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Meet Our Professors: Howard Hu, Hospitality Management

Born in Taiwan, Dr. Howard Hu’s passion for hospitality started in his family-owned restaurant and grew into sharing the business as a professor of Hospitality Management at Southern Utah University. Along with his courses, Hu also helps students to obtain ServSafe Food Protection Manager Certification, ServSafe Alcohol Certification, and Security Management Certification every semester.

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Meet Our Professors: Mary Pearson, Accounting

Growing up just across the street from Southern Utah University, Mary Pearson has called Cedar City her home for most of her life. While a strong love of business runs in the family (Pearson’s dad taught business and two of her children have followed in her footsteps), teaching was not always her passion.

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Meet Our Professors: David Berri, Economics

Born in Detroit, Michigan, David Berri has a goal to live in all 50 states. From a childhood in Detroit then Lincoln, Nebraska to graduate school at Colorado State and teaching at Coe College, California State University - Bakersfield and Southern Utah University, Berri has checked off six states so far.

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What You Need To File Your Taxes

Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) is giving back to the Cedar City community again this year. VITA is a student run organization that prepares tax returns for anyone who makes $54,000 or less, persons with disabilities, the elderly and limited English speaking taxpayers who need assistance, all for free.

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Student Facilitates Internship Opportunities for Peers

When Shay Bauman became involved at the Michael O. Leavitt Center for Politics and Public Service early on in her education, she knew right away that she wanted a bigger role in the organization. Her list of responsibilities and accomplishments grew each year and now, as a senior economics major, she is the Internship Coordinator for the Leavitt Center, an integral position within the organization.

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New Dean Announced for School of Business

By Miles Anderson on December 04, 2017

in Faculty, School of Business

After an extensive search, Mary Pearson has been chosen out of a very competitive national field to serve as the Dean of the School of Business at Southern Utah University.

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A Summer In Zion

Taylor Leavitt, a senior economics major from Tooele, Utah, learned from experience the importance of being exposed to the kind of work one plans on doing in their career before committing to such a path. Her summer spent in Zion National Park as a financial management intern provided the perfect opportunity to see what her future may look like.

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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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3 Reasons You Can't Resist Black Friday Deals

The most anticipated shopping day of the year is right around the corner and buyers all over the United States will brave the early morning lines to get those hard-to-resist deals, ushering in the holiday season. Southern Utah University Assistant Professor of Marketing Tyler Stillman studies consumer behavior—the psychology behind buying and selling—and shares the top three reasons why, as hard as we try, we just can’t pass up the allure of Black Friday deals.

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Faculty Friday; Meet Dr. Michael Kroff, Marketing

Anyone who has ever set foot into the classroom of Dr. Michael Kroff knows just how excited he is about marketing. The unpredictable nature of the decision making process with all of its rational and emotional components is what draws Kroff to the people side of business.

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