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Local High School Students Invited to Utah Valley State Collge for Educational Open House

UVSC Concurrent Enrollment will sponsor the third annual Educational Open House Aug. 2 and 3 from 6-8 p.m. at the UVSC Moutainland Applied Technology College Building (987 S. Geneva Rd., Orem).

The Open House, for Utah and Wasatch County high school students and their parents, will discuss the benefits of concurrent enrollment and provide admission and registration for concurrent enrollment courses through 37 different departments at UVSC.

The Open House will include booths for additional information by UVSC Distance Education, Prospective Student Services, high school representatives, Academic Advising, Financial Aid, Scholarships and UVSC Departments.

Civilian Conservation Corps call for information

The Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) was a federal program created in the 1930’s to give work to hundreds of thousands of unemployed young men by putting them to work on forestry, conservation, and public recreational programs.

One such facility was the Soapstone Camp, which was located near Soapstone Mountain on Mirror Lake Highway. Jon Scarlet is working with the Kamas Ranger Station on a project to collect photographs, information about people, and stories of work done in that camp.

The product of this research will be a permanent information kiosk erected on the site of the camp and a brochure describing what was done there. People who were in the CCC at Soapstone Camp, know of stories or photos from that time should contact Jon Scarlet at: 435-658-0390 or

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