Victims’ rights advocate and author Elizabeth Smart will be speaking on her life, her ability to overcome challenges and her book, My Story, on Dec. 10 at noon in the Sorensen Student Center Grande Ballroom. Smart will be the final presenter of this semester’s UVUSA Academic Senate speaker lineup.
Utah Valley University won second place today, Nov. 21, at final round of the Adobe Digital Analytics Competition, beating more than 50 other teams—most of them made up of MBA students—for the opportunity to compete in the prestigious national competition.
Utah Valley University’s Latino Initiative received $8,000 in scholarship aid from the IME Becas Scholarship Program, awarded through the Institute for Mexicans Abroad and the Consulate of Mexico in Salt Lake City. The grant money, which was presented today (Nov. 20) during a ceremony at the consulate, will be used to help UVU students of Mexican descent achieve their academic goals.
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For Immediate Release University Marketing & Communications: Melinda Colton | 801-863-6807 Addison Marlor, a vocal performance major at Utah Valley University, was one of three winners at the 2013-14 Utah District Auditions of the Metropolitan Opera National Council held in Salt Lake City Nov. 15.
Winners of the third annual Utah Valley University American Marketing Association Digital Marketing Case Competition were announced Nov. 14. Winners of the contest, one of the largest student case competitions held at the University, received $15,000 in cash: $8,000 for first place, $4,000 for second place and $3,000 for third.
A YouTube video series called “Utah Valley Bachelor” garnered a team of Utah Valley University public relations students Best of Show honors at the state’s 27th annual Golden Spikes Award gala, held Nov. 13. The series, part of the team’s “New Way to Pay” campaign, competed against more than 150 entries from public relations organizations from throughout the state.
For Immediate Release University Marketing & Communications: Melinda Colton | 801-863-6807 Utah Valley University international students and the International Student Council will host an International Festival Nov. 17 at 6:30 p.m. in the Grande Ballroom of the Sorensen Student Center.
Utah Valley University School of Aviation Sciences’ flight team recently placed first in the National Intercollegiate Flying Association Region 1 SAFECON competition held at the U.S. Air Force Academy Airfield in Colorado Springs, Colo.
An academic agreement between Utah Valley University’s Woodbury School of Business, the state of Utah and INPG Business School in Brazil was signed in São Paulo Nov. 5, paving the way for cooperation between the two institutions in a range of areas. The agreement enables special short-term academic programs, exchanges of UVU and INPG faculty and students for short- and medium-term visits and participation in seminars and academic meetings.
For Immediate Release University Marketing & Communications: Melinda Colton |801-863-6807 For more information: Melanie Heath, director of Communications, Utah System of Higher Education | 801-321-7110 Utah Valley University President Matthew S. Holland will help the Utah System of Higher Education kickoff Utah College Application Week (UCAW) on Monday, Nov. 10, at Timpview High School in […]
In one of the largest gatherings of its kind in the nation, Utah County’s three-track GIS day on Nov.13 will welcome more than 1,000 elementary, secondary and university students to the Utah Valley University campus. These students will participate in activities and events designed to educate about and celebrate the power of GIS (Geographic Information Systems).
For Immediate Release University Marketing & Communications: Melinda Colton | 801-863-6807 BioUtah, the industry association for Utah’s life science community, has honored Tamara Goetz, assistant dean of the College of Science & Health at Utah Valley University, with the 2014 Utah Life Science Award for Outstanding Public Service. She received the award today, Nov. 5, […]
Dongman Han, the consul general of the Republic of Korea, will be speaking on “The Vision for Inter-Korea Relations and the Korean-US Alliance” during a Nov. 10 lecture sponsored by Utah Valley University’s Office of International Affairs & Diplomacy. The lecture will begin at noon in the Sorensen Center 206bc.
Utah Valley University has planned a Nov. 11 Veterans Day Celebration that includes several events focused on honoring veterans as well as providing education about military service. Called “Honoring All Who Serve—Past, Present, and Future,” the daylong event will kick off with a 10 a.m. keynote address by Lt. Col. Jeff Peterson, the “Lone Survivor” rescue pilot, in the Sorensen Center Ragan Theater.
For Immediate Release University Marketing & Communications: Melinda Colton |801-863-6807 Hunter Bell, a Tony Award nominated performer and writer, will hold a master class with Utah Valley University students on Friday, Nov. 7, from 3-5 p.m. in the Noorda Theater.