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CEO of FJ Management Inc. Speaks in Entrepreneurship Class

On September 25th, 2018, Southern Utah University welcomed Crystal Maggelet, chairman and CEO of FJ Management Inc., as a speaker for the Entrepreneurship Speaker Series. The Entrepreneurship Speaker Series is a course on campus that invites various successful business owners to present to the class each week. Speakers present on their accomplishments, challenges, and wisdom they’ve gained from their path to success.

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SUU Campus Resources & Services

By Southern Utah University on September 25, 2018

in Campus Resources

Homework can be difficult, presentations can be scary, and college can be tricky, so if you're struggling why not get help from one of the several SUU Campus Resources. These resources are funded by your student fees, so get your money's worth and visit one, or several, today. From Academic Advising to the Writing Center to psychological counseling, SUU has the resources to ensure you ace that test and stay sane all semester. Get started and check out the comprehensive

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President’s Podcast: SUU Aviation - Meeting the Needs of Students and Industry with Mike Mower

Solutions for Higher Education engages in deeper reflection of critical issues in the world of colleges and universities.

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Meet Our Professors: Michelle Orihel, History

Dr. Michelle Orihel, associate professor of history at Southern Utah University, is known for her use of contemporary popular culture in class like “Assassin’s Creed,” Disney’s “Pocahontas,” and “Hamilton: An American Musical” to generate students’ interest in the early American past. She is also a fan of bringing history into the present with projects like translating the letters of John and Abigail Adams into a series of social media posts.

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Pizza & Politics - Sex Workers' Rights Movement

By Cami Mathews on September 20, 2018

in SUU Politics

The Michael O. Leavitt Center for Politics and Public Service hosts Pizza & Politics every Wednesday at noon to discuss a current political topic. Leavitt Center student employees research the topic and moderate the conversation. These discussions expose students to a variety of important issues and encourages them to share their own perspectives while learning all sides of an issue. Free pizza is provided for all who attend.

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Pizza & Politics - Patriotism

By Cami Mathews on September 19, 2018

in SUU Politics

The Michael O. Leavitt Center for Politics and Public Service hosts Pizza & Politics every Wednesday at noon to discuss a current political topic. Leavitt Center student employees research the topic and moderate the conversation. These discussions expose students to a variety of important issues and encourages them to share their own perspectives while learning all sides of an issue. Free pizza is provided for all who attend.

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100 Study Tips from College Students

By Southern Utah University on September 19, 2018

in Student Experience

Earning a college degree is a difficult, yet rewarding experience. You’ll need to dedicate hours to studying, researching, and learning your chosen major in order to become an expert in your field — but this doesn’t need to be a daunting task. We asked current students at Southern Utah University what their best study tips are and have compiled them here for you!

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Pizza & Politics - Suicide Awareness

By Cami Mathews on September 19, 2018

in SUU Politics

The Michael O. Leavitt Center for Politics and Public Service hosts Pizza & Politics every Wednesday at noon to discuss a current political topic. Leavitt Center student employees research the topic and moderate the conversation. These discussions expose students to a variety of important issues and encourages them to share their own perspectives while learning all sides of an issue. Free pizza is provided for all who attend.

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Former President of Layton Construction Speaks in Entrepreneurship Class

On September 11th, 2018, Southern Utah University welcomed Alan S. Layton, former President of Layton Construction, as a speaker for the Entrepreneurship Speaker Series. The Entrepreneurship Speaker Series is a course on campus that invites various successful business owners and executives to present to the class each week. Speakers present on their accomplishments, challenges, and wisdom they’ve gained from their path to success.

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Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month

As the nation celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month September 15 - October 15, Dr. Elizabeth Olson, assistant professor of anthropology, offers a special topics short course, HIST 2924/3924 that includes a series of special events, including lectures by Jose V. Borjon, Gustavo Arellano, Dr. Gene Anderson and Professor Ruth Gomberg-Munoz, as well as film screenings and class discussions.

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Utah Lobbyist Presents in Entrepreneurship Class

On September 4th, Southern Utah University welcomed Jodi Hart-Wilson, a prominent Utah lobbyist, as the first speaker of the semester for the Entrepreneurship Speaker Series. The Entrepreneurship Speaker Series is a course on campus that invites various successful business owners and executives to present to the class each week. Speakers present on their accomplishments, challenges, and wisdom they’ve gained from their path to success.

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