Utah System of Higher Education
Posted on 31 October 2014 | 3:56 pm
EducationFirst and Prosperity 2020 launched a five-year plan for education in Utah on October 28, 2014. AXL – short for Academic Excellence – showcased a couple dozen speakers covering a variety of key education issues like literacy, advising, technology, and college preparation. The event was the launching point for the five-year education plan, which aims to increase Utah’s national ranking to among the top 10 states for the following areas:
• 4th and 8th grade reading.
• 4th and 8th grade math.
• high school graduation rate.
• percentage of adults with a postsecondary certificate or degree
Education First and Prosperity 2020 introduce 5-year plan |
Education First and Prosperity 2020 introduce 5-year plan October 29th, 2014 EducationFirst and Prosperity 2020 launched a five-year plan for education in Utah on October 28, 2014. AXL – short for Academic Excellence – showcased a couple dozen speakers covering a variety of key education issues like…
Posted on 30 October 2014 | 1:55 am
We are 14 days away from the start of 2014 Utah College Application Week. Visit StepUpUtah.com to learn more. #stepup #stepuputah #UCAW #utah #college #collegaccess #higheredutah #ushe #iapplied
Posted on 27 October 2014 | 1:59 am
We are excited that Canyons School District is one of 14 partners districts this year for Utah College Application week. Thanks for your excitement and proclamation! The countdown has begun; We are 18 days away from the start of UCAW 2014! #StepUp #UCAW #Iapplied https://www.flickr.com/photos/63917945@N02/sets/72157646580542523/
Utah College Application Week Proclamation
On October 21, 2014, the Canyons Board of Education voted and signed the Utah College Application Week Proclamation wherein the Canyons Board of Education, declared Nov. 17-21, 2014 Utah College Application Week in Canyons School District, to encourage all Canyons District high school seniors to tak…
Posted on 23 October 2014 | 4:44 am
Help us spread the word; "Expect the Great" College and Career Fair for the African and African American communities in Utah is on Saturday, November 8. Register online today!
Expect the Great - November 7 & 8, 2014
We invite all African/African American/Black scholars to attend this event at Salt Lake Community College (SLCC). We will offer great workshops to inspire your students to continue on their academic paths. Colleges and universities across the state will be here to help you prepare for education and…
Posted on 20 October 2014 | 6:45 pm
For family and friends in Utah: If you don’t have a college savings account for your kids, now is a great time to open one. When you open an account with the Utah Educational Savings Plan (UESP) at uesp.org beginning November 25 and by December 30, 2011, enter promotion code 1112HOL, and contribute at least $25, Zions Bank will match the first $25 you contribute to your account. To qualify for the match, you and the beneficiary must both be new to UESP, and you both must be Utah residents.
Posted on 28 November 2011 | 7:01 pm
From the Salt Lake Tribune, Every penny counts when it comes to financing a college education. One of the best ways to help cover the costs remains a scholarship.
Posted on 2 November 2011 | 3:45 pm
StepUP to your dreams, StepUP to higher education in Utah
Posted on 20 October 2011 | 3:48 pm
Dance your… Ph.D. off.
In 2008, archeologist Brian Stewart began what has become something of a cult competition among young scientists: the “Dance Your Ph.D. Contest.”
This year, 55 Ph.D. theses with names like “Carbon Nanotube Growth on Challenging Substrates” or “Cosmological Simulations of Galactic Disc Assembly” were turned into experimental dance by their authors, videotaped and then judged.
Posted on 19 October 2011 | 3:46 pm