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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

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 – Mountain America Credit Union partnership impacts lives

2022-09-16T14:03:28-06:00

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 lives2022-09-16T14:03:28-06:00

UBTech Foundation receives a $100,000 donation from Marathon Petroleum benefitting Native American students

2022-01-12T15:08:57-07:00

By Stephanie Carter Uintah Basin Technical College (UBTech) Foundation is a 501c3 organization that assists Utah students in changing theireconomic situations by covering the cost of tuition, books, and fees, allowing students the freedom to concentrate on completing their training in over 40 different certificate programs, including welding, electrical technician, construction technology, heavy duty diesel, automation technician, civil drafting technician and energy services. However, to be successful, the foundation relies on partners from the business community to help them “close the gap” in education for students, especially those in the tribal community.  Marathon Petroleum, a company with approximately 120 employees in [...]

UBTech Foundation receives a $100,000 donation from Marathon Petroleum benefitting Native American students2022-01-12T15:08:57-07:00

UBTech Hosts 2021 NurseTim Conference

2022-08-15T16:15:47-06:00

UBTech Hosts 2021 NurseTim Conference By Dylan Larino Uintah Basin Technical College (UBTech) hosted the 2021 NurseTim Conference on October 7th and 8th. The conference brought together nurse educators from fourteen of the sixteen Utah System of Higher Education (USHE) institutions to learn from one another in a professional setting. “This has been an awesome conference,” said Donna De Silva, an assistant rofessor of nursing at Southern Utah University, “ The content has been really good; I’ve been able to find a lot of useful information that I can implement in my classes.” The two-day conference focused on a [...]

UBTech Hosts 2021 NurseTim Conference2022-08-15T16:15:47-06:00

Construction and design firms partner with UBTech Foundation

2021-07-27T16:04:46-06:00

Construction and design firms partner with UBTech Foundation By Lezlee E. Whiting Bryan Seeley remembers riding his bike to what was then UBATC (Uintah Basin Applied Technology College) to take computer classes that his mom enrolled him and his younger brother in over the summer. While his career path took him to the Wasatch Front years ago, he still travels back home to Roosevelt to visit family and has not forgotten Uintah Basin Technical College (UBTech). Seeley works for SIRQ Construction, which partners with Method Studio. At SIRQ, Seeley oversees business development, marketing, and community outreach efforts. Both companies [...]

Construction and design firms partner with UBTech Foundation2021-07-27T16:04:46-06:00

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

STRATA Partners with USU and UBTech to Fund Technology Programs

2021-06-11T08:03:37-06:00

by, STRATA Networks This spring, STRATA pledged to donate $140,000 to support technology-centered educational programs offered by Uintah Basin Technical College (UBTech) and Utah State University-Uintah Basin (USU). STRATA’s donation will be awarded over a three-year period, giving $25,000 to each school to help fund operational costs, along with $90,000 that will be dedicated to scholarships for students enrolled in the schools. In recent years, there has been a high demand for more technology-based education which has led both UBTech and USU to enhance their local programs, with help from STRATA’s contributions. In 2017, USU introduced a four-year degree in [...]

STRATA Partners with USU and UBTech to Fund Technology Programs2021-06-11T08:03:37-06:00

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

UBTech announces virtual 2021 graduation commencement exercises

2021-04-12T15:46:10-06:00

“I’m excited to announce, UBTech’s graduation will be virtual in 2021. Unprecedented times provide opportunities to celebrate the success of UBTech’s graduates in advanced ways,” announced UBTech President, Aaron Weight. “Our partners 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 anticipates transitioning to a traditional face-to-face commencement exercise in 2022. UBTech will hold their graduation commencement as originally scheduled on May 5th. In the last seven years UBTech’s graduation has grown tremendously. Last year, UBTech’s virtual [...]

UBTech announces virtual 2021 graduation commencement exercises2021-04-12T15:46:10-06:00