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[29 Apr 2016 | No Comment | ]

For Immediate Release University Marketing & Communications: Melinda Colton | 801-863-6807 | MelindaC@uvu.edu Utah Valley University graduated more than 5,000 students during its historic 75th Commencement ceremonies at the UCCU Center tonight, April 28. Commencement speaker John Quiñones, seven-time Emmy Award-winning ABC news anchor, encouraged the graduates to pursue careers for which they have a real passion. “Chase that […]

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[28 Apr 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 They describe themselves as “three very similar yet completely different people.” Although it seems like an oxymoron, it is apparently the case with Lisa Shepherd and two of her sons, Brian and Danny.

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[28 Apr 2016 | No Comment | ]

For Immediate Release University Marketing & Communications: Melinda Colton | 801-863-6807 | melindac@uvu.edu Written by: Spencer Wright | 801-863-8208 | spencer.wright@uvu.edu Two teams from Utah Valley University’s communication department recently received prestigious honors for their campaign work on behalf of UVU’s student veterans and partnership with Student Veterans of America.

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[27 Apr 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 Merinda Davis loves — and lives — education. And education has loved her, giving her experiences that have literally taken her around the world.

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[25 Apr 2016 | No Comment | ]

For Immediate Release University Marketing & Communications: Melinda Colton | 801-863-6807 | Melindac@uvu.edu Utah Valley University will award four honorary doctorate degrees during its historic 75th Commencement on April 28. Recipients include Justice Christine Durham of the Utah Supreme Court; Todd Pedersen, CEO of Vivint Smart Home; and John Valentine, chair of the Utah State Tax Commission. Commencement exercises […]

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[22 Apr 2016 | No Comment | ]

For Immediate Release University Marketing & Communications: Melinda Colton | 801-863-6807 | Melindac@uvu.edu This summer six Utah Valley University students will begin internships in Washington, D.C. The students are interning in a diverse selection of offices and agencies, actively strengthening UVU’s presence in the nation’s capital.

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[22 Apr 2016 | No Comment | ]

For Immediate Release University Marketing & Communications: Melinda Colton | 801-863-6807 | Melindac@uvu.edu Written by: Julie Stowe | 801-863-6805 | JStowe@uvu.edu The Utah Valley University Foundation has awarded the UVU FEMME Club (Females Empowered by Movie Making Experiences) a $5,000 UVU Foundation Merit Grant. The club will use the grant money to help fund a summer camp for […]

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[21 Apr 2016 | No Comment | ]

For Immediate Release University Marketing & Communications: Melinda Colton | 801-863-6807 | Melindac@uvu.edu In an effort to meet an increasing community need, Utah Valley University broke ground today, April 21, during National Autism Awareness Month, on the Cole Nellesen Building, which will house the Melisa Nellesen Center for Autism.

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[21 Apr 2016 | No Comment | ]

For Immediate Release University Marketing & Communications: Melinda Colton | 801-863-6807 | melindac@uvu.edu Written by: Genna Erickson | 801-863-7771 | GErickson@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 […]

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[20 Apr 2016 | No Comment | ]

For Immediate Release University Marketing & Communications: Melinda Colton | 801-863-6807 | Melindac@uvu.edu A unique lab designed to help legislators craft citizen-centered, data-driven laws has officially launched at Utah Valley University. The PolicyHacking Lab is the latest initiative of the Office of New Urban Mechanics (ONUM) at UVU — a civic innovation office developed in partnership with the City […]

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[19 Apr 2016 | No Comment | ]

For Immediate Release University Marketing & Communications: Melinda Colton | 801-863-6807 | Melindac@uvu.edu Utah Valley University’s historic 75th Commencement on Thursday, April 28, will celebrate the 5,409 degrees awarded — 327 more than last year — ranging from certificates to associate, bachelor and master degrees.

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[18 Apr 2016 | No Comment | ]

For Immediate Release University Marketing & Communications: Melinda Colton | 801-863-6807 | Melindac@uvu.edu Utah Valley University will celebrate the achievements of its Latino students at its eighth annual Latin American Celebration dinner on Tuesday, April 19, from 6:30–8:30 p.m. in the Sorensen Student Center’s Grande Ballroom.

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[17 Apr 2016 | No Comment | ]

For Immediate Release University Marketing & Communications: Melinda Colton | 801-863-6807 | Melindac@uvu.edu In honor of Utah Valley University’s 75th anniversary, doTERRA announced Wednesday, April 13, it will support 75 scholarships for women attending UVU. The announcement was made at the Women’s Leadership Luncheon held at doTERRA’s corporate office in Pleasant Grove, Utah.

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[15 Apr 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 Students from Utah Valley University’s Woodbury School of Business nationally-ranked personal financial planning (PFP) program are finalists in the upcoming Northwestern Mutual scholarship competition “Planning Makes a Difference.” PFP students from around the country received the […]

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[14 Apr 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 Three students from Utah Valley University recently placed second in a national competition at the Society for Public Health Education conference in Charlotte, North Carolina. The students presented a three-year theory-based prevention program, which would educate the public and […]