Thamer (Tim) Hite Outstanding Alumni Award, February 28, 1969
This speech delivered by President Jay L. Nelson was to honor Tim Hite for receiving the Outstanding Alumni Award. Hite began as a student at SLAV, and in 1962 received his teaching certificate in Trade and Industrial Education and began his teaching career in the Barbering department at SLTTI in 1962. Winner of numerous awards for his hair cutting and hair styling, Hite has also now received the Utah Tech's top award to an alumnus.
Outstanding Alumni Award for Barrett Steadman, February 28, 1969
This speech delivered by President Jay L. Nelson was to honor Barrett Steadman for receiving the Outstanding Alumni Award. Steadman began as a student at SLAV in 1949 ans served as student body president in 1950 and 1951 while earning his certificate of accomplishment in auto mechanics. He was also the first preseident of the college's alumni association.
Curricular Implications of Manpower Data (Education and Employment, Where is the Balance?)
Talk entittled, Curricular Implications of Manpower Data (Education and Employment, Where is the Balance?), given by President Jay L. Nelson at the Utah Conference on Higher Education on September 15, 1972.
June 11, 1970 Panel Comments at National Conference on Accreditation
Panel Comments presented by Jay L. Nelson, President, Utah Tech, given at the National Conference on Accreditation of Public Postsecondary Occupational Education in Atlanta, Georgia on June 11, 1970. The comments are focused upon the recent accreditation of Utah Tech, the evaluation instrument utilized and a variety of questions such as: should accreditation be done by a national or a regional group; do you need both institutional accreditation and program accreditation; and issues revolving around degrees granted to students without GEDs or high school degrees.
Opening remarks made at the dedication for the College Center at the Redwood Road Campus on April 26, 1974. President Nelson's remarks discuss the project and in particular the committee which spear-headed the College Center project. Following this are notes for remarks at the dedication of the new student center by Dr. G. Homer Durham, Commissioner of Higher Education. The document ends with further remarks given at the dedicatory program at the college center by another speaker.
This document begins with an outline for the recognition banquet speech delivered by President Jay L. Nelson on April 18, 1969. Following the outline is the actual speech delivered by Nelson which highlights outstanding students who were asked to return to the College as teachers: Tim Hite, Douglas Jordan, Paul Gundersen, Mary Lee Williams, Jerry Fullmer, Neal Grover, Joseph Yenchik. Other staff of important note are mentioned as are individuals remembered in memoriam.
UTC Information Handout and Humorous Guide for Employee Appraisal
The first and third pages are informal handouts created to inspire people to let the general public know about Utah Tech. The second page is a humorous "guide to employee performance appraisal" intended to help bring a bit of levity to what can be a stressful situation.
Utah Vocational Association Mid-Winter Conference, February 22, 1969
Speech given by Jay L. Nelson for the Utah Vocational Association Mid-Winter Conference Banquet on February 22, 1969 welcoming individuals to the conference and thanking the executive committee for selecting the UTC Campus as the convention center.
Utah Conference on Higher Education Panel Comments by Jay L. Nelson
Should Manpower Needs Dictate Higher Education Curriculum? - panel comments presented by Jay L. Nelson at the Utah Conference on Higher Education, September 11, 1972. In many ways these comments are an argument for the need for community and technical colleges.
February 26, 1977 College Dinner and Open House Jovial Remarks
A speech of humorous gifts given to administrative staff in honor of their excellent service. Specific staff highlighted include: Eugene Overson, Verlaine Zito, Joe Johnson, Grant Smart, Amy Tomita, Jim Schnirel, Ace Martin, Geoff Brugger, Bryan Gardner, Ruth Foulks, Ferris Johnsen, and Kathryn Beebe.
A speech given at the UTC Accomplishment Exercises from 1967. Addressed to the graduates, the speech includes various anecdotes and inspirational sayings, in particular the concepts: Success Requires a Plan; establish High Priniciples and Live By Them; and Be Proud of Your Occupation and Your Jobs.