Rocky Mountain University

A look at the Rocky Mountain University of Health Professions in Provo. On Wednesday, Sept. 28, 2016, university President Richard P. Nielsen announced that Wasatch Educational Inc. — the university's holding company — will build a full medical school in Utah County.

Merit Academy student receives DAR honor

Idalis Bedore, a senior attending Merit Academy in Springville, has received the Daughter of the American Revolution Wasatch Range Chapter’s 2018-2019 Good Citizenship Award. She entered the DAR Good Citizens essay contest and answered the question of which new challenges the nation will face in the future by stating that the nation should work together to overcome challenges around immigration, racism and issues of gun safety.

Utah County Health to hold diabetes classes

The Utah County Health Department will hold a “Living Well with Diabetes” class starting in early May. The six-week class will run from 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Mondays from May 6 to June 17 at the Revere Health Salem Multi-Specialty Health Center. To register, to to or call (801) 851-7528.

UVU holds engineering and technology fair

Utah Valley University students showed projects Thursday and Friday in the Gunther Technology Building as part of the university’s Engineering and Technology Fair. The fair gives students the chance to show off work on their inventions to solve real-world problems.

PG High student named national science delegate

Joshua Bishop, a student at Pleasant Grove High School, has been chosen as a delegate to the 2019 National Youth Science Camp, held near the National Radio Astronomy Observatory at Green Bank, West Virginia. Bishop is one of two students acting as delegates. Teresa Gao, a student at Timpview High School in Provo, has been named as an alternate. The camp lasts three weeks in June and July.

RMUoHP program gets upgraded status

Rocky Mountain University of Health Professions’ Master of Physician Assistant Studies program has received accreditation-continued status from the Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant. The program previously had accreditation-provisional status.

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