Established in 1999, the English Language Center of Cache Valley has become a model for ESL programming throughout Northern Utah, serving over 1,000 students annually from 94 countries around the world. Ronda Kingsford is the Center’s co-director.
Resources and Support for Cache Valley’s Autism Community
As an advocate for autism awareness and the parent of an autistic child, Jill Drysdale’s efforts on her son’s behalf have been both difficult and rewarding. Now, Jill reaches out to others, coordinating the Cache Valley Autism Support Group and rallying for essential treatment services.
The 5 Star Legacy Foundation is a “boots on the ground” organization, changing lives around the world through education, humanitarian service and charitable giving. Mark Comer is the foundation’s hands-on director.
There's plenty to talk about today on Access Utah's gardening segment. For instance, growing your own celery: it tastes better than store bought celery but you have to start it early. Dan Drost from Utah State University's Extension is with us for the whole hour to discuss what needs to be done now for Utah gardeners.
On the show this week, I feature the latest release from the soulful folkster SJ, and the new album that pays tribute to the legendary Bruce Utah Phillips. I’ll also play songs from new discs by Chuck Brodsky, Doug Adamz, and Disappear Fear, among other talented artists. Join me this Saturday at 8pm to Fresh Folk on Utah Public Radio.
One of the first African American fighter pilots, Lieutenant Colonel James Harvey III, was honored Thursday at Hill Air Force Base. On Access Utah today, we join the celebration in action at the Air Force Base Museum, where the Colonel gave his inspirational speech about the first group of African Americans to fight in World War II, the Tuskegee Airmen.
At 9:30 Science Questions explores the biology of aggression and new research showing the social and physical environment has a lot of influence in sculpting our human genome.