Alumni, Athletics, Campus, Digital Media »

[16 Nov 2011 | No Comment | ]

Will McKinnon, director of UVU Studios & Broadcast Services

Several months ago UVU Athletics and Studios and Broadcast Services began talks with Fox College Sports (FCS), a national broadcast provider which reaches 56 million homes, to discuss the possibility of airing UVU Athletics on its network … [More]

Alumni, Campus, Training, UVU Administration »

[25 Oct 2011 | No Comment | ]

Michael Freeman, UVU Library Director

The UVU Archives is ramping up its responsibilities to be the central repository to gather and preserve the University’s history. We need to develop a campus culture of sending historical documents and materials to the archives so that we can retain our history in one central place … [More]

Alumni, Community, Engagement, UVU Administration »

[30 Sep 2011 | 3 Comments | ]

Val Hale, vice president for UVU’s University Relations

You have all seen the billboards and bus ads proclaiming Utah Valley University an “engaged” university. What does that mean? One important component of engagement deals with the institution’s involvement with local communities. Essentially, we want to be both in the community and of the community … [More]

Alumni, Education, Students »

[9 May 2011 | No Comment | ]

The UVU Career Development Center, written by Karissa Neely, staff writer

You’re paying tuition, and putting in the time to get an education; now find out how you can make your education pay off … [More]

Alumni, Education, Students, Utah System of Higher Education, UVU Administration »

[25 Apr 2011 | No Comment | ]

Ian K. Wilson, UVU vice president for Academic Affairs

As Utah Valley University prepares for its 70th Commencement, which, for the first time ever, will include a full processional, many of us could probably use a crash course in academic ceremonies … [More]

Alumni, Community, Engagement »

[7 Mar 2011 | No Comment | ]

Kent Millington, director of the technology commercialization office at UVU

The famous economist Dr. William Baumol has shown that all of the economic advances since the mid-15th century have been the result of innovation. Further, the pace of innovation has been increasing over time, and we now live in an age wherein innovation is practically exploding. Who knows? Maybe the solutions to some of life’s most fascinating challenges are harbored in the heads and hearts of people walking the halls at UVU … [More]

Alumni, Education, Utah System of Higher Education »

[25 Feb 2011 | 3 Comments | ]

Jeffrey Alan Johnson, senior research analyst, UVU Institutional Research & Information

Higher education strengthens citizens, families and communities as well as the economy. Economic benefits to both graduates and the community are, of course, one of the most important reasons for public higher education. But two recent studies by UVU Institutional Research & Information show that higher education contributes much to graduates’ personal growth as well … [More]