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Meet Our Professors: Angela Pool-Funai, Public Administration

Dr. Angela Pool-Funai’s first exposure to teaching came during graduate school after spending 15 years working in the nonprofit sector and on the staff side of higher education. That experience as an adjunct instructor was all it took for her to fall in love with teaching.

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Meet Our Professors: Lisa Arter, English

Before teaching at Southern Utah University, Lisa Arter was a middle school teacher in southern California. Recognizing new teachers were coming into classrooms ill-prepared, she went back to college to train pre-service teachers to ensure they thrive in their career after graduation.

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Faculty Friday; Meet Dr. Angela Pool-Funai, Political Science & Public Administration

Dr. Angela Pool-Funai’s first exposure to teaching came during graduate school after spending 15 years working in the nonprofit sector and on the staff side of higher education. That experience as an adjunct instructor was all it took for her to fall in love with teaching.

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Faculty Friday; Meet Dr. Kholoud Al-Qubbaj, Humanities

When Kholoud Al-Qubbaj came to the United States from Palestine 24 years ago, she never imagined that she would come to consider Utah a second home.

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Faculty Friday; Meet Kevin Stein, Communication

Dr. Kevin Stein, associate professor of communication at Southern Utah University, researches rhetoric of attack (kategoria), persuasive defense (apologia), and responses to defense (his own theory called antapologia). He is the creator of Public Apology Central, the web's best source for crisis summaries, transcripts, videos, and audio of public apologies from politicians, organizations, media figures, and heads of state.

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Student Leader Orchestrates Outdoor Nation Campus Challenge

With passions ranging from outdoor adventuring to Japanese anime to culinary creations, Abigail Wyatt has shared her talents across the Southern Utah University campus. As a Spanish major and strategic communications minor, Wyatt utilized her vast marketing and event planning experience to strategize, coordinate and execute the Outdoor Nation Campus Challenge at SUU this semester.

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Faculty Friday; Meet Dr. Qingping Liu, Chinese

After graduating high school Dr. Qingping Liu’s plan was to become a lawyer. She entered East China Normal University to study Chinese by accident. After graduating in 1990 she began teaching and discovered how much she enjoyed it. She taught Chinese in Indonesia and France then came to Utah to teach language at Cedar High School and Canyon View High School in 2016. Shortly after she was hired to teach Chinese at SUU in fall 2016

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Faculty Friday; Meet Jennifer Burt, Communication

Jennifer Burt, a professional in residence at Southern Utah University, never pictured herself as a professor. In fact, the very idea of speaking in front of a room full of people multiple times a day used to terrify her. After an opportunity to teach in grad school, however, Jen found that she enjoyed teaching much more than she ever could have imagined.

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11 Survival Tips for Psychology Majors

Southern Utah University’s Psychology bachelor’s degree program explores the fascinating science of behavior and mental processes. Students may choose a research-focused course of study or the clinical/counseling focused option. A research focused major can lead to the more scientific aspects of a career in Psychology. A clinical/counseling focus to the major is more in line with a future in counseling or human services. In addition, by taking the courses for a human

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Faculty Friday; Meet Dr. Lynn White, Psychology

As a graduate student, Dr. Lynn White was required to teach a few undergraduate classes, a hoop she needed to jump through in order to get on with her research as she fully intended on becoming a research psychologist. However, White was pleasantly surprised by the adrenaline rush that accompanied her first day in class and discovered how much she loved teaching.

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