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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

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

2022-09-15T16:58:50-06:00

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 retiring2022-09-15T16:58:50-06:00

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

Miller Electric Mfg. Co and AWS Honor Dalton Van With Welding Scholarship for UBTech Students

2022-09-15T16:58:14-06:00

Miller Electric Mfg. Co and AWS honor Dalton Van with welding scholarship for UBTech students By Stephanie Carter and Lezlee Whiting An accomplished welder who earned both state and national recognition for his work will be remembered through a memorial scholarship at Uintah Basin Technical College. Dalton Van, who graduated in 2019 from UBTech’s welding program, was killed in a one-vehicle rollover near Price on June 13. He was 19. Dalton Van earned both state and national recognition for his work will be remembered through a memorial scholarship at UBTech. Miller Electric stated the donation is “in remembrance [...]

Miller Electric Mfg. Co and AWS Honor Dalton Van With Welding Scholarship for UBTech Students2022-09-15T16:58:14-06:00