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6 Tips to Avoid the Freshman 15

College may be overwhelming to a new freshman. Juggling school, friends, work responsibilities, and school activities is a stretch. In the rush to join college life, some students forget exercise, sleep and healthy eating.

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Write Out: A Summer Writing Camp for Teens

In connection with the WriteOut Foundation, Southern Utah University hosted the inaugural WriteOut Camp, a writing workshop experience for teenagers 13-18. The camp took place June 28-30, 2017. Students learned from published authors, hiked and wrote in Bryce Canyon National Park, attended a performance of As You Like It at the Utah Shakespeare Festival, and enjoyed other activities such as a closing gala, author panels and signings, and on-campus activities and tours. 

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A Pioneer Whose Story Stands Tall

On the campus of Southern Utah University stands a bright and cheerful tribute to one of the area’s honored pioneer settlers, Ellen (called Nellie) Pucell Unthank. When 9-year-old Nellie left her home in Tintwhistle, England, she could not have imagined the journey that would follow. As depicted by sculptor Jerry Anderson, childhood for Nellie was bright and filled with opportunity. What she would survive of her expedition at such a young age would secure her place in

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U.S. Cyber Challenge Trains Students and Professionals

The U.S. Cyber Challenge (USCC) kicked off its 2017 boot camp season at Southern Utah University last week. At the Western Regional Cyber Camp, participants received intensive instruction from professors and SANS instructors. The week ended with a cyber hacking challenge and inspiring speech from Luke McCormack, former CIO of the Department of Homeland Security.

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Leavitt Center Announces New Director

Southern Utah University is excited to announce Mary Weaver Bennett as the new director of the Michael O. Leavitt Center for Politics and Public Service. Bennett brings 25 years of professional experience in Washington D.C to this position.

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Professor Brings the Deming Institute to SUU

Southern Utah University continues to implement experiential and innovative research-based teaching and learning initiatives in the classroom. Understanding the value and impact of The Deming System of Profound Knowledge, Dr. Ravi Roy, assistant professor of political science at SUU, has established a partnership with The W. Edwards Deming Institute.

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On-Campus Jobs at Southern Utah University

You may want or need to work during college, but have you considered a job on campus? From the IT Help Desk to the Writing Center, there are plenty of opportunities to earn money in-between class.

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Jobs in Cedar City, Utah

Thinking about working off campus? Cedar City is a dynamic, growing community with a wide variety of jobs available to students. Here are a few. 

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Internships in Cedar City, Utah

Cedar City has multiple internship opportunities while you're in school. Whether it's just to pay the bills or to gain relevant experience in your field of interest, you'll want an internship to post on your resume. 

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Sending Your Kid to College Checklist

At Southern Utah University, we know that sending a child to college is an exciting milestone. As a parent, we understand that you want to make sure your student is positioned to have the very best college experience possible, and that their success is important to you.

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