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Utah State University student Alyssa McNutt’s college experience has been marked by determination, passion for track and field, and a deep gratitude for the scholarships that made her dreams possible.
USU Student on Track for Success Thanks to Scholarships

USU Student on Track for Success Thanks to Scholarships

Utah State University student Alyssa McNutt’s college experience has been marked by determination, passion for track and field, and a deep gratitude for the scholarships that made her dreams possible.

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At Utah State University, Statewide Campuses play a pivotal role in higher education by promoting accessibility and inclusivity. They serve as educational hubs that cater to a diverse array of students, including those from remote or underserved areas.
Growing Their Own: Collaboration Between USU Uintah Basin and Northeastern Counseling Creates Career Path for Local Social Workers

Growing Their Own: Collaboration Between USU Uintah Basin and Northeastern Counseling Creates Career Path for Local Social Workers

At Utah State University, Statewide Campuses play a pivotal role in higher education by promoting accessibility and inclusivity. They serve as educational hubs that cater to a diverse array of students, including those from remote or underserved areas.

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When it came time to send their daughters to college, Mitchel (Mitch) ’89 and Leslie ’89 Butikofer, proud Aggie alumni, encouraged them to consider Utah State University.
A Launch on Life: USU Alumni Couple Create Engineering Endowment

A Launch on Life: USU Alumni Couple Create Engineering Endowment

When it came time to send their daughters to college, Mitchel (Mitch) ’89 and Leslie ’89 Butikofer, proud Aggie alumni, encouraged them to consider Utah State University.

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From the first day of classes in 1890, women have been actively engaged as students, staff and faculty at Utah State University – then called the Agricultural College of Utah. Their voices have impacted the cultural, scientific, economic and social fabric
Fifth-Generation Aggie Continues the Tradition

Fifth-Generation Aggie Continues the Tradition

From the first day of classes in 1890, women have been actively engaged as students, staff and faculty at Utah State University – then called the Agricultural College of Utah. Their voices have impacted the cultural, scientific, economic and social fabric...

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The thrill of live performance. For many, there is nothing like it. Whether an audience is laughing, crying, feeling or thinking – a theater performance has the unique ability to make people feel alive.
Once a Teacher, Always a Learner: USU Alum’s Lyrical Journey to the Theater

Once a Teacher, Always a Learner: USU Alum’s Lyrical Journey to the Theater

The thrill of live performance. For many, there is nothing like it. Whether an audience is laughing, crying, feeling or thinking – a theater performance has the unique ability to make people feel alive.

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Students at Utah State University are encouraged to take advantage of every opportunity to make the most of their college experience. Research, at both the undergraduate and graduate level, is at the core of USU’s land-grant mission and an important compo
USU Alum Establishes Scholarship Endowment to Provide Enhanced Student Research Opportunities

USU Alum Establishes Scholarship Endowment to Provide Enhanced Student Research Opportunities

Students at Utah State University are encouraged to take advantage of every opportunity to make the most of their college experience. Research, at both the undergraduate and graduate level, is at the core of USU’s land-grant mission and an important compo...

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Mike Jacobs and Cathy Schloeder received their doctorates in rangeland ecology and wildlife ecology, respectively, at Utah State University in 1999. Beginning in the 1980s, they forged distinguished careers working in difficult places beset by poverty, vi
“Power of One” Doctoral Assistantships: Producing Leaders to Tackle Natural Resource Challenges in Developing Nations

“Power of One” Doctoral Assistantships: Producing Leaders to Tackle Natural Resource Challenges in Developing Nations

Mike Jacobs and Cathy Schloeder received their doctorates in rangeland ecology and wildlife ecology, respectively, at Utah State University in 1999. Beginning in the 1980s, they forged distinguished careers working in difficult places beset by poverty, vi...

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The decision to enroll in college in her 40s wasn’t easy for Star Stevens. But as a single mother, she knew she needed to do something following her divorce to elevate her salary enough to provide for her three children. And the challenges to complete a
Turning Grief Into Good

Turning Grief Into Good

The decision to enroll in college in her 40s wasn’t easy for Star Stevens. But as a single mother, she knew she needed to do something following her divorce to elevate her salary enough to provide for her three children. And the challenges to complete a

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From singing the Scotsman with a crowd of Aggies at Maverik Stadium, to cheering on the women’s soccer team, athletics events are an important rite of passage for Utah State University students.
Cache Valley Couple Treasured for Providing Aggie Family Experience for USU Athletes

Cache Valley Couple Treasured for Providing Aggie Family Experience for USU Athletes

From singing the Scotsman with a crowd of Aggies at Maverik Stadium, to cheering on the women’s soccer team, athletics events are an important rite of passage for Utah State University students.

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Ask anyone who has spent time on a university campus “What created the most impact during your college experience?” and they often answer “it was the people and places that mattered the most.” Graduates from Utah State University would answer no different
Purpose and Passion: Working Together Solidifies Gift from USU Alum to College of Humanities and Social Sciences

Purpose and Passion: Working Together Solidifies Gift from USU Alum to College of Humanities and Social Sciences

Ask anyone who has spent time on a university campus “What created the most impact during your college experience?” and they often answer “it was the people and places that mattered the most.” Graduates from Utah State University would answer no different...

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In honor of their time spent at USU, Jim and Jeri Spinner, pictured here at Star’s Perch Yurt, decided it was time to give back to the institution that gave so much to them. Working with the Advancement team, the Spinners were quickly able to see their vi
Enhancing the University Experience: Alumni Couple Support Spaces for Students

Enhancing the University Experience: Alumni Couple Support Spaces for Students

In honor of their time spent at USU, Jim and Jeri Spinner, pictured here at Star’s Perch Yurt, decided it was time to give back to the institution that gave so much to them. Working with the Advancement team, the Spinners were quickly able to see their vi...

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The moment when something clicks and there is that “ding” of a lightbulb turning on that comes with understanding — that is what prompted Brooks Ogborn to become a teacher. After finishing his first year at Ridgeline High School in the Cache County School
Easing the Financial Burden: Young Alum Creates Scholarship for Math Student Teachers

Easing the Financial Burden: Young Alum Creates Scholarship for Math Student Teachers

The moment when something clicks and there is that “ding” of a lightbulb turning on that comes with understanding — that is what prompted Brooks Ogborn to become a teacher. After finishing his first year at Ridgeline High School in the Cache County School...

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The United States in the 1960s was a tumultuous political decade filled with the ongoing Vietnam War, Civil Rights protests and the assassinations of both John F. Kennedy and Martin Luther King.
Forging a New Path: First-Generation Alum Creates Aggie Family Scholarship for Aggie First Scholars

Forging a New Path: First-Generation Alum Creates Aggie Family Scholarship for Aggie First Scholars

The United States in the 1960s was a tumultuous political decade filled with the ongoing Vietnam War, Civil Rights protests and the assassinations of both John F. Kennedy and Martin Luther King.

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With technology affecting almost every aspect of today’s fast-paced world, computer science graduates have a variety of industry options as demand for their knowledge grows. In fact, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment of computer
A Little Goes a Long Way: Computer Science Professor Creates Student Endowments

A Little Goes a Long Way: Computer Science Professor Creates Student Endowments

With technology affecting almost every aspect of today’s fast-paced world, computer science graduates have a variety of industry options as demand for their knowledge grows. In fact, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment of computer...

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Life comes with pivotal moments that can change the trajectory of one’s path. For Utah State University alum Robert Phillips, that pivotal moment came when he met Dr. Larzette Hale.
Gift Honors Memory of Beloved Accounting Professor

Gift Honors Memory of Beloved Accounting Professor

Life comes with pivotal moments that can change the trajectory of one’s path. For Utah State University alum Robert Phillips, that pivotal moment came when he met Dr. Larzette Hale.

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Two men with contrasting career paths inspired a Utah State University alumni couple to give back to their alma mater and help undergraduate engineering students working to earn a degree.
Master Tradesman and Educator Inspire Alumni Couple to Create Memorial Scholarship

Master Tradesman and Educator Inspire Alumni Couple to Create Memorial Scholarship

Two men with contrasting career paths inspired a Utah State University alumni couple to give back to their alma mater and help undergraduate engineering students working to earn a degree.

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There is an old thought that says if you are living only for yourself, you are not living at all. If true, Utah State University alum Mehdi Heravi is an embodiment of what it means to live.
Gift Inspires Second Chance for USU Online Special Education Student

Gift Inspires Second Chance for USU Online Special Education Student

There is an old thought that says if you are living only for yourself, you are not living at all. If true, Utah State University alum Mehdi Heravi is an embodiment of what it means to live.

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Utah State University Civil and Environmental Engineering alumna Zhida Song-James (’91) has created an endowed scholarship in honor of her late husband, L. Douglas James, a former Utah Water Research Lab director.
New Scholarship Honors Former Water Lab Director

New Scholarship Honors Former Water Lab Director

Utah State University Civil and Environmental Engineering alumna Zhida Song-James (’91) has created an endowed scholarship in honor of her late husband, L. Douglas James, a former Utah Water Research Lab director.

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Thanks to a generous donation by Utah State University alumni Helen B. and Lawrence “Larry” O. Cannon, the College of Humanities and Social Sciences has established the Lawrence O. Cannon Teaching Excellence Award to recognize exemplary teachers who go ab
Honoring Extraordinary Teachers

Honoring Extraordinary Teachers

Thanks to a generous donation by Utah State University alumni Helen B. and Lawrence “Larry” O. Cannon, the College of Humanities and Social Sciences has established the Lawrence O. Cannon Teaching Excellence Award to recognize exemplary teachers who go ab...

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Justin Deakin knew he wanted to pursue a career in the agricultural industry since a young age. The experience of working on his family’s dry farm in Snowville, Utah, made him realize how much of a need there was for further research and education that wo
Seely-Hinckley Scholar Sustaining the Future of Agriculture

Seely-Hinckley Scholar Sustaining the Future of Agriculture

Justin Deakin knew he wanted to pursue a career in the agricultural industry since a young age. The experience of working on his family’s dry farm in Snowville, Utah, made him realize how much of a need there was for further research and education that wo...

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Jim Minkler ’82, ’83, accomplished a great deal in his short lifetime – not just academically and professionally, but as a person whose kindness and optimism made a positive difference for so many.
The Enduring Legacy of an Inspiring Aggie

The Enduring Legacy of an Inspiring Aggie

Jim Minkler ’82, ’83, accomplished a great deal in his short lifetime – not just academically and professionally, but as a person whose kindness and optimism made a positive difference for so many.

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You'd be hard-pressed to find a man more dedicated to fresh air and the great outdoors than Alan Carpenter. A proud Utah State alumnus and longtime land stewardship consultant and former ecologist with The Nature Conservancy, Alan has already cycled acros
Perpetuating the Cycle of Generosity

Perpetuating the Cycle of Generosity

You'd be hard-pressed to find a man more dedicated to fresh air and the great outdoors than Alan Carpenter. A proud Utah State alumnus and longtime land stewardship consultant and former ecologist with The Nature Conservancy, Alan has already cycled acros...

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With their combined total of 70 years working on campus, Bob and Kathy gave to USU fully and unconditionally. Early in their marriage, they discovered a shared belief in the value of philanthropy.
Helping Students Succeed

Helping Students Succeed

With their combined total of 70 years working on campus, Bob and Kathy gave to USU fully and unconditionally. Early in their marriage, they discovered a shared belief in the value of philanthropy.

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Anne Cherry made a call to Utah State University's College of Science last fall with an unconventional proposal — she aimed to create a fully endowed scholarship in her husband's name as a surprise Christmas gift. Anne's husband, Dr. Bradley Hintze, is a
Surprise Gift Secures Aggie Legacy

Surprise Gift Secures Aggie Legacy

Anne Cherry made a call to Utah State University's College of Science last fall with an unconventional proposal — she aimed to create a fully endowed scholarship in her husband's name as a surprise Christmas gift. Anne's husband, Dr. Bradley Hintze, is a ...

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Brian and Natalie Broadbent appreciate the positive long-term impact scholarships can have. As students, both Brian and Natalie were fortunate to receive financial aid through scholarships.
Seizing the Opportunity to Give Back

Seizing the Opportunity to Give Back

Brian and Natalie Broadbent appreciate the positive long-term impact scholarships can have. As students, both Brian and Natalie were fortunate to receive financial aid through scholarships.

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As a young girl growing up in Idaho, Kristen understood the importance of education and the opportunities it provides.
Designing Student Support

Designing Student Support

As a young girl growing up in Idaho, Kristen understood the importance of education and the opportunities it provides.

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Rosco Tolman and his son Bradley have given a unique gift to Utah State students with interest in foreign languages. Rosco’s passion for language study and world travel began with an LDS mission to Denmark, where he learned Danish.
A Passion for Language

A Passion for Language

Rosco Tolman and his son Bradley have given a unique gift to Utah State students with interest in foreign languages. Rosco’s passion for language study and world travel began with an LDS mission to Denmark, where he learned Danish.

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Studying languages and cultures in Austria, launching a publishing career in New York City and working in Paris for Google before it was a household name — the start of John Lewis Needham's career took him far away from the small Utah college town he call
Giving Back Where the Journey Began

Giving Back Where the Journey Began

Studying languages and cultures in Austria, launching a publishing career in New York City and working in Paris for Google before it was a household name — the start of John Lewis Needham's career took him far away from the small Utah college town he call...

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Bonny’s interaction with the USU professors and their friendly demeanor piqued her interest in studying at USU. By Fall 2018 Bonny was attending USU on an exchange study abroad program.
Expanding Global Engagement Opportunities

Expanding Global Engagement Opportunities

Bonny’s interaction with the USU professors and their friendly demeanor piqued her interest in studying at USU. By Fall 2018 Bonny was attending USU on an exchange study abroad program.

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Giving back comes naturally to the Andersons. Both Richard and his wife Moonyeen attended USU, where Richard earned his undergraduate degree before moving on to a productive engineering career at Hewlett-Packard.
Engineering an Impact

Engineering an Impact

Giving back comes naturally to the Andersons. Both Richard and his wife Moonyeen attended USU, where Richard earned his undergraduate degree before moving on to a productive engineering career at Hewlett-Packard.

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Jess Wallace is pursuing a Master of Fine Arts degree, a necessary step for raising the earning potential in a competitive theater design field and opening doors for her to make her own design decisions.
Mastering the Art of Doing it All

Mastering the Art of Doing it All

Jess Wallace is pursuing a Master of Fine Arts degree, a necessary step for raising the earning potential in a competitive theater design field and opening doors for her to make her own design decisions.