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Tennessee Titans Draft SUU’s Sims in 5th Round

By Southern Utah University on April 30, 2016

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Detroit Lions Draft SUU’s Killebrew in 4th Round

By Southern Utah University on April 30, 2016

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Miles Killebrew: 2016 NFL Draft

By Southern Utah University on April 28, 2016

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LeShaun Sims: 2016 NFL Draft

By Southern Utah University on April 28, 2016

in Athletics, Alumni

Out of Andre Agassi Prep in Las Vegas, Nevada, LeShaun Sims was the first player in the history of his high school to land a college scholarship. SUU coaching was drawn to this defensive back as someone that could hustle and drive.

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James Cowser: 2016 NFL Draft

By Southern Utah University on April 28, 2016

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New Scholarship Opportunities for SUU Nursing Program

The Southern Utah Univeristy Department of Nursing will soon offer more student scholarships thanks to a partnership with Intermountain Healthcare.

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Class of 2016 Information

By Southern Utah University on April 25, 2016

in Graduation

Southern Utah University will celebrate the class of 2016 Thunderbirds—1,712 graduates—during the 117th University Commencement ceremony on Saturday, April 30, at 9 a.m. in the Centrum Arena. The keynote address will be given from the former President of Ukraine, Victor Yushchenko and his wife Kateryna Yushchenko.

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2016 SUU Graduation Speech Finalist Kelli Griffin

 

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2016 SUU Graduation Speech Finalist Katie Barnes

The following is a graduation speech written by finalist Katie Barnes.   

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2016 SUU Graduation Speech Finalist Porter Sproul

The following is a graduation speech written by finalist Porter Sproul.

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Good Luck With Finals!

Hello students, I wish I could visit with each of you personally to provide some encouragement as you prepare for and work through finals next week. Since I can’t, I have decided to send you all this little note of support. Some of you will be graduating on the 30thand I look forward to exchanging great big smiles and shaking your hand as you walk across the stage to receive your diploma. For those of you who have further to go before you complete your studies—please

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SUU 2016 College of Science and Engineering Valedictorian

Hailing from Enoch, Utah, James Wilcken is proud and honored to represent the College of Science and Engineering as Valedictorian.

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SUU 2016 College of Performing and Visual Arts Valedictorian

With graduation just around the corner, SUU’s College of Performing and Visual Arts Valedictorian Danikka Johnson was asked to share the story of her life and the time she spent at Southern Utah University.

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SUU 2016 College of Humanities and Social Sciences Valedictorian

Growing up on his family’s farm in Neola, Utah, Clay Crozier was taught the value of hard work, responsibility and perseverance. It was through his upbringing and work on the farm that Crozier learned to excel inside the classroom.

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SUU 2016 College of Education and Human Development Valedictorian

As Southern Utah University’s College of Education Valedictorian for the Class of 2016, Kelli Christensen is humbled and honored to represent “the helping college”, as she coins it. Comprised of education and exercise science majors, Christensen’s main priority of learning in the College of Education is focused on teaching and serving others.

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SUU 2016 School of Business Valedictorian

While balancing books and sports, Josh Kariya not only earned a double bachelor’s degree in accounting and finance at Southern Utah University, he is also this year’s valedictorian for the School of Business, finishing with a 4.0 GPA.

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Who is the 2016 SUU Valedictorian? 

Dancer, counselor, tutor, leader, researcher, student, valedictorian. These are only a few of the roles Alex Nielson has embracedduring her time at Southern Utah University, valedictorian being her most recent academic triumph. Nielson will represent SUU as an example of hard work and dedication during her recognition at the University Commencement April 30, 2016 in the Centrum Arena.

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Creating a safe space: SUU administration makes LGBTQ inclusion a priority

By Southern Utah University on April 19, 2016

in Campus Resources

In order to make campus more inclusive, Southern Utah University officials have started a dialogue with gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) students through campus forums and services.

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SUU Rodeo Team Rides to Victory: Rocky Mountain Region Champions

Preparing for June's national competition in Wyoming, SUU’s Rodeo Team is an example of commitment, dedication and hard work. The team is ranked nationally in four different categories and has seen triumph during the 2015-16 Rocky Mountain Region Collegiate Competition.

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Opening Celebration for the Beverley Taylor Sorenson Center for the Arts

By Southern Utah University on April 15, 2016

in Cedar City

Named for the longtime arts and education champion, the Beverley Taylor Sorenson Center for the Arts officially opens on July 7 at 10 a.m. The community is invited to attend the opening weekend celebration from July 7 – 9, which will include music, artist demonstrations, dancing, family activities and tours of the center. 

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Who is the 2016 SUU Graduation Speaker?

By Southern Utah University on April 14, 2016

in Graduation

A fighter for freedom and leader of a nation, Viktor Yushchenko, third president of Ukraine, is slated to speak alongside his wife, Kateryna Yushchenko, to the Southern Utah University Class of 2016 on Saturday, April 30, 2016.

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Girl Power: STEM Gender Diversity Increases in Southern Utah

According to the National Center for Education Statistics, more than 57 percent of college undergraduates are women, yet only 18 percent progress into STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) as a career. Despite this national need for a female presence in computing and technology workplaces, southern Utah is showing initiative on this front. 

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SUU Partners with Top Cyber Security Professionals

Southern Utah University is taking strides in the fast growing field of cyber security by teaming up with top cyber security professionals. Working with Nuix, a company that combines advanced technology with expert knowledge to solve real-world data challenges, SUU is gearing up students to work in one of the world’s largest growing tech industries.

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Where are all the Colleges in Utah?

By Southern Utah University on April 01, 2016

in High School

Location of a university can make all the difference in your collegiate career. When looking at colleges in Utah, you're sure to surround yourself with beauty. City locations have a hustle and bustle and may offer more connections to outside employment. More rurally located universities offer unique education settings, like access to public lands, national parks, and specialized research projects. Many students report having a deeper connection to their university and

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Colleges in Utah

By Southern Utah University on April 01, 2016

in High School

Here is a list of all the colleges and universities in Utah:

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