Community, Engagement, Students »

[6 Dec 2011 | No Comment | ]

Jonathan Westover, Ph.D., UVU director of Academic Service Learning, and Adam Webb, SIFE project leader and a management/entrepreneurship major at UVU

On November 20, 2010, three members of UVU Students in Free Enterprise (SIFE), along with Professor Westover, decided they wanted to make a difference. They reached out to a local non-profit with a unique construction technology … [More]

Campus, Parking, Students, Training »

[21 Nov 2011 | 2 Comments | ]

Detective Kelly Liddiard, UVU Police

With the holidays here, many of you will be traveling home to be with family. Please be cautious, as this is a time of year when there in an increase in highway accidents and fatalities … [More]

Campus, Education, Students »

[8 Nov 2011 | No Comment | ]

Mary V. Brown, Ph.D., CHES Assistant Professor, Public & Community Health

Recently, I found myself working late and still had several hours’ worth of work to complete. Fortunately, the National Guard Building had a vending machine with a variety of tempting snacks that had the potential to hold me over until I could make it home for dinner. Now the dilemma begins — how can I make a healthy snack decision at the vending machine? … [More]

Community, Education, Engagement, Students »

[1 Nov 2011 | 3 Comments | ]

Jane Dell, Site Manager, Capitol Reef Field Station

Nestled on a mesa top in the Pleasant Creek Valley of Capitol Reef National Park, the Capitol Reef Field Station (CRFS) provides an amazing opportunity for place-based learning. A mere 3.5 hours from the UVU campus, CRFS welcomes students, faculty and staff alike into the unique region of the Colorado Plateau … [More]

Education, Students, UVU Administration »

[27 Sep 2011 | 4 Comments | ]

Michelle Taylor, Associate Vice President of UVU’s Enrollment Management

The mission of UVU is to provide access to higher education through an open admissions process for students with diverse academic abilities, whose skill sets prepare them for everything from developmental courses to graduate level work and all ability levels in between … [More]

Education, Students »

[21 Sep 2011 | 2 Comments | ]

Jennifer Orchard, Pre-Health Counselor for UVU’s Career/Academic Counseling Center

You can go to any medical school you want after going to UVU! UVU students are currently attending and have been accepted to top medical schools across the country, including the University of Utah, NYU, Michigan State, Penn State, Kirksville and Boston University, to name a few … [More]

Education, Students, Training »

[22 Aug 2011 | No Comment | ]

Martha Wilson, Program Coordinator of Student Success/Retention

Just Google “college success tips” and you’ll get more than 6 million results for sites that reference tips and resources on how to make the most of college. Based on my own experience as a (former) college student and a UVU staff member, I’m sorting through the pile to give you my top ten recommendations for success at UVU … [More]

Education, Students, Training, Utah System of Higher Education »

[8 Jun 2011 | 3 Comments | ]

Jared Stein, director, Innovation in Instruction and Technology

As UVU enrollment grows, so does the demand for classroom space. Distance Education is responding to this challenge by providing a variety of 21st-century solutions that maintain high-caliber instruction, including online and broadcast courses. Recently DE has keyed in on an innovative delivery approach known as a “hybrid course” … [More]

Campus, Students, UVU Administration »

[23 May 2011 | 3 Comments | ]

Christopher Loumeau, UVU’s 2011 student body president

The initial impression one might have about the 2011-2012 Utah Valley University Student Association is that we are a typical student government. However, what you may not realize is the incredible diversity, perspective and life experience this group possesses in addition to its goals and desires for UVU. This, we believe, sets us apart … [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]