State schools are primary or secondary schools mandated for or offered to all children without charge, funded in whole or in part by taxation. While such schools are to be found in every country, there are significant variations in their structure and educational programs. State education encompasses primary and secondary education, as well as post-secondary educational institutions such as universities and technical schools that are funded and overseen by government rather than by private entities; the position before there were government-funded schools varied: in many instances there was an established educational system which served a significant, albeit elite, sector of the population. The introduction of government-organised schools was in some cases able to build upon this established system, both systems have continued to exist, sometimes in a parallel and complementary relationship and other times less harmoniously. State education is inclusive, both in its treatment of students and in that enfranchisement for the government of public education is as broad as for government generally.
It is organised and operated to be a deliberate model of the civil community in which it functions. Although provided to groups of students in classrooms in a central school, it may be provided in-home, employing visiting teachers, and/or supervising teachers, it can be provided in non-school, non-home settings, such as shopping mall space. State education is available to all. In most countries, it is compulsory for children to attend school up to a certain age, but the option of attending private school is open to many. In the case of private schooling, schools operate independently of the state and defray their costs by charging parents tuition fees; the funding for state schools, on the other hand, is provided by tax revenues, so that individuals who do not attend school help to ensure that society is educated. In poverty stricken societies, authorities are lax on compulsory school attendance because child labour is exploited, it is these same children whose income-securing labour cannot be forfeited to allow for school attendance.
The term "public education" when applied to state schools is not synonymous with the term "publicly funded education". Government may make a public policy decision that it wants to have some financial resources distributed in support of, it may want to have some control over, the provision of private education. Grants-in-aid of private schools and vouchers systems provide examples of publicly funded private education. Conversely, a state school may rely on private funding such as high fees or private donations and still be considered state by virtue of governmental ownership and control. State primary and secondary education involves the following: compulsory student attendance. In some countries, private associations or churches can operate schools according to their own principles, as long as they comply with certain state requirements; when these specific requirements are met in the area of the school curriculum, the schools will qualify to receive state funding. They are treated financially and for accreditation purposes as part of the state education system though they make decisions about hiring and school policy, which the state might not make itself.
Government schools are free to attend for Australian citizens and permanent residents, whereas independent schools charge attendance fees. They can be divided into two categories: selective schools; the open schools accept all students from their government-defined catchment areas. Government schools educate 65% of Australian students, with 34% in Catholic and independent schools. Regardless of whether a school is part of the Government or independent systems, they are required to adhere to the same curriculum frameworks of their state or territory; the curriculum framework however provides for some flexibility in the syllabus, so that subjects such as religious education can be taught. Most school students wear uniforms. Public or Government funded; these schools teach students from Year 1 to 10, with examinations for students in years 5, 8, 10. All public schools follow the National Board Curriculum. Many children girls, drop out of school after completing the 5th Year in remote areas. In larger cities such as Dhaka, this is uncommon.
Many good public schools conduct an entrance exam, although most public schools in the villages and small towns do not. Public schools are the only option for parents and children in rural areas, but there are large numbers of private schools in Dhaka and Chittagong. Many Bangladeshi private schools teach their students in English and follow curricula from overseas, but in public schools lessons are taught in Bengali. Per the Canadian constitution, public-school education in Canada is a provincial responsibility and, as such, there are many variations among the provinces. Junior kindergarten exists as an official program in only Ontario and Quebec while kindergarten is available in every province, but provincial funding and the level of ho
Stanley Havili is a former American football fullback. He was drafted by the Philadelphia Eagles in the seventh round of the 2011 NFL Draft, he played college football at Southern California. Havili's parents and Elva, were Tongan immigrants, his father, raised eight children on a bus-driver salary in Salt Lake City. Havili attended East High as a freshman transferred to Cottonwood High School in Murray, where he earned all-state honors at Cottonwood High, compiling 2,652 all-purpose yards and 32 touchdowns as a senior. While a junior, he suffered a shoulder injury and as family couldn't afford physical therapy, he never rehabbed it properly and has played with a weakened left shoulder since; as of 2010, he estimates. Havili earned playing time during his true freshman season at USC in 2006. During the third game of the season versus Arizona, Havili broke his leg and was out for the rest of the season; because the injury happened early in the season, he was granted a medical redshirt by the NCAA.
Havili started all of his 2007 redshirt freshman season for USC. While starting all 13 games, he gained 134 yards on 21 carries with 2 touchdowns and caught 34 passes for 248 yards with 5 touchdowns, he was a 2007 Phil Steele's All-Pac-10 honorable mention pick. At Nebraska, he ran for 52 yards on 2 carries with a 2-yard touchdown run and caught 3 passes for 22 yards with a 5-yard touchdown, he returned to start his redshirt sophomore year, however was declared academically ineligible for the final game in the 2009 Rose Bowl. For the 2010 season, Havili was elected as a co-captain by his teammates. Havili was Philadelphia Eagles starting quarterback Mark Sanchez's college roommate during Sanchez tenure at USC. Havili ended his USC career with the most receptions of any fullback in school history. Havili was selected by the Philadelphia Eagles in the seventh round of the 2011 NFL Draft, he was signed to a four-year contract on July 27, 2011. On September 2, Havili was released by the Eagles in the final round of roster cuts before the start of the regular season.
He was re-signed to the team's practice squad on September 4. At the conclusion of the 2011 season, his practice squad contract expired and he became a free agent, he was re-signed to the active roster on January 2, 2012. Havili was traded to the Indianapolis Colts on March 2013, in exchange for Clifton Geathers, he was released on November 4, 2014. Havili was signed to the Seahawks practice squad on November 12, 2014 and released on December 5, 2014. Philadelphia Eagles bio USC Trojans football bio
Utah is a state in the western United States. It became the 45th state admitted to the U. S. on January 4, 1896. Utah is the 13th-largest by area, 31st-most-populous, 10th-least-densely populated of the 50 United States. Utah has a population of more than 3 million according to the Census estimate for July 1, 2016. Urban development is concentrated in two areas: the Wasatch Front in the north-central part of the state, which contains 2.5 million people. Utah is bordered by Colorado to the east, Wyoming to the northeast, Idaho to the north, Arizona to the south, Nevada to the west, it touches a corner of New Mexico in the southeast. 62% of Utahns are reported to be members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, making Utah the only state with a majority population belonging to a single church. This influences Utahn culture and daily life; the LDS Church's world headquarters is located in Salt Lake City. The state is a center of transportation, information technology and research, government services, a major tourist destination for outdoor recreation.
In 2013, the U. S. Census Bureau estimated. St. George was the fastest-growing metropolitan area in the United States from 2000 to 2005. Utah has the 14th highest median average income and the least income inequality of any U. S. state. A 2012 Gallup national survey found Utah overall to be the "best state to live in" based on 13 forward-looking measurements including various economic and health-related outlook metrics. A common folk etymology is that the name "Utah" is derived from the name of the Ute tribe, purported to mean "people of the mountains" in the Ute language. However, the word for people in Ute is'núuchiu' while the word for mountain is'káav', offering no linguistic connection to the words'Ute' or'Utah'. According to other sources "Utah" is derived from the Apache name "yuttahih" which means "One, Higher up" or "Those that are higher up". In the Spanish language it was said as "Yuta", subsequently the English-speaking people adapted the word "Utah". Thousands of years before the arrival of European explorers, the Ancestral Puebloans and the Fremont people lived in what is now known as Utah, some of which spoke languages of the Uto-Aztecan group.
Ancestral Pueblo peoples built their homes through excavations in mountains, the Fremont people built houses of straw before disappearing from the region around the 15th century. Another group of Native Americans, the Navajo, settled in the region around the 18th century. In the mid-18th century, other Uto-Aztecan tribes, including the Goshute, the Paiute, the Shoshone, the Ute people settled in the region; these five groups were present. The southern Utah region was explored by the Spanish in 1540, led by Francisco Vásquez de Coronado, while looking for the legendary Cíbola. A group led by two Catholic priests—sometimes called the Dominguez-Escalante Expedition—left Santa Fe in 1776, hoping to find a route to the coast of California; the expedition encountered the native residents. The Spanish made further explorations in the region, but were not interested in colonizing the area because of its desert nature. In 1821, the year Mexico achieved its independence from Spain, the region became known as part of its territory of Alta California.
European trappers and fur traders explored some areas of Utah in the early 19th century from Canada and the United States. The city of Provo, Utah was named for one, Étienne Provost, who visited the area in 1825; the city of Ogden, Utah was named after Peter Skene Ogden, a Canadian explorer who traded furs in the Weber Valley. In late 1824, Jim Bridger became the first known English-speaking person to sight the Great Salt Lake. Due to the high salinity of its waters, He thought. After the discovery of the lake, hundreds of American and Canadian traders and trappers established trading posts in the region. In the 1830s, thousands of migrants traveling from the Eastern United States to the American West began to make stops in the region of the Great Salt Lake known as Lake Youta. Following the death of Joseph Smith in 1844, Brigham Young, as president of the Quorum of the Twelve, became the effective leader of the LDS Church in Nauvoo, Illinois. To address the growing conflicts between his people and their neighbors, Young agreed with Illinois Governor Thomas Ford in October 1845 that the Mormons would leave by the following year.
Young and the first band of Mormon pioneers reached the Salt Lake Valley on July 24, 1847. Over the next 22 years, more than 70,000 pioneers settled in Utah. For the first few years, Brigham Young and the thousands of early settlers of Salt Lake City struggled to survive; the arid desert land was deemed by the Mormons as desirable as a place where they could practice their religion without harassment. The Mormon settlements provided pioneers for other settlements in the West. Salt Lake City became the hub of a "far-flung commonwealth" of Mormon settlements. With new church converts coming from the East and around the world, Church leaders assigned groups of church members as missionaries to establish other settlements throughout the West, they developed irrigation to support large pioneer populations along Utah's Wasatch front. Throughout the remainder of the 19th century, Mormon pioneers established hundreds of other settlements in Utah, Id
Christopher Bob Shelton is a former Major League Baseball first baseman who played for the Detroit Tigers, Texas Rangers, Seattle Mariners over his 5-year major league career. Shelton is the cousin of Washington Redskins quarterback Alex Smith. Before entering professional baseball, he played at Cottonwood High School, Salt Lake Community College, the University of Utah. While playing with Utah, Shelton was named to the Mountain West Conference All-Tournament Team as a junior. Shelton was drafted by the Pittsburgh Pirates in the 33rd round, although he never made the team's 40-man roster. Unprotected, he was selected by the Detroit Tigers in the Rule 5 draft. In 2004, he played sparingly because the Tigers had to keep him on their roster because of the Rule 5 rules, he only batted 57 times. While in Detroit, due to his red hair and prodigious batting, he had earned various nicknames, such as "Red Pop" from the Tiger faithful. Tigers play-by-play commentators Rod Allen and Mario Impemba called him "Big Red" or "Orange Crush."
On April 15, 2004, Shelton made his major league debut with the Detroit Tigers as a pinch hitter against the Toronto Blue Jays. He went hitless in two at-bats. In 2006, Shelton hit nine home runs in the first 13 games of the season, he became the fourth player in baseball history to hit at least nine home runs in his team's first 13 games. He earned the American League Player of the Week accolade for April 3, 2006. Shelton's power dropped after April, on July 31, 2006, he was optioned to Triple-A Toledo to make room for Sean Casey, whom the Tigers had acquired from Pittsburgh in a trade-deadline deal. On September 1, Shelton was recalled back to Detroit as an emergency catcher for Iván Rodríguez. During 2007 spring training, Shelton started and finished spring training with the Tigers and by the end of spring training there was one spot left on the team's roster and the fight was between Marcus Thames and Chris Shelton. Shelton did not make the roster. On December 5, 2007, Shelton was traded to the Texas Rangers for Freddy Guzmán, on January 14, 2008, designated for assignment in order to make room for Kazuo Fukumori, a veteran reliever from the Japanese leagues.
His contract was purchased on April 29, 2008, from the Triple-A Oklahoma RedHawks, again by the Texas Rangers, when Jason Botts was designated for assignment. On June 26, 2008, the strikeout prone Shelton was designated for assignment to make way for Chris Davis, he cleared waivers, was reassigned once more to the RedHawks. Shelton became a free agent at the end of the season. On December 8, 2008, Shelton signed a minor league contract with the Seattle Mariners, he batted.460 during 2009 spring training, second on the team among players with at least 30 at-bats, but did not break camp with the major-league club. On July 10, 2009, the Seattle Mariners called up Shelton to add more pop on the bench and he came through with the game-winning run on July 12 delivering the winning run in a Seattle Mariners win. Shelton was designated for assignment by the Mariners on August 1, 2009, his contract was purchased on August 5, 2009, from the Triple-A Tacoma Rainiers. He was granted free agency on October 15, 2009.
Shelton signed a minor league contract on December 8, 2009 with Houston Astros Shelton became a free agent after the 2010 season. On February 20, 2011, he signed a minor league contract with the New York Mets for the 2011 season. Shelton was released. MLB Profile Career statistics and player information from Baseball-Reference, or The Baseball Cube
Joshua Ray Burkman is an American professional mixed martial artist competing in the Ultimate Fighting Championship's welterweight division. He competed in the World Series of Fighting, the XFC, was a contestant on The Ultimate Fighter 2. Burkman was born in Utah he attended Cottonwood High School, he was a three-sport star athlete for the Colts. He was a Class 5A All-State third baseman on the baseball team, was captain of the football team, where he rushed for over 1,000 yards as a senior; as a member of the wrestling team, he finished second place in the state championships in the 171-pound division. Burkman played two seasons of college football, he spent his freshman season at Snow College in Ephraim, Utah but he missed half the season with an injury. He transferred to Dixie State College in St. George, Utah, his sophomore season was spectacular: he rushed for 1,439 yards and 13 touchdowns for the Rebels, earning JUCO All-American honors. His team won the Dixie Rotary Bowl, he decided to drop football and pursue mixed martial arts.
Burkman was chosen to be on the inaugural season of The Ultimate Fighter, but he failed pre-show drug test failure and admitted to taking Winstrol. He was a contestant on The Ultimate Fighter 2 as part of Team Hughes. Burkman had his debut fight at The Ultimate Fighter 2 Finale. During his time with the UFC, Burkman earned wins over Drew Fickett, Josh Neer, Forrest Petz, but was unsuccessful against the bigger names in the division. After three back-to-back losses in 2008, Burkman was cut from the UFC with a record of 5 wins and 5 losses. On November 20, 2009, Burkman faced Ultimate Fighter alumni Brandon Melendez defeating him by KO in round one at Throwdown Showdown 5. On April 9, 2010, Burkman took on Jake Paul at Showdown Fights – Burkman vs. Paul winning via unanimous decision. On September 24, 2010, Burkman faced undefeated Jordan Smith at Showdown Fights – Respect. Burkman won the fight via split decision. On April 2, 2011, Burkman faced Canadian prospect Jordan Mein at MMA: The Reckoning in Orillia, Canada, Burkman lost via unanimous decision.
On February 24, 2012, Burkman faced Koffi Adzitso at Showdown Fights – Breakout, Burkman won via unanimous decision. On August 25, 2012, Burkman faced Ultimate Fighter alumni Jamie Yager at Showdown Fights - Burkman vs. Yager. Burkman won via guillotine choke submission. On September 6, 2012, it was announced that Burkman was one of many fighters to sign on with new MMA Promotion the World Series of Fighting, he won via unanimous decision. Burkman faced Aaron Simpson at World Series of Fighting 2 on March 23, 2013, he won the fight via KO due to punches in the first round. Burkman faced Jon Fitch on June 14, 2013, at World Series of Fighting 3 in a rematch of their first fight in which Burkman lost to Fitch due to a rear naked choke. Burkman avenged his loss, dropping Fitch with a series of punches before applying a guillotine choke submission and getting the win in just 41 seconds of round number one. Burkman faced Steve Carl on October 26, 2013 at WSOF 6 in the main event for the WSOF Welterweight Championship.
He lost the fight via triangle choke in the fourth round. It was noted that Josh did tap out from the choke but the ref ignored the tap, allowing Steve Carl to choke Burkman until he lost consciousness. Burkman faced Tyler Stinson at WSOF 9 on March 29, 2014, he won the fight via knockout in the first round. Burkman signed a contract to return to the UFC for the first time since 2008 on October 3, 2014. Burkman faced Hector Lombard on January 3, 2015 at UFC 182, he lost the fight by unanimous decision. Subsequently, it was revealed. On March 23, 2015 it was announced by the NSAC that the result of the fight had been overturned to a no contest. Burkman faced Dong Hyun Kim on May 23, 2015 at UFC 187. Burkman lost the fight via submission in the third round. Burkman faced Patrick Côté on August 23, 2015 at UFC Fight Night 74, he lost the back and forth fight via TKO in the third round and both participants were awarded Fight of the Night honors. For his next fight, Burkman dropped down to the lightweight division as he faced K.
J. Noons on February 6, 2016 at UFC Fight Night 82, he won the fight by unanimous decision. Burkman next faced Paul Felder on May 29, 2016 at UFC Fight Night 88, he lost the fight via unanimous decision. Burkman was expected to face Bobby Green on October 1, 2016 at UFC Fight Night 96. However, Green pulled out of the fight citing an undisclosed injury, he was replaced by promotional newcomer Zak Ottow. As a result of the late notice opponent change, the bout was contested at welterweight, he lost the fight via split decision. Burkman faced Michel Prazeres on March 11, 2017 at UFC Fight Night 106, he lost the fight via submission in the first round. Burkman faced Drew Dober on July 29, 2017 at UFC 214, he lost the fight by knockout in the first round. Burkman faced Alex Morono on February 2018 at UFC Fight Night 126 at the welterweight division, he lost the fight via a guillotine choke submission in the first round. Ultimate Fighting Championship Fight of the Night MMAJunkie.com 2015 August Fight of the Month vs. Patrick Côté Sherdog 2013 Submission of the Year vs. Jon Fitch Burkman dated current UFC ring girl, Arianny Celeste.
Burkman married Brandy Lyn Winfield, 2010 International Yoga Champion, on December 1, 2011. Together they have a son, Legend Burkman, born in 2012 and had a
Murray City is a city situated on the Wasatch Front in the core of Salt Lake Valley in the U. S. state of Utah. Named for territorial governor Eli Murray, it is the state's fourteenth largest city. According to the 2010 census, Murray has 46,746 residents. Murray shares borders with Taylorsville, South Salt Lake and West Jordan, Utah. Once teeming with heavy industry, Murray's industrial sector now has little trace and has been replaced by major mercantile sectors. Known for its central location in Salt Lake County, Murray has been called the Hub of Salt Lake County. Unlike most of its neighboring communities, Murray operates its own police, power, water and parks and recreation departments and has its own school district. While maintaining many of its own services, Murray has one of the lowest city tax rates in the state. Thousands of people each year visit Murray City Park for its wooded areas. Murray is home to the Intermountain Medical Center, a medical campus, Murray's largest employer. Murray has been designated a Tree City USA since 1977.
Before being permanently settled by Mormon pioneers in 1848, the area where Murray City is located was a natural area that served as the seasonal home of Paiute and Bannock Native American tribes. The tribes camped along local creek banks and stream beds during their migrations. Artifacts of Native American encampments have been located along the Jordan River, including camps near Willow Pond Park. At what was known as the "big bend" of the Jordan River, the Goshute Indians from Skull Valley made their camp; this was made every spring on the way to their hunting ground at the headwaters of the Bear River. On their return in the fall, they stayed for a week and traded with white settlers. Early settlers recorded that they traded buffalo robes, deer skins, dried meat and tallow. Mormon pioneers came into the Salt Lake Valley in 1847. A pioneer group, called the Mississippi Saints arrived one year and began to develop a scattered settlement in the south end of the valley that fall; the area was distinguished by various names, such as the Mississippi Ward, Big Cottonwood and South Cottonwood.
Written history states that at least 20 families were living in the South Cottonwood area in the 1860s. When the first pioneer families settled in the South Cottonwood area in the fall of 1848, they selected the low or bottom lands along the streams of Little Cottonwood Creek and Big Cottonwood Creek, they found an abundance of grass for their horses there. It was easy to take the water from the streams for irrigation of farm crops; the higher bench lands were covered with sagebrush and produced little grass. Because of the labor and difficulty in getting water to them, they were left, for settlement. There was a strip of high bench land surrounded by low land north of what is now Vine Street and 5600 South Street. Before and after the advent of the pioneers, this land was used by the Ute Indians as a camping ground; this is because water and grass could be obtained on either side of it and enemies could not approach without being seen long before coming to the high ground. This area would become the present-day Murray City Cemetery.
The early settlers mutually agreed that no individual should fence or take title to it, but that it should be set aside and considered as belonging to South Cottonwood Ward. In 1853, when teamsters commenced to haul granite rock from Little Cottonwood Canyon to the Salt Lake Temple construction site, a dirt path was made along what is now Vine Street; the east side of the road became a halfway camping ground for the teamsters. The first building in the Salt Lake Valley outside of Salt Lake City erected for the purpose of religious and educational instruction was built on present-day Gordon Lane, is commemorated with a monument from the Sons of the Utah Pioneers. In 1858, during the so-called Utah War, Albert Sidney Johnston's army of the Utah Expedition passed through western Murray after camping on the "flats" above the North Jordan farms, its large livestock herd ate everything to within an inch of the ground. General Johnston, crossing James Winchester's property, advised Winchester to pursue a homestead patent.
In 1870 James Winchester entered the first homestead of the entire Intermountain West. The Pony Express traveled along what is now State Street; the Utah Pony Express Station Number 9 was located near present-day 6200 State Street and was called "Travelers' Rest", but the accommodations were meager, consisting of a stable and one-room bunk house. The Overland Stagecoach made use of Travelers' Rest during its period of operation; the Sons of Utah Pioneers erected a monument at 7200 State Street in Midvale commemorating the station. The area remained agricultural until 1869 when a body of ore was found in Park City and additional ore deposits were found in Little Cottonwood Canyon; because of Murray's central location and access to the railroad, the first smelter was built there in 1870 and Murray became home to some of the largest smelters in the region over the next 30 years. The first official post office was established in 1870 as the South Cottonwood Post Office; the area changed over time as the railroad came in, smelting expanded, the territorial road was established, trolley transportation was developed.
A business district began to develop along the transportation corridor. The army established Camp Murray in 1885 to house several compan
Utah State University
Utah State University is a public land-grant research university in Logan, Utah. It is accredited by the Northwest Commission on Universities. With nearly 20,000 students living on or near campus, USU is Utah's largest public residential campus; as of Fall 2018, there were 27,932 students enrolled including 24,880 undergraduate students and 3,052 graduate students. The university has the highest percentage of out-of-state students of any public university in Utah totaling 23% of the student body. Founded in 1888 as Utah's agricultural college, USU focused on science, agriculture, domestic arts, military science, mechanic arts; the university offers programs in liberal arts, business, natural resource sciences, as well as nationally ranked elementary & secondary education programs. It offers master's and doctoral programs in humanities, social sciences, STEM areas, it received its current name in 1957. The university is classified among "R2: Doctoral Universities – High research activity". Utah State University has produced 7 Rhodes Scholars, 1 Nobel Prize winner, 1 MacArthur Fellows program inductee, 4 recipients of the Harry S. Truman Scholarship, 34 recipients of the Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship.
USU has nine colleges and offers 159 undergraduate degrees, 83 master's degrees, 41 doctoral degrees. USU's main campus is in Logan with regional campuses in Brigham City and the Uintah Basin and 28 other locations throughout Utah. In 2010, the College of Eastern Utah, in Price, Utah joined the USU system becoming Utah State University College of Eastern Utah. Throughout Utah, USU operates more than 20 distance education centers. Regional campuses, USU Eastern, distance education centers account for 59% of the students enrolled. USU has 149,000 alumni in all 110 countries. USU's athletic teams compete in Division I of the NCAA and are collectively known as the Utah State Aggies, they are a member of the Mountain West Conference. On December 16, 1861, Justin Morrill introduced a bill into the U. S. House of Representatives, "to establish at least one college in each state upon a sure and perpetual foundation, accessible to all, but to the sons of toil..." President Abraham Lincoln signed the Morrill Land-Grant Colleges Act into effect in July of the following year.
Meanwhile, after visiting a few rural agricultural schools in his native Denmark, Anthon H. Lund of the Utah Territorial Legislature decided that there existed in Utah a need for such a school fusing the highest in scientific and academic research with agriculture, the way of life for the vast majority of locals. Upon returning to the states, Lund heard about the Morrill Act, pitched a vision for the college that would receive widespread support among the Territorial Legislature, at the time seeking to reapply for statehood. Now there came the question of location. According to historian Joel Ricks in 1938, "Provo had received the Insane Asylum, Salt Lake City had the University and Capitol, the majority of the legislature felt that the new institutions should be given to Weber and Cache Counties." Citizens in Logan, Cache County, banded together and lobbied representatives for the honor. The bill to establish the Agricultural College of Utah was passed on March 8, 1888, on September 2, 1890, 14-year-old Miss Vendla Berntson enrolled as its first student.
In its early years, the college narrowly dodged two major campaigns to consolidate its operations with the University of Utah. Much controversy arose in response to President William J. Kerr's expansion of the college's scope beyond its agricultural roots. Detractors in Salt Lake City feared that such an expansion would come at the expense of the University of Utah, pushed consolidation as a counter. In 1907, an agreement was struck to instead limit the curricula of the Agricultural College to agriculture, domestic science, mechanic arts; this meant closing all departments in Logan, including the already-impressive music department, which did not fall under that umbrella. The University of Utah became responsible, for a time, for courses in engineering, medicine, fine arts, pedagogy, despite the Agricultural College's initial charter in 1888 which mandated that it offer instruction in such things; the bulk of the curricular restrictions were lifted during the next two decades, with the exception of law and medicine, which have since remained the sole property of the University of Utah.
Amid the tumult, the Agricultural College grew modestly, adding its statewide Extension program in 1914. A year the first master's degrees were awarded. UAC, as the Utah Agricultural College was abbreviated received a notable boost in students as a direct result of World War I. Colleges and universities nationwide were temporarily transformed into training grounds for the short-lived Student Army Training Corps, composed of students who received military instruction and could return to their educations following their military service; as the then-tiny campus could not otherwise support such large numbers of new students, college president Elmer Peterson convinced the state in 1918 to appropriate funds for permanent brick buildings, which could be used as barracks for SATC students during the war, instruction afterward. Though the war was soon to end, the campus doubled in size; the 1920s and 1930s saw the genesis of major growth. A School of Education was added in 1928, a prelude to the institution being renamed Utah State Agricultural College in 1929.
Doctoral degrees were first granted in 1950. In 1957, the school was granted university status as Utah State University