Orem is a city in Utah County, United States, in the northern part of the state. It is adjacent to Provo and Vineyard and is about 45 miles south of Salt Lake City. Orem is one of the principal cities of the Provo-Orem, Utah Metropolitan Statistical Area, which includes all of Utah and Juab counties; the population was 84,324 at the 2000 census, while the 2010 population was 88,328 making it the fifth-largest city in Utah. Utah Valley University is located in Orem; the Orem Owlz of the minor league baseball Pioneer League play their home games at the college. Orem uses the slogan "Family City USA." In 2010 Forbes rated. Time magazine rated the Provo-Orem area as the best place to live for spiritual well-being, due to a high population of members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. At one time the area was known as Sharon, a Biblical name for a level strip of land running between mountains and the sea, the name of the Vermont birth town of Joseph Smith, founder of the Latter Day Saint movement.
Another former name was Provo Bench. In an apparent attempt to attract more investment to the town and provide an easy way for the large population of farmers with orchards to ship produce, in 1914 it was named after Walter C. Orem, President of the Salt Lake and Utah Railroad in the early 1900s. Orem was incorporated on May 5, 1919. Orem is renowned for the Timpanogos Storytelling Festival, its Summerfest celebration and parade in June is a popular local attraction. Orem is located at 40°17′56″N 111°41′47″W. Situated in a high desert, with an average elevation of 4756 feet. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 18.4 square miles, all of it land. The City is located near the eastern shore of Utah Lake. Bordering Provo, Utah on the east and south, Utah on the west, Utah contiguous to north, Mount Timpanogos/Wasatch Mountain range to the east; as of 2011 the 88,112 residents of Orem had a racial and ethnic composition of 89.3% white, 0.9% black or African American, 0.9% Native American, 1.6% Asian, 0.5% Pacific Islanders, 4% non-Hispanics reporting some other race, 2.9% two or more races reported and 14.8% Hispanic, as Orem has a large Mexican American community with other Latinos residing in the city.
This contrasts with the census of 2000, which showed a racial makeup of 90.80% White, 0.33% African American, 0.73% Native American, 1.45% Asian, 0.86% Pacific Islander, 3.64% from other races, 2.18% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 8.56% of the population. The 2000 Census counted 84,324 people, 23,382 households, 19,079 families; the population density at that time was 4,572.6 people per square mile. There were 24,166 housing units at an average density of 1,310.4 per square mile. There were 23,382 households out of which 48.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 69.0% were married couples living together, 9.5% had a female householder with no husband present, 18.4% were non-families. 12.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 5.1% had someone living alone, 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.57 and the average family size was 3.93. In the city, the population was spread out with 35.4% under the age of 18, 17.4% from 18 to 24, 25.8% from 25 to 44, 14.5% from 45 to 64, 6.9% who were 65 years of age or older.
The median age was 24 years. For every 100 females, there were 98.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 95.2 males. The median income for a household in the city was $52,703, the median income for a family was $59,066. Males had a median income of $42,249 versus $30,742 for females; the per capita income for the city was $20,971. About 10.3% of families and 13.8% of the population were below the poverty line, including 16% of those under age 18 and 6% of those age 65 or over. As of 2002, over 97% of all church going citizens of Orem are members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Due to the high numbers of Latter-day Saints in the area, Church President Russell M. Nelson announced a temple in Orem on October 5, 2019. Orem is located in the Alpine School District and is home to three high schools, three junior high schools, 14 elementary schools. Stevens-Henager College is located in Orem, as is an education center of Utah State University, a campus of Broadview University.
Utah Valley University is a public university operated by the state of Utah. UVU is one of the United States' only Open Enrollment Universities offering an acceptance to all applicants; as a university, UVU offers master's degrees. UVU is the largest and fastest growing public university in Utah with its attendance of over 34,000 undergraduates; the campus's notable features include the UCCU Center, the Digital Learning Center library, the Hal Wing Track and Field Complex, the Woodbury School of Business. The Roots of Knowledge stained. List of mayors of Orem: B. M. Jolley J. W. Gillman Ray E. Loveless Leland Jarman Luzell Robbins V. Emil Hansen Melbourne D. Wallace G. Milton Jameson James E. Mangum Winston M. Crawford James E. Mangum Delance W. Squire S. Blaine Willes Joyce Johnson Stella Welsh Joseph Nelson Chris Yandow Jerry C. Washburn Died on September 26, 2011 after a long battle with cancer. James T. Evans Richard F. Brunst, Jr. Orem has a wide variety of stores and businesses. Orem is h
George Martin Zinkhan, III was an American academic and poet. Zinkhan was a professor of marketing at the University of Georgia from 1994 until April 26, 2009, he was named as the prime suspect in a triple homicide before authorities announced on May 9, 2009 that they had found and identified Zinkhan's body. In 1974, Zinkhan received his Bachelor of Arts in English literature from Swarthmore College, he got a Masters in Business Administration with high distinction from the University of Michigan in 1979. Zinkhan received his doctorate in Business Administration from the University of Michigan in 1981. Zinkhan was the Conn Professor of Marketing for thirteen years at the University of Houston beginning in 1981. While there, he sexually harassed multiple female academics and had a lawsuit brought against him. For one year he was an associate professor for the University of Pittsburgh in 1987, he began as a professor at the University of Georgia's Terry College of Business in 1994 and served as department head for Terry's Department of Marketing and Distribution from 1994 until 2001.
He held an endowed chair as the department's Coca-Cola Company Professor from 1994 to 2009. According to a university spokesman, he had an impeccable track record as a teacher and was a respected professor on campus. Zinkhan received an award for Outstanding Contribution to Research in 2004, presented by the American Academy of Advertising, he received the Terry Outstanding Faculty Award 2006 and 2009 presented by the economics faculty of the Vrije Universiteit. Zinkhan published over 100 articles in peer-reviewed academic journals, as well as numerous chapters in edited books, he was the editor of the Journal of the Academy of Marketing Science from 2003 to 2006, of the Journal of Advertising from 1991 to 1995, as well as the book review editor of the Journal of Marketing from 1991 to 1995. In addition, he edited or co-edited several books: Eric. Consumers. McGraw Hill / Irwin. ISBN 0-07-253714-0. Watson, Richard. Electronic Commerce: The Strategic Perspective. Thompson / Dryden. 162 pages. ISBN 0-03-026533-9.
Zinkhan, George M.. Advertising research: the Internet, consumer behavior, strategy. Chicago, Ill: American Marketing Association. ISBN 0-87757-288-7. Zinkhan's curriculum vitae listed 22 works under a section called, "Research Activities: Poetry". Zinkhan's poems—many of which the American Marketing Association published on its website—cover topics ranging from university politics to the Appalachian Trail. Zinkhan had a son and a daughter, with his wife, attorney Marie Bruce. Zinkhan had three children from a previous marriage; the family lived in the town of Bogart in the U. S. state of Georgia. Zinkhan owned a second home in Amsterdam, the capital of the Netherlands, where he was a marketing professor at the Vrije Universiteit. Zinkhan was named the prime suspect in the April 25, 2009, shooting deaths of his wife and two other people, Tom Tanner and Ben Teague, outside the Athens Community Theatre in Athens, Georgia; the murders occurred during a picnic reunion of the Town & Gown Players, all three killed were active in local theater productions.
Two bystanders were injured by bullet fragments. According to neighbors and colleagues, there had been no advance signs of trouble. Police said Zinkhan and his wife, Marie Bruce, were having “marital difficulties,” that Tom Tanner appeared to be his “specific target” in the shootings, that Ben Teague was “at the wrong place at the wrong time.” Tanner was shot first, police said. On the same day, "Zinkhan was charged with three counts of murder and a state arrest warrant was issued in Clarke County, Georgia. A federal arrest warrant was issued on April 26, 2009, after he was charged with unlawful flight to avoid prosecution." Zinkhan's red Jeep Liberty was found on the night of April 30, 2009, in northwest Clarke County, Georgia. Cadaver dogs located Zinkhan's body on May 9, 2009 one mile from the Jeep. Investigators said that Zinkhan used a shovel to dig a 15-to-18-inch-deep grave in the woods behind Cleveland Road Elementary, lay down in it, took an old wooden pallet he had covered with dirt and debris and pulled it over top of the hole.
He fired a single shot from a.38-caliber handgun into his head. Zinkhan's body was claimed by a son from a previous marriage one day before it was scheduled for burial in a pauper's grave
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