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UBTech Partners with Moon Lake Electric Association

2022-09-21T14:02:26-06:00

Written by Stephanie Carter Uintah Basin Technical College is pleased to announce a new partnership with Moon Lake Electric Association. Moon Lake Electric is partnering with UBTech in scholarships for non-traditional students to help individuals in the Uintah Basin gain an education. “Supporting the rising generation in their academic endeavors not only helps individuals and families but will benefit the community as these students enter the workforce,” said Moon Lake Electric Association President and CEO Yankton Johnson. “Many non-traditional students don’t have the opportunity to receive an education and this partnership will help fill that need.” Moon Lake Electric [...]

UBTech Partners with Moon Lake Electric Association2022-09-21T14:02:26-06:00

UBTech Receives Donation From Rocky Mountain Power Foundation

2022-08-26T08:37:04-06:00

The Rocky Mountain Power Foundation has awarded Uintah Basin Technical College (UBTech), located in northeastern Utah, a grant in the amount of $5,000, creating more scholarship opportunities for UBTech students. Rocky Mountain Power Foundation’s contribution will create additional opportunities for students to learn in an incredibly career-focused environment with hands-on learning, courses taught by industry professionals, and built-in internships. Specifically, “This grant will increase educational support for students in rural Utah. The project is designed to increase the number of students in rural Utah completing a certificate program. UBTech believes technical education should be accessible for all individuals, regardless [...]

UBTech Receives Donation From Rocky Mountain Power Foundation2022-08-26T08:37:04-06:00

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

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

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

2022-09-15T16:56:45-06:00

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 competition2022-09-15T16:56:45-06:00

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 Receives $1.2 Million

2022-08-18T14:23:02-06:00

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 Million2022-08-18T14:23:02-06:00