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[25 Apr 2016 | No Comment | ]

For Immediate Release University Marketing & Communications: Melinda Colton | 801-863-6807 | Melindac@uvu.edu Utah Valley University will award four honorary doctorate degrees during its historic 75th Commencement on April 28. Recipients include Justice Christine Durham of the Utah Supreme Court; Todd Pedersen, CEO of Vivint Smart Home; and John Valentine, chair of the Utah State Tax Commission. Commencement exercises […]

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[1 Apr 2016 | No Comment | ]

For Immediate Release  University Marketing & Communications: Melinda Colton | 801-863-6807 | melindac@uvu.edu Natasha Trethewey, an American writer who served as the United States Poet Laureate from 2012-14, will speak at Utah Valley University on April 12 at 1 p.m. in the Classroom Building Lecture Hall as part of the University’s annual Presidential Lecture Series.

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[30 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 Utah Valley University’s Board of Trustees and President Matthew S. Holland have announced the 2016 recipients of the annual Trustee Awards of Excellence and Presidential Awards of Excellence. Award recipients are selected and recognized for […]

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[22 Mar 2016 | No Comment | ]

For Immediate Release University Marketing & Communications: Melinda Colton | 801-863-6807 | melindac@uvu.edu Three past presidents who led Utah Valley University will be on campus Wednesday, March 23, to receive honorary doctorate degrees at the institution’s annual Appreciation Banquet.

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[3 Feb 2016 | No Comment | ]

For Immediate Release University Marketing & Communications: Melinda Colton | 801-863-6807 | melindac@uvu.edu Utah Valley University President Matthew S. Holland announced today that an historic amount of $20 million has been raised for a new performing arts building to be constructed on the Orem Campus of UVU. This is the largest amount of private funding raised […]

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[27 Jan 2016 | No Comment | ]

For Immediate Release University Marketing & Communications: Melinda Colton | 801-863-6807 | melindac@uvu.edu Utah Valley University President Matthew S. Holland officially launched the University’s 75th anniversary Tuesday, Jan. 26, with his seventh State of the University address, reminding faculty, staff and students in attendance that UVU’s present is much grander than its past — but not […]

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[1 Dec 2015 | No Comment | ]

For Immediate Release University Marketing & Communications: Melinda Colton | 801-863-6807 | melindac@uvu.edu Scott W. Cooksey, senior associate vice chancellor for Institutional Advancement for the Texas Tech University System, has been appointed vice president for development & alumni relations, at Utah Valley University. He will also serve as CEO of the UVU Foundation.

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[30 Oct 2015 | 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 Twenty-five years ago, Bill Anderson (who was serving on the Utah Valley University Foundation Board) was talking to UVU President Kerry Romesburg. “He said to me, ‘The thing I struggle with mainly is scholarship […]

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[24 Aug 2015 | No Comment | ]

Note: This was originally published in the Daily Herald on Aug. 22 as a guest editorial.   By President Matthew S. Holland As a new school year begins, Utah Valley University is positioned stronger than ever to provide our students an outstanding university experience, preparing them for a successful career and fulfilling life. Today, roughly 74 […]

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[8 Oct 2014 | No Comment | ]

For Immediate Release University Marketing & Communications: Melinda Colton | 801-863-6807 Written by: Kellene Ricks Adams | 801-863-8504 The Utah Valley University Board of Trustees will welcome Taran K. Chun as a new trustee member during its Oct. 9 meeting. Chun replaces Fidel Montero who stepped down to serve as UVU President Matthew S. Holland’s […]

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[29 Aug 2014 | No Comment | ]

August 29, 2014 For Immediate Release University Marketing & Communications: Melinda Colton | 801-863-6807 Written by: Kellene Ricks Adams | 801-863-8504 Eboo Patel, founder and president of Interfaith Youth Core and a member of President Barack Obama’s inaugural Advisory Council on Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnerships, will be the first Presidential Lecture Series presenter of the […]

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[19 Jun 2014 | No Comment | ]

June 19, 2014 For Immediate Release University Marketing & Communications: Melinda Colton | 801-863-6807 Utah Valley University President Matthew S. Holland has named Fidel A. Montero as chief of staff, effective July 1. In light of the increasing complexity and demands associated with the operation of the state’s most dynamic and soon to be largest […]

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[19 Jun 2014 | No Comment | ]

June 18, 2014 For Immediate Release University Marketing & Communications: Melinda Colton | 801-863-6807 With an eye to the future, the Utah Valley University administration today finalized the purchase of 125 acres from Anderson Geneva Development. The land, which is part of the 1,700-acre master-planned development @geneva, located at the former Geneva Steel mill in […]

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[5 Jun 2014 | No Comment | ]

June 5, 2014 For Immediate Release University Marketing & Communications: Melinda Colton, 801-863-6807 Nu Skin Enterprises announced today, June 5, it has established an endowed scholarship at Utah Valley University for those studying information systems and technology. A check for $30,000, in honor of Nu Skin’s 30th anniversary today, was presented to UVU President Matthew […]

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[16 May 2014 | No Comment | ]

May 16, 2014 For Immediate Release University Marketing & Communications: Melinda Colton, 801-863-6807 Gov. Gary Herbert was at Utah Valley University May 15 signing legislation that appropriates $20 million to enhance science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) education in Utah.