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[17 Dec 2014 | No Comment | ]

The Corporation for National and Community Service has announced this year’s President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll, and Utah Valley University was named in the Honor Roll with Distinction category in two separate categories: General Community Service and Interfaith Community Service. Being named on the list is the highest honor a college of university can receive for its commitment to volunteering, service-learning and civic engagement.

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[12 Dec 2014 | No Comment | ]

For Immediate Release University Marketing & Communications: Melinda Colton | 801-863-6807 Written by: Kellene Ricks Adams | 801-863-8504 As the face of health care changes in the United States, nurses and paramedics shoulder more responsibility in caring for patients. In response to the need for qualified specialists to provide critical care inter-facility transfers, Utah Valley […]

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[12 Dec 2014 | No Comment | ]

For Immediate Release University Marketing & Communications: Melinda Colton | 801-863-6807 | melindac@uvu.edu Written by: Kellene Ricks Adams | 801-863-8504 | KAdams@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 […]

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[11 Dec 2014 | No Comment | ]

For Immediate Release University Marketing & Communications: Melinda Colton | 801-863-6807 | melindac@uvu.edu Utah Valley University student leaders are encouraging its 31,000 students to take part in the national initiative “It’s On Us,” in an effort to put an end to sexual assault on college campuses across the country. “It’s On Us” asks everyone — men […]

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[11 Dec 2014 | No Comment | ]

For Immediate Release University Marketing & Communications: Melinda Colton | 801-863-6807 | melindac@uvu.edu Utah Valley University officials signed a technology licensing agreement today (Dec. 11) with eSurface Technologies, the creator and licensor of the eSurface proprietary patented technology for applied conductive materials, allowing UVU to utilize eSurface’s patented technology for development and education purposes within […]

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[10 Dec 2014 | No Comment | ]

For Immediate Release University Marketing & Communications: Melinda Colton | 801-863-6807 | melindac@uvu.edu Utah Valley University officials will cut the ribbon on its newest facility, the 244,000-square-foot Classroom Building, on Thursday, Dec.18, at 3 p.m. on the bridge that connects the building to the UVU Library. Special guests will include Speaker of the House Becky […]

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[9 Dec 2014 | No Comment | ]

Brian Birch, director of Utah Valley University Religious Studies Program, has been elected to serve as a board member on the Council for a Parliament of World Religions, the oldest, largest and most inclusive gathering of people of all faiths and traditions. The election of Birch coincides with the Parliament’s preparation for its 2015 worldwide conference, which will be held in Salt Lake City.

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[6 Dec 2014 | No Comment | ]

Cutting a fire hose with the Jaws of Life may not be everyone’s idea of an official ribbon cutting, but they are the perfect tools for the ribbon cutting for the Fire Evolution Lab, the newest structure at Utah Valley University’s Firefighter Recruit Candidate Academy. UVU President Matthew S. Holland will oversee the Dec. 12 ribbon cutting, which will begin at 3 p.m. at the Emergency Services Campus, located at 3131 Mike Jense Parkway in Provo (near the Provo City Airport).

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[5 Dec 2014 | No Comment | ]

Utah Valley University’ five-time National Collegiate Dancesport champions will be sharing their talents in the “Let Christmas Shine” holiday performance Dec. 11-13 at the Ragan Theater in the Sorensen Student Center. This is the first time the dancers will be presenting a concert focused on the holidays.

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[5 Dec 2014 | No Comment | ]

Utah Valley University’s Ballroom Dance Back-Up Tour Team took first place in both the Standard Ballroom and Latin Formation Team events at last week’s National Collegiate Dancesport Championships held in Columbus, Ohio. The wins mean the University’s dancers are now the five-team undefeated National Collegiate Champions.

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[3 Dec 2014 | No Comment | ]

For Immediate Release University Marketing & Communications: Melinda Colton | 801-863-6807 Utah Valley University culinary arts students can now say they are learning from one of the world’s best chefs. Chef Peter Sproul, co-director of the University’s Culinary Art Institute, won a silver medal at The Culinary World Cup, held in Luxembourg City, Luxembourg.

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[3 Dec 2014 | No Comment | ]

For Immediate Release University Marketing & Communications: Melinda Colton | 801-863-6807 Written by: Layton Shumway | 801-863-6863 Featuring advanced technology and resources for businesses of all sizes, the Vivint Sales and Marketing Applied Research Test (SMART) Lab recently opened at Utah Valley University’s Business Resource Center. The SMARTLab, part of a $2 million partnership between UVU, Vivint, […]

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[24 Nov 2014 | No Comment | ]

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.

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[20 Nov 2014 | No Comment | ]

This year’s Utah Valley University Forgotten Carols scholarship recipients will be recognized at a Dec. 5 program, which will also include recognition of donors and a performance of Forgotten Carols, a musical holiday presentation by Utah musician Michael McLean. McLean established the scholarship specifically to help students who are struggling financially to finish their last year of school.

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[11 Nov 2014 | No Comment | ]

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.