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[21 Jul 2016 | No Comment | ]

University Marketing & Communications: Layton Shumway | 801-863-6863 |Lshumway@uvu.edu Written by: Patricia Monsoor | 801-863-5483 | PMonsoor@uvu.edu   Utah Valley University personal financial planning (PFP) students Tiffany Peterson, Gerika Ballard, Brittany Frampton and Brian Miller won $5,000 scholarships each from TD Ameritrade Institutional. The nationally-ranked PFP program in UVU’s Woodbury School of Business is one of the few programs […]

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[20 Jul 2016 | No Comment | ]

University Marketing & Communications: Layton Shumway | 801-863-6863 |LShumway@uvu.edu Written by: Genna Erickson | 801-863-7771 | GErickson@uvu.edu   Andrew Byrnes, Utah Valley University’s Firefighter Recruit Candidate Academy coordinator and associate professor, has received the John P. O’Gorman “Making a Difference Award” at the 2016 IAFC International Hazardous Materials Response Teams Conference in Baltimore, Maryland.

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[20 Jul 2016 | No Comment | ]

University Marketing & Communications: Layton Shumway | 801-863-6863 |Lshumway@uvu.edu Written by: Barbara Christiansen | 801-863-8208 | BarbaraC@uvu.edu Utah Valley University’s Culinary Arts Institute won its first national championship at the American Culinary Federation’s national convention held in Phoenix July 15–19. The University also had its first individual national champion—Michelle Stephenson from Delta, Utah, won Student Chef of the Year.

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[15 Jul 2016 | No Comment | ]

University Marketing & Communications: Layton Shumway | 801-863-6863 |LShumway@uvu.edu  The Utah State Board of Regents reviewed and approved plans today for five new master degree programs at Utah Valley University. The programs, slated to begin offering classes during fall semester of 2017, are specifically targeted to address growing needs for Utah employers and promote student success.

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[7 Jul 2016 | No Comment | ]

For Immediate Release University Marketing & Communications: Layton Shumway | 801-863-6863 |Lshumway@uvu.edu Written by: Barbara Christiansen | 801-863-8208 | BarbaraC@uvu.edu   More than 550 seventh, eighth and ninth grade students will be at Utah Valley University Friday, July 8, for an expo about science and technology. The budding scientists will attend workshops, watch a 3-D science movie, have hands-on […]

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[7 Jul 2016 | No Comment | ]

For Immediate Release University Marketing & Communications: Layton Shumway | 801-863-6863 |lshumway@uvu.edu Written by: Kellene Ricks Adams | 801-863-8504 | KAdams@uvu.edu Utah Valley University has launched the College and Career Pathways Program, along with an information-packed website, to help its students identify a step-by-step pathway and obtain both a career and a degree as quickly and as economically as […]

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[7 Jul 2016 | No Comment | ]

For Immediate Release University Marketing & Communications: Layton Shumway | 801-863-6863 |Lshumway@uvu.edu   For the third consecutive year, Utah Valley University has earned the equivalent of a national championship of all colleges and universities in the country in the SkillsUSA competition held in Louisville, Ky. June 20-25.

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[9 Jun 2016 | No Comment | ]

University Marketing & Communications: Layton Shumway | 801-863-6863 | Lshumway@uvu.edu Written by: Barbara Christiansen | 801-863-8208 | BarbaraC@uvu.edu The public will have a chance to see and learn about Native American petroglyphs located in Lake Mountain, on the west side of Utah Lake. There will be a limited opportunity with a “pop-up” museum” from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, […]

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[4 Jun 2016 | No Comment | ]

For Immediate Release University Marketing & Communications: Layton Shumway | 801-863-6863 | Lshumway@uvu.edu Written by: Barbara Christiansen | 801-863-8208 | BarbaraC@uvu.edu Attending college can be a mystifying experience. No matter how much a student may be looking forward to becoming independent, it can be daunting to meet the myriad new challenges.

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[2 Jun 2016 | No Comment | ]

For Immediate Release University Marketing & Communications: Layton Shumway | 801-863-6863 | Lshumway@uvu.edu Students from Utah Valley University’s digital media program received the University’s first Emmy at the 37th Annual College Television Awards on May 25 in Hollywood, as the student-animated film “The Ghost Next Door” was named one of the top three animation projects in the country.

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[27 May 2016 | No Comment | ]

For Immediate Release University Marketing & Communications: Melinda Colton | 801-863-6807 | Melindac@uvu.edu Written by: Patricia Monsoor | 801-863-5483 | Pmonsoor@uvu.edu Billions of people are finding it impossible to locate their ancestors’ gravesites. First, they must know the right cemetery to travel to, and then they have the arduous task of searching for a headstone in a […]

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[25 May 2016 | No Comment | ]

For Immediate Release University Marketing & Communications: Melinda Colton | 801-863-6807 | Melindac@uvu.edu Written by: Barbara Christiansen | 801-863-8208 | BarbaraC@uvu.edu Once upon a time Wendy Thueson wielded a knife, cutting up ingredients in a cooking class. Today she uses those same skills she learned in the culinary arts program of Utah Valley State College to prepare raw fruits […]

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[20 May 2016 | No Comment | ]

For Immediate Release University Marketing & Communications: Melinda Colton | 801-863-6807 | Melindac@uvu.edu Utah Valley University’s Women’s Success Center and the Utah Women’s Walk will officially open its Women of Influence exhibit June 8. The exhibit, which honors 16 women of influence specific to UVU, is located on the third floor of the Losee Center on […]

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[20 May 2016 | No Comment | ]

For Immediate Release University Marketing & Communications: Melinda Colton | 801-863-6807 | Melindac@uvu.edu Written by: Barbara Christiansen | 801-863-8208 | BarbaraC@uvu.edu Approximately 45 students will have a chance to study science education or mathematics education at Utah Valley University, thanks to a grant from the National Science Foundation. The “Noyce Professional Engagement for Educators in Mathematics & Science Phase […]

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[17 May 2016 | No Comment | ]

For Immediate Release University Marketing & Communications: Melinda Colton | 801-863-6807 | Melindac@uvu.edu The Office of New Urban Mechanics at Utah Valley University, in partnership with the cities of Boston and Philadelphia, as well as cities throughout Utah, is launching an innovative writing contest designed to chart a course for the cities of tomorrow.