Curtis D. Fillmore has received several awards while teaching at UVSC, including Alumni Educator of the Year and Advisor of the Year for Academic Clubs. He was also recently appointed as the department chair for the Legal Studies Department in the School of Business.
Fillmore earned his bachelor's and master's degrees from BYU in sociology and public administration, respectively. After graduating, Fillmore joined the United States Department of Justice with the Drug Enforcement Administration as a special agent and worked in New York City, Salt Lake City and Copenhagen, Denmark.
Fillmore currently teaches two criminal justice classes including Drugs and Crime and Criminal Investigation. He also oversees the Legal Studies Department which includes the Paralegal, Criminal Justice, Forensic Science and Police Academy programs.
In addition to teaching, Fillmore serves as the advisor for the Law Society Club and has assisted in fundraisers to help criminal justice non-profit organizations such as the Children's Justice Center and the Center for Women and Children in Crisis.
"It's been a great ride," Fillmore said. "I have really enjoyed my time at UVU, especially the interaction with students and the faculty."