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Colleges in Utah: Things to Consider

By Lexi Carter on March 31, 2016

in Colleges in Utah

Choosing a university should be more than what color you look best wearing or where your brother went. There are some things that can be vital to the quality of education you’ll receive and how you will fare in the job market once graduated.  Here are a few things that you may not have thought about yet: 

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Division 1 Colleges in Utah

By Southern Utah University on March 31, 2016

in Colleges in Utah

Sports are a huge part of college and campus life, especially when it comes to Division I. Division I member institutions have to sponsor at least seven sports for men and seven for women compared to just five for each gender in Division II and III sports. Annually, athletics brings in well over $1 billion of revenue each year across the nation for Division I schools.  Here is a list of all the Division 1 colleges and universities in Utah: 

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SUU Launches Music Technology Master's Degree

As the music industry continues to expand, Southern Utah University remains at the forefront of innovation. Beginning in the summer of 2016, SUU will launch a new Master of Music degree in music technology. SUU is the first university in the state to offer a music technology master’s degree and the first in the country to offer such a program online.

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SUU In the News: Spring 2016

Check out all of the great press and advertising during Spring 2016.

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What are AP (Advanced Placement) Classes?

By Southern Utah University on March 17, 2016

in Campus Resources

What is AP- Advanced Placement? Advanced Placement (AP) is a program in the US and Canada, created by the College Board, which offers college-level curricula and examinations to high school students. American colleges and universities often grant undergraduate course credit to students taking the classes.

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What is ACT Aspire?

By Southern Utah University on March 17, 2016

in Campus Resources

What is ACT Aspire? ACT Aspire, formerly called pre-ACT, ACT Plan, or ACT Explore, is an online testing system that maps learner progress from grades three through high school on a vertical scale, anchored to the scoring system of the ACT. The test covers English, mathematics, social studies, science, and writing content for all grades.

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What is the ACT and When Should Students Take It?

By Southern Utah University on March 17, 2016

in Campus Resources

What is the ACT? The ACT- American College Testing Program is an entrance exam used by Southern Utah University, and other colleges, to make admissions decisions. The purpose of the test is to provide colleges with one common criterion that can be used to compare all applicants.

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What is the ACCUPLACER Test and how is it used?

By Southern Utah University on March 17, 2016

in Campus Resources

What is the ACCUPLACER test? The purpose of the ACCUPLACER test is to provide useful information about academic skills in math, reading, and writing. More than 8 millions tests are taken every year. It is a test that helps identify strengths and needs in each subject area.

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Choosing the Right College in Utah for You

By Lexi Carter on March 16, 2016

in Colleges in Utah

Your high school career is drawing to an end. Maybe you are a junior, or are graduating in a few months. You might still be a freshman or sophomore, but time in high school is rapidly dwindling. People are starting to ask questions like: “What are you doing after you graduate?”

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SUU Professors Do More Than Teach: Faculty Books and Publications

By Southern Utah University on March 16, 2016

in Faculty

Southern Utah University’s professors publish a variety of academic literature and research, which showcase the unique talents and qualities our faculty and staff have to offer. The professors here love what they teach and have much to contribute to the next generation.

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How are Admissions & Scholarship Decisions Made?

By Southern Utah University on March 15, 2016

in Campus Resources

How are admissions decisions made? Admissions and scholarship decisions are influenced by an index of GPA and ACT scores at Southern Utah University. The admission index is where the GPA and test scores intersect.

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National Leader in Experiential Learning

By Lexi Carter on March 15, 2016

in Students, General Education

The Experiential Learning Leadership Institute (ELLI) is a newly established program at Southern Utah University aimed at facilitating and training project-based learning techniques to educators locally and nationally.

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The Ladies League: Turning a Passion for Sports into a Website

Only 10% of sports reporters, columnists and editors are women even though 45% of NFL fans are female and an additional 30% of MLB, NBA, NHL, NASCAR and college sports fans are also women. Not to mention the thousands of female amateur and professional athletes.

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Utah Legislature Approves Funding for New Business Building

Progress on the new business building at Southern Utah University continues as the Utah Legislature approved funding for $8 million. SUU will begin the planning and design phase in early June.

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Last Minute Spring Break Ideas

By Southern Utah University on March 04, 2016

in Students

Spring Break 2016 is just days away and students are packing up their swimsuits, hiking boots, snowboards, and sunscreen for a stress-free week full of friends and fun. And you… have absolutely no idea how to make the most of this break. No worries my friend, all is not lost. No matter the budget, your break can still be memorable. Based on your budget, here are some last minute plans to make Spring Break 2016 memorable.  

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Who is President Scott L Wyatt?

Southern Utah University's 16th President, Scott L Wyatt, comes to campus from his former post as president of Snow College, where he served for six years.

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