Honors Office

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


Jayci Bash, MPA
Director

Jayci Bash began working in the honors program in 2012. She earned her Master of Public Administration degree from SUU in 2015 with an emphasis on Student Affairs in Higher Education and is currently working on her Ed.D. at Arizona State. Jayci's passions are any outdoor adventure with her partner and kids. She is a project leader for the National Collegiate Honors Council Partners in the Parks program, taking Honors Students into National Parks for week-long academic adventures and serves on the leadership of the Western Regional Honors Council.

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Jayci Bash

Katie Englert
Lecturer

Katie Englert is Lecturer for the Honors and the Bachelor of Interdisciplinary Studies programs at SUU. Her background is in photojournalism and cultural anthropology and she is particularly interested in the visual representation of the ethnic “other” in media. She enjoys visually documenting her community and photographs A.P.E.[X] events on campus. She loves the thrill she gets from mountain biking and exploring the southwest.

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Katie Englert

Dave Lunt, Ph.D
Academic Coordinator

Dr. Dave Lunt earned a PhD in Ancient History from Penn State before coming to Cedar City. At SUU, he worked as Director of Interdisciplinary Studies and taught Latin before going to work full-time in the Department of History, Sociology, & Anthropology in 2013. He spends most of his time teaching History courses, conducting research on ancient Greek athletics, doing crossword puzzles, and spending time outside with his family.

Dave Lunt

Lindsay Aleman
Academic Advising Intern

Lindsay recently graduated from SUU, earning a Bachelor of Science in Family Life and Human Development. Currently, she is working on a Masters in Public Administration. During her undergrad, Lindsay competed on the SUU women’s golf team. When Lindsay isn’t in the honors office or working on homework, she will most likely be at the golf course, fishing on Panguitch Lake, or watching a good movie with her husband.

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Lindsay Aleman

Allison Hall
Office Clerk

Allison Hall is a Junior studying Exercise Science with a minor in psychology. This is her first year working for the honors office and her third in the program. She is working towards a doctorate in Physical Therapy (but if a Broadway show wanted her to take lead she would not be mad). Allison loves to play tennis, sing along to Broadway shows, read, play piano, and cook delicious food that she finds on Pinterest. You can often find her watching Marvel movies, and she is always up for a conversation about Harry Potter, Marvel, and Supernatural. Allison loves serving others, being with friends and family, and meeting new people.

Allison Hall

Tina Ngo
Office Clerk

Tina Ngo is a current SUU Sophomore studying Human Nutrition with a minor in Chemistry, and plans on becoming an Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon. She was born and raised in the small town of West Jordan in Salt Lake County. Although she was raised in the United States as a First-generation, she still stays connected to her culture and roots through competing in Chinese Calligraphy. She also is involved in a few other organizations on campus such as, SUUSA and RHS. In her free time, she loves going on outdoor adventure, cooking new recipes, and reading all sorts of books. She is super excited for this year, and can't wait to meet more people in Honors!

Tina Ngo

Alexandra Hutchinson (Alex)
Office Clerk

Alexandra Hutchinson (Alex) is a sophomore currently majoring in Engineering Technology with a minor in Mathematics. She is passionate about education and enthusiastic about all that the honors program offers to the students of SUU. In addition to her academic studies, Alex is a member of the SUU band and performs with the woodwind ensemble. Her love of the arts extends to musicals, symphonies, and museums. Between her studies and work Alex is usually found going on adventures, solving “who done its,” scoring big at Bingo night, drawing portraits, or exploring all that southern Utah has to offer.

Alex Hutchinson