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Music Education Major Hopes to Inspire His Future Students

Michael D’Orazio, a junior music education major at Southern Utah University, has been interested in music since he was 11 years old. He was drawn to music because of the creative freedom to make art that was entirely his own. He transferred to SUU in the fall of 2017 from Antelope Valley College, a school in his hometown of Lancaster, California.

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SUU Student Helps Researchers Look For Epilepsy Cure

Does the idea of working with medical professionals to develop cutting-edge medical treatments get your neurons firing? It does for Lacey Woods, a junior and biology major at Southern Utah University from Henderson, Nevada.

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Student Educates Others Through Music

By Cami Mathews on January 03, 2018

in Students, Student Projects

As a self-described gypsy woman who loves art, music, travel and experiencing new cultures, Marissa Brown enjoys combining her passions with her degree in music.

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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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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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Kali McKenzie: Wilderness Ranger

Wherever her career takes her, Kali McKenzie simply has to spend time in the outdoors. As a Wilderness Ranger for Zion National Park, she gets plenty of opportunities to do just that.

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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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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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Earning an Education on the Sidelines

By Cami Mathews on November 20, 2017

in Students, Student Projects

Randi Spencer wanted to become an athletic trainer when she was 14 years old. She enjoyed working with the human body, figuring out how to strengthen and heal it. With this goal in mind, Spencer sought out a university who would give her the best academic and athletic foundation to succeed. After attending a high school summer leadership conference at Southern Utah University, she knew SUU would offer her the support and guidance she needed.

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Art and Design Students Gain Experience in Tennessee

Alexa Harding and Elizabeth Edwards were awarded scholarships this summer to the Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts, an internationally recognized visual art education center, located in Gatlinburg, Tennessee. The school provides creative experiences year-round with different workshops focused on visual arts. The experience gave Harding and Edwards a chance to expand their education and dive deeper into their art.

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