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Cheap Spring Break Ideas

Last week found T-Birds nose-deep in textbooks studying for dreaded midterms. Finally, those tests are in the past, and as the dust settles, a huge realization sets in. Spring Break is practically here! With the long-awaited break just days away and temperatures rising, it’s time to start planning to make the most of your vacation. It’s your chance to kick your feet up, let your hair down, and have a good time. Here are some ideas for a fun, memorable – and relaxing –

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10 Tips for Working with Your College Advisor

College is a time for making memories. Things like cheering at games, taking adventures to nearby national parks, meeting new friends, having fun, and staying up way too late are all parts of the college experience. Also part of the experience is learning to manage stress and the apprehensions that come with college. Things like tests, homework, deadlines, difficulty with group projects, choosing a major, or finding the right career path can all be stressful.

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Stay Focused Your Last Semester, It Counts!

By Tessa Esplin on March 01, 2017

in Campus Resources, High School

You think once you receive that college acceptance letter you can relax and start dreaming about the future, but that may not be the best idea. There are many things to consider in preparing for the transition to college life. Here are 5 tips on what to focus on during your last few months in high school.  

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Founders Hall, New Housing at SUU

By Cami Mathews on February 24, 2017

in Students, Campus Resources

With the recent enrollment growth at Southern Utah University, a need for more housing options has become a pressing issue. Through a partnership between the university and the Dixie and Anne Leavitt Foundation, a new housing unit is scheduled to be completed in Fall of 2018.

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5 Reasons to Get Involved at College

By Abigail Wyatt on February 22, 2017

in Students, Campus Resources

There is more to college than the classroom. One of the best decisions you can make as a student is to get involved in extracurricular activities to enrich your college experience, learn new skills, and add some fun to your schedule.

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Bridge Program Offers Fast Track to Graduate Degree

The Graduate Bridge program at Southern Utah University is an ideal path for students who are strongly considering earning a master’s degree or graduate certificate. The Graduate Bridge program, which includes Master of Public Administration, Master of Professional Communication, Master of Cyber Security, select courses from the Music Technology program, and a variety of certificates and endorsements, allows undergraduate students to experience graduate classes while

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Last Minute Valentine’s Gifts:  Show Your Love T-Bird-Style

By Southern Utah University on February 13, 2017

in Students, Campus Resources

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Conservation You Can Taste: Restoring Biodiversity to the Farm and Table

SUU Convocations is proud to present the internationally-celebrated, award winning, agrarian activist, Gary Nabhan. Nabhan will be discussing the root of his work with heritage food, that has been essential to mankind’s growth through-out time. The lecture will take place on February 16 at 11:30 AM. Nabhan’s lecture is being held in the Gilbert Great Hall in the Hunter Conference Center on Southern Utah University’s beautiful campus. As is the case with all of the SUU

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SUU Employee Fitness Program Earns National Gold Award

By Cami Mathews on February 09, 2017

in Faculty, Campus Resources

Southern Utah University’s T-Fit program was recently awarded gold in the 2016 Optimas Awards for vision for employee success. The awards are presented by Workforce, a national multimedia publication for human resource professionals that covers the merging point of people management and business strategy.

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Consider a Thrill: Top 5 Adventure Dates for Valentine’s Day

By Abigail Wyatt on February 09, 2017

in Cedar City, Campus Resources, Outdoors

Roses, chocolates, candy hearts, and romantic Hallmark cards are cliché anticipations on Valentine’s Day. Surprise your sweetheart with something new this year. After all, there is nothing like adventure to stir up the romance and strengthen your bond.

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