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UBTech & BHI partner on scholarships & job path for trades

2022-08-16T08:55:00-06:00

UBTech & BHI partner on scholarships & job path for trades By Stephanie Carter Uintah Basin Technical College (UBTech) is excited to announce BHI has partnered with the college, donating $500,000 in scholarships to help close the “trades gap.” During a recent banquet held to celebrate BHI’s partnership with UBTech, Erik Haslem, Chief Executive Officer of BHI, stated, “There’s a deficit in future workers fulfilling careers in the trade industry.” This new scholarship will assist students interested in construction technician, CDL, civil drafting technician, automation technician, electrical technician, tower technician, and other programs in informational technology, diesel, automotive, welding, [...]

UBTech & BHI partner on scholarships & job path for trades2022-08-16T08:55:00-06:00

UBTech and SUU announce articulation transferability for students

2022-07-22T08:12:15-06:00

UBTech and SUU announce articulation transferability for students By Stephanie Carter Uintah Basin Technical College (UBTech) and Southern Utah University (SUU) are pleased to announce additional higher education opportunities for UBTech students through course-to-course articulation agreements, which broaden 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 SUU. This makes it possible for students to take their technical education and work towards a SUU [...]

UBTech and SUU announce articulation transferability for students2022-07-22T08:12:15-06:00

UBTech provides new career path for Vernal man

2022-08-10T15:46:35-06:00

UBTech provides new career path for Vernal man By Lezlee E. Whiting Ryan Birch had worked in the Uintah Basin oil fields for almost 20 years when he was laid off during an industry slowdown in 2015 and “decided to make a change.” He returned to college to make a complete career change, enrolling in the Pharmacy Technician program at Uintah Basin Technical College. The Pharmacy Technician program prepares students to work directly under the supervision of a licensed pharmacist to perform various duties. Birch discovered he really liked the work. Last month the 45-year-old Vernal man celebrated a milestone by [...]

UBTech provides new career path for Vernal man2022-08-10T15:46:35-06:00

Record number of UBTech students compete at Nationals SkillsUSA

2022-07-18T17:08:14-06:00

Record number of UBTech students compete at Nationals SkillsUSA By Stephanie Carter Uintah Basin Technical College students recently returned from the National SkillsUSA competition in Atlanta, Georgia where they kept UBTech’s 6-year winning streak alive. UBTech sent 25 gold medalists representing Utah in their respective skills categories to compete against the best in the nation. The college has had a national medalist at SkillsUSA continuously since 2017. This year was no different. Brooklyn Connelly brought home the gold in First Aid/CPR and Kristopher Morgan received the silver medal in Diesel Equipment Technology. “To see my name on the screen for one [...]

Record number of UBTech students compete at Nationals SkillsUSA2022-07-18T17:08:14-06:00

K & K partnership with UBTech to help single dads gain education

2022-08-18T14:23:28-06:00

K & K partnership with UBTech to help single dads gain education By Stephanie Carter It’s been 45 years since K & K Sanitation, Inc, was born and began the business of hauling away trash from homes and businesses in Duchesne County and western Uintah County. Company owners Mark and Meredith Kettle, and Marlene Kettle have announced a partnership with Uintah Basin Technical College to support a demographic of students that often go unnoticed. The Kettle family decided they want to bring even more opportunities to the Basin by helping those who may need assistance obtaining a college education, [...]

K & K partnership with UBTech to help single dads gain education2022-08-18T14:23:28-06:00

UBTech is expanding their Welding and Nursing Assistant programs in the fall of 2022

2022-08-12T16:23:55-06:00

  UBTech is expanding their Welding and Nursing Assistant programs in the fall of 2022  By Stephanie Carter Due to student demand and industry need for summer and evening program offerings, Uintah Basin Technical College has secured funding to begin the expansion of their Nursing Assistant and Welding programs. “Thanks to recently secured legislative funding we’ll be able to produce additional workforce ready graduates in the fields of welding and nursing, beginning this fall,” said UBTech President Aaron Weight. “Students who take the summer off have a low rate of continuing their training in the fall,” said Vice President [...]

UBTech is expanding their Welding and Nursing Assistant programs in the fall of 20222022-08-12T16:23:55-06:00

Leaving a legacy, UBTech’s Taniguchi retiring

2022-06-02T14:36:41-06:00

Leaving a legacy, UBTech’s Taniguchi retiring By Stephanie Carter After 40 years of teaching welding, UBTech instructor, Jeff Taniguchi is announcing his retirement at the end of the current school year. Taniguchi, a Carbon High School graduate, went on to receive a Bachelor of Engineering degree and studied to become a Career Technical Education (CTE) teacher at the College of Eastern Utah (now USU-Eastern). Upon graduation in 1982 he went to work as a welding instructor for Uintah High School, beginning what would become his educational legacy. “I didn’t think I would stay in the Uintah Basin,” said Taniguchi. [...]

Leaving a legacy, UBTech’s Taniguchi retiring2022-06-02T14:36:41-06:00

Recording breaking number of medalists from UBTech return home from Utah State SkillsUSA competition

2022-05-02T13:50:28-06:00

Recording breaking number of medalists from UBTech return home from Utah State SkillsUSA competition By Stephanie Carter Students at Uintah Basin Technical College (UBTech) not only broke the College’s record this year of earning the most medals from the SkillsUSA Utah Leadership and Skills Competition, but also the record of bringing home the highest number of gold medalists. Thirty-nine students from Uintah Basin Technical College (UBTech) medaled recently at the 2022 state competition with twenty-six students as gold medalists, nine silver, and five bronze. UBTech sent 62 students to compete at the state level, resulting in over half standing [...]

Recording breaking number of medalists from UBTech return home from Utah State SkillsUSA competition2022-05-02T13:50:28-06:00

UBTech partners with Finley Resources & Uintah Wax and others on innovative CDL program

2022-08-18T14:21:18-06:00

UBTech partners with Finley Resources & Uintah Wax and others on innovative CDL program By Stephanie Carter Uintah Basin Technical College (UBTech) has announced that Finley Resources and Uinta Wax have partnered with the College to fund and establish an Advanced Energy Transportation program. This new initiative will provide existing CDL drivers with advanced training to transport black and yellow wax from Utah's Uintah Basin. "We need drivers to help get this unique wax product to the Salt Lake refineries and the export gulf coast. Drivers can earn up to $150,000.00 a year or more," said Finley Resources CEO [...]

UBTech partners with Finley Resources & Uintah Wax and others on innovative CDL program2022-08-18T14:21:18-06:00

UBTech – Mountain America Credit Union partnership impacts lives

2022-03-15T15:29:38-06:00

UBTech – Mountain America Credit Union partnership impacts lives By Lezlee Whiting Officials from Mountain America Credit Union recently heard firsthand how their scholarship partnership with Uintah Basin Technical College (UBTech) makes a significant difference in the lives of students. Students and their instructors expressed thanks to Mountain America at a special luncheon and detailed how having access to financial resources for their education changed their lives. “Mountain America has been a long-time supporter of UBTech business programs at both the Roosevelt and Vernal campuses,” said Heather Lowry, UBTech chief development officer. “We felt it was important to formalize [...]

UBTech – Mountain America Credit Union partnership impacts lives2022-03-15T15:29:38-06:00