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A new vice chancellor of academic programs at Utah State University Eastern began his tenure in January 2017. Dr. Gary Straquadine has 29-years of work experience in higher education. He has served as an associate dean, department Chair, and a regional campus dean and executive director. He has replaced Peter Iyere, Ph.D, who resigned in December 2016.
Posted Wednesday, March 1, 2017 - 7:00pm
How does diversity look and whose perspective should be heard first were some of the questions asked by an assistant professor of educational psychology and leadership at Texas Tech University at the third annual Diversity Conference hosted by USU Eastern Feb. 17. In the keynote address by Bryan Hotchkins, Ph.D., who describes himself as one of the intellectual voices in the country and co-founder of Think Positionality (2013), he told students, staff, faculty and community members to ask themselves six questions.
Posted Wednesday, March 1, 2017 - 6:48pm
Statistics show that one in every five women and one in every 16 men are sexually assaulted while in college, and often 90 percent of sexual assault victims on college campuses do not report the assault. There are many more statistics about rape survivors, but what about those who are bystanders?
Posted Wednesday, February 15, 2017 - 6:58pm
In determining why enrollment numbers decreased steadily over the past several years, The Eagle investigated and interviewed several students, prospective students and administrators. While the opinions vary on why enrollment is low, data over the past three years paints a clearer picture.
Posted Wednesday, February 15, 2017 - 6:30pm
All students at Eastern pay a $250 student fee. Where the money is allocated is decided by the student fee allocation committee (SFAC). Like most of the other organizations, the library wanted more money, but this request was different from the others because it was required.
Posted Wednesday, February 15, 2017 - 6:26pm
One of the leading intellectual voices in the United States will keynote Utah State Eastern’s third annual Diversity Conference on Friday, Feb. 17, in the Jennifer Leavitt Student Center at 9 a.m. Eight workshops will explore diversity and inclusion during the conference. Bryan Hotchkins, an associate professor at Texas Tech University in the educational psychology and leadership department, will keynote the conference and is actively engaged in teaching about navigating cultural difference.
Posted Wednesday, February 15, 2017 - 6:21pm
A lot of people in Castle County are sporting beautiful manicured hand and toe nails this week. By getting manicures and pedicures at USU Eastern’s cosmetology department Feb. 8-9, the students helped raise almost $4,000 to give to two children fighting leukemia, one from Emery County and one from Carbon County. Their theme was “Let’s Nail Cancer.”
Posted Wednesday, February 15, 2017 - 6:17pm
High school welders from across the state converged on USU Eastern’s welding shop last week to compete in its second annual Invitational Welding Competition. Over 20 students completed the contest that was designed, prepared and judged by Eastern’s SkillsUSA student members, under the supervision of instructor Austin Welch.
Posted Wednesday, February 15, 2017 - 6:14pm
Every month the Center for Diversity and Inclusion (CDI) holds what is called an Eagle hour where the diversity team picks a subject and holds a discussion on it. For the month of January, the legalization of Marijuana was discussed. To start the discussion, Alex Anderson, EUSA executive vice president over the CDI asked questions and presented research.
Posted Wednesday, February 1, 2017 - 10:30pm
Posted Wednesday, February 1, 2017 - 9:03pm