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Choose to Stop Procrastinating Today

By Bradley Gregory If the saying “Due tomorrow? Do tomorrow!” sounds like a pattern of behavior you find yourself adopting more often than you’d care to admit, you are likely engaging in the very common practice of procrastination.  Piers Steel, a procrastination expert, defined the behavior as “voluntarily delaying an intended course of action despite expecting to be worse off for the delay.”

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Southern Utah University Earns National Recognition as College of Distinction

Innovative application of high impact educational practices at Southern Utah University earned the school recognition among the nation’s Colleges of Distinction. SUU is the only public university in Utah named with this prestigious designation.

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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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Meteorites and Rockets Broaden Space Education

The Engineering and Technology Department at Southern Utah University, in coordination with professionals at Utah State University, have purchased two pieces of a meteorite through the NASA Utah Space Grant Consortium. The meteorites will be used in lab demonstrations and analysis, training for Iron County teachers and student recruitment to the SUU Engineering program.

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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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Ancient Text Takes Student Abroad

Matthew Smith is a Southern Utah University student from Rochester, New York. He is studying three subjects: history, sociology, and Greek. Last summer, he completed his EDGE project by conducting paleographic research on the works of Procopius of Caesarea in Europe.

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Supporting Our Veterans

The Southern Utah University Veterans Resource and Support Center exists to retain and graduate veterans by delivering programs and services designed to support them as they pursue their educational goals leading to a productive and meaningful life.

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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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Charlene Albarran Visits SUU

By Cami Mathews on November 02, 2016

in Students, Campus Resources, In the News

Running as the Democratic nominee for Utah’s Second Congressional District, Charlene Albarran visited Southern Utah University on Tuesday, November 1st. She visited with students in the Student Center as well as with the Executive Council of the Michael O. Leavitt Center for Politics and Public Service throughout the day.

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Increasing STEM Diversity, SUU Professor to Lead Research Team

The National Science Foundation (NSF) awarded Dr. Carrie Bucklin, assistant professor of biology at Southern Utah University, and her two research partners a grant aimed to increase educational opportunities for minorities in STEM-related programs and fields.

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