Orem, UT
1,001-5,000 employees

About Us

About us Utah Valley University is a teaching institution with a unique focus on "engaged learning,"​ or the combination of traditional academic and hands-on education. This mode of teaching goes back to UVU's roots as a vocational school at its inception during World War II and persists today across the institution's full array of university-level programs. In 2008, the prestigious Carnegie Foundation classified UVU as a "community engaged"​ institution. This elective classification reflects UVU's curricular emphasis on engaged learning and longstanding role as a community problem-solver. Among other things, this means that we place a great emphasis on "learning by doing."​ As a result, there are many opportunities for students here to get involved in activities in and out of the classroom that will not only deepen their understanding of the subject matter they are studying but will also give them some vital real-world experience. We are finding this makes our graduates some of the most sought after in today’s competitive workforce. Located near the Wasatch Mountains, many students choose UVU for its ideal location. Others come for access to a dynamic economy, employment and career opportunities. Known for its high moral climate, campus is recognized as one of the safest colleges in the country and is home to the largest LDS Institute program in the world. Within 20 miles, students enjoy winter sports, hiking, mountain biking, water recreation and more. Whether you enjoy outdoor adventures or prefer staying indoors, you can find it all in Utah Valley. Located in Orem, just 41 miles south of Salt Lake City, UVU is nestled between the beautiful Wasatch Mountains and Utah Lake. That means you can go skiing (water OR snow) year round. If outdoor activities are not your taste, there are two major malls just minutes away from campus as well as a vibrant local art and music scene. So come see for yourself how UVU's unique indoor campus makes the engaged l...

UPCOMING CONFERENCES

August 6, 2016
Ratish Naroor
Director of SEO

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January 7, 2017
Jordan Ison
Senior Analytics Specialist, Adobe Marketing Cloud Solutions

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January 11, 2017
Ashley McCrillis, MBA
Business Analyst, Global Digital Marketing

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January 19, 2017
Lindsey Tsuya
Senior Technical Analyst

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January 23, 2017
Jeffery Hunt
Sr. Manager, Strategic Customer Success

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February 4, 2017
Tim Mueller-Sim
Co-Founder

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February 6, 2017
Doug Hicken
Director Of Operations

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January 10, 2018
Elena Igumnova
Senior Business Intelligence Analyst

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January 10, 2018
Laura Conklin
Manager of Pricing Analytics

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January 18, 2018
Jeffery Hunt
Sr. Manager, Strategic Customer Success

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STUDENT AMBASSADORS

Sri Harsha Samanthula
Software Engineer II at Nike
2016, Masters in Information Systems, University of Utah.

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Paulo Goes
Dean and Halle Chair in Leadership at University of Arizona, Eller College of Management

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Michael Zhang
Professor at The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) Business School
2005, Massachusetts Institute of Technology - Sloan School of Management.

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Natalie (DeFriez) Pesque
Research Jr. Analyst at Wasatch Advisors
2014, Marketing, University of Utah.

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Sukrit Sen
MSIS International Program Ambassador at University of Utah - David Eccles School of Business
2018, Master's degree, University of Utah.

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Jiakun Li
Capstone Project Member at Overstock.com
2017, Master of Science - MS, University of Utah - David Eccles School of Business.

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John Gordon
Data Analyst / Database Developer / IT & Business Consultant at Self-Employed
Bachelor of Arts - BA, University of Utah.

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Preston Griffall
MSIS Graduate Assistant at University of Utah - David Eccles School of Business
2018, Master's degree, University of Utah - David Eccles School of Business.

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Thomas Gubbay
Missionary at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
2018, Masters in Business Analytics, University of Utah - David Eccles School of Business.

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Gordon Burtch
Assistant Professor at University of Minnesota
2012, Ph.D. of Business Administration, Temple University.

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