UVU to launch Wolverines Elevated in the fall

December 29, 2020

Reading Time: < 1 minute This coming fall semester, UVU will be launching Wolverines Elevated, a certification program for adults with intellectual disabilities. In October, the university accepted a grant from the U.S. Department of Education to create the program. The 3-year certification is focused on encouraging self-determination and independent living. By the time students complete the program, they will […]

Not your average Honor Society

December 2, 2019

Reading Time: < 1 minute “You are starting off your college journey on the right foot,” Emily Demke, a senior studying psychology, and president of the UVU NSCS chapter said to welcome the ten new Utah Valley University students were inducted into the National Society of Collegiate Scholars (NSCS) at the society’s induction ceremony.

Five UVU students receive financial planning scholarships

August 20, 2018

Reading Time: 2 minutes Photo courtesy of Woodbury School of Business St. Louis-based brokerage firm TD Ameritrade recently announced its sixth annual NextGen RIA scholarship recipients: 12 financial planning students across the country — five of whom are UVU students. The five $5000 scholarships were awarded to Mana Angilau, Kevin Cowan, Madisen Karlson, Colton Peck and Alex Graham, all […]

Seniors ‘pay it forward’

April 16, 2012

Reading Time: 2 minutes The announcement no sooner left Nancy Smith’s lips before being drowned out by the thunderous applause of over 500 attendees. As Senior Director of UVU’s Donor Relations and Scholarships, Smith was privileged to announce the grand total of $55,488 in scholarship donations over the past seven years by Elder Quest members.   “Without these scholarships, […]

Elders will ‘Quest’ for scholarships at seminar

April 9, 2012

Reading Time: 2 minutes The day a 101-year-old member of Elder Quest ceased participation in the group’s activities was the day she died.   A little-known “lifelong learning” organization for senior students over 55, Elder Quest has been supporting UVU since 1992 as an integral part of UVU’s Community and Continuing Education Department. Not only has the self-sustaining organization […]

Scholarships can pay the way

April 2, 2012

Reading Time: 2 minutes Obtaining a secondary education degree is not always a given for every student with a desire to attend.   Some students have been able to save money for a long time in preparation for college while others are fortunate to have parents or other relatives that have the means to pay for their schooling. For […]

Grotesque snacks at UVU Fear Factor

January 16, 2012

Reading Time: < 1 minute Josh Petersen ate his way through Bison testicles, cow tongue and live cockroaches and grasshoppers to secure the coveted $300 UVU Bookstore scholarship from UVUSA’s reproduction of NBC’s “Fear Factor.” The internet and local butcher shops were the sources for the edible portions of the competition.   The annual event drew approximately 50 spectators who […]