For the first time in 42 years, Southern Utah University will not be increasing its tuition or student fees. On Friday, March 29, the Utah Board of Regents approved Southern Utah University’s tuition proposal, making SUU the only school in the Utah System for Higher Education that isn’t raising... - March 29, 2019
Southern Utah University is excited to announce that Governor Gary Herbert and the Utah State Legislature have approved and funded a three-year bachelor’s degree pilot program. SUU received $3.8 million ongoing funding for the project and will be ready to launch the program in January 2020.
“The... - March 28, 2019
A historic partnership between Southern Utah University and Southwest Technical College received final approval to become one of the first dual enrollment programs of its kind in the nation. - February 13, 2019
Southern Utah University has a single mother of five who is currently an apprentice mechanic in their Aviation Program as she works toward becoming a professional pilot. The Aviation Program is helping her to find ways to achieve this goal. - December 18, 2018
In the past five years, Southern Utah University has seen a 150.7% increase in applications with student headcount growing by 34% since 2015. SUU’s tremendous success has been recognized nationally by USA Today placing the institution fourth in the nation for rising applications and enrollment. - November 09, 2018
For years, Southern Utah University’s Aviation program has worked toward changing an outdated Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) regulation for aircraft maintenance training curriculum, and today President Trump signed SUU’s proposed bill into law. - October 09, 2018
Southern Utah University is excited to announce that after an extensive national search, Dr. Jean Boreen has been chosen to serve as the new Dean for the College of Humanities and Social Science.
Dr. Boreen has over two decades of experience in administration and service at the university level. Her... - August 22, 2018
With declining student retention rates climbing across the country, Southern Utah University has created a unique and innovative approach to stop the decline and actually increase retention numbers. In just two years, from 2015-2017, the University went from a stagnant 64% retention rate to 71%, a record high for the institution. - July 20, 2018
The National Security Agency (NSA) and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) have designated Southern Utah University as a National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense Education (CAE-CDE). SUU is the only public university in Utah to receive this designation. - June 22, 2018
From living on the streets of Los Angeles to graduating top of his class, Donald Long, a first-generation student, says Southern Utah University gave him a second chance.
After graduating from high school in New Jersey, Long joined the Air Force branch of the military from 2000 to 2004. There, he learned... - April 25, 2018
Even with a higher priority placed on STEM 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 and SUU professor, Dr. Shalini Kesar, set out to better understand what causes girls to lose interest in STEM subjects and careers. - April 12, 2018
Southern Utah University is continuing to expand its innovative approach to general education. Launched in Fall of 2015 with 48 students, SUU’s Jumpstart General Education program has double in size. The program now includes two sections with 84 enrolled students. Jumpstart is making general education relevant again by enrolling students in a yearlong program where they earn all of their general education credits through an integrated curriculum taught by seven professors. - April 04, 2018
Through the Dual Enrollment Program, all registered students of Southern Utah University are admitted to Southwest Tech and entitled to enroll in certificate programs and all Southwest Tech students in certificate programs are admitted to SUU and entitled to enroll in classes for credit. - March 29, 2018
Southern Utah University's Aviation Program is working to change outdated Federal Aviation Administration mandated curriculum. A policy change would result in better trained technicians that would be job ready upon completion of the program. - March 13, 2018
Recognizing that traditional methods and high-priced textbooks pose a significant barrier for student success, Southern Utah University is working to make education more affordable and accessible. - March 07, 2018
Southern Utah University is partnering with LUMEA Inc., a medical diagnostic research organization, with the aim to accelerate the development of new digital cancer diagnostics in the field of pathology. - February 24, 2018