July 11, 2017

Snow College


Here’s a free collection of resources about Snow College- Snow College blogs, videos, groups, first-hand experiences and advice from people who attend(ed) Snow College, etc.

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Snow College Blogs

Here’s a list of Snow College blogs- blogs written by people who attend Snow College, or about Snow College.

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Snow College Visual Arts snow.edu/academics/fineart/art 2017
Snow College Housing snow.edu/offices/housing 2017
Snow College Bookstore snow.edu/offices/bookstore 2017
Snow College Scholarships snow.edu/offices/scholarships 2017
Snow College Music Department snow.edu/academics/fineart/music 2017
Snow College Twitter twitter.com/snowcollege 2017
Snowdrift Newspaper snowcollegenews.com 2017
Snow College Athletics snowbadgers.com 2017
Snow College Newspaper Facebook Page facebook.com/SnowCollegeSnowdrift 2017
Snow College Wikipedia Page wikipedia.org/wiki/Snow_College 2017

Snow College Groups

Snow College Groups On Facebook

  1. Snow College Books Buy/Sell/Trade (609 members)
  2. Snow College Theatre (218 members)
  3. Snow College Ultimate Frisbee (120 members)
  4. Snow College Institute (84 members)
  5. Snow College Football Players (76 members)
  6. Buy and Sell Snow College Housing (61 members)
  7. Snow College Badgerettes (36 members)
  8. Snow College Basketball (23 members)
  9. Snow College ASL Club (19 members)
  10. Snow College Chemistry (13 members)
  11. Snow College Baseball Club (11 members)
  12. Snow College Bassoons (11 members)
  13. Snow College Ballroom Dance Company Friends and Family (8 members)
  14. Snow College French Club (8 members)
  15. Snow College Lacrosse (5 members)
  16. Snow College Chess Club (4 members)

Other Snow College Groups And Forums

  1. Ephraim Small Business Development Group

Snow College Survey

We’re surveying people who attend(ed) Snow College. Here will be a collection of their responses.

*The information gathered via surveys may or may not be correct. Hopefully it will be helpful to you!

*Response format = Answer (Your first name, Years you attended Snow College)


**Click here to share your experience at Snow College**


Snow College: Favorites

What’s your favorite thing about Snow College?

  • The atmosphere. (Staci, 2016-2017)
  • Small classes and awesome professors. (Jackie, 2013-2017)
  • The small classes and the professors. (Natalie, 2015-2017)
  • Great teachers. (Kessa, 2015-2017)
  • How small it is. (Blake, 2016-2017)
  • How invested the professors are in each student individually. (Jacob, 2012-2016)
  • The people! Especially within the theater department. (Alaynah, 2013-2104)
  • The family feeling. (Tyler, 2005-2008)
  • Crane Theater, and the old radio building. Relics of a bygone era. I (and my crew) were last on stage in Crane and First on stage in Eccles. I love it. (Tosh, 2002-2005)
  • College living. (Amber, 2001-2003)
  • Everything! (Lindsey, 2001-2003)
  • The campus and town of Ephraim. (Jack, 2001-2002)
  • Lasting friendships. (Zachary, 2000-2002)
  • It’s smaller size. (Andrew, 1997-2002)

Snow College: Least Favorites

What’s your least favorite thing about Snow College?

  • Classes I don’t comprehend. (Staci, 2016-2017)
  • No 4-year theater program. (Jackie, 2013-2017)
  • The high school attitudes. (Natalie, 2015-2017)
  • Being slightly older than most of the students was hard. (Kessa, 2015-2017)
  • How prominent the Mormon religion is. (Blake, 2016-2017)
  • Students arriving with entitlement issues. (Jacob, 2012-2016)
  • The fact that a lot of my credits didn’t transfer to other schools. I was an over achiever, and now I have to take a lot of theater courses again. (Alaynah, 2013-2014)
  • It’s not a university. (Tyler, 2005-2008)
  • Nothing. Snow was awesome. I had more fun there than any time in my life. (Tosh, 2002-2005)
  • Some of the judgmental mentality coming from the more religious students. (Amber, 2001-2003)
  • The turkey smell. (Jack, 2001-2002)
  • Cafeteria hours. (Zachary, 2000-2002)
  • Its lack of drive on an institutional level. It’s still slow to adapt. (Andrew, 1997-2002)

Snow College: Things To Do

What are fun things to do while at Snow College? Best kept secrets, etc.

  • Go to True Badger Night. (Staci, 2016-2017)
  • I’m a non-traditional student so I commuted. (Jackie, 2013-2017)
  • There are awesome restaurants in Mount Pleasant and Spring Creek. (Natalie, 2015-2107)
  • There are a lot of school hosted activities. (Kessa, 2015-2017)
  • Go to LTI shows. (Blake, 2016-2017)
  • Center of Utah, Gunnison dragon, murder in the dark in the black-box picnics on the roof of various buildings. The tunnels. Prank wars with neighbors. Starting a campus wide water balloon fight, and heaps of great places to hike and rock climb. (Jacob, 2012-2016)
  • Eating at Das Cafe in Spring City!! And, drinking out of the natural spring. (Alaynah, 2013-2014)
  • Camping, shooting, and 4 wheeling. (Tyler, 2005-2008)
  • The tunnels. If you know, you know. (Tosh, 2002-2005)
  • Get involved in clubs, dances/stomps. (Amber, 2001-2003)
  • Skeet shooting, hiking, Western swing. (Lindsey, 2001-2003)
  • Night games, walk to ice cream shop, and movie theater. (Jack, 2001-2002)
  • Camping in Maple Canyon. (Zachary, 2000-2002)

Snow College: Recommended Classes/Professors

Any classes or professors you recommend?

  • Trent Bean, Andy Nogasky. (Staci, 2016-2017)
  • Milinda Weeks- ALL of her classes. (Jackie, 2013-2017)
  • Anything taught by Ron Lamb or Andy Nogasky. (Natalie, 2015-2017)
  • Prof. Peterson (the younger) is awesome and so is Prof. Marsing. (Kessa, 2015-2017)
  • Andrew Nogasky. Hands down best teacher I have ever had. Andrew Bahlmann is also great. (Blake, 2016-2017)
  • Pretty much anyone you come across in the music building is a win. (Jacob, 2012-2016)
  • Belinda Blackham was my favorite when I was at Snow, but now I’ll have to say Kris Jennings! Also, take HUMAN BIOLOGY from Tatton!! Holy cow, that class saved my life. (Alaynah, 2013-2014)
  • Doubt any of my favorite professors are there. Seibt, Christison, Olsen. US Government and Theater. (Tosh, 2002-2005)
  • I don’t know if they’re still there – I loved bowling with Bob. (Lindsey, 2001-2003)
  • Anything in the music department. (Zachary, 2000-2002)

Snow College: Housing Advice

Any housing tips or recommendations?

  • Live off campus, its cheaper. And don’t have an RA in your room. (Blake, 2016-2017)
  • Don’t break rules, it will save you in the long run. (Staci, 2016-2017)
  • Stay away from on campus housing. (Natalie, 2015-2017)
  • Pine tree is affordable and nice! They have a cool hot tub too. (Kessa, 2015-2017)
  • Snow gardens is probably the best for the price. (Jacob, 2012-2016)
  • Don’t stay at Park Place- its overpriced, and the people who live there are SUPER sketch. I adored staying in Badger House! It was so affordable. (Alaynah, 2013-2014)
  • Live off campus. (Tyler, 2005-2008)
  • Yeah, enjoy it. It was cheap when I was there, and real life rent hurts. (Tosh, 2002-2005)
  • I loved off campus. (Lindsey, 2001-2003)
  • Try the dorms, you might love them. (Jack, 2001-2002)
  • The Anderson Hall the first year, anything seems palatial after that. (Zachary, 2000-2002)

Snow College: Places To Eat

What are the best places to eat near Snow College?

  • Snow Dragon, McDonald’s, Walmart. (Staci, 2016-2017)
  • Roys Pizza! (Jackie, 2013-2107)
  • Das cafe & el Mexicano. (Natalie, 2015-2017)
  • Roys. (Kessa, 2015-2017)
  • Snow Dragon. Or Los Amigos, or Dos Amigos. I can’t remember the name. (Blake, 2016-2017)
  • Fred’s in Manti, and the Mt. Pleasant Drive-in has some surprisingly good burgers. (Jacob, 2012-2016)
  • Das Cafe, Malenas (The Mexican Food place on Main), and Snow Dragon! (Alaynah, 2013-2104)
  • Snow Dragon!!!! (Tyler, 2005-2008)
  • Ephraim has a bunch of good restaurants. I don’t know, I went before the new library was built, so maybe they have an awesome cafeteria. I don’t know. I used to just grab whatever, and eat in the Eccles. (Tosh, 2002-2005)
  • Fat Jacks pizza and Pollies. (Amber, 2001-2003)
  • Fat Jacks. (Lindsey, 2001-2003)
  • Pizza place. (Jack, 2001-2002)
  • Das Cafe in Spring City. (Zachary, 2000-2002)
  • Malena’s. (Andrew, 1997-2002)

Snow College: Crime & Safety

How’s crime/safety at Snow College?

  • Pretty safe, there are occasional mishaps and things. Police are patrolling the areas quite often, so no need to worry! (Staci, 2016-2017)
  • I felt very safe at Snow. (Jackie, 2013-2017)
  • Super safe. (Natalie, 2015-2017)
  • I never felt scared but I wasn’t walking around at night either. (Kessa, 2015-2017)
  • I have never felt unsafe on the campus, even walking late at night, and I’m a female. (Blake, 2o16-2017)
  • If they finally caught the bloke who was slashing every tire they came across, then you’re in good shape. Then again, I did read that story where four officers resigned because they don’t trust the current chief, so that’s disconcerting. (Jacob, 2012-2016)
  • It’s a relatively safe place, though Snow could do with some Title 9 training. A couple of my friends were raped…don’t go to off campus parties. (Alaynah, 2013-2014)
  • Not terrible. (Tyler, 2005-2008)
  • Crime in Ephraim? Certain types do the drug thing, but you can easily stay from the scum if you want too. (Tosh, 2002-2005)
  • It felt safe while I was there. (Amber, 2001-2003)
  • I didn’t hear of any instances of crime. (Lindsey, 2001-2003)
  • I never had any issues. (Jack, 2001-2002)
  • Extremely safe so far as I know. (Zachary, 2000-2002)
  • I’ve had no problems myself. (Andrew, 1997-2002)

Snow College: Cool Facts

Any other cool facts about Snow College?

  • There’s a sketchy elevator in the humanities building. (Staci, 2016-2017)
  • They make you feel like family! (Jackie, 2013-2017)
  • It’s a fun place to be. I stayed an extra year just so I could be at snow. (Tyler, 2005-2008)
  • I went there, that’s about the coolest thing I can think of. (Tosh, 2002-2005)
  • The student services really seemed to actually care about the students. (Amber, 2001-2003)
  • Listen to KAGF the kage radio station. (Jack, 2o01-2002)
  • The library will sometimes buy books if you request them! (Blake, 2016-2017)

Snow College: Advice For Freshmen

Advice for a new Freshman:

  • You’ll be lost for the first couple weeks, but I promise, you’ll get the hang of it really fast, and you’ll have the place memorized in no time! (Staci, 2016-2017)
  • Don’t overwhelm yourself with homework. Try and do some fun things to offset the boring. Also stick with it! It may seem hard to be in college but the later you go in the harder it will get! Get your education now! (Jackie, 2013-2017)
  • Get to know your teachers. A teacher who knows you is easier to work with. (Kessa, 2015-2017)
  • Make sure you know what the culture is like if you come from another state. (Blake, 2016-2017)
  • Get involved! Audition for shows, go to Western swing, join a club, join the choirs. Make some memories. (Jacob, 2012-2106)
  • Dive in! Get outside your comfort zone, put yourself out there to make some long lasting friends. Listen to recommendations from past students when choosing professors. Good professors make for good classes! (Alaynah, 2013-2104)
  • Have fun, and get core classes done first. (Tyler, 2005-2008)
  • Nope, you made the right choice. Snow is BA. (Tosh, 2002-2005)
  • Don’t take the earliest class available your first term, even if you are an early bird. Don’t just go for a Mrs (Mr) degree. (Amber, 2001-2003)
  • Get to know and spend time with your roommates. They will probably become lifelong friends. I still keep in touch with all of mine 16 years later. (Jack, 2001-2002)
  • Have fun. (Zachary, 2000-2002)
  • Find good people to help you figure things out. (Andrew, 1997-2002)

Snow College: Stories

Share an experience you’ve had at Snow College (interesting/funny/crazy/dangerous, etc.):

  • Remember that one time in 2016, when the clowns took over? Ya, I decided that it would be cool to walk around campus at 2:30 am to see if me and my friends could spot any. I one time had a thing with a guy, and then he moved onto someone else, he’s now married and about to have a kid. Lol. (Staci, 2016-2017)
  • My favorite experience was working tech crew for Seven Brides and we had to write a critique for our Theater History Class. Instead our class wrote our own versions on Seven Brides and got to act them out in class. (Jackie, 2013-2017)
  • College itself is interesting funny crazy & dangerous. (Natalie, 2015-2017)
  • I’ve been in the theatre for a year now and it’s a great experience every time. (Blake, 2016-2017)
  • I built stadium seating in my apartment, surround sound, then a projector. I hid a microwave, pillow and food, and slept on campus many times. (Tyler, 2005-2008)
  • Let’s see, Lots of booze, lots of friends, lots of… lovin. You know, college. Fun times. (Tosh, 2002-2005)
  • Going to Fat Jacks and Pollies with friends before going to a stomp at the GSC. It was a fun time. (Amber, 2001-2003)
  • I drove up a dirt road into some big farm fields and looked at the stars at night. (Jack, 2001-2002)
  • Hanging out on the roof of the Happy House (r.i.p.), and witnessing a truck full of shirtless guys singing opera at the top of their lungs at 2 AM. (Zachary, 2000-2002)