On Wednesday, October 21st, 2020, UVU Rotaract club will be hosting for the second time an on-campus and live streamed event to celebrate World Polio Day. World Polio Day is celebrated each year by Rotary International (RI), a service organization which has made tremendous efforts in eradicating polio. RI has been working to eradicate polio for more than 30 years, and has reduced polio cases by 99.9 percent since 1979. Rotarians have immunized more than 2.5 billion children in 122 countries. So far, RI has contributed more than $1.8 billion toward eradicating the disease worldwide. Today, polio remains endemic only in Afghanistan, Nigeria, and Pakistan. But it’s crucial to continue working to keep other countries polio-free.
PRELIMINARY AGENDA OF THE EVENT
Dr. Baldomero Lago, CIO, UVU
Office of Global Engagement
Mr. Dean Robinson, President Elect
of Orem Rotary
Mr. Jay Jacobsen, Polio Leader,
Utah Rotary (TBC)
TIME: 12 – 1 pm
PLACE: UVU Sorensen Center 206A
panel will speak on the contributions of the District Rotary to RI to eradicate
Polio, its history, RI involvement with the United Nations, and more.
Rotaract would like to invite any students and others to join the event,
whether virtually or in-person, to learn more about the on-campus, local, and
international impact RI has had on this initiative.
The event will be hosted through a student engaged learning model, when Rotaract members gain professional skills by addressing real-world problems of local and global communities as a group with a faculty serving them as a mentor.
On Wednesday, April 15th, 2020, The Orem Rotary Club hosted U. S. Senator from Utah, Mitt Romney, for their weekly luncheon.
Rotary International is “a global network of
1.2 million neighbors, friends, leaders, and problem-solvers who see a world
where people unite and take action to create lasting change – across the globe,
in our communities, and in ourselves.” More than 35,000+ Rotary International
clubs globally work together to: 1) Promote peace; 2) Fight disease; 3) Provide
clean water, sanitation, and hygiene; 4) Save mothers and children; 5) Support
education; and 6) Grow local economies.
Orem Rotary is one such club, located in
northern Utah. With a long history of
community outreach, service, and humanitarian efforts, Orem Rotary is a staple of
community engagement in the area. Orem Rotary also assists in the efforts of
Utah Valley University Rotaract, a partner in this event. “Rotaract clubs bring
together people ages 18-30 to exchange ideas with leaders in the community,
develop leadership and professional skills, and have fun through service. In
communities worldwide, Rotary and Rotaract members work side by side to take
action through service”. Utah Valley University Rotaract extended the
invitation to Senator Romney, as well as planned the logistics of the meeting.
Senator Romney was happy to accept UVU Rotaract’s invitation to speak at the
Orem Rotary club’s weekly luncheon.
the current environment, social distancing due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the
luncheon was held virtually, and Senator Romney participated via Zoom call, as
did the other club members. He expressed his appreciation and excitement for
the opportunity to gather with Rotarians from across Utah county. Rotarians
from the Orem club, Provo club, Lehi club, as well as others attended the
virtual luncheon. Clark Merkley, Orem Rotary Club President, moderated the
After receiving the floor, Senator Romney
began to address various concerns regarding the current pandemic, a topic that
many of the attending Rotarians expressed interest in. Among many things,
Senator Romney expressed his appreciation for the efforts shown by the public through
enduring the pandemic, “I
know people are really suffering. But people are hunkering down and facing it
with as positive of an attitude as they possibly can”.
Senator Romney continued his comments by
addressing the critical role of NGOs during this time of crisis. Senator Romney
commented that the ability of organizations, such as Rotary, to quickly
identify those in need, organize, and provide the necessary relief was
something that government could not compete with. He congratulated Rotary for
its effectiveness in global service, especially in the local communities.
With the current pandemic taking its toll on
the local economies, Senator Romney discussed the urgent need for communities
to reach out to local businesses and business owners who may be feeling afraid
and isolated. He urged those with business experience to share advice on how to
weather these conditions with those who are struggling. Senator Romney also
took the time to explain some of the government programs that have begun as a
result of the pandemic. Rotarians joining the event asked follow-up questions
regarding this topic.
In closing, Senator Romney left a simple message to the Rotarians. The message
was for everyone to strive to aid those in their immediate surroundings. With
so many people becoming overwhelmed with the expansive, global concerns
resulting from the pandemic, many are losing heart. To this Senator Romney
encouraged those attending that, if everyone would place their efforts on those
things that are close to them, then it would make a difference.
and Utah Valley University Rotaract were grateful for the time that Senator
Romney gave. As an organization that seeks to draw humanity closer, Rotary is
always looking for opportunities to work with government leaders for the
betterment of our communities. Utah Valley University Rotaract was also
grateful for the kindness and speed to which Senator Romney’s senate office
accepted the speaking invitation.
A round table at Utah Valley University on March 10, 2010 titled Utah and Morocco: Inside Modern American Diplomacy highlighted the unique partnership Utah shares with Morocco.
In coordination with the Office for Global Engagement, Center for National Security Studies, and the Utah International Mountain Forum, I had the pleasure of welcoming to Utah Valley University. Hon. Consul Dr. Keith W.Martin, retired Maj. Gen. Jefferson Burton, Lieutenant-Colonel Dustin Carroll, and a Department of Defense representative, native Moroccan Ms. Fatima Taki. Each person brought their unique perspective on the relationship between Morocco and Utah by highlighting the Department of Defense’s State Partnership Program (SPP) and its effectiveness in advancing US interests in security, sustainable development, and promotion of democratic values globally. The event educated on the State Partnership Program, the objectives and outcomes of the program, and more closely analyzed the relationship Utah has built with Morocco, highlighting progress, developments, challenges, and benefits since the program’s inception.
I opened the event by addressing the question on many students’ minds, why Utah and Morocco? To many it seems haphazard and random as to why there would be such strong relationships between a state in the Western US and a country in Africa. However, as was highlighted by the presentations, both Utah and Morocco have strong similarities and relevant practices, from which we can learn from one another to help set us up for a path to sustainable development in the 21st century. For one, Morocco, with the Atlas range traversing the country, and Utah, adjacent to the Wasatch Range, are both mountain communities with many similar climactic regions. Utah, like Morocco, has a burgeoning youth population, which according to the World Bank is a vital source of growth, innovation, and productivity. (Utah has the largest percentage of youth over the population 0-24 in the US, and Morocco has a 10% share of the entire youth in the MENA.) And like Utah, Morocco has a strong history of interfaith cooperation and peace. Both Utah and Morocco have immense potential.
Honorary Consul Keith W. Martin opened the event and spoke about the longstanding relationship between the US and Morocco. He emphasized how Morocco was the first country to recognize the independent United States of America. He also highlighted some of the cultural aspects that make Morocco unique. He shared with us his lifetime of experiences interacting with Moroccans and the potential opportunities that Utah students can take advantage of today, such as study abroad programs or service projects between Utah and Morocco.
Next Major General Burton (retired) spoke to us about the State Partnership Program (SPP), a Department of Defense initiative. He has years of experience implementing the program between the Utah National Guard (NG) and Morocco as head of the Utah NG. He emphasized how much the program is able to do with its minimal budget. The purpose of the program is create stronger relationships between our country and other nations—this builds trust and helps the US maintain security worldwide by having allies in hotspot regions.
Lieutenant Colonel Dustin Carroll,
who currently oversees the SPP for the Utah NG, highlighted some of the
benefits Utah has seen as a result of the partnership. For example, this
program has an exchange component where Utah NG youth family members can do an
exchange, where they spend time in Morocco with a Moroccan family, and then the
same family sends a Moroccan youth to Utah. This helps them learn about their
similarities and build strong relationships. Additionally, the NG benefits from
the joint operations and training that the program implements in Morocco.
Ms. Fatima Taki was our last presenter. We were especially honored by her attendance because she is a native Moroccan and currently works in the National Guard department in Washington D.C. She gave unique insight on how Morocco has benefited from the SPP, such as increased security in the region with US support, upgrading in their own military through joint operations and training, in addition to the humanitarian efforts that have helped rural Moroccan communities.
After the presentations, there was a panel discussions and questions were fielded from the audience. The panel was started with a few questions addressing of the role of the SPP in pandemic preparedness, as well as a question pertaining to how the SPP has helped rural mountain communities, and women in particular, to sustainably develop their communities. Students questioned the specialists on issues of security in the Western Sahara and sought advice on how one could pursue a career in sustainable development in an African context.
What makes this event particularly
unique was the student engaged learning model that Utah Valley University
emphasizes. As a student I spearheaded this project because of my interest in
Morocco and the greater Maghreb. In fact, Lt. Col. Carroll thought I was an
employee and was shocked to learn that I was an undergraduate student. I
organized a student committee to make all of the preparations and worked with
our university departments to find sponsorship and resources to make this event
a success. As a result, we were able to find event space, provide a luncheon
and thank you gifts, and the Department of Defense generously covered the
travel costs for our invited guests. Each student on the committee was directly
involved in coordinating the event, from presenting bios, to filming, to
advertising. It was a collaborated effort of engaged students that I was able
Both Utah and Morocco have immense potential.
The close relationship between our great state and the Kingdom of Morocco will
only stand to better prepare Utahns and Moroccans alike for the decades to come
as our youth enter the work force and innovate for a better world.
Jon Downs, UVU Student, Political Science, emphasis Global Politics and National Security Studies
On Monday March 2, 2020, Utah Valley University (UVU) Rotaract in junction with the Utah International Mountain Forum (UIMF), and the UVU Office for Global Engagement hosted a panel in celebration of the 75th anniversary of the United Nations. The event was hosted from 10:30-11:30AM (MST) in the Liberal Arts Building (LA) 116. “UVU and the United Nations 75th Anniversary” was open to all interested members of the community.
Rotaract is the student organization of Rotary
International which is an international organization founded in 1905. Since its
founding, Rotary has grown to over one-million members worldwide. Individual
Rotary clubs exist all over the globe. Each club is actively involved in
humanitarian and other service efforts in their local communities and around
the world. Rotaract, Rotary’s student branch is comprised of individuals whose
ages range from eighteen to thirty. These student branches are also found all
over the world, the first one being formed in 1968. UVU Rotaract is also a
member of the Utah International Mountain Forum (UIMF), a coalition of student
clubs at UVU to promote the United Nations sustainable mountain development
agenda in the state of Utah and North America.
The main event of UVU and the United Nations 75th Anniversary was a panel consisting of five individuals from the local community. The panelists were selected from among UVU faculty, as well as local NGOs: Dr. Baldomero Lago, Dr. Geoffrey Cockerham, Dr. Ryan Vogel, Dr. Baktybek Abdrisaev, and Clark Merkley. Each Panelists focused on a different aspect of the United Nations, with subjects ranging from the history of the UN to the effects of the UN in our local communities. The current efforts of local groups in reaching for the UN 2030 sustainable development goals (SDGs) were also discussed. Kyle Warren, President of the hosting organization, UVU Rotaract, moderated the panel. As the panelists concluded remarks, we then turned the time over to the audience for a period of questions and answers.
The fist panelist to speak was Dr. Baldomero Lago, CIO for UVU Global Engagement. Dr. Lago works with many international organizations. He serves as the Honorary Consul of Spain for Utah and was awarded the title of Knight Commander of the Royal Order of Civil Merit by King Phillip VI of Spain. Dr. Lago spoke on Utah Valley University’s involvement with the United Nations and how the University interacts with the UN. He made remarks about how UVU was able to help coordinate the recent civil society conference which was held in Salt Lake City in the summer of 2019. In addition to the past civil society conference, Dr. Lago talked about how UVU held its very first high school model UN conference, as well as the upcoming global Civil Society Conference being planned for August of 2021 on sustainable development being held at Utah Valley University.
Following Dr. Lago, Dr. Geoffrey Cockerham addressed the
audience. Dr. Cockerham, Associate Professor of Political Science and UVU,
received his Ph.D. in Political Science from the University of Arizona with a
specialization in international relations. Dr. Cockerham took the time to
explain the history of the United Nations, including its origins in the League
of Nations as well as other important aspects of its history.
Our third panelist was Professor Ryan J. Vogel, founding director of the Center for National Security Studies at UVU. Dr. Vogel served at the Pentagon as a senior policy advisor in the Office of the Secretary of Defense. Dr. Vogel spoke to the audience regarding the United Nations Security Council. He expressed the reasons behind its formation and its current functions in todays international political environment. Among other points mentioned, he explained past efforts as well as current ideas of expanding the UN security council and the plausibility of these efforts. Dr. Vogel had the chance to expand on these subjects during a period of Q&A after the conclusion of the panel.
Clark Merkley, Executive Director of BootUP PD, then addressed the audience. Clark currently serves as President of the Orem Rotary Club, a local branch of Rotary International. Clark spoke from a different perspective then most of the other panelists, from the perspective of the NGOs. He described the United Nations role in working with NGOs and providing a forum where they are able to gather together and discuss global issues and efforts. A key point mentioned by Clark is that Rotary has been involved with the United Nations since its creation 75 years ago. Rotary has also recently commented on the 75th anniversary of the United Nations saying that it was intending to continue its partnership into the future.
Our final speaker was Dr. Baktybek Abdrisaev, former ambassador of the Kyrgyz Republic to the United States and Canada from 1997 to 2005, and member of the Kyrgyz Parliament from 1995 to 2000. Dr. Abdrisaev spoke on aspects of Utah’s mountainous living and the United Nations commitment to sustainable mountain development. The Utah International Mountain Forum, under the mentorship of Dr. Abdrisaev, has continued over the course of several year to promote sustainable mountain development as an agenda item at the UN. This effort has led to increased international awareness toward mountain communities, a population generally overlooked in global politics. Dr. Abdrisaev spoke about Utah’s model of sustainable mountain development being an excellent model for international implementation, something that UIMF as well as UVU Rotaract, in combination with other local partners, intends to present on in a parallel event at the 64th session of the Commission on the Status of Women, being held in New York later this month.
UVU Rotaract is committed to continued efforts with the United Nations. As a club, we were happy to extend our efforts toward educating the student body and attending faculty on the subject of international collaboration between such political bodies and other NGOs. As a member of UIMF, Rotaract is also committed to continued efforts with local organizations for the advancement of the sustainable mountain development agenda. We look forward to future events in which we may demonstrate our commitment to these causes through active participation.
On March 17-20, 2020, the Utah International Mountain Forum (UIMF), a
coalition of student clubs at Utah Valley University, will participate in the
64th session of the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women
(CSW64) in New York City to advocate for women and girls living in mountainous
communities globally, as well as highlight how Utah Valley University’s (UVU)
developed student engaged learning model (SEL) constitutes best practices for
empowering youth and other learners to contribute to implementing the UN 2030
Agenda for sustainable development.
CSW64 marks the 25th anniversary of the adoption of the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action, considered by many to be the first comprehensive global agreement on gender equality. The priority theme of CSW64 is to assess the implementation of the Beijing Declaration and how to fully realize gender equality as part of the 2030 Agenda.
Given the priority
theme and in continuance of its important advocacy of sustainable mountain
development (SMD) topics, the delegation’s goals for CSW64 are to:
Raise awareness about mountain communities and families as the most neglected groups at the national and international levels and most vulnerable to modern challenges such as climate change, outmigration, food insecurity, etc.;
Urge the members of the Group of Friends of Mountainous Countries to include language about mountain women and girls in the CSW64 final document, as well as reporte about measures to empower mountain communities and families in national review reports;
Urge the CSW64 audience to implement three mountain targets, designated by the UN among 17 SDGs as a roadmap for mountain communities to be in the focus of 2030 UN Agenda for sustainable development;
Host a parallel event titled “Mountain Women Empowerment Through the Inclusive Student-Engaged Learning Model” under co-sponsorship of RANS and UIMF at the Salvation Army Auditorium on March 19, 2020 at 6:15pm;
Promote Utah as the one of the examples of sustainable mountain development (SMD);
Demonstrate the effectiveness of the student engaged learning (SEL) model to advocate for mountain communities and Utah as the SMD example;
Deliver an oral statement and intervention from the floor during CSW64 about the above topics.
Along with sponsorship of the Russian Academy of Natural Sciences
(RANS) and Utah China Friendship Improvement Sharing Hands Development and
Commerce (Utah China F.I.S.H. D&C)—two NGOs under consultative status with
the UN Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC)—the delegation includes for the
first time Project Work Groups, a company that works to find global
sustainability projects related to food security, agriculture, and the
environment and provide services and support for such projects from various
stakeholders, including UVU and other Utah academic institutions.
Since the fall of
2019, UIMF members have worked closely with Mr. Uday Teki, founder and CEO of
Project Work Groups, and other delegation members to make all preparations to
attend CSW64 under SEL, which gives students the primary responsibility of
solving problems related to SMD implementation by working together as a grout
with faculty serving as mentors. Under SEL, the delegation has accomplished the
and submitted with RANS, Utah China F.I.S.H. D&C, and Project Work Groups a
written statement highlighting UIMF’s implementation of SEL to solve problems
related to advocating for SMD, mountain communities and families,
nontraditional students, and other sustainability issues. The statement was
published by ECOSOC as official document E/CN.6/2020/NGO/91 on November 20, 2019;
permanent missions of various UN member states, including members of the Group
of Friends of Mountainous Countries, to have meetings about building a
coalition within the UN system to ensure mountain women and girls are not
neglected by the UN;
continuing partnerships with UVU Rotaract, a student club sponsored by Rotary
International, to address SMD issues locally, as well as the UVU Foreign
Affairs Club, to mobilize student members of the delegation;
language about SMD, mountain communities, nontraditional learners, and SEL to
the NGO Recommendation document for the priority theme of CSW64
Under SEL, the
delegation is also finalizing plans for a parallel event mentioned above in
order to share best practices related to advocating under SEL for mountain
communities and families, empowering all learners—including nontraditional
ones—to implement the 2030 Agenda under SDG target 4.7, as
well as to highlight Utah as the best model for addressing local, regional,
national, and global SMD issues.
Michael Hinatsu, UIMF Vice President
Samuel Elzinga,UIMF President
Jon Downs, Sustainable Mountain Development Club Vice President
William Gum, Foreign Affairs Club Vice President
Michael Hinatsu, Foreign Affairs Club President
Mizuki Olivares, Foreign Affairs Club Vice President
Megan Raines, UVU Adjunct faculty, UIMF Alumni
Bethany Raines, High school student
Kyle Warren,Rotaract Club President
Dr. Baktybek Abdrisaev, lecturer, History and Political Science, UVU ; mentor, UIMF
Dr. Ross E “Rusty” Butler, RANS focal point at the United Nations
On February 21, 2020,
Democratic Presidential Candidate Tulsi Gabbard came to Utah Valley University (UVU)
to present her platform on which she is running for President. She was hosted
by UVU History and Political Science Department and answered questions from mainly
political science students. Mrs. Gabbard is a Hawaii Army National Guard major
and is currently serving as the U.S. Representative for Hawaii’s second
One of the main points Mrs. Gabbard made during her speech is that she believes that one of the biggest problems in Washington D.C. right now is that politicians there have forgotten who they work for. They are more concerned with getting and keeping power instead of serving the people. One of the examples she used to prove this point was the impeachment trial of President Donald Trump. People in Washington were so involved in the trial they forgot that most Americans had other, more pressing issues they were concerned about. She believes that politicians and people need to leave their partisanship at the door to make sure we have a government that is of, for, and by the people. We as the people need to use our power to vote and hold leaders accountable.
After this, the floor opened to students in the audience
to ask her questions. I think one of the most relevant questions that was asked
was about speakers view on second amendment rights and how she differs from her
running mates. VIP-guest said that we need to first encourage a dialogue so
both sides can better see eye to eye. It is a complicated issue because some
are worried about their rights getting taken away while other are more
concerned about shootings and how to ensure that those who wish to do harm
cannot obtain firearms. We need to be able to have a conversation and find a
Another question that she addressed was her take on healthcare. Congresswoman Gabbard started with discussing the issue of our current medical industry that is very greed driven. From this we are seeing prices on many medical supplies continue to rise. Some say this is because research is expensive, but this isn’t the case for all medications and technology. Things like insulin, a drug many people need to live, had its patent sold for $1 yet now a single vial can cost people over $300. She said that she would push for a single payer plus plan loosely modeled after Australia. This would provide all Americans will healthcare while still giving people the freedom to choose different options. She also said that the country can save money by pushing for prevention of health issues through education and awareness.
One other question that was asked was how Congresswoman
Gabbard would shift America from a culture of partisanship to compromise. She
said the first thing she would do would be to invite leaders of Congress to the
White House to talk. Nowadays whenever members of Congress go the white house
it is a big deal and it is always scripted, not a real conversation. She said
that her first years as a congresswoman was under a Republic majority, so
people said she wouldn’t be able to get anything done. To try and overcome the
barrier she asked her mother to make over 800 boxes of toffee for the members
of Congress as well as staff. She also hand wrote notes. Because of this people
from the Republican started to come up to her to thank her. Following this she
was able to get things done and eventually pass a bill. She said that there
needs to be a way for us to come together, treat each other with respect and
have levelheaded discussions and debates.
Finally, one other question she addressed that I found
interesting was Congresswoman Gabbards’ perspective on cyber security threats
coming both from China and Russia. She said that one problem is that our laws
have not caught up with this threat. The government doesn’t know whose
jurisdiction cyberattacks fall under and what the rules of engagement are. She
also said that we need more people working within our government to protect and
ensure us against threats. Many of the best people in the field are taken up
into the private sector. We need to figure out a way to get these people to
work for the government.
Overall, I was very happy I had the opportunity to attend this advent. Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard was a candidate that I knew little about, so it was a great opportunity to hear her speak in person and see her view on issues that I and many other Americans are concerned about. One reason I think that she would make a great president is her background has given her a lot of experience that sets her apart from other candidates. Aside from serving in the National Guard, she is a woman, a Samoan-American, and the first Hindu member of U.S. Congress. I think these things give her a unique perspective that is becoming more important as the United States becomes increasingly diverse. I appreciate efforts of the UVU History and Political Science Department to arrange a presentation for us, students of such an important and interesting dignitary, which contributes to our professional advancement.
I had a brief opportunity
to meet and take a picture with Congresswoman Gabbard. She was very nice and
took time to stay and talk to all who wanted to meet her.
Jeff Hibbard, UVU student
MEDIA ABOUT PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATE TULSI GABBARD VISIT TO UTAH
On January 14-15, 2020, Utah Valley
University (UVU) Rotaract participated in UVU’s semiannual Club-Rush. In
attendance with over 50 clubs, members of UVU Rotaract sought to raise funds,
recruit new members for its activities, and to promote seventeen of the United
Nations (UN) Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Rotaract student members
also spoke to UVU students to educate both about Rotary International (RI) and
Rotaract’s role as a student club to contribute to the implementation in the
state of Utah for the six areas of RI’s focus: promoting peace, fighting
disease, providing clean water, saving mothers and children, supporting
education, and growing local economies.
In addition to myself, Rotaratct members such as Albany Singh, Yana Andersen, and Jose Coreas were able to aid in our efforts at Club-Rush. All our members discussed their excitement about the opportunities, which our organization provides for professional growth and networking on a global scale, with other UVU students attending Club-Rush during the two-day event.
Using the student
engaged learning model (SEL), we worked
jointly with our partner clubs, Foreign Affairs and Sustainable Mountain
Development, which are united under the umbrella of the Utah International
Mountain Forum (UIMF), a coalition of student clubs at UVU. SEL model encourages students to work on
practical tasks as a group with faculty mentoring them throughout the process.
As a result, over twelve students were present at our table. Each of them were
happy to discuss our club’s implementation in a variety of UN-sponsored SDGs
that Rotaract had been assisting, and would continue to assist in. We shared
with UVU students how Rotaract members and UIMF successfully contributed to the
68th UN Civil Society Conference in Salt Lake City during August
2019 and commemorated the World Polio Day at UVU on October 23, 2019. UVU
Rotaract currently is preparing to participate and contribute to the agenda of
the 64th session of the UN Commission on the Status of Women, which
will be hosted by the UNWomen in March of 2020.
We were excited to discuss with UVU students our involvement and the
efforts of our coalition to contribute to the implementation of the SDG #5 on
gender equality with focus in particular on mountain communities and families
during the CSW64 in the UN headquarters.
were also excited to discuss the upcoming Pan-American Conference being hosted
by District Rotary in April of this year in Mexico. With Rotaractors gathering
from around the world, UVU students were interested in hearing about options to
get involved in such a historic event. UVU Rotaract is planning on having a few
of its club members travel to Puerto Penasco for this Pan-American Conference,
and contribute to the many amazing events that will be taking place under the
umbrella of the District Rotary.
Overall, Club Rush
was successful in achieving both goals
to raise funds and gain new student members. With a large number of individuals
signing up to join the team, we now look at our upcoming opportunities with
excitement and anticipation. With all the good that needs to be done in the
world, UVU Rotaract is excited to be the ones who are out there doing it.