January 22, 2021

News

With proposed tuition hikes, students urged to vote

Have you ever wondered why tuition in Utah is so much higher than other states? One reason might be that most people between the age of 18 and 24 are not getting out to vote. Tuition at Utah’s public colleges and universities over the next few years has been rumored to raise 43 percent. The only way to change this is if the students vote and change the ideas the Utah State legislature are proposing.

Alumna hired to assist in admissions/scholarships

This year, several new faces are on the campus at the College of Eastern Utah. One of the new faces happens to be the new office assistant in the office of admissions and scholarships, Corina Poole; a Price native. She has accepted the job and says that she loves it.

CEU’s loan default rate drops

College of Eastern Utah’s cohort loan default rate from the Department of Education on Federal Student Loans dropped to 5.3 percent. That’s lower than Snow College and Dixie State College who stand at 6.4 percent and 7.4 percent, respectively. Salt Lake Community College was two-tenths of a point less than CEU with a 5.1 percent default rate.
CEU’s default rate was 7.7 percent in 2001, 7.4 percent in 2000 and 6.2 percent in 1999.

Students question 24/7 dorm lock down

“Starting Sept. 20 all hall entrance and exit doors will be locked 24/7 for safety reasons.”
You may have seen the flyers around campus. What it means is the outer doors on Aaron Jones, Burtenshaw, and Sessions Halls will be locked at all times. So if a nonresident wants to enter those halls, Associate Vice President of Institutional Advancement and Auxiliaries Dan Allen said they must have someone come to the door and let them in.