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Wednesday, October 21, 2020

UC Bans Hoverboards

Imani Vincent, Staff Writer Jeffrey Gates, Vice President for Student Affairs & Enrollment Management, sent an email on Jan.13 to the Utica College community announcing a moratorium on the use, possession, charging and storage of hoverboards in all buildings on campus. The reason for the ban...

Utica College Hits Record Retention Rate

Shane Kelly, Staff Writer This past fall, Utica College saw a record-breaking 645 students enroll at the college during the fall 2015 semester. This compares to 471 students during the fall 2014 semester; a 37 percent growth in students. Utica’s retention rates have grown over the past...

Almost There: UC Announces Presidential Finalists

Matt Rogers, Co-Editor-In-Chief On Jan. 13, in an email sent to the students and faculty of Utica College, Mark Salsbury, chair of the Presidential Search Committee, announced the three finalists for the position of president at Utica College. Dr. Laura Niesen de Abruna, Dr. Charlie T....

UC upgrades wireless and wired networks

James McClendon, Asst. News Editor Utica College has partnered with Extreme Networks to rebuild its wireless and wired network. The new network will enhance the student learning experience, boost staff productivity, lower the cost of education and improve instruction and retention rates. UC’s Chief Information Officer and...

Career Services introduces UC Career Connect

Rashida Patrick Co-Editor-In-Chief On Dec. 1 students of the Utica College community received a blast email from the Office of Career Service. The email included information about its new student career management system, UC Career Connect. UC Career Connect will be replacing UC’s previous online job and...

Faculty Profile: Bryant Buchanan

Maria Hughes Staff Writer Professor Bryant Buchanan is a dynamic part of the Utica College biology department. Like many professors at UC, Buchanan is very knowledgeable in his field and well respected by his students. Buchanan got his undergraduate degree, a bachelor’s degree in zoology, from...

Tuition reset leads to increase in applications

Megan Postol News Editor Since Utica College announced a radical tuition decrease earlier this semester, the admissions office has noticed a significant increase in applications. “Our application volume has increased,” Vice President of Student Affairs and Enrollment Management Jeffery Gates said. “Our strategy has changed in...

UC student gives TEDxUtica talk

Utica College student Lana Nitti gave a TED talk on the lead poisoning that is plaguing Utica, New York at the TEDxUtica event on Sept. 11. Nitti was one of eight speakers who spoke on various issues and opportunities in our society. Lana Nitti, a...

Walk-up tutoring available for students

Harriet Gyamera Staff Writer Walk-up tutoring is the newest addition to Utica College’s Frank E. Gannett Memorial Library. Instead of requesting a private tutor, a process that can take about two weeks, students can approach the Learning Commons and ask for a tutor anytime. Settled in...