UVU Breaks Ground on Business Building

President Astrid S. Tuminez and Scott Keller stole the show operating excavators as Utah Valley University broke ground on the Scott C. Keller Building Nov. 11. The new building will house the Woodbury School of Business and a new gateway center for the entire Orem campus.

Governor Gary Herbert told guests that Utah Valley University, which now graduates 40 percent of the state’s business students, does the best job of preparing students for marketplace demands and is the most exciting and dynamic business school in the state.

Dean of the Woodbury School of Business Norm Wright said, “The new building plays on the idea of connectedness. It will be a place where everyone comes together to make opportunities happen.”

Scott Keller said he wanted the building to influence the way students learn and to be a safe and inspiring place.”

The Keller Building was made possible by a lead gift of $10 million from Scott and Karen Keller. Other top donors include Nu Skin, the Larry H. and Gail Miller Family Foundation, The Woodbury family, Carrie and Noel Vallejo, Gwen and Roger Connors, Bette and Stephen Gibson, and Andrea and James Clarke.

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