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UBTech Announces Labrum Pump Repair Partnership

2021-09-15T16:05:26-06:00

UBTech Announces Labrum Pump Repair Partnership By Dylan Larino Uintah Basin Technical College (UBTech) is happy to announce Labrum Pump Repair as their newest scholarship partner. Labrum Pump Repair’s contributions fund a new scholarship for first-generation students. Labrum Pump Repair is a long-standing Uintah Basin business specializing in chemical injection systems for the oil and gas industry.  It is owned and operated by the Ted Labrum and daughter Jess Kissling, whose family has called the Uintah Basin home for five generations. Ted Labrum, and his daughter Jess Kissling, decided to support students due to their experience at UBTech’s Junior/Senior [...]

UBTech Announces Labrum Pump Repair Partnership2021-09-15T16:05:26-06:00

UBTech partners with Uintah Basin Visual Arts to open gallery

2021-08-25T16:59:17-06:00

UBTech partners with Uintah Basin Visual Arts to open gallery By Heather Lowry When Robin O’Crowley heard from Deena Millecam – then president of Uintah Basin Visual Arts – that the group was partnering with Uintah Basin Technical College to establish an art gallery on the Vernal campus, she knew she wanted to be involved and immediately volunteered to chair the committee. Through the partnership, artists from UBVA donate artwork for an annual art auction, benefiting the UBTech Foundation Scholarship fund. The artwork is currently on display in the UBTech art gallery on the main floor of the Vernal [...]

UBTech partners with Uintah Basin Visual Arts to open gallery2021-08-25T16:59:17-06:00

UBTech sets a record at national SkillsUSA contest

2021-07-15T16:40:35-06:00

UBTech sets a record at national SkillsUSA contest  By Stephanie Carter Uintah Basin Technical College students continue to be innovative examples of perseverance, participating in the first-ever virtual SkillsUSA National Leadership and Skills Competition. UBTech had a final medal count of 18 from the Utah SkillsUSA Leadership and Skills competition. UBTech students brought home nine gold medals, seven silvers, and two bronze. UBTech’s medal count tied with the much larger Utah Valley University for the highest medal count from a higher education institution. The nine gold medalists, who competed virtually at the national competition included: Taydn Holmes in Carpentry, Scotlyn Williams in Extemporaneous Speech, Betty [...]

UBTech sets a record at national SkillsUSA contest2021-07-15T16:40:35-06:00

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

Mark Dockins Named New Vice President of Instructional Services at UBTech

2021-05-19T09:59:00-06:00

Mark Dockins Named New Vice President of Instructional Services at UBTech After the conclusion of a nationwide search with over 50 qualified applicants from throughout the United States, Mark Dockins has been named Vice President of Instructional Services at Uintah Basin Technical College (UBTech) effective January 1, 2022.   Dockins is currently serving as the Vice President of Development at UBTech. Before UBTech, he served as the superintendent of schools for Uintah County School District, making the switch to higher education in 2019 to continue his career in education.      "It's been a wonderful experience to be part of the [...]

Mark Dockins Named New Vice President of Instructional Services at UBTech2021-05-19T09:59:00-06:00

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

Historic UBTech Commencement Graduates 485

2020-07-21T08:30:11-06:00

Historic UBTech commencement graduates 485 Written by, UBTech Uintah Basin Technical College virtually celebrated 485 students on Facebook, YouTube and on Channel V6 website during the college’s first ever on-line graduation ceremonies. During the virtual UBTech commencement exercises, 539 technical certificates were displayed individually on the screen to highlight each graduate. The unique graduation was the result of the Coronavirus pandemic, which put a halt to the school year throughout Utah and much of the nation in mid-March. UBTech instructors and administration worked quickly to bring classes on line, allowing students to complete the year and graduate as planned. [...]

Historic UBTech Commencement Graduates 4852020-07-21T08:30:11-06:00

UBTech announces virtual 2020 graduation commencement exercises

2020-05-06T16:58:51-06:00

UBTech announces virtual 2020 graduation commencement exercises “I’m excited to announce, UBTech’s graduation will be virtual in 2020. Unprecedented times provide opportunities to celebrate the success of UBTech’s graduates in advanced ways,” announced UBTech President, Aaron Weight. “Our partners, today’s technology leaders 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 President, Aaron Weight said, “Our partners, today’s technology leaders at STRATA Networks and V6 [...]

UBTech announces virtual 2020 graduation commencement exercises2020-05-06T16:58:51-06:00

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