Articles Archive for August 2014

Academics, Conferences, Lectures & Workshops, Presidential »

[29 Aug 2014 | No Comment | ]

August 29, 2014 For Immediate Release University Marketing & Communications: Melinda Colton | 801-863-6807 Written by: Kellene Ricks Adams | 801-863-8504 Eboo Patel, founder and president of Interfaith Youth Core and a member of President Barack Obama’s inaugural Advisory Council on Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnerships, will be the first Presidential Lecture Series presenter of the […]

Academics, Sports & Athletics »

[29 Aug 2014 | No Comment | ]

August 29, 2014 For Immediate Release University Marketing & Communications: Melinda Colton | 801-863-6807 Written by: UVU Athletics The NCAA has announced that Utah Valley University will receive a multi-year Accelerating Academic Success Program (AASP) grant worth approximately $900,000 over three years. The grant will help support UVU Athletics’ academic outreach and programs.

Academics, Community, Conferences, Lectures & Workshops »

[27 Aug 2014 | No Comment | ]

August 29, 2014 For Immediate Release University Marketing & Communications: Melinda Colton | 801-863-6807 Written by: Kellene Ricks Adams | 801-863-8504 A daylong celebration of Utah Valley University’s new Reflection Center on Sept. 3 will include a ribbon-cutting ceremony; a Presidential Lecture, a student activity promoting inter-religious understanding, and a screening an independent film.

Arts & Entertainment, Engaged Learning »

[22 Aug 2014 | No Comment | ]

Utah Valley University’s Ballroom Dance Team recently returned from a 10-day tour in Beijing and Kaiyuan, China, where team members performed at the 2014 “Meet in Beijing” Youth Dance Festival and represented the University in a whirlwind of both formal and informal performances and cultural exchange opportunities.

Academics, Engaged Learning »

[19 Aug 2014 | No Comment | ]

August 19, 2014 For Immediate Release University Marketing & Communications: Melinda Colton | 801-863-6807 Written by: Kellene Ricks Adams | 801-863-8504 Incoming freshmen will begin their Utah Valley University experience Aug. 25 by participating in a unique Freshman Convocation to kick off the year; students will also be introduced to the University’s First Year Experience […]

Academics, Arts & Entertainment, Community »

[19 Aug 2014 | No Comment | ]

Utah Valley University’s Woodbury Art Museum will present a limited presentation of “Christensen Squared: A Micro Exhibition,” Aug. 20-23 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. The exhibit features a selection of works by local artists James C. Christensen and Kent Christensen.

Academics »

[16 Aug 2014 | No Comment | ]

Utah Valley University faculty gathered together for this year’s faculty convocation will enjoy a message by UVU President Matthew S. Holland and a keynote address entitled “An Inclusive Campus” by UCLA professor Sylvia Hurtado, an expert on student development in college. The Aug. 20 event will also feature workshops, an idea fair, and a faculty reception.

Uncategorized »

[6 Aug 2014 | No Comment | ]

August 6, 2014 For Immediate Release University Marketing & Communications: Melinda Colton | 801-863-6807 Frank Young has been appointed the new associate vice president of facilities, replacing Jim Michaelis who recently retired. Young is currently the senior director of space development, planning and engineering at UVU.

Academics »

[5 Aug 2014 | No Comment | ]

Woodbury School of Business personal financial planning (PFP) students Timi Jorgensen and Lauren Loucks received two Next Gen $5,000 scholarships from TD Ameritrade to help them continue their bachelor’s degree in personal financial planning.