Engaged Learning

Academics, Engaged Learning »

[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.

Academics, Engaged Learning »

[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.

Academics, Arts & Entertainment, Engaged Learning »

[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 […]

Academics, Community, Engaged Learning »

[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 […]

Academics, Community, Engaged Learning »

[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 […]

Community, Engaged Learning »

[18 Apr 2016 | No Comment | ]

For Immediate Release University Marketing & Communications: Melinda Colton | 801-863-6807 | Melindac@uvu.edu Written by: Aaron N. Hall, Wolverine PR Firm | 435-668-4984 | aaronnhall@gmail.com Utah Valley University students have launched multiple efforts to raise awareness of the dangers of distracted driving, including a campus-hosted mock car accident and, most recently, a music video featuring Utah County talent.

Academics, Engaged Learning, Faculty »

[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 […]

Community, Engaged Learning »

[15 Apr 2016 | No Comment | ]

For Immediate Release University Marketing & Communications: Melinda Colton | 801-863-6807 | Melindac@uvu.edu Written by: Layton Shumway | 801-863-6863 | LShumway@uvu.edu When you meet ULI – his full name is Michael Ulibarri, but he stresses his preference for his artistic moniker – the first thing he explains about the club he leads is that it isn’t a club. It’s a […]

Academics, Engaged Learning »

[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 […]

Academics, Engaged Learning »

[11 Apr 2016 | No Comment | ]

For Immediate Release University Marketing & Communications: Melinda Colton | 801-863-6807 | melindac@uvu.edu Utah Valley University’s Culinary Arts Institute (CAI) Knowledge Bowl team won a high gold medal at the 2016 American Culinary Federation (ACF) Regional Conference held in Kona, Hawaii, April 2–5.

Academics, Engaged Learning »

[31 Mar 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 Engaged learning, career prospects and technical skills will be showcased at Utah Valley University’s Engineering Technology Department’s annual fair April 14 and 15. Students and families are invited to attend April 14 in the Computer Science Building […]

Academics, Engaged Learning »

[29 Mar 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 Utah Valley University’s Woodbury School of Business has launched a variety of new resources to increase engaged learning opportunities for students and assistance for faculty and staff.

Academics, Engaged Learning »

[23 Mar 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 marketing department won top honors this past weekend at the American Marketing Association’s (AMA) 38th annual International Collegiate Conference in New Orleans, La. For the fourth year in a row, UVU […]

Academics, Arts & Entertainment, Engaged Learning »

[21 Mar 2016 | 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 An original program, choreographed by Monica Campbell, artistic director of Utah Valley University’s Contemporary Dance Ensemble, and performed by UVU’s Contemporary Dance Ensemble, retells the story of a student-led uprising in Budapest, Hungary, during “The […]

Academics, Community, Conferences & Lectures, Engaged Learning »

[21 Mar 2016 | No Comment | ]

For Immediate Release University Marketing & Communications: Melinda Colton | 801-863-6807 | melindac@uvu.edu Utah Valley University will kick off its annual Engaged Learning Week on March 28 with free waffles and T-shirts, a performance by the Green Man Group, and the unveiling of a new UVU puzzle.