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Author: Lexi Carter

Lexi Carter is currently a marketing student at Southern Utah University. Working as a writer for the school, she helps promote, advertise and display how awesome Thunderbirds can be. When she isn't studying or writing, she can be found watching Doctor Who, taking care of her pet hedgehog Merlin or rocking out to Five Finger Death Punch, the Les Miserables soundtrack and Garth Brooks.

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President's Podcast: Jumpstart Retention

By Lexi Carter on January 09, 2018

in Campus Resources, President's Corner

Solutions for Higher Education engages in deeper reflection of critical issues in the world of colleges and universities. In Episode 8, President Scott L Wyatt and Professor Steve Meredith discuss retention rates of students who have gone through Southern Utah University’s Jumpstart General Education Program.

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Math Student Selected for Prestigious Astrophysics Fellowship

Morgan Taylor’s passion for the universe and her perseverance in the classroom have qualified her to participate in the prestigious Los Alamos National Laboratory Undergraduate Student Program in June. A highly regarded science research internship, Taylor gained remarkable hands-on experience at Los Alamos, which complements her studies in mathematics at Southern Utah University.

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President's Podcast: Jumpstart

By Lexi Carter on December 27, 2017

in Campus Resources, President's Corner

Solutions for Higher Education engages in deeper reflection of critical issues in the world of colleges and universities. In Episode 7, professors John Taylor and Matt Nickerson join President Scott L Wyatt and Professor Steve Meredith to discuss the approach to Southern Utah University’s Jumpstart General Education Program.

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Eric Kirby Presents The Tavi Way to the Nation

By Lexi Carter on December 21, 2017

in Faculty, Campus Resources

Assistant Vice President for Student Affairs, Dr. Eric Kirby, was one of five presenters selected nationwide to present at the annual EAB ConnectED Conference. The event, held in Washington D.C., showcases top leaders in higher education through a Ted Talk style presentation. The conference hosted over 500 administrators from around the country.

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President's Podcast: General Education

By Lexi Carter on December 19, 2017

in Campus Resources, President's Corner

Solutions for Higher Education engages in deeper reflection of critical issues in the world of colleges and universities. In Episode 6, President Scott L Wyatt and Professor Steve Meredith discuss the importance of General Education requirements at universities and the goal of developing engaged citizens.

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Engineering Student Optimizes Coal Plant Production Process

As an engineering major at Southern Utah University, Jacob Carter has had multiple opportunities to directly apply his education to real-world experiences. From working with businesses to presenting his research at statewide conferences, Carter utilizes his skills in engineering, project management and communication to effectively solve problems.

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President's Podcast: Tuition

By Lexi Carter on December 04, 2017

in Campus Resources, President's Corner

Solutions for Higher Education engages in deeper reflection of critical issues in the world of colleges and universities. In Episode 5, President Scott L Wyatt and Professor Steve Meredith discuss the cost of tuition and why it’s risen in the United States.

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Engineering Student Conducts Prestigious Space Research

When Harley Glad started at Southern Utah University, she had no idea what she wanted to do or be. Her only goal was to get her associate’s degree and hopefully find her passion along the way. Through a series of events and taking the career coaching class through the Career Center, she narrowed down her academic interests to engineering.

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Why SUU is the Place for Student Entrepreneurs

By Lexi Carter on November 21, 2017

in School of Business, Students

Student entrepreneurs at Southern Utah University span across many disciplines and industries. The common denominator in each student entrepreneurial endeavor is the resources available at SUU. With dedicated mentors, monthly networking events, a lively entrepreneurship club, and new programs in development, students of all majors have access to the necessary resources to start a business.

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President's Podcast: NCAA

By Lexi Carter on November 20, 2017

in Campus Resources, President's Corner

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

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