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Utah's Applied Technology Colleges have a lot to offer Utah students. You'll get a feel for the many opportunities available in this short video.

This year the legislature passed a law allowing for a speedy approval process to charter applications

Preparing Students for Jobs

Mon, 01 Jul 2013

You are a small-business manufacturer of steel parts, and you want to grow your company, but you need additional workers with specified training who can successfully lead that additional production. What do you do?

Five years ago, foreign language professor Alicia Giralt started a microfinance program in Guatemala. Each year her students return to teach Mayan women basic business concepts and loan them $50 to start or improve their enterprises.

Every year the Utah History Fair, based at Utah State University, encourages Utah students to participate in hands-on learning experiences that culminate in regional competitions where projects are evaluated.

At many institutions, buildings and other facilities are already at or near capacity, and this growth will require additional investment and innovation.

The Canyons Board of Education on Tuesday, June 18, 2013 established an estimated timeline for the search to replace Superintendent Dave Doty, who has resigned to join a Utah-based education-reform consulting firm.

The purpose of the Summer Food Service Program is to offer healthy, tasty meals to kids for FREE during the summer.

Affordable Colleges Online (ACO) has ranked Weber State University as 17th nationally on its list of low-cost colleges with graduates who earn high starting salaries.

"Find a Book" This Summer

Thu, 13 Jun 2013

Parents and students looking for something good to read over the summer break have a new resource available to them, thanks to a teaming of the Utah State Office of Education and MetraMetrics

The program recognizes the unique emotional and learning needs of early adolescent students. The Schools to Watch Program requires fidelity to 36 indicators of success in three main domains.

As technology and life converge, Utah State University is launching its new Flexible Learning Experience (FLEX), providing students with greater flexibility in how and when courses are taken.

Weber State’s Science in the Parks is returning to a location near you this summer! The program brings fun science to the parks in Ogden.

“I am making these changes after much thought about how best to meet the dynamic forces and opportunities we face moving ahead.”

National 5.29 College Savings Day (May 29) is a great day to start saving for college with Utah’s official 529 college savings program

The cost to attend summer programs is $10 per person, per course; each student will be limited to two classes.

The program will offer instruction for professional pilot licensure on rotor-wing and fixed-wing aircraft

Playing at the Natural History Museum of Utah, beginning on May 25, 2013.

The Juilliard Dance Workshop at Snow College is an opportunity for 16-21 year-old students interested in exploring movement.

WSU physics professor Adam Johnston, who envisioned and developed Science in the Parks, said the idea of mixing play and science is getting increased attention.

BLM-Utah also provides opportunities to reconnect youth, families and classrooms to Utah's great outdoors. The agency supports a wide range of projects and programs that engage and educate young people from all walks of life.

Weber State University’s Dee Events Center has earned a top honor for improving energy efficiency in an Environmental Protection Agency energy-reduction competition.

This year’s hands-on contest consisted of 10 identical new Ford Focus vehicles with identical problems intentionally placed in each car.

The donation will help create a premier facility that promotes environmentally responsible construction.

Catch Up with the latest features and happenings from Southern Utah University with the new online version of the university's In View magazine.

NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center's Innovative Partnerships Office in Greenbelt, Md., has entered into a Space Act Agreement with Utah State University's Space Dynamics Laboratory (SDL), North Logan, Utah, to develop a high-resolution optical encoder.

The Horne School of Music is proud to offer the first 4-year degree in the history of Snow College: a Bachelor of Music degree in Commercial Music. This new degree is unique in the State of Utah because of its emphasis on music industry and entrepreneurship.

The Bureau of Economic and Business Research at the University of Utah’s David Eccles School of Business is readying the launch of the Utah Community Data Project, an online system of community-level demographic, housing and socioeconomic data unprecedented in Utah for its breadth and for the access it will allow all Utahns.

The Ogden-Weber Tech College provides training for all of these occupations with the exception of truck drivers which is offered at other UCAT college’s in the state.

Are you a parent wondering what the new Utah Core Standards will mean for you? Here is some information you should know.

Those receiving honorary degrees are Samuel Alba, retired United States Magistrate Judge for the District of Utah; Charlie Denson, president of Nike Brand; Orrin Hatch, Utah senator and the most senior Republican in the United States Senate; and Mathana Santiwat, president of Bangkok University in Thailand.

In Utah, computer system analysts, database administrators, and computer scientists are projected to be among the fastest growing occupations through the year 2020

The University of Utah announced that after 10 years of planning and fundraising efforts, the University has broken ground on a new $50.4 million student life and recreation facility named the George S. Eccles Student Life Center.

Presenations from the 2013 Signficant Cognitive Disabilities Conference held on April 19th in Provo.

Congratulations to the members of the Lone Peak Orchestra who traveled to Washington, D.C. to compete in the World Strides Heritage Music Festival. Choirs, Bands, Jazz Bands and Orchestras from all over the Country came to participate in this Festival.

Christensen has been asked, and accepted, membership on the advisory board for the newly established Institute for Health Care Transformation. While not a professional in the health care field per se, Christensen is known for his theory on disruptive innovation in business and wrote a thoughtful analysis of the health care system in his 2009 The Innovator’s Prescription, A Disruptive Solution for Health Care.

The idea began when USU student Ethan DeVilbiss, also an Edith Bowen graduate, applied for a Blue Goes Green grant to build a raised bed garden and hoop-house.

Digital Learning Now’s second annual report card measures state policies on digital learning based on alignment to the 10 Elements of High-Quality Digital Learning. Utah was the only state to receive an "A" level grade.

The Utah State Board of Education voted to send proposed handwriting standards out for public comment before possibly adding them to Utah’s K-5 core standards.

Career Days 2013 at BATC

Mon, 08 Apr 2013

On May 1st and 2nd, 3,500 students (7th through 9th grade), teachers, school administrators, CTE directors, parents, industry leaders and volunteers will converge on the campus of Bridgerland Applied Technology College (BATC) for the 5th annual Career Days.

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