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Single Moms Educational Path Eases, Thanks to Donation to UBTech

2019-10-01T09:12:42-06:00

Single moms educational path eases, thanks to donation to UBTech Submitted by UBTech Shannon Woodward, a trustee representing the Stella H. Oaks Foundation and vice president of Development, signs an agreement with UBTech President Aaron K. Weight to donate $75,000 to the college. The scholarship will fund tuition and other educational expenses for single mothers over a 5-year period. The Stella H. Oaks Foundation joins Uintah Basin Technical College to offer a scholarship that will assist single mothers with a variety of expenses to help them obtain an education. The foundation’s purpose is to bring hope to [...]

Single Moms Educational Path Eases, Thanks to Donation to UBTech2019-10-01T09:12:42-06:00

Allred’s Scholarship Opens Doors for Single Moms at UBTech

2019-10-01T09:04:01-06:00

Allred’s scholarship opens doors for single moms at UBTech Submitted by UBTech Allred’s Landscaping and Construction was honored recently by Uintah Basin Technical College with their Connectivity Award for making it easier for single mothers in the tri-county area to obtain an education. The award – presented to the company at the UBTech Board meeting – is given to companies and individuals for their “industry connectivity and engagement with students and programs at UBTech.” Allred’s Landscaping and Construction was honored recently by UBTech with their Connectivity Award for making it easier for single mothers in the tri-county area [...]

Allred’s Scholarship Opens Doors for Single Moms at UBTech2019-10-01T09:04:01-06:00

Law enforcement agencies are hiring, encourage candidates to attend UBTech’s POST Academy

2019-10-01T09:00:01-06:00

Law enforcement agencies are hiring, encourage candidates to attend UBTech’s POST Academy Law enforcement officials in Duchesne and Uintah counties are looking for qualified applicants to fill open positions in their departments. They remind those interested that training for a career in law enforcement is available through Uintah Basin Technical College. Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST) Satellite Academy at UBTech will soon begin its 12th session at the Roosevelt campus. UBTech is one of nine locations in Utah that offer the POST Academy. Officers who complete and gain certification from UBTech are certified statewide. Duchesne County Sherriff Travis [...]

Law enforcement agencies are hiring, encourage candidates to attend UBTech’s POST Academy2019-10-01T09:00:01-06:00

UBTech Class of 2019 Includes 494 Graduates

2019-05-03T08:57:49-06:00

By, Chelsea Deets with UBMedia The Uintah Conference Center was packed with the family and friends of UBTech’s 2019 Graduating Class May 1. “It was good,” says Candy Rendon, a practical nursing graduate. “It was really hard and intense. I’ve already applied to Uintah Basin Medical Center in Roosevelt. I get to be a nurse. It’s what I want. I’ve found that I want to give people as much dignity as I can when they’re ill.” Rendon was one of 464 graduates to receive their technical training certificates on Wednesday. Some even received more than one, like McKinlee Thacker, [...]

UBTech Class of 2019 Includes 494 Graduates2019-05-03T08:57:49-06:00

UBTech Brings Home 28 Medals and Announces New Partnership

2019-04-24T10:09:47-06:00

UBTech Shines at SkillsUSA Claiming 28 Medals By, Lezlee Whiting Twenty-eight students from Uintah Basin Technical College (UBTech) medaled recently at the 2019 SkillsUSA Utah Leadership and Skills Competition. UBTech campuses sent 72 students to compete at the state level with 28 placing in the top three in their respective fields. Notably, this year UBTech swept the Nursing Assistant category with all three medalists coming from the college, said UBTech President Aaron Weight. “With nearly 40 percent of our UBTech students medaling, the number was nearly triple the medalists from last year,” Weight said. “This year is the highest [...]

UBTech Brings Home 28 Medals and Announces New Partnership2019-04-24T10:09:47-06:00

Hard Work and Practice Took UBTech Welder to the Top

2019-04-04T11:02:44-06:00

Hard Work and Practice Took UBTech Welder to the Top By, Stephanie Carter & Lezlee Whiting Roosevelt resident Jordan Wynn is one of the best welders in the United States and he has quite a story to share. It’s a story of perseverance and heartache, yet personally coming out on top. Wynn is humble about his skill and brutally honest in his assessment of himself. Jordan Wynn, UBTech 2017 graduate, competed in the 2018 AWS Welding World Trials. He competed in Alabama and was one of the top three finalists. “I didn’t have the natural welding talent, [...]

Hard Work and Practice Took UBTech Welder to the Top2019-04-04T11:02:44-06:00

New welding technology facility at Uintah Basin Tech College ‘a big deal,’ says system chairman

2019-04-04T11:15:49-06:00

New welding technology facility at Uintah Basin Tech College 'a big deal,' says system chairman Written by, Marjorie Cortez - Deseret News Spenser Heaps, Deseret NewsChristopher Nolden and Lyciera Williams, both 18 and students at Uintah Basin Technical College in Roosevelt, use torches to cut a metal ribbon at the opening of the school's new Welding Technology Building on Thursday, March 21, 2019. (Roosevelt, Utah)— March 21, 2019– Equipped with plasma arc cutters, Union High School seniors Christopher Nolden and Lyciera Williams got the honor of cutting a sheet metal ribbon marking the opening of the Uintah [...]

New welding technology facility at Uintah Basin Tech College ‘a big deal,’ says system chairman2019-04-04T11:15:49-06:00

Simplot Donation to Benefit UBTech Diesel Mechanic Students

2019-02-27T16:31:26-06:00

Simplot Donation to Benefit UBTech Diesel Mechanic Students Written by, Lezlee Whiting Heavy Duty Diesel program students at Uintah Basin Technical College will have an opportunity for hands-on training on a donated piece of equipment thanks to a relationship between UBTech and Simplot Phosphates. Simplot is also offering one paid externship at the phosphate mine north of Vernal for a UBTech student enrolled in the Heavy Duty Diesel program. The donated trailer, a 1999 Wilson CF900 48-foot flatbed, is no longer used by Simplot and the ABS braking system and hydraulics are in need of repair, said Simplot Maintenance [...]

Simplot Donation to Benefit UBTech Diesel Mechanic Students2019-02-27T16:31:26-06:00

New State-Of-The-Art Welding Facility to Open Doors in March

2019-02-25T16:07:48-06:00

New State-Of-The-Art Welding Facility to Open Doors in March Submitted by, UBTech Over the past five years, Uintah Basin Technical College’s welding programs in Roosevelt and Vernal have served more than 2,000 students. It’s a program that has rapidly gained increasing popularity with student enrollment overwhelming available space and equipment. The demand for a new welding facility became even more urgent with statistics showing a looming nationwide shortage of welders. According to the Department of Workforce Services, welders from Eastern Utah earn more on average than other areas in Utah. There is a need for the welding industry and [...]

New State-Of-The-Art Welding Facility to Open Doors in March2019-02-25T16:07:48-06:00

Brady Trucking Partners with UBTech Offering $42,500 In Scholarships

2019-02-22T14:23:26-06:00

Brady Trucking Partners with UBTech Offering $42,500 In Scholarships By, Lezlee Whiting and Stephanie Carter Brady Trucking has entered into a partnership with Uintah Basin Technical College to provide $8,500 in scholarships annually for students in the CDL program, for the next five years. “We have many scholarship opportunities and we aren’t having any problems using the funds. It shows the need we have in the Uintah Basin,” said UBTech President Aaron Weight. Brady Trucking’s Bill Kremin, director of human resources, along with company CFO Scott Ruppe, and Brian Hernandez, director of safety, met with UBTech administration to finalize [...]

Brady Trucking Partners with UBTech Offering $42,500 In Scholarships2019-02-22T14:23:26-06:00