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[6 Nov 2017 | No Comment | ]

University Marketing & Communications: Scott Trotter | 801-419-6860 | scott.trotter@uvu.edu OREM, UT – Dr. Matthew S. Holland, president of Utah Valley University, has been called to serve as a mission president for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints starting in July next year. He will continue to serve as UVU president through early June 2018. […]

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[6 Nov 2017 | No Comment | ]

FAQs President Holland: How long has Dr. Matthew S. Holland served as President of Utah Valley University? Dr. Holland was installed as president of Utah Valley University on June 1, 2009, and is in his ninth year of service. When is President Holland’s last day at UVU? President Holland’s last day as UVU President will […]

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[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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[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 […]

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[11 Jul 2017 | No Comment | ]

University Marketing & Communications: Layton Shumway | 801-863-6863 | lshumway@uvu.edu   London – Utah Valley University (UVU) President Matthew S. Holland addressed the All Party Parliamentary Group on Foreign Affairs, which assembled to discuss “Education Reform: A Key Response to Current International Challenges.” The remarks and discussion were held yesterday at the Palace of Westminster in a House […]

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[1 May 2017 | No Comment | ]

University Marketing & Communications: Layton Shumway | 801-863-6863 | LShumway@uvu.edu Utah Valley University’s 76th Commencement Exercises will be held on Thursday, May 4, in celebration of more than 5,000 graduates. Commencement exercises begin at 6:30 p.m. in the UCCU Center on UVU’s Orem Campus. The featured speaker will be President Henry B. Eyring, First Counselor in the […]

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[1 May 2017 | No Comment | ]

University Marketing & Communications: Layton Shumway | 801-863-6863 | LShumway@uvu.edu   Utah Valley University will award four honorary doctorate degrees during its 76th Commencement on Thursday, May 4, including an honorary doctorate of humane letters to President Henry B. Eyring of the First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, who is the evening’s […]

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[9 Feb 2017 | No Comment | ]

University Marketing & Communications: Layton Shumway | 801-863-6863 | LShumway@uvu.edu   With Utah Valley University’s 75th anniversary celebration complete, President Matthew S. Holland encouraged UVU faculty, staff, and students to work to make the next 25 years even more marvelous as he delivered his 2017 State of the University address on Feb. 7. “The path to 2041 […]

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[2 Dec 2016 | No Comment | ]

University Marketing & Communications: Layton Shumway | 801-863-6863 | LShumway@uvu.edu For decades, performing arts students at Utah Valley University have had no building to call their own. Thanks to historic contributions from private donors and funding from the Utah State Legislature, that will soon change forever. After securing more than $22 million in private donations over the […]

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[29 Nov 2016 | No Comment | ]

  University Marketing & Communications: Chris Taylor | 801-863-8484 | taylorch@uvu.edu Layton Shumway | 801-863-6863 |lshumway@uvu.edu Utah Valley University President Matthew S. Holland has been named the winner of the 2016 Dive Award: Executive of the Year by Education Dive, a leading education news publisher. Matthew Holland became the sixth president of Utah Valley University in 2009 and has been improving […]

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[18 Nov 2016 | No Comment | ]

University Marketing & Communications: Chris Taylor | 801-863-8484 | taylorch@uvu.edu Layton Shumway | 801-863-6863 | lshumway@uvu.edu The Utah Valley University library – one of the enduring symbols of the institution’s transition to university status – has a namesake. UVU President Matthew S. Holland today announced during the university’s culminating 75th anniversary event – the unveiling of […]

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[12 Oct 2016 | No Comment | ]

University Marketing & Communications: Layton Shumway | 801-863-6863 |lshumway@uvu.edu Chris Taylor | 801-863-8484 | taylorch@uvu.edu Orem, Utah – Established in 1941, Utah Valley University is considered relatively young by higher education standards. Based on its enrollment growth, however, one would never guess it. Enrollment data released today by the Utah System of Higher Education indicate UVU remains the […]

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[6 Jun 2016 | No Comment | ]

For Immediate Release University Marketing & Communications: Layton Shumway | 801-863-6863 | Lshumway@uvu.edu Written by: Barbara Christiansen | 801-863-8208 | BarbaraC@uvu.edu Utah Valley University will join 30 other colleges and universities from across the country to perform at the National College Dance Festival on June 9–11 at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, D.C.

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[20 May 2016 | No Comment | ]

St. George Spectrum: Southern Utah firefighters gather for hands-on training Daily Herald: Utah County police agencies understaffed and overworked Daily Herald: Women leading the way for change in Utah County KSL Radio: Wage gap for women The Post-Journal (New York): Report details Hispanic community needs — better jobs, housing, healthcare and education KSL.com: This year’s college graduates […]