SUU has a five year record of being on the President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll. During that time there were only 122 colleges and universities that were honored with this designation and most for just one year. Southern Utah University has had a long history of volunteer services and this allowed SUU to be selected as a leading university for providing community service. Read more….
North Elementary in Cedar City is our local S.T.E.A.M. School. This incredible elementary school prides itself on focusing on Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math thus its designation of being a S.T.E.A.M. School. Because of their dedication to these principles and their participation with the “Hour of Code” program, North Elementary received the $10,000 reward from the above mentioned program. Out of 270 schools in Utah, North Elementay was the winner. Read more….
US News World Report just plain gets it about Southern Utah University. They have ranked us 58th best school out of all of the universities. One of the greatest strengths that propelled SUU into this ranking, was the success of students to enter post graduate studies. SUU was noted for is strength in working with students from when they first enter the doors until the students go onto other programs. This ranking is up 13 points from last year.
Southern Utah University has provided an incredible workforce of students who really excel not only in their knowledge, but their ability to put things to a practicle use. Many of the companies that have moved to our area are impressed with the quality of indivduals that can get from our local pool.
SUU includes specialized training, associate, baccalaureate and graduate degree programs. The school’s hallmark, the College of Education, provides some of the best teacher-training and education in the western United States. SUU students have many unique opportunities. The College of Performing and Visual Arts works hand-in-hand with internationally recognized artists to offer a broad base of artistic exposure.
Two years in a row, the students of the great state of Utah have earned this nation’s highest ACT scores. We have something special here in this state. After visiting with some company leaders just yesterday, we learned that they absolutely love their educated workforce. Most of them said it is hard to explain the qualities held by their workforce.
The Southern Utah University Academic Roadmap aims to raise student achievement and preparation through specific, concrete and attainable goals over the course of several years.
With competitive advantages that include experience-based learning programs, a supportive academic environment and strong community partnerships, we have created six initiatives to enhance the personalized, integrative and experiential learning environment we offer at SUU. We invite you to become familiar with this course the University now charts and find out how your contributions can enhance our journey toward nationally-recognized academic excellence.