Officials urge students to ‘stay safe’ over fall break as state labels county ‘high risk’

October 15, 2020

Reading Time: 2 minutes After countless hours in front of computer screens and infinite Microsoft Teams meetings, fall break begins Thursday. But amid the excitement of fall-centric activities is the looming reality of the COVID-19 pandemic.  A reality that prompted a university-wide email earlier this week. In the email, President Astrid Tuminez urged students to maintain local health and […]

Dean of College of Health and Public Service wins national award

August 20, 2018

Reading Time: 2 minutes The Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL) award recognizes outstanding efforts within emergency management and homeland security disciplines every year. This year’s award was presented to the dean of UVU’s College of Health and Public Service, David McEntire. Presented at the Federal Emergency Management Agency Higher Education Symposium, the SoTL award was given to McEntire […]

Emergency preparedness works to improve disaster preparedness

June 26, 2017

Reading Time: 2 minutes The emergency management office  is responsible for many aspects of campus safety and emergency readiness, such as providing education, equipment and resources for the UVU population. Robin Ebmeyer, director of emergency management and safety, is responsible for everything from ensuring that automatic external defibrillators are available throughout campus to developing and rehearsing complex responses to […]

New SLCC associates degree has ties with UVU

February 25, 2013

Reading Time: 2 minutes A new Associates Degree is making it’s way into Utah, as the Board of Regents approve the first Homeland Security and Emergency Management Associates of Applied Science at Salt Lake Community College.