SUU Honors Program


Honors Office

Honors Program administrators, faculty and students work together to create a vibrant interdisciplinary learning community.

Matthew Nickerson
Honors Program Director

Prof. Nickerson took a circuitous route to his present position which included a Bachelor's Degree in biochemistry and a Master of Fine Arts in Acting Performance from the National Theater Conservatory.  After working as a professional actor for a couple of seasons he took a job with Cobe Laboratories in Denver, Colorado, working on a team developing new designs for heart/lung machines.  He later returned to academia and completed a second Master's Degree, in Library and Information Science.   His research interests include outdoor experiential education, teaching/ learning technologies and Victorian book design.

Matt Nickerson

Jayci Bash
Honors Program Specialist

Jayci graduated from the University of Utah in 2005 with her Bachelors of Science degree. She majored in Health Promotion and Education and graduated with Honors. After working at the University of Utah for 5 years, she relocated her family to Cedar City. In her free time, she coaches little league soccer and spends as much time in the great outdoors as possible.

Jayci Bash