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Why Do More Than 400 SUU Students Study Psychology?

The fourth most popular bachelor degree in the United States is psychology, according to the National Center for Education Statistics.  Why do this many students study psychology? What are the benefits of studying psychology at SUU?

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SUU on the Hill: The Utah Legislative Session Begins This Week

By Alexandra White on January 28, 2019

in SUU Politics, Cedar City

Hi! I’m Alexandra White, a senior strategic communication student, writing to you from the Utah State Capitol. This semester, I am the Government Relations intern for Southern Utah University and I’m excited to share my journey with you as I learn the ins and outs of being a young professional.

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Meet Our Professors: Iliana Portaro, Spanish

Dr. Iliana Portaro has been an assistant professor of Spanish at Southern Utah University since 2013. She specializes in 19th and 20th-century Latin American literature, women’s studies, and the intersection between literature and journalism.

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Meet the SUU Women's Network

By Kenzie Lundberg on January 21, 2019

in Campus Resources, Cedar City

This spring, the Southern Utah University Women’s Network (SUUWN) is continuing its initiative to promote education and professional development through a variety of events, panels, and conversations.

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Meet Our Professors: Michael Crotty, Dance

As a dance artist and teacher, Michael Crotty seeks to make dance accessible to all bodies, all of the time. He is relentlessly seeking opportunities to critically engage students and educators in activities that integrate dance into an individual’s relevant area of interest.

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How to Effectively Network

By Cami Mathews on January 18, 2019

in Campus Resources

Online job searches and social media have made job hunting easy and accessible, but 80 percent of all jobs are still found through networking. This process is key to researching and finding a career that is perfect for you. Networking allows a person to connect with people of similar interests and build relationships. People hire and refer people they like and know. Having the ability to build a network can lead to a dream job.

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6 Sections Every Resume Should Include

By Cami Mathews on January 18, 2019

in Campus Resources

The resume is an essential part of the application process. Each one can be unique to the person, but the basic sections should stay the same. From Southern Utah University’s Career Center, here are six sections that every resume should include.

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Psychology Major Uses EDGE To Become More Fluent In ASL

Southern Utah University psychology major Lauren Roylance has been hard of hearing most of her life. Thanks to the encouragement of her SUU Academic Advisor, Roylance was able to use her EDGE project to learn more about American Sign Language (ASL) and become fluent enough to use interpreters in her classes.

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3 Reasons Why You Should Study Philosophy

Is philosophy an interesting class to round out a college schedule or is it something more? Is it a good choice for a major? Here are three reasons why you should consider studying philosophy:

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Meet Our Professors: Liz Olson, Anthropology

Growing up in Minneapolis, Minnesota, Dr. Liz Olson knew she was interested in pursuing intercultural relations, however, it was not until her sophomore year in college that she found anthropology. After taking her first course, she switched her major and never looked back.

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