USU school of ASTE divides in effort to better serve students

Oct. 9 change takes effect immediately

In an effort to better serve students in the largest department in Utah State University’s College of Agriculture and Applied Sciences, and to advance career and technical education programs, particularly in southeastern Utah, CAAS Dean Ken White and USU President Noelle Cockett announced Oct. 9 that the School of Applied Sciences, Technology and Education (ASTE) will be divided. The change takes effect immediately.

USU students test outdoor products in Moab

Study is part of development, design field course

Twelve students from Utah State University recently completed an intensive three-week summer course in outdoor product design and development, using the Moab area as a hub for their field course. The students participated in several projects during the course, including product testing, meeting with industry groups, and analyzing dilemmas facing Moab and its involvement with the outdoor recreation industry, according to David Mathis, USU marketing manager in an email.