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Employee Campus Forum: January 23, 2017

Southern Utah University President Scott Wyatt held an employee campus forum on January 23, 2017. In two separate meetings held that day, President Wyatt discussed plans for future buildings, logistics of new program partnerships, and the benefits of a college education. The legislation, university and governor's budgets were also discussed in detail. 

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Why Choose SUU - Meet President Wyatt

By President Scott L Wyatt on January 11, 2017

in President's Corner

When you choose to attend Southern Utah University, you are on a path to discover your purpose. Everything we do at SUU is to provide a safe, quality education for you to become your best self.

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Good Luck With Finals Week!

By President Scott L Wyatt on December 09, 2016

in President's Corner

As with the end of every semester, I wish I had time to sit down with each of you and offer my personal support as you move into finals week. But there are 9,608 of you and only one of me. So, please accept this letter as my heartfelt expression of encouragement to you.

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A Letter from President Wyatt; 2016 Election Results

By President Scott L Wyatt on November 11, 2016

in President's Corner

We elected a new president this week. He will be sworn into office as the 45th President of the United States of America in a short two months. And like the conclusion of every campaign in the past, some are celebrating while others feel disappointed or hurt. Although not the most contentious campaign in our country’s history, this one has been filled with exceptionally divisive and demeaning rhetoric. It is completely understandable that many feel worried and fearful

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100 Best College Buys in America

Great news! Southern Utah University was just named one of the 100 Best College Buys in America. Two other Utah universities received the same recognition. The other two are Utah State University and the University of Utah. It is an honor to be known as one of America’s best buys with these two excellent schools.

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20 Strides Made by SUU in the 2015-16 School Year

SUU has done a lot in the last 12 months. From national recognitions to new institutional programs and athletic achievements, the Thunderbirds are staying busy and making their name known. Here are 20 highlights from the 2015 – 2016 academic year:

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Advice for Incoming Freshmen

By President Scott L Wyatt on August 28, 2016

in President's Corner

Let me debunk a myth. Being a student at Southern Utah University is NOT preparation for life. Your time as a student here IS life. Your time here today, this hour, even the few minutes I am speaking with you, is as much “your life” as the same amount of time four or five years from now, after you graduate, have a job, more money and paid vacations. I have heard students say, in fact I said it myself as a student, once I “get through” college and on with life—real

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Good Luck With Finals!

Hello students, I wish I could visit with each of you personally to provide some encouragement as you prepare for and work through finals next week. Since I can’t, I have decided to send you all this little note of support. Some of you will be graduating on the 30thand I look forward to exchanging great big smiles and shaking your hand as you walk across the stage to receive your diploma. For those of you who have further to go before you complete your studies—please

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