Monday, February 10, 2014

Council Proclaims Week of Feb. 24-March1 Non-Traditional Student Awareness Week

During Council Meeting on Feb. 4, 2014, the Council issued a proclamation declaring the week of Feb. 24 to Mar. 1, 2014 to be Non-traditional Student Awareness Week for the City of Provo.

A full text of the proclamation can be found here.

Trisha Nielson, a representative of the Non-traditional Student Awareness Community at Utah Valley University also offered some brief remarks highlighting the importance of continuing education, and how raising awareness can help non-traditional students overcome barriers which prevent them from pursuing schooling.

As a further part of the effort to raise awareness, Nielson offered to the Council tickets to a Utah Valley University basketball game during the officially recognized week where the University will host other awareness raising events. Tickets are for the Thurs. Feb. 27, 2014 game at 7 p.m. at UVU’s UCCU Center vs. New Mexico State University.

If you’d like a ticket, please comment on this article, and send an email including your name and mailing address to Josh at We'll give out up to four tickets per individual until there are no more remaining.