Articles Archive for July 2009

Academics, Community »

[31 Jul 2009 | No Comment | ]

July 31, 2009 For Immediate Release For more information: Brad Plothow, (801) 863-7149; (435) 669-9516; (435) 770-6532 The community and Utah Valley University family lost a legend when Wilson Sorensen passed away Thursday night, mere days before his 93rd birthday. Sorensen was UVU’s second president and its longest-tenured, at 36 years. Sorensen’s son, Kent, was […]

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[17 Jul 2009 | No Comment | ]

July 17, 2009 For Immediate Release For an Interview: Ian Wilson (801) 863-8285 Utah Valley University will officially open the doors of its new Master of Business Administration program in fall 2010. The Utah State Board of Regents unanimously approved the new degree offering today in its monthly meeting, held at the UVU campus. “This […]

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[17 Jul 2009 | No Comment | ]

July 17, 2009 For Immediate Release Paul Dishman, newly appointed associate professor of marketing at Utah Valley University, has been awarded a Fulbright Scholar grant to lecture and research at the University of Donja Gorica (UDG) in Montenegro during spring 2010, according to the U.S. State Department and the J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board. […]

Academics, Engaged Learning »

[9 Jul 2009 | No Comment | ]

July 9, 2009 For Immediate Release For an Interview: Erin Spurgeon (801) 863-6807 In a signal that engaged learning will be a priority under Utah Valley University’s new administration, President Matthew Holland appointed Dr. Jack Christianson as special assistant to the president for engaged learning. In this elevated role, Dr. Christianson will raise the profile […]

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[7 Jul 2009 | No Comment | ]

July 7, 2009 For Immediate Release For an Interview: Gary Measom (801) 473-4662 UVU’s nursing exchange program with the Medical University of Bukovyna in Ukraine is providing six students the opportunity to come to Utah and observe firsthand how the United States medical system functions. For two weeks, four medical students, one nursing student and […]

Academics, Engaged Learning »

[7 Jul 2009 | No Comment | ]

July 7, 2009 For Immediate Release For an Interview: Darin Taylor (801) 376-5543 Utah Valley University students enrolled in trade, technical and skilled service professional programs recently returned home from the 45th annual SkillsUSA National Leadership and Skills Conference in Kansas City, Mo., with bragging rights and 11 national medals. Working against the clock and […]

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[7 Jul 2009 | No Comment | ]

July 7, 2009 For Immediate Release The leadership for Utah Valley University’s two newest academic bodies is set for the 2009-2010 academic year. Bruce L. Christensen has accepted a one-year appointment as interim dean of the School of the Arts, and David P. Yells has been selected as dean of the College of Humanities & […]