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Utah State University Easter’s students added 160 volunteer hours to the United Way’s Day of Caring on Sept. 9. According to Sun Center Director, Terry Johnson, 40-student volunteers from Eastern spent Day of Caring helping at the Bryner Pioneer Museum, Boys and Girls Club of Carbon County, The Carbon County Community Garden and yard work at various residences. Eastern’s athletic department sent students from the men and women’s basketball teams, and men and women’s soccer teams to help throughout the day.
Posted Wednesday, September 20, 2017 - 11:26pm
When Dee Miller was announced staff member of the year by Utah State University Eastern’s Chancellor Joe Peterson in the welcome back breakfast, he could not hide the surprise in his face. “I was there for the breakfast”, he said. The award is given to one outstanding staff member at USUE yearly. It is voted among all staff, what proves that whomever earns it, is someone that the entire Aggie/Eagle community pledges to be an amazing professional.
Posted Wednesday, September 6, 2017 - 9:22pm
Gypsie Everett seems right at home in her new position at Utah State University Eastern as the director of student life, leadership and diversity; a position she is excited to help USUE students for years to come. On July 1, Everett began her tenure, a position previously held by Evette Allen, Ph.D, who held the position three years.
Posted Wednesday, September 6, 2017 - 9:14pm
Four seems to the criminal justice department’s lucky number as this year marks the fourth year of USUE’s Police Academy and the introduction of a new four year degree. Utah State University Eastern has been a long-standing supporter of the criminal justice field with the variety of criminal justice classes and activities, as well as the USUE Police Academy.
Posted Wednesday, September 6, 2017 - 9:10pm
Since 2010, when the College of Eastern Utah merged with the Utah State University, there has been an unspoken understanding amongst the administrations at both colleges that the Price campus would one day adapt to the “Aggie” nickname. USU Eastern Chancellor, Joe Peterson, explained the proposal. “So, the whole thing is pretty complicated. It’s a process, something that grows,” he said.
Posted Wednesday, September 6, 2017 - 9:02pm
Oh the places you will go: The Eagle will spotlight areas throughout beautiful Southeastern Utah each issue taken by Tyson Chappell. Students should hike/bike to Pinnacle Peak located in west Price to experience this awesome area.
Posted Wednesday, September 6, 2017 - 8:57pm
The former head of the USU Eastern Dance Department was found dead in Helper on July 27. Melissa Louise Anast, 38, loved teaching dance and choreographing theater shows for the college. In 2012, she won the Repertory Dance Theaters Iron Choreographer along with her co-choreographer. Recently she choreographed shows for The Rio Theater in Helper, Utah.
Posted Monday, July 31, 2017 - 12:56am
A USU Eastern automotive graduate was named one of the top-auto students in the state after he competed in the Post-Secondary Automotive Service Technician competition in Utah Skills USA Leadership Conference recently.
Posted Monday, July 31, 2017 - 12:25am
USU Eastern’s automotive students placed in the top-two percent in the nation according to the national NIASE testing center. At the end of spring semester, the students took a national test administered by ASE “Automotive Service Excellence.” The test included questions on theory and hands-on skills that are graded to a recognized standard. According to Stan Martineau, director of the Eastern automotive program, “all student who take the test in the United States are averaged. This provides input to instructors as to where their students fit compared to other programs.
Posted Monday, July 17, 2017 - 10:02am
Utah State Eastern Athletic Director Chelsey Warburton announced today the appointment of Scott Madsen to Assistant Athletic Director for Advancement. Madsen is currently the Utah State Eastern baseball coach and will continue in that capacity along with his new role in the athletic department. He will be responsible for the fundraising and development for the Utah State Eastern Athletic department.
Posted Wednesday, June 28, 2017 - 10:16pm