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College of Eastern Utah's Eagle staff joined over 300 college and professional journalists at The Free Lunch Utah News Seminar hosted by Brigham Young University Sept. 26.
Posted Thursday, October 9, 2003 - 12:00am
The College of Eastern Utah SUN Center's annual Hunger Banquet is set for Monday, Oct. 20 in the JL Student Center. Last year 60 people joined the event whereas participants were given one of three numbers. If you chose a number one you got to eat rice, a number two was rice and beans and number three was a full-course meal. The event was to show that many people are hungry and live diets of rice or beans for years if they get to eat at all.
Posted Thursday, October 9, 2003 - 12:00am
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You may have noticed the muddy shoes outside Tucker and Burtenshaw Dorms. These shoes are being left by Carbon County Extreme Canalers, which is a new club on campus that Asa Shreve started. Shreve said, "It all started with Chava Gileadi who is a native of Carbonville. She was the first one to show us the canal and a way to have fun without spending money. The original canalers were Alma Sweeny, Hernando Perez, Shirlee Shreve, Mike Adams, Chava Gileadi, Jon Gileadi, and Sarah Gileadi.
Posted Thursday, October 9, 2003 - 12:00am
CEU's third week enrollment figures, still preliminary, show no significant change from last year. Although the total headcount from both the Price and San Juan campuses shows an increase of 45 students over last year, the FTE (Full-Time Equivalent) number is down 119 students. This indicates that more students are taking fewer class hours. Additionally, mining re-training has no enrollment this year because those hours have been shifted to UCAT.
Posted Thursday, September 25, 2003 - 12:00am
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Hundreds of people were on campus Saturday to celebrate the College of Eastern Utah's 65th anniversary. They came from both coasts and from Washington in the north to Texas in the south. One woman even came from Norway. Brad King, vice-president of institutional advancement and auxiliaries, who headed planning for the event, said, "It was probably the most successful activity of this kind we've ever had," and added jokingly, "Of course it's the only activity of this kind that we've ever had."
Posted Thursday, September 25, 2003 - 12:00am
College life is for many a new and exciting experience. Without parents around to dictate curfew or study time, many freshman find themselves studying less than they should. What goes on in these hours when academics are neglected and students explore their new found freedom?
Posted Thursday, September 25, 2003 - 12:00am
With hopes of creating a new revenue stream for the College of Eastern Utah, Dr. Charles Foust, previously provost and vice-president for academic and student affairs, has taken a new position as executive vice-president for enterprise development. Foust explains, "The president [Ryan Thomas] spoke with me several timesover the past year and we came to the conclusion that the money that the state gives us and the tuition we charge are not enough to pay the bills for the kinds of things we'd like to do."
Posted Thursday, September 11, 2003 - 12:00am
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Over $500,000 was spent out of students' pockets for student fees this year. Each CEU student is required to pay $167 dollars for student fees. The biggest chunk of funds goes into paying for the College Center which is $44 per semester and another $5.50 for operations of the center. Student activities get $30 each semester. Paying for Burtenshaw Residence Hall is the third largest fee with $28 appropriated followed by the athletic department with $25 given per semester to run the intercollegiate athletics.
Posted Thursday, September 11, 2003 - 12:00am
Thanks in part to a grant from the Utah State Historical Society and the Department of State History, the College of Eastern Utah will have its history preserved. Shelly Lemons, CEU history professor, will spend part of her time in the next year directing the project to collect oral histories about the college. "In light of our 65th anniversary, the timing for this project couldn't be better," Professor Lemons said.
Posted Thursday, September 11, 2003 - 12:00am
The College of Eastern Utah celebrates its 65th Anniversary on Saturday, Sept. 8. The day's events include the dedication of the new G.J. Reeves Building, the naming of the Jennifer Leavitt College Center, and the installation of President Ryan Thomas as the college's ninth president. The first classes at CEU began the first week of October 1938 with the buildings serving as both the high school and the college and continued for the next 22 years.
Posted Thursday, August 28, 2003 - 12:00am

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