26 07, 2021

New Physician Assistant Program at Utah Valley University Receives Provisional Accreditation

By |2021-07-26T07:41:27-07:00July 26th, 2021|Member News, Policy|0 Comments

First cohort to begin January 2022 (applications already closed); new applications will open April 2022. OREM, Utah —The new Master of Physician Assistant Studies program at Utah Valley University (UVU) has received provisional accreditation from the Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant (ARC-PA). The program’s first cohort will begin in January 2022. [...]

6 07, 2021

Learn & Work In Utah Career Development Program Continues at UVU With 10 Tuition-Free Courses Offered This Fall

By |2021-07-06T13:45:40-07:00July 6th, 2021|Member News|0 Comments

Learn & Work in Utah, a statewide program that provides tuition assistance for short-term programs at postsecondary institutions for unemployed or underemployed individuals, is continuing this fall with 10 different programs taught at Utah Valley University. The program is a joint effort by the Governor’s Office of Economic Development (GOED) and the Utah System of [...]

6 07, 2021

James Clarke Appointed as Chairman of the Board of Trustees for Utah Valley University

By |2021-07-06T13:29:45-07:00July 6th, 2021|Member News|0 Comments

OREM, Utah — James Clarke, CEO of Clarke Capital Partners, a global growth equity and alternatives investment firm, was named chair of Utah Valley University’s Board of Trustees during a meeting on June 24, 2021, at the Orem campus. Jill Taylor was named first vice chair, and Rick Nielsen will serve as second vice chair. [...]

7 06, 2021

Four UVU Students Receive Prestigious Station1 Fellowships

By |2021-06-07T14:09:20-07:00June 7th, 2021|Education, Workforce and Health Care, Member News|0 Comments

Fellowship program founded by former MIT professors OREM, Utah — Four Utah Valley University students have received Station1 fellowships that will allow them to participate in a ten-week, research program starting on June 7, 2021, in Lawrence, Massachusetts that integrates science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) with the humanities, arts, and social sciences to find [...]

13 05, 2021

Dr. Cheryl Hanewicz Appointed as Dean of the College of Health and Public Service at Utah Valley University

By |2021-05-21T15:05:09-07:00May 13th, 2021|Member News|0 Comments

OREM, Utah — Dr. Cheryl Hanewicz was appointed dean of the College of Health and Public Service (CHPS) at Utah Valley University today by UVU Provost and Senior Vice President of Academic Affairs Wayne Vaught. Prior to her appointment, Hanewicz was serving as interim dean of CHPS and as UVU’s interim associate provost of engaged [...]

29 04, 2021

World Trade Center Utah Announces New Partnership Office At Utah Valley University in Orem

By |2021-05-02T20:14:12-07:00April 29th, 2021|Member News|0 Comments

Alliance will give UVU business students real-world experience helping Utah County businesses to compete globally  OREM, Utah — Miles Hansen, president and CEO of World Trade Center Utah (WTC Utah) and Astrid S. Tuminez, president, Utah Valley University (UVU) announced a new alliance today that will open a WTC Utah office on the UVU campus in [...]

26 04, 2021

UVU Announces Six New Online Degrees

By |2021-04-28T09:57:14-07:00April 26th, 2021|Member News|0 Comments

OREM, Utah — Utah Valley University plans to add six new fully online degrees to its curriculum for a total of 40 online programs. The new degrees include a BA/BS in applied communication, a BS in digital marketing, a MS in engineering and technology management, a BA/BS in public relations and strategic communication, a BS [...]

23 04, 2021

Jeanette Bennett, Blake Modersitzki, and Cydni Tetro Appointed to Utah Valley University Board of Trustees

By |2021-04-28T09:54:16-07:00April 23rd, 2021|Policy|0 Comments

UVU extends its sincere appreciation for outgoing members Karen Acerson, Elaine S. Dalton, and Chair R. Duff Thompson OREM, Utah — Utah Gov. Spencer J. Cox announced today the appointment of Jeanette Bennett, Blake Modersitzki, and Cydni Tetro to four-year terms each on the Utah Valley University Board of Trustees. The incoming members of the [...]

6 04, 2021

Former Gov. Gary R. Herbert and Former U.S. Rep. Ben McAdams to Participate on ‘Partisanship and the Public Good’ Panel at UVU

By |2021-04-07T20:04:41-07:00April 6th, 2021|Member News|0 Comments

OREM, Utah — Former Gov. Gary Herbert and former U.S. Rep. Ben McAdams will explore American political culture and what productive political dialogue looks like in a discussion moderated by President Astrid S. Tuminez on April 9 from 10–11:30 a.m. via YouTube Live. “We selected Gov. Herbert and Rep. McAdams for this discussion based on [...]

25 03, 2021

UVU Conference to Address Increase in Pandemic-Related Domestic Violence and Solutions to the Problem

By |2021-03-25T09:30:02-07:00March 25th, 2021|Member News|0 Comments

OREM, Utah — Domestic violence, violence prevention, the increase in pandemic-related domestic violence, and possible solutions to intimate partner violence will be the focus of UVU’s virtual Conference on Domestic Violence on April 2, 2021, from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m.  The reported rise in calls to domestic violence hotlines since the pandemic began have [...]

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