Women's Success Center Newsletter
July 11th, 2017 Edition
In this edition, apply for summer scholarships and awards, enroll your child in on-campus child care, and learn about Utah Valley University's parade adventures. 

Wee Care Registration Now Open

UVU student parents can now register to enroll their children in the Wee Care Center.

The Wee Care Center is a licensed, on-campus child care facility dedicated to UVU student-parents. Our staff serves children ages six weeks to twelve years, so  you can still attend your classes and study sessions while your child is being cared for at the Center. 

Get your application in quick! Enrollment is first come, first serve.  Priority enrollment is given to single parents, low-income families, and students approaching graduation.

UVU Summer Parades 

Utah Valley University has been making summer celebrations sensational by appearing in parades around the state.
 
From the Green Man Group, to acrobatic cheerleaders, to our dazzling emerald float, UVU has beat the heat by showing off our wolverine pride. So far, UVU students and staff have excited parade crowds at the Lehi Round-Up, Pleasant Grove Strawberry Days, Springville Art City Days, Orem Fest, and most recently, the America's Freedom Festival at Provo.
 
Experience the summer fun for yourself, and catch UVU's summer spirit in action! Find us next at either the Days of '47 Parade or Spanish Fork Fiesta Days. 

 Get Your Glamour On

The Women's Success Center is updating our look! We're producing brand new printed materials, updating our event booth, and redesigning our website.
 
To help us out, students from UVU's Modeling Club and the Cultural Envoy Leadership Program joined us for a glamorous photo shoot. New friends were made, pizza was served, and only a few of us got hit by a surprise sprinkler attack. 
 
Look forward to seeing our new collateral and more of these million dollar smiles this fall! If you can't wait, catch a glimpse of our behind the scenes process here

Scholarships & Awards

There's still time to earn some serious scholarship cash. Take a look at these five new opportunties, and apply for the ones that are right for you!

To Apply: Applicants must have completed their degree in either architecture, design, or urban design between July 1, 2016 and June 30, 2017. Submit a portfolio, research proposal, and travel Itinerary.
Due July 17, 2017

To Apply: Applicants must be pursuing a degree pertaining to design. Submit a project and answer the essay prompts.
Due July 15, 2017

To Apply: Read Dr. C. Moorer's book, "From Failure to Promise: 360 Degrees" and write an essay based on the three prompts. 
Due July 31, 2017

To Apply: Answer three open-ended essay prompts.
Due September 30, 2017

To Apply: Submit an essay on the importance of diversity in the 3D industry.
Due July 31, 2017


DISCLAIMER: Outside scholarships are not affiliated with UVU. Please exercise caution when pursuing any outside scholarships. UVU does not affiliate with or endorse any third party scholarship website nor does UVU guarantee or confirm the validity of these scholarships and/or websites.  Use them at your own risk.

We're Social!

The Women's Success Center believes in the power and impact educated women can bring to the world. We work to support, encourage, and assist students on their journey.  That's why we have several different channels to help you out however we can.

Find scholarship opportunities, and get important updates by liking us on  Facebook .

For study tips, encouragement, and fun weekend ideas, check out our boards on  Pinterest

For help networking, working women articles, and professional connections, connect with us on  LinkedIn

To make new friends, gain leadership experience, and participate in volunteer opportunities, join the  Women of UVU Association

Be sure to keep up to date with us on  Instagram and Twitter too!

Utah Women's Walk Honoree: 
Hannah Blakeslee Morley

Hannah Blakeslee Morley is representative of the common pioneer woman in Utah who may seem notable to those of us who are descendants, but in reality was just another pioneer woman settling in Utah who did so at extreme personal cost. 

Enroute to her final home in Utah, Hannah lost three of her four sons and her first husband, Edwin. After arriving in the Salt Lake Valley in 1948, she and her second husband, Isaac Morley, were asked to move by Brigham Young with sixty other families south to Manti. There, they carved dugouts in the hillside in order to survive the first relentless winter. While in Manti, Hannah faced tremendous physical deprivations as well as conflicts with the Sanpitch Indians who at one point took her baby, Simeon, as a hostage until supplies were sent from the north. 

As one of the few pioneer women who wrote a journal while crossing the plains, Hannah represents the thousands of common pioneer women who entered the state. Through their uncommon acts of bravery and formidable courage, they helped to create settlements throughout the Intermountain West.  The statue pictured in the Utah Women's Walk represents the reunion of Hannah with her son.


For more information regarding the Utah Women's Walk please click  www.utahwomenswalk.org.

About the Women's Success Center at UVU
UVU's Women's Success Center was established in 2011 with the mission to help women enter and graduate from UVU. Recent studies show that Utah has one of the lowest graduation rates for women in the nation. The WSC helps women overcome barriers that can stop them from furthering their college education. They offer many services including: support, advocacy, individual success coaching, scholarship assistance, leadership opportunities and more. The Women's Success Center is dedicated to helping women see themselves as confident and capable of achieving their educational goals. To learn more visit the Women's Success Center Web site at  http://www.uvu.edu/wsc

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