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Alumni Expand Outdoor Opportunities in Cedar City

By Abigail Wyatt on December 20, 2016

in Alumni, Cedar City, Outdoors, In the News

A team of four Southern Utah University alumni just opened Cedar Sports, Cedar City’s newest outdoor gear and rental shop. The store opened on November 1 and co-owners David Whitmore, Leisel Whitmore, Jaxon Haderlie, and Sarah Haderlie credit their entrepreneurial spirit to SUU. It is because of their classroom and hands-on experiences in both outdoor skills classes and business courses that this group of alum feel confident opening an outdoor gear store in Cedar City.

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The Top 3 Christmas Light Displays in Cedar City

By Southern Utah University on December 13, 2016

in Cedar City

Tis’ the season for rushing to and from stores, dealing with crowds and purchasing presents, but take some time to shine Christmas cheer into your life with a leisurely drive to Cedar City’s most well-decorated homes. Neighborhoods throughout the community are decorated and give a whole new meaning to Color Country, so here are the top three Christmas light displays in Cedar City, Utah. 

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Things to do in Cedar City: Winter Edition

By Southern Utah University on December 07, 2016

in Students, Cedar City, Outdoors

Though the weather outside is frightful, there is still plenty to keep your days and nights full of adventure and wonder. Here are 12 things you can do in Cedar City during the winter season.

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SUU President Visits High Schools for College Application Month

Utah Governor Gary Herbert declared November “Utah College Application Month”.  In support of the statewide initiative, Southern Utah University President Scott L Wyatt joined hundreds of high school students at Success Academy, Canyon View High School and Cedar High School over the past month to talk about the advantages of attending college.

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Why You Should Vote

By Cami Mathews on November 08, 2016

in Students, Cedar City

November 8 is Election Day. Are you ready? Many voters nationwide are frustrated with the current political system, but the only way to change that is to exercise your constitutional right to vote.

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Presidential Candidate Evan McMullin and Running Mate Mindy Finn Visit SUU

Presidential candidate Evan McMullin, along with his running mate Mindy Finn, visited Southern Utah University on Thursday, November 3rd. The event was hosted by the Michael O. Leavitt Center for Politics and Public Service, which is a non-partisan center that works to disseminate political information to students, faculty, and the community.

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16 Things to do in Cedar City: Fall 2016 Edition

By Southern Utah University on October 10, 2016

in Students, Cedar City

As temperatures drop and days get shorter, it may seem like there isn't much to do in Cedar City. To your surprise, however, this small town has a lot to offer in activities and entertainment. Here are 16 things you can do in Cedar City during the fall season.

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Carnegie Mellon Partnership with SUU Brings Unique STEM Education

The Utah STEM Action Center (STEM AC), in coordination with Carnegie Mellon University, is establishing a local CREATE Lab satellite at Southern Utah University. The CREATE, or Community Robotics, Education and Technology Empowerment, Lab is a program that empowers students with technology at young ages and will offer opportunities for young learners and SUU student volunteers.

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The White House Recognizes SUU and North Elementary for Integrating Computer Science Curriculum into the Classroom

Today, The White House is recognizing the progress being made across the country to incorporate computer science curriculum into the classroom. Southern Utah University in partnership with North Elementary will be one of the programs acknowledged today during the White House Computer Science for All Summit live stream event happening at 11 a.m. (MST).

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Building Community Through Arts: Beverley Center for the Arts Opening Celebration

Trumpets sounded and flags flew as the new Beverley Taylor Sorenson Center for the Arts was dedicated over a three-day celebration July 7-9, 2016 on the campus of Southern Utah University. Over a thousand people gathered to honor the legacy of the Center’s namesake and pay tribute to the people who spent hours planning, designing and building this vibrant arts mecca.

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