SUU to Offer 3-Year Bachelor Degrees

The 3-Year Bachelor Degree is an optional program for students to accelerate the traditional undergraduate process and enter the workforce earlier while still gaining the professional hands-on experiences needed for the job market.  The 3-Year program will reduce barriers to graduation making it easier for students to save time and money.

University News: Utah Legislature Approves 3-Year Bachelor Degree Program at SUU

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How it works to earn a bachelor’s degree in 3-years:

Students will still take eight semesters to graduate, but SUU will now offer full class schedules in three equal, 13-week semesters: Fall, Winter, and Spring. To finish the degree in three years, students will enroll in all three semesters during their first and second years at SUU, and then enroll in fall and winter semester during their final year. Overall, their education will consist of three fall semesters, three winter semesters and two spring semesters.

The Messiah Christmas Concert 2017

The Orchestra of Southern Utah and the Southern Utah Chorale present Cedar City’s 77th performance of George Frideric Handel’s Messiah: Expressions of Divity on Sunday, December 10-11, 2017 at 7:30 pm at the Heritage Center Theater.

Director and Conductor: Xun Sun
Chorale Director: Jackie Riddle-Jackson

Free admission to this Christmas concert thanks to sponsorship from State Bank of Southern Utah and the Leavitt Group (Tickets are required and are available FREE at the Heritage Theatre boix office).

Children over 6 welcome. No babies please, as concerts are recorded.

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This event has been added to the calendar.

CCCMT Spooky Halloween Workshop

The Cedar City Children’s Musical Theatre (CCCMT) is having a Spooky Halloween Workshop.

Learn special effects make-up with special step by step guidance, learn a Halloween song and dance, decorate a haunted room for the Spook Alley, and perform at their Friday the 13th Haunted Theater Spectacular.

  • September 18-21
  • September 25-28
  • October 2-5
  • October 9-12

Monday-Thursday from 4:30 to 6:30. Cost is $30. For kids 10 and older.

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Survey about Cedar City Leisure Services

Cedar City would like to know how you feel about Cedar City’s trails, parks, Aquatic Center, sports fields, recreation programs and other facilities. The survey is absolutely confidential and the findings will be used to help us plan future venues and programs for citizens and visitors.

To more accurately gauge family participation and interests, this survey is intended to be completed by the head of household on behalf of all those residing in his/her domicile (house, apartment, etc.).

Please note: Only one survey per household is allowed.

Items that require a response have an asterisk (*) next to them. Some items do not require a response. No response is needed for activities you do not participate in or facilities you do not use.

Take the Survey!

About Cedar City, Utah

cedar-city-utah-aerial-viewCedar City is located in southwest Utah. It is in Iron County. Cedar City’s elevation is 5,846 ft (1,782 m). It is home to Southern Utah University, the Utah Shakespeare Festival and the Utah Summer Games. The population of Cedar City is over 31,000. Cedar City was originally settled in late 1851 by Mormon pioneers. Cedar City Regional Airport offers flights via Delta Connection.

Main Street Mile

Main Street Mile
Main Street Mile

The Main Street Mile is a one mile race that takes place each year on the 24th of July. The race/walk begins at Smith’s and ends at the main street park. Pre-registration guarantees a t-shirt. The race begins at 9:30 (Half an hour before the parade starts).

In Jubilo Women’s Chorale

In Jubilo Women’s ChoraleIn Jubilo Women’s Chorale is a women’s choir located in Cedar City, Utah. They often perform at the Heritage Center. The conductor is Jackie Riddle-Jackson and the pianist is Teresa Redd. They practice each week and perform every few months.