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SUU on the Hill: 2019 Utah Legislative Session Comes to a Close

By Alexandra White on March 18, 2019

in Cedar City, SUU Politics

Utah legislators ended the 2019 session Thursday, March 14 after awarding Southern Utah University with funding for exciting new projects and programs which will be implemented in the next year.

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SUU on the Hill: Higher Education on the Hill Day

By Alexandra White on March 11, 2019

in Cedar City, SUU Politics

Leaders in the higher education community including university presidents, regents, students, and the first group of college access advisors, came together to meet and enjoy lunch with Utah legislators and promote a new college access advising initiative.

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SUU On The Hill: 4 Reasons Why You Should Intern as a Student

College is a time for learning. Some students may come to learn how to be an accountant or teacher, some come to learn to be independent, and some come to learn how to be the life of the party. Regardless of a student’s educational goal, we are all here to learn and better prepare ourselves for the next chapter in our lives.

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SUU on the Hill: Halfway Mark for the Legislative Session

By Alexandra White on February 25, 2019

in Cedar City, SUU Politics

We have just hit the halfway mark for the 2019 legislative session! It’s been a crazy and busy adventure but also very rewarding. I’m so excited to see what the next half brings.

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Why You Need to Vote in SUU Elections

By Cami Mathews on February 25, 2019

in Student Experience, SUU Politics

Campus election season is upon us and it’s time to focus on why your vote matters. Changes have been made to the election process, candidates are gearing up for a hectic week, but none of it matters unless you vote.

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SUU on the Hill: Intern David Rodgers

By Alexandra White on February 11, 2019

in Cedar City, SUU Politics

David Rodgers, a senior Criminal Justice major, came to Southern Utah University because of the personalized education it offers students. This semester he has the opportunity to fulfill that promise by serving as a legislative intern at the Utah State Capitol.

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SUU on the Hill: A Day in the Life of SUU Interns

By Alexandra White on February 04, 2019

in Cedar City, SUU Politics

I’ve been working at the capitol for one week now during which I’ve had the opportunity to take on all sorts of projects and assignments from running Donna Law’s social media accounts to setting up daily luncheons and meetings.

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SUU on the Hill: The Utah Legislative Session Begins This Week

By Alexandra White on January 28, 2019

in Cedar City, SUU Politics

Hi! I’m Alexandra White, a senior strategic communication student, writing to you from the Utah State Capitol. This semester, I am the Government Relations intern for Southern Utah University and I’m excited to share my journey with you as I learn the ins and outs of being a young professional.

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Pizza & Politics - Vaccines

By Cami Mathews on December 31, 2018

in SUU Politics

The Michael O. Leavitt Center for Politics and Public Service hosts Pizza & Politics every Wednesday at noon to discuss a current political topic. Leavitt Center student employees research the topic and moderate the conversation. These discussions expose students to a variety of important issues and encourages them to share their own perspectives while learning all sides of an issue.  Free pizza is provided for all who attend.

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Pizza & Politics - SUU Smoking and Drinking Policies

By Cami Mathews on December 17, 2018

in SUU Politics

The Michael O. Leavitt Center for Politics and Public Service hosts Pizza & Politics every Wednesday at noon to discuss a current political topic. Leavitt Center student employees research the topic and moderate the conversation. These discussions expose students to a variety of important issues and encourages them to share their own perspectives while learning all sides of an issue.  Free pizza is provided for all who attend.

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