Ambassadors of Achievement
August 21, 2013  |   by Julia Stowe2013 Foundation AmbassadorsFrom left: Zack Dearing, Shane Ivie (volunteer ambassador), Maria Velasco, Shadlan Gale, Audrey Butler, David Millet, Kelsie Lawrence, Randal Ellsworth

Foundation ambassadors are chosen from among student leaders at Utah Valley University to represent the University at prominent events, where they serve as the face of UVU and its students. Ambassadors also welcome visitors to campus in the Alumni Center and conduct campus tours for important visitors and returning alumni. They help tell the story of the University and raise awareness of UVU’s academic excellence.

The Foundation Board awards a scholarship to each ambassador, and each scholarship is named for a past chair of the Foundation Board, honoring that chair for his or her service to the University. Since a new chairperson takes over every three years, the ambassador program will expand by one position every three years.

The Foundation Ambassador program was established in 2012. Each summer, the new group of Foundation Ambassadors gathers for a retreat where they receive training for their roles during the upcoming school year. Their participation in the program helps prepare them to serve in their professions and as leaders in their communities.


2014-15 Foundation Ambassadors
Off To See The Wizard At Sundance
Aug 31 2015
In collaboration with UVU, Sundance Summer Theatre brought the Wizard of Oz to life in a musical.
UVU Business Partners Win Big
Aug 17 2015
Rustico reaped the benefits of becoming a Woodbury School of Business Partner. With help from UVU business students, they were able to increase their profits.
Awards and a Farewell
Augl 10 2015
July 17th was the both the Divisional Awards Ceremony and Marc Archambault's last day at UVU. The development division celebrated their team and said farewell to their former vice president.
AT&T Provides Scholarships
Jul 20 2015
AT&T presented a $24,000 scholarship grant to Utah Valley University. This is will provide 19 scholarships for Latino students as well as a scholarship for a female student studying in the Center for Constitutional Studies.
Roots of Knowledge Reveal
Jul 8 2015
"Roots of Knowledge" is a massive work of art to be installed at Utah Valley University and will chronicle the history and knowledge of human civilization in stained glass.
Feast on the Fairway
Jun 22 2015
The UVU Culinary Arts Institute Feast on the Fairway is a fun and fulfilling golf tournament that invites the community to come together for a day of play and culinary delights in order to support culinary arts students.
28th Annual Auto Expo
Jun 8 2015
The 28th Utah Valley University Auto Expo displayed nearly 700 classic cars and included a barbecue with live entertainment.
UVU Honors Community Partners
May 28 2015
John Valentine, Reed Halladay, and Fillmore Spencer LLC were honored with Utah Valley University Community Partner Awards at the UVU Business and Economic Forum May 14, 2015. The award recognizes outstanding contributions to UVU’s mission.