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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

At UBTech inclusion makes a world of difference for students with different learning styles

2020-11-05T12:27:05-07:00

At UBTech inclusion makes a world of difference for students with different learning styles  By, Lezlee Whiting Brady Hales’ journey to earn his Culinary Arts certificate may not have started out ideally. There were certainly bumps along the way, yet each was a testament to how inclusion made a tremendous difference in his education while a student at Uintah Basin Technical College. Brady was fresh out of high school in 2015 when he enrolled in the UBTech Culinary Arts program the first time. Slightly older than a typical high school graduate, throughout his life Brady has dealt with an undiagnosed learning challenge. Brady Hales graduated in September from UBTech’s Culinary Arts [...]

At UBTech inclusion makes a world of difference for students with different learning styles2020-11-05T12:27:05-07:00

UBTech enrollment posts growth, despite COVID-19

2020-10-08T21:15:29-06:00

UBTech enrollment posts growth, despite COVID-19    By Lezlee Whiting   Student enrollment numbers and membership hours at Uintah Basin Technical College experienced growth during the month of July when compared with last year, despite upheaval due to COVID-19 restrictions and concerns.    “I am excited about what the future is going to bring,” said UBTech Vice President of Instruction Tammy Wilkerson. “We know that COVID is going to create some challenges, but we will move forward with whatever the challenges are.”     Student enrollment in UBTech’s programs rose by 37 percent from the previous year, with 172 students enrolled in July.    Student membership hours, or classroom time, jumped [...]

UBTech enrollment posts growth, despite COVID-192020-10-08T21:15:29-06:00

UBTech instructor has tools to literally change lives

2020-09-02T16:06:45-06:00

UBTech instructor has tools to literally change lives By Lezlee E. Whiting Jeremy Dool keeps his Uintah Basin Technical College Residential Construction certificate displayed on the wall of his office.  He is proud of it and tells people that he “is from UBTech.” He sounds like a typical graduate, until you learn that he earned his certification while serving prison time at the Duchesne County Jail “I made some bad choices, I got in a drunken fight and a guy almost died,” Dool explained. Before prison Dool was a family man, a good member of society. “No drugs, I [...]

UBTech instructor has tools to literally change lives2020-09-02T16:06:45-06:00

Les Olson Company partners with UBTech to provide scholarships for IT students

2020-08-17T19:16:33-06:00

Les Olson Company partners with UBTech to provide scholarships for IT students By Lezlee E. Whiting Students who enroll in one of three IT programs at Uintah Basin Technical College will be the beneficiaries of a new scholarship donated by Les Olson Company. “The Matt Olson Memorial Scholarship will make scholarships available annually,” said Les Olson Company CEO, James Olson. Les Olson Company offers office technology products and managed IT services. The 64-year old family-owned business has offices throughout Utah and Las Vegas. Pictured left to right: James Olson, Les Olson Company CEO; Jim Olson, Les Olson Company [...]

Les Olson Company partners with UBTech to provide scholarships for IT students2020-08-17T19:16:33-06:00

Miller Electric Mfg. Co and AWS Honor Dalton Van With Welding Scholarship for UBTech Students

2020-08-06T15:12:25-06:00

Miller Electric Mfg. Co and AWS honor Dalton Van with welding scholarship for UBTech students By Stephanie Carter and Lezlee Whiting An accomplished welder who earned both state and national recognition for his work will be remembered through a memorial scholarship at Uintah Basin Technical College. Dalton Van, who graduated in 2019 from UBTech’s welding program, was killed in a one-vehicle rollover near Price on June 13. He was 19. Dalton Van earned both state and national recognition for his work will be remembered through a memorial scholarship at UBTech. Miller Electric stated the donation is “in remembrance [...]

Miller Electric Mfg. Co and AWS Honor Dalton Van With Welding Scholarship for UBTech Students2020-08-06T15:12:25-06:00

Buxton family creates a legacy honoring their parents

2020-07-28T19:49:45-06:00

Buxton family creates a legacy honoring their parents trough, the Dr. Terry and Diane Buxton Endowment Memorial Scholarship Fund By Stephanie Carter and Lezlee Whiting After the passing of Dr. Terry Mackley Buxton and his wife Diane Christensen Buxton, their children: Julie Wilkins, Greg Buxton, Ginger Rust, and the children of the late Chris Buxton, along with the Buxton’s many grandchildren, knew they needed to find a way to continue to honor Terry and Diane’s passion for the Uintah Basin and the medical field. The family of the late Dr. Terry and Diane Buxton is donating $60,000 in [...]

Buxton family creates a legacy honoring their parents2020-07-28T19:49:45-06:00

UBTech Plans for Fall 2020

2020-07-21T08:30:14-06:00

UBTech Plans for Fall 2020 Written by, UBTech Last month, while maintaining CDC guidelines, UBTech campuses opened to the public, once again allowing face-to-face instruction and new student enrollment. UBTech’s fall 2020 plan is to continue student enrollment with hybrid and face-to-face instruction. To facilitate learning, UBTech programs & courses will be offered within the flexibility parameters of UBTech’s accreditation guidelines. “We’re confident, as our faculty continue using a combination of face-to-face and hybrid instruction, through the Canvas Learning Management System, UBTech students will be successful, while meeting the social distancing and personal safety parameters of our current education [...]

UBTech Plans for Fall 20202020-07-21T08:30:14-06:00

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