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 […]

Melisa Nellesen Center for Autism hosts fourth annual art gallery

November 17, 2020

Reading Time: 2 minutes UVU’s Melisa Nellesen Center for Autism kicked off their annual Super Spectrum Showcase and Soiree with a new, online spin this year. The gallery, which offers individuals on the autism spectrum the opportunity to present their artwork, will be hosted via webpage this year.  A “surprise blessing” said Laurie Bowen, associate director at the university’s […]

Trustees green light new autism support center

July 6, 2015

Reading Time: 2 minutes Center will integrate UVU and community programs   Jeanette Blain | News Editor | [email protected] Photo courtesy of UVU Marketing   The UVU Board of Trustees approved the construction of a new autism center June 25. The 10,000-square-foot facility is expected to be built near the McKay Education Building, however the plan still needs to be approved […]