The Career and Technical Education department at UVU will support and provide opportunities for students to acquire and use high-quality technical and career skills through focused, engaged learning to prepare them for meaningful employment in a competitive global workforce.
Last month, first-semester paramedic students worked toward their certifications, through dummy simulations of life-saving activities, using equipment purchased through the Carl D. Perkins grant administered through CTE. The equipment has also been used to teach provider agencies within Utah the valuable and often newest skills in pre-hospital care. Read More >
By 2017, an estimated 2.5 million new, middle-skill jobs are expected to be added to the workforce, accounting for nearly 40% of all job growth, according to a USA TODAY analysis of local data from Economic Modeling Specialists Intl. and CareerBuilder. Read More >
Around 150 women showed up at last month’s College of Technology and Computing Womens Open House, also sponsored by Career and Technical Education and the Women’s Success Center, to learn more about the opportunities and options available for them in the science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) fields. Read More >
Orem Representative Val Peterson has one of two bills requesting enough money to expand STEM programs. In 2014, $10 million has been dedicated to STEM. And one request calls for more than $23 million this year. Read More >
Last month, after major efforts in collecting gifts and donations, the Women of UVU Club, along with Career and Technical Education, made the yearly visit to Legacy High School to put smiles on faces and spread the message of the importance of higher education. Read More >