Strata Networks Pledges $135,000 for Technology Training Program Written by, STRATA (Roosevelt, Utah)— April 9, 2018 – STRATA Networks announced today that they have pledged to donate $135,000 to UBTech to help fund a technology-based training program for students in the Uintah Basin. STRATA’s donation will be awarded over a three-year period with $30,000 being contributed annually to help fund equipment and operational costs, and an additional $15,000 per year to be awarded in scholarships. As a local cooperative, STRATA has always made an effort to invest in educational opportunities, providing up to $50,000 in additional scholarships each year [...]
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UBTech Produces More National Champions Written by Stephanie Carter & Lezlee Whiting Four Uintah Basin Technical College students who competed in the National Leadership and Skill Conference (SkillsUSA) are climbing the ladder to national success – with one member of the prestigious group, Dalton Van, taking the silver medal in the welding competition. The Nationals SkillsUSA event occupies a space equivalent to 20 football fields, with more than 6,200 contestants in 100 separate events. Dalton Van, middle, competed in Welding at the National SkillsUSA competition in Louisville, Kentucky. He brought home a silver medal, qualifying to compete later this [...]
New Programs at UBTech UBTech is gearing up for the start of the new school year by bringing four new programs to students and job seekers in the Uintah Basin. The new programs are open to adults and secondary students and include: Surgical Technologist, IT Support Technician, Network Technician, and Security Technician. Each program carries a certificate showing employers students have undergone intensive hands-on training, and at the same time allows a student to enter the job market in a short period of time. “Needed programs are determined by community input through our Occupational Advisory Committees,” said UBTech President [...]