Articles Archive for May 2014

Academics, Arts & Entertainment »

[30 May 2014 | No Comment | ]

May 30, 2014 For Immediate Release University Marketing & Communications: Melinda Colton, 801-863-6807 Utah Valley University creative writing student Ammon Medina has received a full scholarship to participate in the Norman Mailer Center and Writers Colony fellowship program beginning July 12 in Salt Lake City where Mailer researched his Pulitzer Prize winning book “The Executioner’s […]

Academics, Conferences, Lectures & Workshops »

[30 May 2014 | No Comment | ]

May 30, 2014 For Immediate Release University Marketing & Communications: Melinda Colton, 801-863-6807 His Excellency Michel Spinellis, Ambassador of Greece to the United Nations, will speak at Utah Valley University June 9 at 10 a.m. in the Sorensen Student Center, room 213a. His address is: “Greece — European Union: Challenges and Opportunities.”

Academics, Community, Engaged Learning »

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May 23, 2014 For Immediate Release University Marketing & Communications: Melinda Colton, 801-863-6807 Utah Valley University’s student public relations campaign teams recently won three Hermes Creative Awards during an international competition sponsored by the Association of Marketing and Communication Professionals.

Academics, Engaged Learning »

[23 May 2014 | No Comment | ]

May 22, 2014 For Immediate Release University Marketing & Communications: Melinda Colton, 801-863-6807 Utah Valley University technology management students recently teamed up with Eagle Mountain City Utilities to update its process management system. This past semester the students implemented a faster, more efficient way to send necessary information to EMCU employees out in the field.

Academics, Arts & Entertainment, Community »

[21 May 2014 | No Comment | ]

May 21, 2014 For Immediate Release University Marketing & Communications: Melinda Colton, 801-863-6807 Some 32 high school students who are taking concurrent enrollment classes at Utah Valley University will display their work as part of a juried art exhibit June 2-30 on the third floor gallery of the UVU Library.

Academics »

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May 16, 2014 For Immediate Release University Marketing & Communications: Melinda Colton, 801-863-6807 Rusty Butler, associate vice president for International Affairs & Diplomacy and coordinator of programs of the Mountain Partnership at Utah Valley University, recently participated at a United Nations meeting on mountain-related targets for the sustainable development goals.

Arts & Entertainment, Community »

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May 16, 2014 For Immediate Release University Marketing & Communications: Melinda Colton, 801-863-6807 Written by: Heather Wrigley, 801-863-8504 Christy Monson of Ogden, Utah, has won this year’s Marilyn Brown Unpublished Novel competition for her coming-of-age work, “Clawing Eagle.” The award, which carries a $1,000 honorarium, was announced this spring at the Utah Valley University College […]

Academics, Community, Presidential »

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May 16, 2014 For Immediate Release University Marketing & Communications: Melinda Colton, 801-863-6807 Gov. Gary Herbert was at Utah Valley University May 15 signing legislation that appropriates $20 million to enhance science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) education in Utah.

Academics, Community »

[12 May 2014 | No Comment | ]

May 12, 2014 For Immediate Release Written by: Melinda Colton, 801-863-6807 Taylor Williams, a communications major at Utah Valley University from Springville, Utah, has been awarded the Stephen R. Covey Internship Scholarship by the University’s National Presidential Advisory Board. The NPAB established the scholarship in honor of the late Stephen R. Covey, a highly esteemed […]

Community, Conferences, Lectures & Workshops »

[8 May 2014 | No Comment | ]

May 7, 2014 For Immediate Release University Marketing & Communications: Melinda Colton, 801-863-6807 Written by: Heather Wrigley, 801-863-8504 Utah Valley University Community and Continuing Education, in partnership with the Utah Division of Wildlife Resources and the Department of Natural Resources, is presenting an educational wildlife and nature conference from June 19–21 that includes workshops, Dutch […]

Community, Presidential »

[6 May 2014 | No Comment | ]

May 6, 2014 For Immediate Release University Marketing & Communications: Melinda Colton, 801-863-6807 As part of National Women Build Week, female students, faculty and staff from Utah Valley University and Brigham Young University will be working and building together to help a family in need this Wednesday, May 7, on a Habitat for Humanity home […]

Academics, Presidential »

[5 May 2014 | No Comment | ]

May 5, 2014 For Immediate Release University Marketing & Communications: Melinda Colton, 801-863-6807 Following an extensive national search, Utah Valley University has named Jeffery E. Olson of St. John’s University as senior vice president for Academic Affairs. Olson replaces Ian Wilson, who retires in June after 25 years at UVU.

Community, Conferences, Lectures & Workshops »

[5 May 2014 | No Comment | ]

May 5, 2014 For Immediate Release University Marketing & Communications: Melinda Colton, 801-863-6807 Written by: Heather Wrigley, 801-863-8504 Auto enthusiasts, casual observers and families alike are invited to experience one of the largest and best known car shows in Utah at the 27th annual Utah Valley University Auto Expo and Swap Meet, which will take […]

Academics, Presidential »

[2 May 2014 | No Comment | ]

May 1, 2014 For Immediate Release University Marketing & Communications: Melinda Colton Utah Valley University graduated 5,258 students during its 73rd Commencement ceremonies at the UCCU Events Center tonight, May 1. Commencement speaker Wes Moore, best-selling author, youth advocate and Army combat veteran, told the graduates to never forget that a UVU education is “much […]