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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, [...]

3 12, 2021

Brandon Fugal Donates $5 Million to Utah Valley University for New Building That Will Welcome All to Campus

By |2021-12-03T16:25:09-07:00December 3rd, 2021|Member News|0 Comments

Structure to serve as the new gateway to the university. OREM, Utah — Business, education, and government leaders celebrated the opening of the new Utah Valley University (UVU) Gateway Building on the south end of the Orem Campus today because of a generous $5 million donation from prominent Utah business leader and UVU alum Brandon D. [...]

5 08, 2021

Master of Social Work Program at Utah Valley University Receives Full Accreditation

By |2021-08-05T09:20:07-07:00August 5th, 2021|Member News|0 Comments

OREM, Utah — The Master of Social Work program at Utah Valley University (UVU) has received full accreditation from the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE). The program received provisional accreditation in 2017 and had its first graduating cohort of 49 students in 2019. “We are thrilled that our Master of Social Work (MSW) program has received [...]

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 [...]

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