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18 05, 2022

UVU Receives $771,550 from the Utah System of Higher Education to Implement New Innovative Programs

By |2022-05-25T08:09:10-07:00May 18th, 2022|Member News|0 Comments

OREM, Utah ­­— Utah Valley University (UVU) received $771,550 from the Utah System of Higher Education (USHE) to run programs in the University’s Innovation Academy that will give students real-world experience and for Delphinium software that will help students graduate faster. UVU’s Innovation Academy will use part of the funding to offer “UVU Excelerate,” a project-based summer bridge [...]

17 05, 2022

Utah Valley University Appoints Christina Baum as New Vice President of Digital Transformation and CIO

By |2022-05-18T15:20:32-07:00May 17th, 2022|Member News|0 Comments

OREM, Utah — Utah Valley University (UVU) has appointed Christina Baum as its new vice president of digital transformation and chief information officer, effective immediately. Baum was most recently serving as associate vice president of academic and student digital services at UVU. In her new position at UVU, Baum will be responsible for continuing and building the vision, [...]

27 04, 2022

Larry H. & Gail Miller Family Foundation Creates $3M Endowed Directorship at Utah Valley University’s Center for Constitutional Studies

By |2022-04-27T12:14:54-07:00April 27th, 2022|Member News|0 Comments

Donation will help the center increase constitutional literacy at home and abroad   OREM, Utah — The Larry H. & Gail Miller Family Foundation announced a $3 million endowed gift yesterday to create a perpetual directorship at Utah Valley University (UVU) Center for Constitutional Studies (CCS). “We are grateful for the opportunity to further Utah [...]

20 04, 2022

Speaking on Business: Utah Valley University – Cybersecurity

By |2022-04-18T12:55:11-07:00April 20th, 2022|Blog, Speaking on Business|0 Comments

The Salt Lake Chamber · Speaking on Business: Utah Valley University - Cybersecurity This is Derek Miller, Speaking on Business. Utah Valley University took first place last year in a national cybersecurity competition, beating out West Point, Duke, Georgetown, and the Naval Academy. Leading UVU’s efforts is Brandon Amacher, who is encouraging every business to [...]

14 04, 2022

UVU’s Center for Constitutional Studies to Host ‘Civic Thought and Leadership’ Conference with Gov. Spencer Cox

By |2022-04-14T09:07:53-07:00April 14th, 2022|Member News|0 Comments

Cox and Democratic gubernatorial challenger Christopher Peterson to participate   OREM, Utah ­­— Utah Valley University’s (UVU) Center for Constitutional Studies will host a “Civics and Civility” panel featuring Gov. Spencer Cox and 2020 Democratic gubernatorial candidate Professor Christopher Peterson on April 19 from 1-2 p.m. in CB 101 in the Clarke Building on UVU’s [...]

6 04, 2022

The Gary R. Herbert Institute for Public Policy Receives Official Board of Trustees’ Approval to Become Part of Utah Valley University

By |2022-04-06T09:23:20-07:00April 6th, 2022|Member News|0 Comments

OREM, Utah ­­— The Gary R. Herbert Institute of Public Policy received official approval from the Utah Valley University (UVU) Board of Trustees to become an academic center at UVU in the board’s March meeting. The Institute, headed by its namesake, is a self-funded, non-partisan academic, public policy center that promotes civic engagement, state’s rights, and [...]

31 03, 2022

Utah Valley University Acquires Second Thanksgiving Point Building To Expand Healthcare Programs

By |2022-03-31T10:36:28-07:00March 31st, 2022|Member News|0 Comments

OREM, Utah ­­— Utah Valley University (UVU) officials have purchased a second building at the University’s Lehi Campus at Thanksgiving Point, 2889 Ashton Blvd., to accommodate growth in the College of Health and Public Service (CHPS). The facility will house several programs, including dental hygiene, respiratory therapy, paramedic-EMT, and the Utah Peace Officer Standard and Training Academy, [...]

29 03, 2022

Utah Valley University Receives Funding from Rocky Mountain Power Foundation to Supplement New Mixed-Reality Digital Media Program

By |2022-03-30T08:11:07-07:00March 29th, 2022|Member News|0 Comments

OREM, Utah — Utah Valley University’s (UVU) College of Engineering & Technology (CET) is utilizing a grant from the Rocky Mountain Power Foundation to continue blending virtual and augmented reality (VR/AR) technologies in STEM-related educational applications. This partnership will allow UVU faculty to utilize the technology in a newly formed Mixed-Reality and Simulation degree program in UVU’s [...]

23 02, 2022

TuTangeni DaSheek Akwenye Appointed as UVU’s Chief Inclusion and Diversity Officer

By |2022-02-23T15:07:21-07:00February 23rd, 2022|Member News|0 Comments

OREM, Utah ­­— After a nationwide search, TuTangeni DaSheek Akwenye has been appointed chief inclusion and diversity officer (CIDO) and Dr. Rasha Qudisat has been named program director in Utah Valley University’s (UVU) Office of Inclusion and Diversity. As chief officer, Akwenye will lead and promote inclusion, diversity, equity, access, and opportunity across the university and will continue to [...]

3 02, 2022

Utah Valley University Woodbury School of Business Announces New MBA with Healthcare Management Emphasis

By |2022-02-04T10:57:34-07:00February 3rd, 2022|Member News|0 Comments

OREM, Utah — Utah Valley University’s Woodbury School of Business is now offering a healthcare management track as part of its Master of Business Administration program. The new healthcare MBA prepares students to work in public, private, and non-profit health organizations or companies that offer healthcare-related products. The MBA is offered in a one-year, full-time accelerated, [...]

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