14 02, 2024

Utah Valley University Reaches 2025 Graduation Goal Early

By |2024-02-14T17:15:47-07:00February 14th, 2024|Blog, Member News|0 Comments

OREM, Utah — Utah Valley University (UVU) is celebrating a milestone victory as it achieved its “graduation” goal two years ahead of schedule.  In 2019, shortly after President Astrid S. Tuminez’s arrival at UVU, university leaders set a collective goal to increase the school’s eight-year completion rate from 37% to 45%. Two years ahead of [...]

5 02, 2024

UVU Professor Receives Patent Pending for Compounds That Show Promise in More Effectively Treating Tuberculosis

By |2024-02-05T09:10:05-07:00February 5th, 2024|Blog, Member News|0 Comments

OREM, Utah — Nathan Goldfarb, Ph.D., assistant professor of chemistry at Utah Valley University (UVU), has received a utility patent pending and a continuation in part for two new molecules that could revolutionize the fight against Mycobacterium tuberculosis (Mtb). The molecules, NS-049-2 and 0211-122, target and inhibit the Mtb pathogen. These inhibitors are crafted with a sequence [...]

5 12, 2023

UVU’s CARE Hub Food Access Program Receives Seven-State Regional Student Affairs Award

By |2023-12-05T08:57:52-07:00December 5th, 2023|Member News|0 Comments

The Utah Valley University CARE Hub’s student food access program received the 2023 NASPA Region V Innovative Program Award, which is given to a college or university that has developed an outstanding program that has benefited students and enhanced campus life. NASPA is an association of student affairs administrators in higher education and the association’s [...]

9 11, 2023

Spotlight on Doing Good: Utah Valley University Expands Mental Healthcare Services to Students Through TimelyCare

By |2023-11-09T09:30:18-07:00November 9th, 2023|Member News, Utah Community Builders|0 Comments

Utah Community Builders frequently highlights businesses going above and beyond to make an impact in our community.  Utah Valley University has expanded its well-being and mental healthcare services to students by partnering with TimelyCare, a free 24/7 virtual comprehensive mental healthcare program designed to support student health. College life can be a transformative experience, [...]

8 11, 2023

UVU Celebrates National First Gen Day by Announcing Achievement of a $15 Million Campaign to Support Students

By |2023-11-07T13:38:28-07:00November 8th, 2023|Member News|0 Comments

Utah Valley University (UVU) is marking National First-Generation College Celebration Day on Nov. 8 with an announcement of a major fundraising milestone and an acknowledgment of the thousands of Utahns who have been the first in their families to attend college. Nearly one-third of UVU students (9,933 this year) are first-generation. Over the past [...]

7 11, 2023

UVU President Raises Awareness of Cybersecurity Threats in AI-Generated Voice Video

By |2023-11-07T13:28:51-07:00November 7th, 2023|Member News|0 Comments

Utah Valley University (UVU) confirmed its commitment to digital safety and awareness, reflected in its unique cybersecurity offerings, by releasing a video from UVU President Astrid S. Tuminez that addresses the growing issue of cybersecurity scams and phishing attacks. In the video, an animated avatar of President Tuminez warns students and staff about deceptive [...]

7 11, 2023

UVU/MTECH Agreement to Shorten Time to Graduation; Offers Innovative Solution for Utah’s Future Workforce Needs

By |2023-11-07T10:17:54-07:00November 7th, 2023|Member News|0 Comments

Planning for Utah’s future workforce needs, Utah Valley University (UVU) and Mountainland Technical College (MTECH) signed an innovative articulation agreement today, creating a seamless pathway for MTECH graduates in HVAC, electrical, plumbing, and welding to earn an associate degree in business management at UVU in half the time. Today’s agreement gives MTECH graduates in [...]

1 11, 2023

UVU Celebrates Native American Heritage Month, Announces New Office, and a Legislative Appropriation of $2 Million

By |2023-11-01T08:48:01-06:00November 1st, 2023|Member News|0 Comments

As part of Native American Heritage Month, Utah Valley University (UVU) officially announced its expanded Native American Initiative along with the news that UVU will offer scholarships to indigenous students from all eight of Utah’s federally recognized tribes. With Native American students enrolling in college at half the rate of other groups nationwide, UVU [...]

17 10, 2023

Utah Valley University Enrollment Reaches Record 44,653 students, a 3.61% Increase from Fall 2022

By |2023-10-17T13:34:30-06:00October 17th, 2023|Member News|0 Comments

Utah Valley University (UVU) saw a 3.61% growth in enrollment, with a record 44,653 students registering for the 2023 fall semester, according to the annual report just released by the Utah System of Higher Education (USHE). Full-time equivalent (FTE) enrollment increased to 28,994, up more than 4.87%. The strong fall enrollment follows one of the university’s [...]

12 10, 2023

UVU Announces New Integrated Mental Health Conference

By |2023-10-12T09:28:59-06:00October 12th, 2023|Blog, Member News|0 Comments

Dedicated tracks focus on addiction, depression, interpersonal violence and suicide prevention OREM, Utah — The Utah Valley University (UVU) College of Humanities and Social Sciences announced that its 2023 Conference on Mental Health  will be Oct. 27 from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. on UVU’s Orem Campus. The one-day conference will include keynote speaker and mental health advocate Sean [...]

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