USHE presidents are constantly reprioritizing resources within their institutional budgets to expand new programs, reduce bottleneck courses, and maintain overall institutional efficiency.
Thu, 18 Feb 2016
State Board of Education Chair David L. Crandall said Smith should be credited with bringing together an effective and dedicated administrative team at the Utah State Office of Education.
Tue, 09 Feb 2016
In 2001, the State Legislature established an initiative within the Utah System of Higher Education (USHE), which aimed to increase the number of students graduating from engineering, computer science and related technology programs.
Mon, 08 Feb 2016
The Aspen Institute College Excellence Program named Snow College as one of the nation?s top 150 community colleges eligible to compete for the 2017 Aspen Prize for Community College Excellence
Mon, 01 Feb 2016
Utah State Board of Education, "the Board," hereby establishes the Advisory Committee for Equity of Educational Services for Students, "ACEESS."
Tue, 26 Jan 2016
The aim of the new ONSS is to develop a comprehensive national security academic program and help meet the demands of the burgeoning national security sector in Utah and across the nation.
Mon, 25 Jan 2016
USU President Stan L. Albrecht celebrates 10 years of education, innovation and growth at the university.
The break down is: Four doctorate programs, 4 master's degrees, 8 graduate certificates, 13 minors, 25 baccalaureate degrees, 4 Associate in Applied Science (AAS) degrees, 4 certificates of completion, and 13 certificates of proficiency.
Thu, 14 Jan 2016
Check out this site to learn more about school science fairs in your area.
Mon, 11 Jan 2016
A statewide kindergarten readiness initiative in Utah is helping children develop early literacy skills before they enter kindergarten, and is doing so at a higher rate than among children who are not in the program.
Tue, 05 Jan 2016
The Utah State Board of Education will hold a meeting acting as the governing board of the Utah Schools for the Deaf and the Blind, a study session, and its committee meetings on Wednesday, January 6
Wed, 30 Dec 2015
The Women's Success Center organized a Christmas party in early December. Mothers whose needs were known to the center were invited to attend the celebration with their families, where they received gifts provided by Heart 2 Home.
Wed, 23 Dec 2015
Launched in Fall 2014, the Neuroscience Initiative unites the academic, translational, and clinical neuroscience communities toward the common goals of better understanding the brain in disease and in health
Wed, 16 Dec 2015
College educated citizens make Utah's economy stronger. The Utah System of Higher Education (USHE) wants to make sure that every student can get a meaningful credential in a timely manner.
Mon, 14 Dec 2015
A total of 36,933 students graduated from Utah's public high schools in 2015 bringing the total high school graduation rate to 84 percent, an increase of 1 percent over 2014
Tue, 08 Dec 2015
Students will be placed with Xactware for an externship towards the end. This externship will run from June through July.
Tue, 01 Dec 2015
Go Girlz, an organization within the University of Utah community. This program helps economically disadvantaged female students, grades 6-12 in the Salt Lake City school district with the goal of early exposure to higher education.
Mon, 30 Nov 2015
Some believers in big data have claimed that, in big data sets, ?the numbers speak for themselves.? Or in other words, the more data available to them, the closer machines can get to achieving objectivity in their decision-making
Wed, 18 Nov 2015
Stem Utah is coordinating training opportunities for educators to bring computer science to schools.
Mon, 16 Nov 2015
Utah's public schools added 11,743 students this school year bringing the total enrollment count to 633,896, according to data released by the Utah State Office of Education.
Mon, 02 Nov 2015
The DATC is accredited by the Utah Fire and Rescue Academy (UFRA) and the firefighter courses are designed to meet the National Fire Protection Association professional qualifications requirements for certification.
Wed, 28 Oct 2015
Mountainland ATC recently sponsored two events in Spanish Fork. Its Medical Assistant program helped JC Penney Logistics Center and SAPA employees learn basic health tips to maintain health and safety while on the job.
Mon, 26 Oct 2015
The Utah State Office of Education has also created a Utah Educator Website exclusively dedicated to financial literacy. In 2014, the Utah legislature passed a law that added requirements to its preexisting high school education mandate.
"Our partnership with Code.org and the Utah STEM Action Center is another great example of how Utah is leveraging public-private partnerships to offer better educational opportunities for students," said State Superintendent Brad C. Smith.
Utah State Board of Education approves nation's first statewide digital teaching and learning master plan
Wed, 14 Oct 2015
Technology powered learning engages students and enhances learning. Our aim is to leverage Utah's great strengths toward even greater gains for learners across our state.
Utah's public colleges and universities are seeing a 2% bump in enrollment fall semester. College enrollments for the 2015-16 school year show students at institutions in the Utah System of Higher Education increased by 3,453
Wed, 07 Oct 2015
Business and Marketing Education prepares students for employment and continuing education opportunities through technical instruction in the classroom, experiential education, student internships, and through leadership development
Mon, 05 Oct 2015
Education leaders from across Utah will gather at Weber State University Oct. 8-9 to examine the causes of teacher shortages in Utah and nationwide, and discuss strategies to change perceptions about the teaching profession.
Wed, 30 Sep 2015
Armed with a cookie sheet, peanut butter and children in tow, Southern Utah University biology students led their mini scientists along Cedar City?s Coal Creek to learn what types of mammals live along the stream.
This prioritization is conducted after an extensive evaluation process including project site visits by the Capital Facilities Committee, space inventories, and various scoring methods.
2016 Legislative Budget Priorities, prioritization of Capital Facilities Requests approved by the State Board of Regents
Mon, 21 Sep 2015
The Utah State Board of Regents approved Higher Education Budget Priorities and prioritized Capital Facilities Requests during its meeting at Utah State University in Logan in preparation for the 2016 Legislative Session.
Tue, 15 Sep 2015
Whether your students become engaged by creating blueprints for potential "little libraries", actually building libraries, or become young authors and/or illustrators, this experience is something they will remember.
Wed, 09 Sep 2015
Gov. Herbert announced a program to help Utah high school students qualify for jobs in the growing aerospace industry. Aerospace Pathways offers the opportunity to train and certify in aerospace manufacturing through concurrent enrollment.
Sun, 06 Sep 2015
Sept. 21-26 alumni are invited to return to UVU to participate in a myriad of activities. "Homecoming is always a fun and exciting time to be at UVU," said Jeri Allphin, acting assistant vice president of development and alumni relations.
Fri, 04 Sep 2015
Are you interested in powering your home with inexhaustible, stable and secure solar energy? Have you been waiting for the right time or the right price? Now is your time to shine!
Fri, 28 Aug 2015
?The whole goal of STEM is to have students gain exposure to deep technical curriculum and not to be afraid of learning about, and working in, those areas,? said Jason Pierce, manager for the Utah Center of Excellence
Luckily for Utah students, parents and educators, there is a newly redesigned website from the Utah System of Higher Education (USHE) containing all of this information in an easy-to-navigate, fresh format: StepUpUtah.com.
Mon, 24 Aug 2015
Utah is projected to have 67,410 students enrolled in charter schools this year, which constitutes 12 percent of public school enrollment.
Wed, 19 Aug 2015
Mon, 17 Aug 2015
Since 2004, there has been a 207 percent increase in Hispanic/Latino student enrollment at Utah?s public higher education institutions, according to USHE data.