Near the main entrance to Samford University you find this statue, he’s a very friendly guy and even though it was wet and rainy I took the time to sit with him. I’m not sure if it’s Frank Park Samford but it sounded good to me.
Utah Valley University, or UVU, is a publicly funded university located in Orem, Utah, United States with a Fall 2015 enrollment of 33,211 students. Utah Valley University is the largest public university in the State of Utah. The university offers approximately 58 bachelor’s degrees, 66 associate degrees, 21 certificate/diploma programs, and 3 high-demand master’s degrees in education, business, and nursing.
The university’s Wasatch Campus in Heber City, Utah, also offers bachelor’s degrees in business management and secondary education, as well as associate degrees in accounting, behavioral science, business management, elementary education, and general education.
Previously called Utah Valley State College (UVSC), the school attained university status in July 2008, changing to Utah Valley University. Matthew S. Holland, appointed as the first president of UVU, officially began his duties on June 1, 2009.
The University of Utah (also referred to as the U, the U of U, or Utah) is a public coeducational space-grant research university in Salt Lake City, Utah, United States. As the state’s flagship university, the university offers more than 100 undergraduate majors and more than 92 graduate degree programs. Graduate studies include the S.J. Quinney College of Law and the School of Medicine, Utah’s only medical school. As of Fall 2015, there are 23,909 undergraduate students and 7,764 graduate students, for an enrollment total of 31,673.
The university was established in 1850 as the University of Deseret by the General Assembly of the provisional State of Deseret, making it Utah’s oldest institution of higher education. It received its current name in 1892, four years before Utah attained statehood, and moved to its current location in 1900.
Dixie State University
1911, originally St. George Stake Academy (42 Students).
1916, the academy became Dixie Normal College.
1923, the name was changed to Dixie Junior College.
1970, the school became Dixie College.
2000, it became Dixie State College of Utah (7,000+ students).
2013, Dixie State University.
Brigham Young University, also called BYU or even just “The Y” is a University in Provo, Utah. BYU’s mascot is the Cougar and the school is owned by the LDS Church.
The school evolved from the University of Deseret to Brigham Young Academy to BYU.