For what has become a legacy of service, learning and community partnership, Southern Utah University’s Community Engagement Center (CEC) has received an award of appreciation from the Cedar Band of Paiutes for its many efforts in serving the community’s youth.
Check out these Utah’s public education facts from the Utah State Office of Education.
Utah State University football continues to be recognized nationally following its most successful season in school history, but its most recent recognition is in the classroom. In a recent announcement, USU is ranked ninth in the nation for academic performance, according to the Academic Bowl Championship Series (BCS) Poll.
Davis Applied Technology College’s Continuing Education courses are designed to prepare individuals to succeed in today’s advanced business world and conquer everyday challenges. If you are looking for quality courses taught by expert instructors, then register for a Continuing Education course today!
The hard work and dedication of students in JoAnne Brown’s science class at Olympus Jr. High has not only helped to preserve and brighten their own community, it has brought them support for their future endeavors.
The Utah History Fair encourages participating students to explore an area of history that reflects their curiosity, locality, and/or heritage; students often research and present topics that reflect their personality. Registration closes Feb. 1, 2013.
USU student, Kim Harris will be researching what services are available within each town along the byway by visiting and speaking with residents to determine the current state of affairs.
Utah State University's Jon M. Huntsman School of Business will next month launch a new online Master of Science in Human Resources (MSHR) degree program. The program, which will offer 12, seven-week courses, is designed to help students living in rural areas further their careers in human resources.
Hunter Jr. High students used the spirit of giving to deck their own halls. Class competitions were held to see which class could purchase the most links for 10 cents apiece. They used the links to decorate for their holiday assembly and dance. The proceeds were given to KSL’s Quarters for Christmas.
The New Century scholarship encourages students to accelerate their education by earning an Associate’s degree in high school from an institution within the Utah System of Higher Education. The scholarship may be used at a 4-year public college or university within the Utah System of Higher Education, as well as at Brigham Young University and Westminster College.
As 2012 comes to a close, we revisit some of the people and developments that made news at Weber State University this year.
The 2013-14 budget recommendation released by Governor Gary Herbert today contains good news for Utah’s institutions of higher education. The Governor’s budget includes the top three priorities for the Utah System of Higher Education, which were requested by the State Board of Regents, with the support of the eight institutional presidents.
As Utah education and business leaders embrace the College and Career Ready needs of our students, Career and Technical Education (CTE) is well positioned to provide the needed knowledge and career ready skills to students.
Utah Valley University’s School of the Arts and School of Education will present the 5th annual Arts in Education Conference, “Cultivating the Creative Mind: Designing Collaborative Spaces,” on Jan. 11 from 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. in the UVU Sorensen Student Center. The conference promotes the arts, creativity, innovation, and collaboration as essential 21st century education skills in education.
Mayor Becker met with students from the University to hear issues and encourage civic involvement.
“To be in the nation’s top three on such a list is an extraordinary accomplishment and a great reflection of the faculty and staff who serve our students,” said USU Eastern Chancellor Joe Peterson.
Intervention is critical for giving curious young minds a reality check, but research clearly shows that telling kids to “just say no” is not enough. To address this problem, Brain Institute members created a scientifically based program, The Brain, Drugs and Addiction.
This initiative will be a core fixture of the University Project for Civic Engagement going forward. This K-12 endeavor is the first of several projects UVU will launch to address many challenges facing area communities.
Recognized as one of Utah’s most influential businesswomen and entrepreneurs, Gail Miller will receive an honorary Doctor of Humanities degree from Weber State University at its 140th commencement on Dec. 14 at 1 p.m. in the Dee Events Center.
We are now accepting applications for two scholarships offered through the Utah System of Higher Education and the State Board of Regents.
The Utah State Office of Education in partnership with the Utah Education Network is developing on-line courses that specifically focus on bringing the 21st century world into the classroom, with an emphasis on curricular connections for 6th grade teachers as well as world civilizations teachers.
The Engelstad Family Foundation contributed $5 million to the building of a new state-of-the-art Shakespeare theatre, moving the capital fundraising project significantly closer toward a groundbreaking in Cedar City by the end of 2013.
The Essential Elements for language arts and math are specific statements of content and skills that link to the Utah Core Standards grade level specific expectations for students with significant cognitive disabilities and provide a bridge to the Utah Core Standards for students with significant cognitive disabilities to help them achieve grade differentiated expectations.
Ogden City School District and Salt Lake City School District were both listed among the 61 finalists in the competition to receive $400 million.
Check out this chart with results from the Utah Department of Health.
At its meeting in November, the Utah State Board of Regents approved a change to its tuition policy with the intent of increasing the number of students who complete their college education in a timely manner. The new policy allows for a tuition surcharge of double the current year’s tuition rate when students accumulate credit hours in excess of 125% of the number needed to graduate.
Weber State University has been named winner of the "Best Radiologic Technologist Training Program" by the Minnies, a prestigious award bestowed by professional peers in the field of medical imaging.
In 2016, Utah Valley University will celebrate the 75th anniversary of what began in 1941 as Central Utah Vocational School. In preparation for the celebration, historians are gathering stories, photos and memories of the history of Utah Valley that affected the growth of the institution that today educates more than 30,000 students.
On Nov. 28th at 11:00 a.m., UEN will host a webinar about digital learning resources available from the National Repository of Online Courses (NROC) for Higher Ed.
Through the Sorenson Legacy Foundation and the Utah State Office of Education, these awards will recognize the essential nature of education in the arts for Utah’s students and distinguish those educators who embrace the arts with excellence in their practice.
This week in honor of veterans and those serving in the military, 70 members of the Dixon Middle School Honor’s Society, gathered in the library to write Christmas letters and make cards for armed service personnel.
Utah State University presented a first-of-its-kind electric bus that is charged through wireless charging technology in a demonstration Nov. 15.
It is proposed that Dixie State become a tobacco-free campus that upholds a policy restricting the use, distribution and advertisement of any form of tobacco, including electronic cigarettes. The tobacco free policy will provide a healthy environment for all those visiting Dixie State Campus, and encourage the cessation and rejection of this addictive and unhealthy practice.
Governor Gary Herbert has declared Wednesday, Nov. 14, as Education Support Professionals Day in Utah. It is a great opportunity for everyone in Jordan School District to recognize the many contributions these hard working individuals, classified employees, make to our schools in supporting and educating “Every Child, Every Day.”
Utah Valley University’s Department of Physics and the University of Utah’s School of Medicine will present “Partners in Breast Cancer Breakthroughs,” outlining the latest research and findings in using high-frequency ultrasound to detect cancer cells during surgical procedures, such as lumpectomies.
The Utah Shakespeare Festival just finished its largest and most successful season to date for the summer and fall of 2012. The unofficial tagline of this season was, “the only thing bigger than 50 is 51” and the cast, crew, directors, designers, and management certainly lived up to the challenge.
During an official signing ceremony on Oct. 22, Utah Valley University’s Woodbury School of Business signed a memorandum of understanding and formalized cooperative academic ties with China’s Shanghai Normal University.
With the advent of electronic delivery of instruction, the Utah State Board of Education finds itself in the position of adjusting its pupil accounting rule to reflect new classroom realities.
Utah State University’s Equine Science Program will conduct an online production sale featuring exceptionally-bred foals, beginning Nov. 1 and ending Nov. 15. A preview day is Nov. 10. All proceeds of the auction will benefit the Equine Science Program students.
The screenings will take place on Nov. 15, 2012 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the Utah Museum of Fine Arts. There will be food and music to complete the event, which is open to the public.