For Immediate Release University Marketing & Communications: Melinda Colton | 801-863-6807 | firstname.lastname@example.org Written by: Melanie Heath, Director of Communications, Utah System of Higher Education | 801-321-7110 | email@example.com ST. GEORGE, Utah – The Utah State Board of Regents approved an average system‑wide tuition increase of 3.06 percent for the 2015‑16 academic year—the lowest average […]
For Immediate Release University Marketing & Communications: Melinda Colton | 801-863-6807 | firstname.lastname@example.org Written by: Chris Taylor, associate vice president, University Marketing & Communications NOTE: UVU’s student fee decrease and no increase in second-tier tuition were both approved this afternoon, March 27, by the Utah State Board of Regents. Utah Valley University has its sights set on […]
Utah Valley University’s Student Alumni Association’s “Stop Being Boring” campaign, designed to help students become more engaged during and after their University experience, was not only successful on campus; the campaign won an award recently at the annual Council for Advancement and Support of Education Affiliated Student Advancement Programs (CASE ASAP) conference for outstanding internal program
Utah Valley University will host its fifth annual Autism Conference on April 3 in hopes of providing new information and ideas for anyone who wants learn more about autism spectrum disorder (ASD). Organized by UVU’s College of Humanities and Social Sciences, College of Science and Health and School of Education, the conference will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Sorensen Student Center.
A group of students at Utah Valley University are trading in their spring breaks at the beach for a week of service opportunities. The Volunteer and Learning-Service Center at UVU offers students an Alternative Spring Break Experience for students to explore social issues that occur in various communities.
His Excellency Zerihun Retta Shumye, consul general of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia in Los Angeles, will speak at a lecture sponsored by Utah Valley University’s Office of International Affairs & Diplomacy on April 2 at 2:30 p.m. in Liberal Arts Building, room 214.
Utah Valley University will host the state’s first-ever World Language Fair, designed to celebrate the language and cultural achievements of Utah’s dual language immersion (DLI) students and teachers. More than 2,000 4th through 6th graders from Cache Valley to Utah Valley will participate in this year’s fair, which will focus on Spanish and Chinese dual-immersion programs. Spanish events are scheduled for March 24, and Chinese events are scheduled for March 26, with both events taking place in the Sorensen Student Center. The fair runs from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. both days.
Students at Utah Valley University have the opportunity to attend the first-ever TEDxUVU event on April 1, in the Ragan Theater. The TEDx program is designed to assist organizations, communities, and individuals connect through local experiences that encompass the ideals of the organization.
Utah Valley University’s emergency services department will host a “Firefighter Rookie Challenge” on Saturday, March 28, to recruit students for its Fire and Rescue Academy.
Nationally recognized author and education innovator Tony Wagner will be speaking as part of Utah Valley University’s Presidential Lecture Series. Wagner’s presentation, titled “Creating Innovators: The Making of Young People Who Will Change the World,” is scheduled for March 25 at 10 a.m. in the Sorensen Center Ragan Theatre.
“Ethical Dimensions of the Human Environment” will be the focus of the 26th annual David R. Keller Environmental Ethics Symposium, hosted by Utah Valley University’s Center for the Study of Ethics. Symposium events are scheduled for March 18 and 19 in the UVU Library Lakeview Room beginning with a keynote address by New York Times bestselling author Diane Ackerman.
Attorney Karen M. Clemes of Sandy, Utah, has been appointed as Utah Valley University’s first-ever General Counsel, bringing a broad range of in-house and large law firm experience to UVU with an emphasis in labor and employment law. As a member of the UVU President’s Council, she will provide legal and strategic counsel to the University and work in conjunction with the Utah Office of the Attorney General.
A free lunch and an informative, interactive panel discussion with women leaders at Zions Bank will be the focus of a March 12 “Lunch Money” event hosted by UVU Women’s Success Center, the Woodbury School of Business, and Zions Bank. The event will begin at 11:30 a.m. in Centre Stage of the Sorensen Student Center.
Utah Valley University and the Women Tech Council will host the second annual SheTech Explorer Day on Friday, March 13, in an effort to introduce 1,000 high school girls in grades 9-12 to programs in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM).
Two Utah Valley University senior business management students won second and third place at the recent UVU American Marketing Association Sales Idol competition sponsored by Qualtrics on Feb. 27. Spencer Cope from Orem finished second and won $2,500, and Francisco Chavarria from Mexico City placed third and won $1,000.