Gifts in Action
The 24th annual President's Scholarship Ball raised a record $166,520 for the merit-based Presidential Scholarship, which currently supports 50 UVU undergraduates and one graduate student each year. Connecting communities for good was the theme of the ball, highlighting the many ways in which Utah Valley University works closely with the community to the benefit of both. Read Article
The 24th annual President's Scholarship Ball raised a record $166,520 for the merit-based Presidential Scholarship, which currently supports 50 UVU undergraduates and one graduate student each year. Connecting communities for good was the theme of the ball, highlighting the many ways in which Utah Valley University works closely with the community to the benefit of both.
Donors to Utah Valley University scholarships get to meet the students they're helping and to learn first-hand the difference they've made in these students' lives. The UVU Office of Donor Relations holds several scholarship luncheons each year, bringing together scholarship donors and recipients in small group settings.
One very grateful scholarship recipient started a jam-making business and gave jars of jam to every Appreciation Banquet guest.
UVU celebrated Homecoming 2014 with a full week of festivities, including Founders Day and the Family Fun Fair.
Six were honored for their good work in advancing and promoting the University's goals and mission at UVU's 2014 Alumni Awards banquet.
Greg Vandagriff received the Keith R. Mulbery Endowed Scholarship for Information Systems just when he needed it the most.
Proceeds from the President's Scholarship Ball have helped UVU provide crucial educational opportunities to 720 of the best and brightest students over the years. At this year's ball, President Matthew S. Holland paid special tribute to Norma Anderson, who helped bring about the first President's Scholarship Ball and who passed away earlier this year. He also introduced guests to recent graduate Inez Harwood, who sustained a serious brain injury in an automobile crash.
The Wee Care Center, Barbara Barrington Jones Family Foundation, makes it possible for more Utah women to pursue higher education.
Matt Ward '00 cofounded Color Me Rad, which has raised $30,000 for scholarships at UVU. This year the race joins the UVU Family Fun Fair.
Seven UVU alumni will be recognized for their contributions to the University and their personal achievements at the Alumni Awards Banquet.
Utah Valley University Foundation Ambassadors represent UVU at prominent events and welcome important guests to campus.
The Bunnell Pioneer Home, which stood on the Utah Valley University campus for decades, has been commemorated with a replica.
Central Bank supports the community through Utah Valley University scholarships and sponsorship of the annual Business and Economic Forum.
UVU First Lady Paige Holland and female community leaders took stock of the progress made in supporting women earning higher degrees at the Women's Leadership Luncheon.
The 2013 Utah Valley University appreciation banquet honored donors for their support of student success and featured performances from the School of the Arts.