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Putting the YOU in Thunder U

By Southern Utah University on July 13, 2018

in High School

In just a few short weeks, you will be packing up your belongings, saying goodbye to Mom and Dad and saying “Hello!” to the best four years of your life.  On August 23rd, over 2000 incoming T-Birds will be flocking to SUU for Thunder U. Thunder U is an action packed 4-day course to help you transition from living at home with your family to making SUU your new home.

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First Year Advice from One College Student to Another

By Southern Utah University on July 13, 2018

in High School

College is right around the corner, and soon you be spending time in the library, going to football games and taking spontaneous trips all around southern Utah. Now it might seem like a giant scary transition to go from home life to campus life, but don’t worry - we have your back!

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Finals Week Survival Kit

You have made through the whole semester and now all you need to do before you can taste sweet freedom is pass all of your finals. This may be a little easier said than done, but with a little luck, a lot of studying and some advice you can breeze through your exams, papers, and presentations.

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Eating on A College Budget

One of the challenges of moving to college is learning how to eat on a college budget. As a student, when you're paying for school, fees, books, car, gas, rent, utilities, phone bills, and Netflix, it can be hard to make that paycheck stretch!

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The College Packing Guide

By Southern Utah University on July 13, 2018

in High School

Moving to college can be quite the undertaking. Packing and shuffling boxes around is a long and exhausting job. The job becomes even harder when are not not quite sure what to bring to college and don’t know what to expect on move-in day.

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5 Secrets to College Success

Having a successful college experience looks different for every person. For some they want to make friends and go on crazy adventures while for others it’s discovering who they are while also getting the best grades possible.

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Meet Our Professors: Adam Lambert, Music

Musically inclined from a young age, Dr. Adam Lambert has always been drawn to a high calibre of music. He can be found regularly with a trumpet or baton in hand leading music, no matter the occasion.

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The Beginner’s Guide to the Athletic Training Major

Now more than ever, health and fitness are at the forefront of our minds. But, when our level of activity increases, the risk for injury rises as well. That’s where a certified athletic trainer comes in.  Southern Utah University's athletic training program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE) and designed to prepare students for a successful career in athletic training. Athletic trainers are experts in evaluating,

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Don't "Locke" Your Potential; Become a Philosophy Major

If a student wants to develop a broad range of skills that prepare him for a wide variety of intellectual challenges, the student should seriously consider becoming a philosophy major. Philosophy graduates can gain further education, such as graduate work in philosophy, political science, English, law, medicine, journalism, business, and public policy.

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Five Reasons to Study Master of Public Administration

The Master of Public Administration (MPA) program at Southern Utah University offers a professional degree designed for students interested in management positions in public or nonprofit sectors. Included among the top 50 MPA programs in the nation by Top Management Degrees, SUU is currently the only ranked university in Utah.

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CPVA Valedictorian Reflects on Opportunities at SUU

Southern Utah University’s College of Performing and Visual Arts is proud to announce Ashlee Shipp Lieske as their 2018 Valedictorian. Lieske has dedicated her time to the Department of Music studying voice and choral education, and will earn her degree in Music Education.

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Why We Celebrate the 4th of July

Why do we celebrate the 4th of July? Did you know we actually declared independence on the 2nd? My answer defines the American idea and how we can best celebrate this Nation under God on the 4th. I shared this thought some years ago but believe it worth saying again. 

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Creating a Mess-Free Meal Time for Moms

Not every business venture has to be done on a large scale. Some of the greatest business ideas can start in your very own home.

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Bringing Green Infrastructure Home

A cost-effective and resilient way to manage weather impact, green infrastructure provides many environmental, social, and economic benefits. Green infrastructure can be as complicated as a large city park, or as simple as trees planted along a sidewalk. While infrastructure includes roads, bridges, buildings, and lights, green infrastructure is built to incorporate nature.

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