News in the Division of Student Affairs
$9,000 raised for the Cache Community Food Pantry
In mid-November 2019 the Val R. Christensen Service Center at Utah State University partnered with USU’s Dining Services to raise nearly $9,000 for the Cache Community Food Pantry, while also hosting an event demonstrating principles of food security.
ARC Named Rec of the Month
Utah State University’s Aggie Recreation Center (ARC) was featured as Rec of the Month by Campus Rec magazine for December 2019.
Carnegie Community Engagement Classification
Utah State University has been awarded the Carnegie Community Engagement Classification, the highest level of recognition for community engagement.
Community Engagement Creates Ivory Prize
The Utah State University Center for Community Engagement and USU Advancement office have received funding from the Clark and Christine Ivory Foundation to establish the Ivory Prize for Excellence.
Cranksgiving Aggie Blue Bikes Tradition
Cranksgiving is a Thanksgiving tradition that began in 1999 on the streets of New York City. In its twenty years, it has since spread across the country to over 80 cities. Although the tradition has been alive for twenty years, this is only the second yea...
Flu Frenzy or Just Another Illness
The Student Health and Wellness Center offers influenza vaccines for the students at USU. Is it worth taking the time and the minimal pain involved to get the vaccine?
Free Online Tool to help address mental health concerns
Students at all of Utah State University’s campuses now have free access to an online tool to help them address mental health concerns. The university is now covering the cost for students to access the ACT Guide program, which is regularly $10 per user.
Involved students more likely to graduate
Research shows that students who get involved in USUSA organizations at USU are more likely to persist.
Mental Well-being Study
Students at Utah State University will soon be able to take an online survey that will help administrators develop a comprehensive strategic plan addressing students’ mental well-being.
Utah State University has a long, fruitful connection with the U.S. military, and that tradition continues today with the university’s recent inclusion on several lists recognizing the nation’s top online programs for veterans.
Residence Life’s Thanksgiving Program
Dining Services partnered with Residence Life and provided linens, plates, silverware and glass cups so students could have a more personal home feel to Residence Life's Thanksgiving Program
SNAC Pantry Anniversary
The Utah State University Student Nutrition Access Center (SNAC Pantry) has made its mark on USU’s campus population over the course of the last 10 years. The SNAC Pantry was formed in 2010 as a student-run organization and has continued to be student run...
Final exams can induce stress and the outreach event, “Stress Busters” organized by the Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) through the Reach/Peer program, hopes to bring awareness of ways stress can be combatted.