project, costing over $20 million, will finally come to an end this January. Brent Roberts, director of the McKay Events Center, said this is a first class facility aimed at benefiting UVSC students and the community. "Entertainment and social needs will be enhanced for students," said Roberts. The Events Center is a very flexible building capable of hosting a variety of shows. Portable risers can be moved to make room for additional basketball floors for tournaments and physical education classes. Up to 8,500 people can be seated for events like boxing or wrestling. Basketball games will hold 7,000 spectators.The arena floor can be modified to bring in dirt for rodeos and monster truck shows. It will also be possible to Center, Page 4 Workers assemble benches in the events center. Barbara Bush to visit UVSC Lyndzi Norton Staff Writer Former First-Lady of the United States of America, Barbara Bush will be the keynote speaker at the "In Honor of Women " conference to be held at UVSC January 26 and 27. The theme of this conference is "Legacy of Strength, Courage, and Promise." The conference will be focusing on the personal and professional challenges facing women in their careers and in their homes. Many workshops will be offered, ranging from gender and justice, to children and stress. A total of 47 speakers have been confirmed for the two day conference. " UVSC, Page 9 t! ; 1 i n i H H si J?
|Title||UVSC College Times, 1996-01-03|
|Description||UVSC College Times was the student newspaper for Utah Valley State College from July 07, 1993 to June 2, 2008|
|Publisher||Utah Valley University|
|Subject headings||Utah Valley State College--History; Utah Valley University--History; College student newspapers and periodicals;|
|Source||The College Times, 1996-01-03|
|Rights||Copyright 2013 Utah Valley University|