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Staying Safe in the Outdoors This Summer

Summer is here and outdoor enthusiasts are ready to hit the trails, explore the backcountry and spend some time in nature. As you prepare for your next outdoor adventure, Dr. Kelly Goonan, Program Coordinator and Assistant Professor of Outdoor Recreation at Southern Utah University has a few tips to stay safe and happy.

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3 Reasons To Be Involved On Campus

It’s no secret that student life on a college campus is more than attending classes, studying for tests, and catching up on sleep. It is also about creating an experience that is unique to you. The best way to maximize your student life is to get involved and join a club or organization, which can open up a world of benefits to students like leadership opportunities, chances to try new things, and new friendships.

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World Long Drive Competitor to Host Longest Drive Competition

Katherine “Katie” Wills, Southern Utah University golf team member and longest drive competitor, is set to host the longest drive competition at the Utah Summer Games Golf Tournament on June 15.

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SUU Student Digs Geology

Students at Southern Utah University often have a front row seat to some of the greatest experiential learning available. Mackenzie Cope, a geology major and senior from West Valley City, Utah, had the opportunity to experience this first hand.

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Meet Our Professors: Briget Eastep, Outdoor Recreation

Dr. Briget Eastep, Southern Utah University’s Director of Outdoor Engagement, began her career as an outdoor educator in 1991 as a Ranger at Philmont Boy Scout Ranch in New Mexico. She is now an associate professor for outdoor recreation who works with campus and community partners to broaden opportunities in service learning and experiential education. Under her tutelage students gain involvement and leadership skills while giving back to their local public lands.

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