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Thirteen UBTech students compete at Nationals SkillsUSA

2019-07-12T12:53:34-06:00

Thirteen UBTech students compete at Nationals SkillsUSA Written by, UBTech Uintah Basin Technical College sent 13 students to Louisville, Kentucky recently to represent the college and the state of Utah at the Nationals SkillsUSA competition. This event occupies a space equivalent to 20 football fields, with more than 6,200 contestants testing their skills in over 100 separate events. More than half of the UBTech students placed in the top 10 in their respective divisions, with two students placing in the top 5 and one earning a medal. UBTech student, Brigg Edwards (far right), brought home the silver medal [...]

Thirteen UBTech students compete at Nationals SkillsUSA2019-07-12T12:53:34-06:00

Simplot Receives UBTech Connectivity Award

2019-07-12T12:48:22-06:00

Simplot Receives UBTech Connectivity Award Submitted by, UBTech Jared Jackson, Simplot Phosphate mine manager and Andrea Smith, Simplot human resource administrator attended the June Uintah Basin Technical College board meeting to receive a special award. College President Aaron Weight presented a UBTech Connectivity Award to Simplot for their partnership with UBTech and continued support for technical education. Simplot has donated equipment, provides an externship to UBTech Heavy Duty Diesel students, and uses the Custom Fit program at UBTech to train their employees. “We have enjoyed this partnership. It is our intention that we will hire employees from these externship [...]

Simplot Receives UBTech Connectivity Award2019-07-12T12:48:22-06:00

Strata Networks Pledges $135,000 for Technology Training Program

2019-02-22T12:59:40-06:00

Strata Networks Pledges $135,000 for Technology Training Program Written by, STRATA (Roosevelt, Utah)— April 9, 2018 – STRATA Networks announced today that they have pledged to donate $135,000 to UBTech to help fund a technology-based training program for students in the Uintah Basin. STRATA’s donation will be awarded over a three-year period with $30,000 being contributed annually to help fund equipment and operational costs, and an additional $15,000 per year to be awarded in scholarships. As a local cooperative, STRATA has always made an effort to invest in educational opportunities, providing up to $50,000 in additional scholarships each year [...]

Strata Networks Pledges $135,000 for Technology Training Program2019-02-22T12:59:40-06:00

UBTech Produces More National Champions

2018-08-16T16:05:58-06:00

UBTech Produces More National Champions Written by Stephanie Carter & Lezlee Whiting Four Uintah Basin Technical College students who competed in the National Leadership and Skill Conference (SkillsUSA) are climbing the ladder to national success – with one member of the prestigious group, Dalton Van, taking the silver medal in the welding competition. The Nationals SkillsUSA event occupies a space equivalent to 20 football fields, with more than 6,200 contestants in 100 separate events. Dalton Van, middle, competed in Welding at the National SkillsUSA competition in Louisville, Kentucky. He brought home a silver medal, qualifying to compete later this [...]

UBTech Produces More National Champions2018-08-16T16:05:58-06:00

New Programs at UBTech

2019-02-22T13:27:45-06:00

New Programs at UBTech UBTech is gearing up for the start of the new school year by bringing four new programs to students and job seekers in the Uintah Basin. The new programs are open to adults and secondary students and include: Surgical Technologist, IT Support Technician, Network Technician, and Security Technician. Each program carries a certificate showing employers students have undergone intensive hands-on training, and at the same time allows a student to enter the job market in a short period of time. “Needed programs are determined by community input through our Occupational Advisory Committees,” said UBTech President [...]

New Programs at UBTech2019-02-22T13:27:45-06:00