Your Online Admissions Team

Our Online Admissions team is motivated by helping better other people's lives and enjoys assisting students to find the best way they can complete their education.

Jonathan Roberts Headshot of Jonathan Roberts

Director of Enrollment Management and Marketing

Jonathan leads the recruitment and marketing efforts for the Graduate and Online department at Southern Utah University. he completed a Bachelor of Science in Political Science and Sociology from Utah State University in 2013. He also received a Master of Public Administration from Southern Utah University in 2015.

Best Advice: Do not be afraid to move forward. Online education is created to help you balance your educational goals with the rest of your busy life. No fear, we will help you every step of the way.

Phone: (435) 865-8671| Email:

Alex Street Headshot of Alex Street

University Recruiter/Operations Coordinator

Programs: Masters of Arts Administration (M.A.A.), Master of Music Technology (M.M.M.T), Master of Music Education (M.M.Ed), Masters of Athletic Training (M.A.T), Doctor of Psychology in Clinical Psychology (Psy.D.)

Alex is a passionate advisor and manager for Online enrollment management. He completed a Bachelor of Science in History at Southern Utah University in 2018. He also speaks fluent in Spanish and enjoys helping students.

Best Advice: Finding a university that is student centered and focused on your success is the most important thing to look for. Ask about what helps and attention you will get as you work on your degree.

Phone: (435) 865-7853 | Email:

Lydia Lee NelsonHeadshot of Lydia Lee Nelson

University Recruiter

Programs: Masters of Interdisciplinary Studies (M.I.S.), Masters of Arts in Professional Communication (M.A.P.C.), Library Media (L.M), Master of Public Administration (M.P.A.)


Lydia is a Graduate and Online Admissions Advisor for Enrollment Management at Southern Utah University. She completed a Master of Public Administration and Bachelor of Arts in Strategic Communication.

Best Advice: I believe that the three most important things to consider when looking for a graduate and/or online program are how the program fits your academic and career goals, accreditation, and price. Don't hesitate to reach out about any of these or other priorities as you consider SUU.

Kaity KuhnHeadshot of Kaity Kuhn

University Recruiter

Programs: Master of Education (M.Ed.) Master of Education with Administrative/Supervisory Licence,  Administrative Licence

Kaity is a Graduate and Online Admissions Officer for Southern Utah University. She completed a Master of Interdisciplinary Studies and a Bachelor of Science in Communication in 2020 from Southern Utah University.

Best Advice: Create a regular study space and stay organized. This will allow you to stay up-to-date on new assignments and important deadlines. Don't be afraid to speak up if you have questions or need assistance. Our professors and staff are happy to assist you and help you reach your goals.

Derek Sundberg Headshot of Derek Sundberg

University Recruiter/Partnerships

Programs: Masters of Business Administration (M.B.A.), Masters of Accountancy (MAcc), Masters of Science in Business Analytics (M.S.B.A.), Master of Science in Cyber Security and Information Assurance (M.S.CSIA)

Derek is graduate admissions officer for graduate business programs at Southern Utah University. He completed Master of Business Administration from Southern Utah University and a Bachelor of Science in Business Management in 2005 from the University of Phoenix.

Best Advice: Find a school that fits your needs, time, budget, and personality!

Rama HemphillHeadshot of Rama Hemphill

University Recruiter

Programs: Online Undergraduate Programs, 

Rama leads new and returning undergraduate students through the admissions process, helping them get their best start at SUU. Having recently completed his Bachelor of Science in Philosophy, Rama now studies Music Technology through SUU’s Masters of Music program.

Best Advice: Find a university that helps you open more doors. Professors, staff, students, available graduate programs, and other resources can often be more important than the actual classes.

Phone: (435) 865-8644 | Email:

Headshot of Jackson RiedlingerJackson Riedlinger

University Recruiter

Programs: Online Undergraduate Programs

Jackson is an enthusiastic advisor for online undergraduate programs who enjoys helping students start their journey at SUU. He completed his Bachelors of Science in Communications at Southern Utah University in 2021.

Best Advice: If you are having trouble with classes or with school in general, don't be afraid to ask for help. SUU has professors, staff and many others that are all here to help you have the best experience at SUU as possible. Everyone needs a little help sometimes, let us help you!