Dixie L. Leavitt School of Business

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VITAVolunteer Income Tax Assistance
Feb 1st - April 14th
Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays (excluding spring break week)
5:30 - 8pm
BUS 118

Dean's Message

Welcome to the 2021 - 2022 academic year!  Our campus is open and the Dixie L. Leavitt School of Business faculty and staff are excited and ready to welcome our students.  

We are here to support you in your academic journey as well as your personal and professional development.  Nothing should stop you in achieving success.  Take advantage of every opportunity to develop yourself by utilizing the people, resources, and student events available to you.  Get to know your professors and our wonderful staff, they care about your well-being and success.  The student experience is what truly sets SUU apart!

We will do our best to keep the School of Business a safe and inclusive environment.  COVID-19 is top of mind for all of us and we will continue to operate under the guidance and direction of a number of government entities that are closely monitoring this challenging situation.  Please stay informed by visiting the SUU COVID-19 website https://www.suu.edu/coronavirus/

I look forward to meeting you this semester.  My door is always open to chat and share ideas!

Mary Pearson
Dean, Dixie L. Leavitt School of Business

Alumni Spotlights

Tayson Whittaker
Tayson Whittaker ('14)
SUU to Outdoor Entrepreneur

Whitney Mulaj
Whitney Mulaj ('08)
SUU to Five-Star Resort

Matt Hamlin
Matt Hamlin ('03)

John Sudbury
Chelsey Gillespie ('20)
SUU to Business Operations Manager

Business Career

We can help connect our students with internships, employment opportunities, or graduate programs. This includes one-on-one career advising, resume, cover letter, and LinkedIn assistance, professional development seminars, career fairs, employer trips, and employer information sessions. You are not alone in the job search before or after you graduate!

Recruiting & Career Services

Entrepreneurship Speaker Series

The Entrepreneurship Speaker Series provides a different entrepreneur each week to share their insights, struggles, challenges and lessons learned. The speakers and assignments will provide students with varying perspectives on entrepreneurship and give them insights to what it takes to be a successful entrepreneur.

Speaker Schedule

Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA)

This program offers free tax help to people who generally make $56,000 or less, persons with disabilities, the elderly and limited English speaking taxpayers who need assistance in preparing their own tax returns. IRS-certified volunteers provide free basic income tax return preparation with electronic filing to qualified individuals.

Learn how VITA Works