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[ 17 Dec 2014 | No Comment | ]

For Immediate Release

University Marketing & Communications: Melinda Colton | 801-863-6807 | melindac@uvu.edu
Written by: Kellene Ricks Adams | 801-863-8504 | KAdams@uvu.edu

The Corporation for National and Community Service has announced this year’s President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll, and Utah Valley University was named in the Honor Roll with Distinction category in two separate categories: General Community Service and Interfaith Community Service. Being named on the list is the highest honor a college or university can receive for its commitment to volunteering, service-learning and civic engagement. (more…)

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[ 12 Dec 2014 | No Comment | ]

For Immediate Release

University Marketing & Communications: Melinda Colton | 801-863-6807
Written by: Kellene Ricks Adams | 801-863-8504

As the face of health care changes in the United States, nurses and paramedics shoulder more responsibility in caring for patients. In response to the need for qualified specialists to provide critical care inter-facility transfers, Utah Valley University introduced a new program this fall—one of the most intense and comprehensive courses available in the area. (more…)

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[ 12 Dec 2014 | No Comment | ]

For Immediate Release

University Marketing & Communications: Melinda Colton | 801-863-6807 | melindac@uvu.edu
Written by: Kellene Ricks Adams | 801-863-8504 | KAdams@uvu.edu

Pulling fire engines full of water, chopping beams in half, and building sheetrock walls are only a few of the activities in Utah Valley University’s Firefighter Recruit Candidate Academy’s traditional Fire Games, where academy graduates compete against a team of RCA alumni. The competition begins at 1 p.m. on Dec. 17 at the UVU Emergency Services Campus, 3131 Mike Jense Parkway in Provo.

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[ 11 Dec 2014 | No Comment | ]

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University Marketing & Communications: Melinda Colton | 801-863-6807 | melindac@uvu.edu

Utah Valley University student leaders are encouraging its 31,000 students to take part in the national initiative “It’s On Us,” in an effort to put an end to sexual assault on college campuses across the country. “It’s On Us” asks everyone — men and women across America — to make a personal commitment to step off the sidelines and be part of the solution to campus sexual assault. According to the White House administration, “It’s on Us aims to fundamentally shift the way we think about sexual assault, by inspiring everyone to see it as their responsibility to do something, big or small, to prevent it.” (more…)

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