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[ 8 May 2017 | No Comment | ]

University Marketing & Communications: Layton Shumway | 801-863-6863 | LShumway@uvu.edu 

Utah Valley University is pleased to announce that Steven Clark has been appointed as the new dean of the College of Humanities and Social Sciences, effective immediately. Clark has been serving as interim dean since Jan. 1, 2017.

“Dean Clark has provided excellent leadership to the college as interim dean, maintaining and even building on the foundation that Dean David Yells laid,” said Jeffery Olson, UVU senior vice president of academic affairs. “He is committed to leading the faculty of CHSS to prepare our students even more effectively for student success through inclusive, engaged and serious learning. The college teaches more students and provides more general education than any other college in the university. This teaching is vital to our students’ success.” (more…)

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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 First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. The university’s eight individual college and school convocations will be held across campus on Friday, May 5.

Graduates will receive 204 certificates/diplomas, 1,894 associate degrees, 3,110 bachelor degrees, 96 master degrees, and six graduate certificates. (more…)

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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 featured speaker.

Honorary degree recipients also include Brent Wood and Keith Nellesen, local businessmen and autism advocates, and Shirlee Silversmith, current director of the Division of Indian Affairs for Utah. (more…)

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[ 1 May 2017 | No Comment | ]

University Marketing & Communications: Layton Shumway | 801-863-6863 | LShumway@uvu.edu

 

Utah Valley University has appointed Stephen L. Whyte as the new associate vice president of university marketing and communications, replacing Chris Taylor, who recently moved into the position of assistant vice president of government affairs. (more…)

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