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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

UBTech’s Intercampus Contest Sharpen Skills

2019-02-22T14:20:21-06:00

UBTech’s Intercampus Contest Sharpen Skills By, Stephanie Carter & Lezlee Whiting UBTech recently held a regional SkillsUSA Competition at the Vernal campus. Students from both campuses competed against each other to hone skills they have learned in their respective Automotive, Welding, and Carpentry programs. Local industry also participated in these competitions by assisting as judges and donating prizes. Welding students competed as individuals in beginning and advanced divisions. Automotive students went head-to-head and Carpentry students competed in two-man teams which included both secondary and adult students. Welding winners in the beginning divisions: Treven Timothy, first place; Josh Roberts, second [...]

UBTech’s Intercampus Contest Sharpen Skills2019-02-22T14:20:21-06:00

Snows honored as Champions of Education by UBTech

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

Snows honored as Champions of Education by UBTech By, Lezlee Whiting Three members of the Snow family were honored at a banquet hosted recently by Uintah Basin Technical College as Champions of Education. The patriarch of the family, Alva Crosby Snow was honored posthumously for the integral role he played in helping to plant the roots of higher education 50 years ago in Roosevelt. Also honored for their efforts in behalf of UBTech were two of Snow’s sons, Lynn and Gordon. Both men are retired Roosevelt Realtors who have served for decades in various positions in local and state [...]

Snows honored as Champions of Education by UBTech2019-02-22T14:26:26-06:00

UBTech recognizes ’50-year alumni’ at Champions of Education Gala

2019-02-22T14:01:48-06:00

UBTech recognizes ’50-year alumni’ at Champions of Education Gala By, Lezlee Whiting Four years ago Uintah Basin Technical College began an annual tradition of honoring “champions of education.” This year the event marked the conclusion of the college’s 50 year anniversary celebration held throughout 2018. As part of that event 14 alumni representing different decades and various college’s programs were recognized for their achievements. They each shared their story and what their education at UBTech meant for them. Legal Secretary Tina Hemstreet was a stay-at-home mom with two small children when her husband lost his job in the oil [...]

UBTech recognizes ’50-year alumni’ at Champions of Education Gala2019-02-22T14:01:48-06:00

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