Completion is set for Fall, 2014.
A 2012 study conducted at Utah Valley University found a connection between Facebook users and their attitudes toward their coworkers and job experiences — the more people use Facebook, the less likely they are to have strong relationships with coworkers and feel satisfied with their work.
The principals of Spanish Fork High School and Union Middle School, along with the assistant principal of Enterprise High School were named 2012-13 Utah Secondary Principals of the Year by the Utah Association of Secondary School Principals in a ceremony in Salt Lake City.
USU Eastern Blanding Campus’s commitment to helping low-income and under-represented students to prepare and successfully enter postsecondary education played heavily into a $74,000 startup grant recently awarded to the campus.
“We wanted to find out if cyberstalking is a unique crime or a variation of traditional stalking,” said Brad Reyns, criminal justice assistant professor. “Similarities in the study showed both groups experienced fear, acknowledged they were victims and had out-of-pocket costs. The difference was in the level of fear and money spent to protect themselves.”
Through the university’s Center for Alzheimer’s Care, Imaging and Research (CACIR) and a related startup company called Proactive Memory Services, the team is developing a tablet computer and smartphone application that will help Alzheimer’s patients and their families manage the disease.
2013 courses range from beginning to advanced.
Frigid weather is creating some challenges with District buses. Each day we are experiencing new trials as the cold weather takes its toll on the Bus fleet. Even though all buses are equipped with engine block heaters, in extreme conditions, sometimes even this is not enough as the fuel is turning to a gel.
The Office for Equity and Diversity at the University of Utah presents the 29th annual celebration of the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Weber School District was presented with the "Energy Lighthouse Award" from Cenergistic, formerly Energy Education, for the district's continued excellence in environmental and financial resource stewardship.
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.