UVU celebrates presidential inauguration with 'Week of Dreams'


The inauguration of Astrid S. Tuminez as Utah Valley University’s seventh president will take place on March 27, 2019, at 11 a.m. The ceremony will be held in the new UVU Noorda Center for the Performing Arts during “The Week of Dreams.” 

-- WATCH: Live stream of UVU Presidential Inauguration

Many notable performers will join in the weeklong celebration of the new visionary venue of expression, and in honor of President Tuminez who believes lives are sculpted through dreams and educational opportunity.

The public is welcome to participate in the following events:

MONDAY, MARCH 25, 2019

Ribbon-cutting of the Noorda Center for the Performing Arts

-- READ: UVU celebrates opening of new Noorda Center for the Performing Arts

-- Watch an archived version of the livestream of the ribbon cutting on UVU's Facebook page

-- View a recap of the ribbon cutting ceremony below.


Tony Award-winning Broadway and TV actor Jason Alexander and the UVU Symphony Orchestra

-- READ: Jason Alexander dazzles UVU crowd during Week of Dreams performance


Utah Symphony performance of Rossini’s “William Tell Overture” and a movement from Dvorak’s Symphony No. 9, “From the New World”

-- READ: Utah Symphony offers first performance in its new Utah County home at UVU


Presidential inauguration of Astrid S. Tuminez, Concert Hall, 11 a.m.

-- WATCH: Live stream of UVU Presidential Inauguration

-- READ: President Astrid S. Tuminez urges for exceptional results for Utah Valley University during inauguration



-- Presidential Lecture Series, UCCU Center 11 a.m. Terry Crews, actor, talk show host, artist, activist, and former NFL player is the featured speaker.

READ: 'Brooklyn Nine-Nine' star Terry Crews shares life experience with UVU audience

FRIDAY, MARCH 29, 2019

-- Sierra Boggess in concert, Concert Hall, 8:30 p.m. An evening with the renowned Broadway performer, best known for her roles as Ariel in “The Little Mermaid,” Christine Daae in “The Phantom of the Opera,” and Rosalie Mullins in “School of Rock.”

READ: UVU welcomes Broadway star Sierra Boggess at the Noorda Center for the Performing Arts

Click here for more information on tickets and performances, as well as performances by UVU students.