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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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Top 10 Places To Camp Near Cedar City

By Kaden Mcbride on May 24, 2018

in Cedar City, Outdoors

One of the best ways to explore the picturesque scenery of southern Utah is through camping. The area is full of rugged mountain peaks, red rock expanses and wild areas unique to this corner of the world. With so much to take in, we’ve compiled an insider’s guide on the some of the best places to camp that aren’t very far from Southern Utah University.

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50 Things to Do as a Thunderbird

Your search for things to do in southern Utah is over. Here is a list of 50+ things to do while you are a Thunderbird. From snow cones to ghosts to hiking adventures, there are plenty of things for T-Birds to do when they aren't in class or studying. Share this post on Facebook or Instagram to add your own ideas to the list!

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Top Four Reasons to Study Aviation at SUU

Southern Utah University's Bachelor of Aviation Science allows students to become a certified pilot in just three years. There are two programs to choose from within the aviation degree: rotor wing (helicopter) and fixed wing (airplane).

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2018 Thunderbird Awards Winners

The Thunderbird Awards have been a campus tradition at Southern Utah University since 1950. This formal event recognizes the accomplishments and contributions of students, faculty, staff, and community members. 

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2018 Commencement Awards

Congratulations to the 2018 University Commencement award recipients.

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LDS Church as a Global Faith

By Kenzie Lundberg on April 09, 2018

in Faculty Spotlights, Cedar City

Just a few short months into his presidency, President Russell M. Nelson is making historic changes to The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. During the recent General Conference, the church enacted two substantive changes, one disbanding the longstanding priesthood organization at the local level, and the second scrapping and reforming the hallmark program of home teaching.

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Along with SUU Professor, Microsoft Publishes Study on Girls in STEM

Even with a higher priority placed on science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) throughout education in the US, only a fraction of girls are likely to pursue a STEM career. According to the National Center for Education Statistics, while more than 57 percent of college undergraduates are women, only 18 percent progress into STEM careers. With a clear gap, Microsoft set out to better understand what causes girls and women to lose interest in STEM subjects and

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Interim Director of the Utah Summer Games

By Southern Utah University on January 04, 2018

in Athletics, Cedar City

Southern Utah University is excited to announce Pace Clarke as the Interim Director of the Larry H. Miller Utah Summer Games. Pace started with USG in 2016 as the Operations and Development Coordinator. He was responsible for fostering and developing sponsorships, writing grants, managing the budget, and finding new ways to serve volunteers and donors who support the games.

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America's Fascination with Superheroes

By Kenzie Lundberg on December 20, 2017

in Faculty Spotlights, Cedar City

In the last two decades, superheroes have taken over not only American theaters but screens across the world.

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