SUU Alumni
News from the Nest                                                                                May 2021
Congratulation, Class of 2021
Congratulations to the Class of 2021
We were thrilled to celebrate the accomplishments of the Class of 2021 during commencement ceremonies held April 30 and May 1. This year's graduating class is comprised of 2,361 graduates (SUU's largest to date!) and has an average GPA of 3.532. The top five most popular degrees among our newest alumni are biology, exercise science, nursing, communication, and accounting & psychology tied for fifth place. Enjoy a glimpse of SUU Commencement 2021 using the links below.    
Watch the 2021 Highlights Video
View Our Photo Album
Read Commencement Speeches
New BFA Degree in Filmmaking
New BFA Degree in Filmmaking
SUU recently received accreditation approval for a Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) in Filmmaking. A collaboration between the Colleges of Humanities and Social Sciences & Performing and Visual Arts, this interdisciplinary degree will be the only filmmaking BFA in the state of Utah and will be available beginning in fall of 2022.
Read More about SUU's New Filmmaking Degree
Larry H. Miller Utah Summer Games
Larry H. Miller Utah Summer Games
Utah's premier sporting event is back and better than ever. This year's schedule features more than 40 sports taking place June 4-27, and the much-anticipated Opening Ceremonies will fill Eccles Coliseum on Friday, June 18. The Larry H. Miller Utah Summer Games is one of the best ways to kick off the summer and we invite you back to campus to enjoy a little friendly competition. 
Register for the Larry H. Miller Utah Summer Games
Alumni Days at Shakespeare
Join Us for Alumni Days at Shakespeare
This is the year to attend the Utah Shakespeare Festival as we celebrate 60 years of Shakespeare magic on our campus and honor the life of Fred C. Adams. Enjoy special pricing, exclusive events and fantastic plays: PericlesPirates of Penzance, Richard IIIRagtime and The Comedy of Errors. Don't miss the return of live theater to our campus. It will be a season to remember. 
Purchase Your Tickets Now!
SUU Day at Lagoon
SUU Day at Lagoon
Mark your calendar now and get ready for SUU Day at Lagoon on Saturday, August 7. We've secured discount tickets again this year, and the Elm & Willow Terraces are reserved for the day so you can drop your things and have a place to rest and get out the sun. Complimentary drinks will be available while supplies last, and we will provide treats at 2 p.m. along with an SUU swag prize drawing. Join us for the fun.
Purchase Your Discounted Lagoon Tickets Here!
Oscar Fakahua
Malina Oberg
Clint Painter
SUU to Everywhere
With more than 60,000 graduates, SUU alumni are everywhere in the world making a difference. Enjoy this glimpse of a few alumni, among thousands, who represent our alma mater so well.
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Upcoming Events
May 13: Sean Allen (McCaw) - Learning Lives Forever Virtual Event, 4 p.m. MDT via Zoom. A member of SUU's basketball team from 1993-1995 and a Thunderbird Hall of Famer, Sean played and coached professionally in Europe for 21 years. He now works at CJD International School in Germany. He will share his experiences from his professional basketball career and what he has learned about full-time life in Europe. Add this event to your calendar.
June 3: Utah's Statewide Virtual Career Fair, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Employers are seeking to hire recent graduates and experienced alumni from SUU. The Career Fair is FREE. Pre-register at
June 4-27: Larry H. Miller Utah Summer Games. Utah's premier sporting event is back with a full schedule of more than 40 different events along with the traditional Opening Ceremonies on Friday, June 18, at Eccles Coliseum. Register and learn more here.
June 24-26: Alumni Days at Shakespeare. Enjoy great plays, exclusive events, and a special alumni discount on tickets. Choose from three-day or one-day ticket packages. Learn More and Purchase Your Tickets.
August 7: SUU Day at LagoonPurchase your tickets here

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