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[17 Nov 2017 | No Comment | ]

University Marketing & Communications: Scott Trotter | 801-863-6807 | scott.trotter@uvu.edu     The Utah Valley University Public Relations Student Society of America (UVU PRSSA) chapter won two state-wide awards for the 2017 “PR Elevated” Regional Conference entries in the categories of Special Events for Government Nonprofit & Associations and Best of Show at the 2017 annual Golden […]

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[17 Nov 2017 | No Comment | ]

University Marketing & Communications: Scott Trotter | 801-863-6807 | scott.trotter@uvu.edu On Saturday, Nov. 11, one of two teams from the UVU Cybersecurity Club took first place in the National Information Assurance Training and Education Center (NIATEC) Invitational Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition. NIATEC is one of the premier cybersecurity centers in the world. This competition showcases the cyber […]

Academics, Presidential »

[31 Oct 2017 | No Comment | ]

University Marketing & Communications: | Scott Trotter | 801-863-6807 | scott.trotter@uvu.edu   After a thorough national search, Utah Valley University has named Kyle A. Reyes as vice president for student affairs, effective November 16, 2017. Reyes replaces Michelle Taylor, who left UVU in August after 23 years of impressive service to accept a position as the president […]

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[26 Oct 2017 | No Comment | ]

University Marketing & Communications: Scott Trotter | 801-863-6807 | scott.trotter@uvu.edu   Three new engineering degrees were approved at a meeting of the Utah Valley University Board of Trustees on October 26. University officials anticipate a high demand for these new engineering programs in an effort to meet the critical shortage of engineers in Utah. The new Bachelor […]

Academics, Community, Presidential »

[17 Oct 2017 | No Comment | ]

University Marketing & Communications: Layton Shumway | 801-863-6863 | LShumway@uvu.edu Written by: Barbara Christiansen | 801-863-8208 | BarbaraC@uvu.edu More than 100 students will have an opportunity for a college education, thanks to those who attended the 27th annual President’s Scholarship Ball on Oct. 14. Proceeds from the event raised $226,200 this year. President Matthew S. Holland relayed a message […]

Academics, Community, Engaged Learning, In the News, Presidential »

[11 Oct 2017 | No Comment | ]

University Marketing & Communications: Scott Trotter | 801-863-6807 | scott.trotter@uvu.edu Utah Valley University (UVU) officials said data released today by the Utah System of Higher Education indicate that UVU is for the third straight year the largest public university in Utah in total headcount, which was 37,282 for the 2017 fall semester, an increase of more than 6.5 […]

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[4 Oct 2017 | No Comment | ]

Media contact: Patricia Monsoor| email: pmonsoor@uvu.edu| land: 801.863.5483| cell: 650.454.6441   UVU’s Personal Financial Planning (PFP) students continued their incredible winning streak by capturing first place in the Financial Planning Association’s (FPA) National Financial Planning Challenge October 2-4 in Nashville, TN. UVU has always placed in this competition, but first place eluded them until now. […]

Academics, Faculty »

[8 Sep 2017 | No Comment | ]

University Marketing & Communications: Layton Shumway | 801-863-6863 | LShumway@uvu.edu Written by: Barbara Christiansen | 801-863-8208 | BarbaraC@uvu.edu The Utah Women & Leadership Project at Utah Valley University has seen progress in female representation in several levels of educational leadership during the past three years. In many categories, however, the state is still below national averages. Researchers found an […]

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[17 Aug 2017 | No Comment | ]

University Marketing & Communications: Layton Shumway | (801)-863-6863 | LShumway@uvu.edu Written by: Kaitlin Taft | (801)-863-7771 | KTaft@uvu.edu  In an effort to better serve Utah Valley University’s growing student body by more evenly distributing academic responsibilities, the University has created a new college focused on health professions, public and emergency services, and aviation. The College of Health and Public […]

Academics, Engaged Learning »

[16 Aug 2017 | No Comment | ]

University Marketing & Communications: Layton Shumway | 801-863-6863 | LShumway@uvu.edu In response to the increasing need for today’s students to acquire skills and fluency in social media, Utah Valley University, in partnership with NUVI, will open the NUVI Social Media Command Center — a new facility on UVU’s Orem campus that provides students with engaged learning experiences […]

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[11 Aug 2017 | No Comment | ]

University Marketing & Communications: Layton Shumway | 801-863-6863 | LShumway@uvu.edu Utah Valley University has appointed Jessica Gilmore as the new associate vice president of outreach and economic and community development (OECD), effective September 1, 2017. Her primary responsibility will be to coordinate UVU’s efforts to identify and address the full range of postsecondary educational needs of UVU’s […]

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[4 Aug 2017 | No Comment | ]

University Marketing & Communications: Layton Shumway | 801-863-6863 | LShumway@uvu.edu Written by: Barbara Christiansen | 801-863-8208 | BarbaraC@uvu.edu The Equal Pay Act for genders is more than half a century old, yet women are still paid less than men in almost every occupation. Utah women earn approximately 71 cents per dollar that a man earns. It is the nation’s […]

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[27 Jul 2017 | No Comment | ]

University Marketing & Communications: Layton Shumway | 801-863-6863 | LShumway@uvu.edu A pair of studies authored by a Utah Valley University psychology faculty member show that children who experienced full-grade academic acceleration — defined as finishing the K-12 curriculum at least one year early — earn higher income as adults. The research adds to the growing evidence that […]

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[14 Jul 2017 | No Comment | ]

University Marketing & Communications: Layton Shumway | 801-863-6863 | LShumway@uvu.edu Written by: Jim McCulloch | 801-863-7004 | Jim.McCulloch@uvu.edu Madeline Black, a first-year student at Utah Valley University’s Culinary Arts Institute, was named the nation’s Student Chef of the Year at the American Culinary Federation’s national convention held in Orlando, Florida, July 8-13th. Black, a sophomore from Provo, becomes the […]

Academics, Community, Conferences & Lectures, Engaged Learning »

[13 Jul 2017 | No Comment | ]

University Marketing & Communications: Layton Shumway | 801-863-6863 | LShumway@uvu.edu Utah Valley University will welcome more than 600 Utah middle-school students to campus on Friday, July 14, for the Sci-Tech EXPO, a major one-day event providing hands-on experiences designed to engage and inspire students to pursue college studies in preparation for career opportunities in science, technology, engineering, […]