June 28, 2002 - The Eureka Reporter - Page Three UVSC growth sets CF research helped school on the cherts bv CraclIer Bare The National Center for Edu- cation Statistics (NCES) recently released data for 2000, showing researchers that Utah Valley State has a commanding grip on growth. From Fall 1996 to Fall 2000, UVSC was 8th out of 519 four- year public institutions in growth, Interpreting this placement found from the Integrated Postsecon- dary Education (IPDS) shows that institutions other public four-yehad slower growth. Jeff Hoyt, director of UVSC institutional research, said UVSC lures prospective students with quality programs and local solu- tions. ar "Theres a lot of demand for having an education here," he said. "People like the area and the college and the atmosphere." Hoyt said the growth is likely because myriad degrees have been added in the past few years, and it is cost effective for stu- dents to live at home and go to school. 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The CPSC advises consumers Always to purchase only legal fireworks carefully and follow them, - Never experiment with that have been approved by the The name Vermont comes U.S. Department of Transporta- fireworks, from vert mont, French for green tion (DOT), the U.S. Consumer Ignite outdoors away from mountain Product Safety Commission buildings. July Fourth and Pioneer Day will bring more enjoyment and fewer accidents this year if con-sumers take safety precautions K s days. func-Agricultu- 1 n m ry This completed trip will qualify for a place in the Guinness "Book of World Records" for visiting the lower 48 states in the least amount of miles. So why did the Collins family decide to do this? The answer is simple when you learn about Meghan Vander Plaat. She's a friend of the family who was born with cystic fibro- sis. The Collins family is deter- mined to educate people about CF and to raise money to find a cure. Researchers are closer than ever to curing this genetic disease. They can produce a gene that cures CF in the lab, but have ington and Sevier Counties, a way to cure it in The lands acquired by the not yet found . federal government are located in ."8s- - i Cyttw fibrosis nfisets approxi- Emery, Grand and Washington Counties. Many of these lands mately 30, 0(X) children and adults United States. People with are located in the spectacular San Rafael Swell area in Emery Co- - CF are missing a natural protein unty and the environmentally sensitive desert tortoise habitat in persons body. Without the mucus builds in a Washington County. Prior exist- protein, and pancreas, ing rights on all land parcels will persons lungs to breathe and it difficult be honored by the state and making digest food. federal government. Its difficult to tell Meghan a This exchange is the third of sVffers fro CF- - S,he's ld who school, the Leavitt Administration. Earli- er trades occurred in the Grand soccer and horseback riding. Staircase-Esclant- e National Mon- - However, she needs to take ument and the West Desert, aerosol and physical treatments These trades have helped increase twice daily to keep her health, the balance in the Permanent These treatments promote cough-Stat- e School Fund from $84.3 ing and loosen the mucus that million in 1993 to approximately hinders the bodys normal $400 million today. All three tions. Treatments help, but Meg-lan- d exchanges are value for value ban and others with CF hope one trades that significantly improve day there will be a medicine that management of public lands in eliminates CF rather than just Utah. controlling it. To raise money to find a cure, The transaction will require Oie Collins family will travel ratification by Congress and approval of the Utah State Legis- - 8,800 miles over 19 days. The trip begins in their hometown of lature. Midland Park, New Jersey. Along the way, the Collins family will stop at 39 Cracker Barrel Old Country Store locations. The NCES IPEDS data also showed of 1,794 private and public institutions, UVSC was 123rd in growth from Fall 1996 to Fall 2000. About 93 percent of public and private four-yecolleges had slower growth. lamei msip ta Governor Mike Leavitt today announced the second largest land exchange in state history. The agreement will exchange 108,281 acres of Utah school trust land for 135,237 acres of federal land, lands will The for Utah revenues future generate economic and school children development opportunities for rural Utah. ""This' exchange benefits the nation and our state," said Governor Leavitt. "It enables the federal government to improve the management of scenic, recreation and environmentally sensitive lands, and provides the state with economic opportunities that benefit schools and communities. The agreement among the state, U.S. Department of Interi- or and the U.S. Department of d increases by nearly 27,000 acres, received by the state will provide revenues for Utah schools and counties because of the residential, commercial, oil. gas and mineral development potential. These lands are located in Uintah, Emery, Utah, Wash- - Cracker Barrel is honored to event sponsor this record-settin- g and invites you to meet the Collins family when they come through Springville on Wed. be auheCrac- - Sean Collins and his family want to help. When he told cker Barrel Old Country Store about his plan, they wanted to help too. The Collins family will soon embark on a world record, trip to raise money Fibrosis research, for Cystic chil four their Sean, Jackie and re-ign- ite -- Through Your Local Paper.- - "C1 "fI :o 2X2 STATEWIDE ADVERTISING NETWORK 2 1 in. 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