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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 [...]

22 03, 2021

Utah Valley University’s 2518 Campaign Provides Support for First-Generation Students

By |2021-03-22T10:12:05-07:00March 22nd, 2021|Member News|0 Comments

In October 2018, the cost of one semester of in-state tuition at Utah Valley University was $2,518. This year, UVU is looking for 2,518 students and community members to join the 2518 Campaign in support of first-generation college students. Around 37% of Utah Valley University students are first-generation, meaning their parents or guardians have not [...]

22 02, 2021

Speaking on Business: Utah Valley University

By |2021-03-02T12:29:05-07:00February 22nd, 2021|Blog, Speaking on Business|Comments Off on Speaking on Business: Utah Valley University

The Salt Lake Chamber · Speaking on Business: Utah Valley University This is Derek Miller Speaking on Business. Utah Valley University is the largest public university in Utah, and one of a few in the nation offering a dual mission that combines the rigor of a first-rate teaching university with the openness and vocational programs [...]

30 10, 2019

University Presidents and Business Community Discuss Dual-Mission Programs

By |2019-10-30T18:11:04-07:00October 30th, 2019|Blog, News & Press, Policy|0 Comments

SALT LAKE CITY, UT (October 30, 2019) – Three of Utah’s higher education institutions -- Utah Valley University, Weber State University and Dixie State University -- came together today with state business leaders to discuss the increasing industry demands for an educated workplace, as well as access to education to meet the demands of a [...]

21 03, 2019

Women’s History Month: A Conversation with Astrid Tuminez

By |2019-03-21T11:15:25-07:00March 21st, 2019|Blog, News & Press, Women's History Month|1 Comment

This Women's History Month we're sitting down with female leaders from around the state to talk about their path to success, what inspires them and how others could follow in their footsteps. In this video we sit down with Utah Valley University President Astrid Tuminez. Dr. Astrid S. Tuminez was appointed the seventh president of [...]

5 10, 2018

VIDEO: Education & Workforce Forum: Connecting Business and Higher Education

By |2018-10-05T11:58:57-07:00October 5th, 2018|Blog, Events, News & Press, Policy|2 Comments

https://youtu.be/rKH4JSllDiw How can business and higher education work together to ensure a well-educated, skilled workforce for the jobs of tomorrow? On October 4, 2018 the Salt Lake Chamber held a panel discussion with five of our exceptional university and college presidents to discuss their vision for the future of Utah's workforce. PANEL: Astrid Tuminez, [...]

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