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UBTech’s Message of Unity

2020-06-11T14:44:13-06:00

UBTech’s Message of Unity Uintah Basin Technical College expresses concern and acknowledges lives and communities being impacted by racial bias and violence. UBTech is an inclusive college. We stand firmly against racism and violence in any form and are committed to promoting a culture of safety, kindness, respect and love. The UBTech Way includes the principle of being “Campus and Community Connected.” We pledge to communicate respectfully and listen to understand others. As we strive to live these principles and values, we invite our students and community to join us in these efforts. At UBTech, we seek to create an [...]

UBTech’s Message of Unity2020-06-11T14:44:13-06:00

Leigh Lloyd named Educator of the Year by UBTech

2020-04-29T17:44:27-06:00

Leigh Lloyd named Educator of the Year by UBTech Uintah Basin Technical College (UBTech) has announced their selection of UBTech Medical Assistant instructor, Leigh Lloyd, as their Educator of the Year. “Leigh was chosen because of her hard work and efforts to provide students with quality education.” Said UBTech President Aaron K. Weight. Lloyd, along with a few other select educators from the Uintah Basin, were slated to receive their special recognition for their accomplishments at the annual Education Summit, but due to COVID-19 the annual event was cancelled. “We have an incredible Medical Assistant Program here at UBTech,” [...]

Leigh Lloyd named Educator of the Year by UBTech2020-04-29T17:44:27-06:00

UBTech Graduate Becomes Contestant on Television Series

2020-04-22T13:14:56-06:00

UBTech Graduate Becomes Contestant on Television Series When you first look at McKinlee Thacker, with blonde hair and blue eyes, it may come as a surprise to find out she graduated with these three certificates: Automotive Maintenance and Light Repair, Intermediate Welding Technician, and CDL. McKinlee Thacker, UBTech graduate of three certificates is selected as one of the 12 contestants on series Bitchin’ Boot Camp. The news that McKinlee is one of 12 contestants on MotorTrend’s new competition digital series Bitchin’ Boot Camp won’t be all that shocking. Dave Kindig and Kevin “Kevdog” Schiele from Kindig-it Design, [...]

UBTech Graduate Becomes Contestant on Television Series2020-04-22T13:14:56-06:00

COVID-19 Updates

2020-07-10T11:57:55-06:00

COVID-19 Updates July 6, 2020 // 5:00pm Effective July 7, 2020 UBTech faculty, staff and students shall wear a face covering while on campus, in accordance with the Governor Herbert's recent executive order. UBTech will provide face masks to students and employees as needed. Review executive order HERE. June 19, 2020 // 4:00pm Dear Community Members, UBTech is eager to assist individuals, families, and the business community with their educational and training needs. As we unitedly emerge from the COVID-19 crisis – we are here to help. In conjunction with Governor Herbert’s executive order dated June 19, 2020, I [...]

COVID-19 Updates2020-07-10T11:57:55-06:00

A Christmas Gift to UBTech From The You Got This Foundation

2019-12-20T14:14:45-07:00

A Christmas Gift to UBTech From The You Got This Foundation Just in time for Christmas, You Got This (YGT) Foundation President, Chris Anderton, came to UBTech on a surprise visit and signed a contract, doubling their scholarship contribution to the college. Just over a year ago, YGT committed $20,000 over a 10 year period of time, to UBTech, providing scholarships in support of basic skills training for students attending the college. The new contract guarantees a minimum contribution of $40,000 over the next 10 years. Basic skills help students pass the requirements to enroll in UBTech certificate programs. [...]

A Christmas Gift to UBTech From The You Got This Foundation2019-12-20T14:14:45-07:00

Mark Dockins Named New Vice President of Development at UBTech

2019-11-07T09:50:03-07:00

Mark Dockins Named New Vice President of Development at UBTech At the conclusion of an extensive search with over 30 qualified applicants throughout the United States, Mark Dockins has been named Vice President of Development at Uintah Basin Technical College (UBTech) effective January 6, 2020. Dockins has deep roots in education. He began his career as an English teacher, served as Uintah High School assistant principal and later as the student services director prior to serving as the superintendent for Uintah School District. Mark Dockins has been named Vice President of Development at Uintah Basin Technical College (UBTech) [...]

Mark Dockins Named New Vice President of Development at UBTech2019-11-07T09:50:03-07:00

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

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