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Construction and design firms partner with UBTech Foundation

2021-07-27T16:04:46-06:00

Construction and design firms partner with UBTech Foundation By Lezlee E. Whiting Bryan Seeley remembers riding his bike to what was then UBATC (Uintah Basin Applied Technology College) to take computer classes that his mom enrolled him and his younger brother in over the summer. While his career path took him to the Wasatch Front years ago, he still travels back home to Roosevelt to visit family and has not forgotten Uintah Basin Technical College (UBTech). Seeley works for SIRQ Construction, which partners with Method Studio. At SIRQ, Seeley oversees business development, marketing, and community outreach efforts. Both companies [...]

Construction and design firms partner with UBTech Foundation2021-07-27T16:04:46-06:00

UBTech’s First Student Ambassadors Say the Year was a Success

2021-07-08T11:57:15-06:00

UBTech’s First Student Ambassadors Say the Year was a Success By Kellie Shepherd UBTech offers students additional opportunities to develop leadership, teamwork, collaboration, and networking skills through their newly implemented Ambassador program. Ambassadors are UBTech students who become the face of the college by sharing their stories, mentoring peers, and recruiting potential students. The program gives ambassadors the opportunity to make new connections in the community, aiding them in their search for future job opportunities. Being a UBTech Ambassador enhances resumes and is a service that stands out on scholarship applications. “It has been fun to watch friendships bloom [...]

UBTech’s First Student Ambassadors Say the Year was a Success2021-07-08T11:57:15-06:00

STRATA Partners with USU and UBTech to Fund Technology Programs

2021-06-11T08:03:37-06:00

by, STRATA Networks This spring, STRATA pledged to donate $140,000 to support technology-centered educational programs offered by Uintah Basin Technical College (UBTech) and Utah State University-Uintah Basin (USU). STRATA’s donation will be awarded over a three-year period, giving $25,000 to each school to help fund operational costs, along with $90,000 that will be dedicated to scholarships for students enrolled in the schools. In recent years, there has been a high demand for more technology-based education which has led both UBTech and USU to enhance their local programs, with help from STRATA’s contributions. In 2017, USU introduced a four-year degree in [...]

STRATA Partners with USU and UBTech to Fund Technology Programs2021-06-11T08:03:37-06:00

UBTech captures 9 golds, 7 silvers and 2 bronzes at SkillsUSA

2021-05-12T15:12:32-06:00

UPDATED: 4.27.21 Uintah Basin Technical College students proved to be innovative examples of perseverance while participating in the first-ever virtual SkillsUSA Utah Leadership and Skills Competition. UBTech students took home 18 medals in this year’s unique contest. “Over half of the total students who competed medaled. What a huge accomplishment!” said UBTech President Aaron Weight. “I wish to express my appreciation and congratulations to our faculty and staff who spent countless hours making this possible. Our students’ achievements were remarkable.” Students competed in numerous categories ranging from medical to trades, and business. Due to continuing restrictions related to Covid-19 safety protocols, [...]

UBTech captures 9 golds, 7 silvers and 2 bronzes at SkillsUSA2021-05-12T15:12:32-06:00

UBTech announces virtual 2021 graduation commencement exercises

2021-04-12T15:46:10-06:00

“I’m excited to announce, UBTech’s graduation will be virtual in 2021. Unprecedented times provide opportunities to celebrate the success of UBTech’s graduates in advanced ways,” announced UBTech President, Aaron Weight. “Our partners at STRATA Networks and V6 Media make virtual solutions a reality. As a technical college, we will be utilizing the technology of today to recognize the future leaders of tomorrow.” UBTech anticipates transitioning to a traditional face-to-face commencement exercise in 2022. UBTech will hold their graduation commencement as originally scheduled on May 5th. In the last seven years UBTech’s graduation has grown tremendously. Last year, UBTech’s virtual [...]

UBTech announces virtual 2021 graduation commencement exercises2021-04-12T15:46:10-06:00

UBTech Announces the Retirement of Vice President of Instructional Services, Tammy Wilkerson

2021-02-09T09:06:07-07:00

UBTech Announces the Retirement of Vice President of Instructional Services, Tammy Wilkerson Uintah Basin Technical College President Aaron K. Weight announces the retirement of UBTech Vice President of Instructional Services, Tammy Wilkerson. “This is a difficult announcement to make,” said President Weight. “Tammy’s vision and commitment to UBTech students has been a driving force in UBTech’s success for many years. Her expertise will continue to be needed. In the coming months, she will move to a mentorship role to ensure a seamless transition for the new Vice President of Instructional Services.” Wilkerson started at UBTech in 2013 as the Human Resource Director and Controller, later transitioning to Associate Vice President of Instruction and then to her current role as Vice President of Instructional Services. Uintah Basin Technical [...]

UBTech Announces the Retirement of Vice President of Instructional Services, Tammy Wilkerson2021-02-09T09:06:07-07:00

UBTech and UVU announces articulation transferability for students

2021-03-16T09:46:54-06:00

UBTech and UVU announces articulation transferability for students By, Stephanie Carter Uintah Basin Technical College (UBTech) and Utah Valley University (UVU) are pleased to announce additional higher education opportunities for UBTech students through course-to-course articulation agreements, which broadens a student’s ability to continue their educational pursuit with a degree granting institution in the State of Utah. Articulation agreements create a seamless pathway from one school to another. UBTech students will be able to transfer agreed upon coursework from UBTech and receive degree granting credit at UVU. Agreements with UVU in place include course-to-course transferability in the areas of Automotive [...]

UBTech and UVU announces articulation transferability for students2021-03-16T09:46:54-06:00

UBTech Receives $1.2 Million

2021-02-05T16:34:28-07:00

U.S. Department of Commerce Invests $1.2 Million in CARES Act Recovery Assistance to Boost Commercial Trucking Industry Training Programs at Uintah Basin Technical College in Eastern Utah Written by, John Atwood From Commerce News WASHINGTON – Today, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross announced that the Department’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding a $1.2 million CARES Act Recovery Assistance grant to Uintah Basin Technical College, Roosevelt, Utah, to purchase modern training equipment to expand commercial trucking industry training programs at two regional campuses.  The EDA grant, to be matched with $291,908 in local investment, is expected to create [...]

UBTech Receives $1.2 Million2021-02-05T16:34:28-07:00

UBTech Announces First Annual Giving Week to Fund Scholarships

2020-12-04T14:13:12-07:00

UBTech announces first annual Giving Week to fund scholarships By, Lezlee Whiting In this season of gratitude and thanksgiving, UBTech is excited to provide an opportunity for everyone to participate in the first annual UBTech Giving Week to raise money for student scholarships. “We live in the most giving of all communities,” said UBTech President, Aaron K. Weight. “We are grateful for your desire to bless the lives of others. The benefits of investing in the future of tomorrow, through the gift of an education today, are immeasurable.” This year’s Giving Week will be held Monday through Saturday, December 7 [...]

UBTech Announces First Annual Giving Week to Fund Scholarships2020-12-04T14:13:12-07:00

Valirie Serawop Named Student of the Year 2020-2021

2020-11-20T17:46:28-07:00

Valirie Serawop Named UBTech Student of the Year By, Stephanie Carter Uintah Basin Technical College is pleased to announce their 2020-2021 Student of the Year. Twelve excellent UBTech Students vied for this honor. After a challenging selection process, Valirie Serawop was selected for this distinguished title. Laci Day, Student of the Year 2019-2020, provided insight and advice to Serawop. “Take advantage of every opportunity; say yes often, you never know what doors will open.” Day says the previous Student of the Year passed that valuable advice on to her, so she wanted to do the same to help guide [...]

Valirie Serawop Named Student of the Year 2020-20212020-11-20T17:46:28-07:00