May 11, 2021

Day: February 11, 2010

1st time CEU hosts SWAC

For the first time in the College of Eastern Utah’s history, it’s athletic department is hosting the Scenic West Athletic Tournament in the Bunnell-Dmitrich Athletic Center March 4-6. It is projected to bring in 500 people into the community that weekend spending $500,000, said Athletic Director Dave Paur.
We are excited to showcase our community, our school and our athletic department, Paur said. “Our men’s basketball program is one of the top in the conference and has been nationally ranked this season.

Community art show

College of Eastern Utah’s Prehistoric Museum is hosting its annual winter amateur community art show titled “A Bit of Sunshine” featuring work from local artists on the second floor mezzanine gallery.
The exhibit features mostly photography and paintings from area artists. The subject matter of the work is as varied as the artists who submitted it with many of the photos featuring local sites.

Black History Month

Part one of a two-part series
With the election of the first African-American president, history continues to show how successful African-Americans have become in this country. Since February is Black History Month, now is the perfect time to acknowledge how far they have come since they arrived in America.

Once a lady Jaguar, always a lady Miner, now a lady Eagle

Attending three different schools can be quite the challenge. The time needed to settle in and make friends, is an important aspect of one’s childhood. However, if moving around is all “for the love of the game,” the benefits are well worth it.
Madison Hind was born Aug 27, 1991. in Ogden Hind’s mother, Amy, quickly became her one and only. With only a mother to keep watchful eye, being a teenager had its benefits. The thing that kept her away from trouble was her athletic ability. Hind attended the local middle school where she had her first tryout for a high school sport.

CEU moving into USU’s picture

From chancellors, to tuition waivers, to financial exigency, the College of Eastern Utah’s Senate addressed in it’s regular meeting on Feb. 4, issues that may affect the college in the next few months.
Enrollment is up at CEU. According to preliminary numbers stated by interim president Mike King, headcount is up 13 percent and full-time-equivalence enrollment is up 11 percent. Budget related figures put the Price campus up six percent and the San Juan campus up 27 percent.

Look for State Bill 69

State health reform, federal health reform, retirement benefits, and specific abortion amendments are among key issues Utah’s Legislature is painstakingly working on this year. Although there are a plethora of other bills being reviewed and considered, State Bill 69 is an important piece of legislation for those who have links with the College of Eastern Utah.

CEU holds fund raiser for Haiti

Students from the College of Eastern Utah, Carbon High School and Emery High School teamed together to help the people in Haiti.
One hundred and fifty hygiene kits were assembled last Friday at the college. Each kit contained two hand towels, four toothbrushes, a large tube of toothpaste and two bars of soap. The Humanitarian Guidelines dictated what should be included in each packet.

Graduate garners national attention

During the Christmas holiday one night I was sitting on the couch reading. I had turned the TV on for background noise, but wasn’t really paying attention. I heard a name that caught my attention; it was a familiar name that I knew. That name was Darington Hobson.

Lady Eagles struggle to get back into the season

The College of Eastern Utah Lady Eagles continue to struggle to secure a victory, resulting in a four-game losing streak to Salt Lake Community College, Snow College, College of Southern Idaho and North Idaho College.
Two weeks ago, the lady Eagles took a trip to Salt Lake to play the Salt Lake Community College Bruins on their Taylorsville campus. The Eagles suffered a 81 – 89 loss to the Bruins Jan. 29. SLCC is ranked number two in the Scenic West Athletic Conference standings, and number five in the National Junior College Athletic Association standings.