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DSU’s Statement Regarding Recent Changes Affecting International Students in F-1 status

On July 6, 2020, the Student Exchange Visitor Program (SEVP) issued a statement regarding international students in F-1 status. According to the new rules, if a university moves to a full online course of study for Fall 2020, then international F-1 students will not be allowed to stay in the country and take online classes. The new […]

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Dixie State University’s statement regarding institutional name

Dixie State University leaders are mindful of the current, widespread national and local dialogue regarding racial symbols, terms, monuments, policies, names and more. In addition, we are cognizant of and sensitive to the multiple meanings associated with the name “Dixie.” There is a widely embraced, local sentiment toward the word Dixie that represents the rich pioneering […]

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Dixie State University student secures $100,000 in initial investments for desalination invention

Dixie State University student and Eden Technologies Founder and CEO Hunter Manz, along with company Co-Founder Zack Manweiler, have successfully secured $100,000 to help fund their desalination invention and address water scarcity issues in needed areas. “Our goal is to try to eliminate certain words from the vocabulary like drought and water scarcity,” Manz explained. […]

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Dixie State University wins 5 national Telly Awards for 2 music videos

Competing against more than 12,000 entries from all 50 states and five continents, Dixie State University won five national Telly Awards, which honors excellence in video across all screens. Dixie State University’s song and dance performing team, Raging Red, perform a scene in the university’s music video “You Will be Found,” which won a Gold […]

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Math professor Vinodh Chellamuthu receives national mentoring award

Dixie State University Assistant Professor of Mathematics Dr. Vinodh Chellamuthu was one of only three people nationwide recently honored with a 2020 Award for Excellence in Mentoring. The Council on Undergraduate Research’s Mathematics and Computer Sciences division recognized Chellamuthu with the Early Career Faculty Mentoring Award for his continued efforts in supporting undergraduate research. The […]

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Dixie State University, Dixie Technical College team up for students’ continued learning

In the spirit of academic cooperation, Dixie State University and Dixie Technical College signed an academic articulation agreement this week to help Dixie Tech graduates easily transfer to DSU. “We’re excited to be able to create this pathway for Dixie Tech students who want to continue their education and become Trailblazers,” Dixie State President Richard […]

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Dixie State University’s Sears Art Museum presents local, COVID-19 exhibits

Untitled, Raymond Kardas Featuring two distinct exhibits, Dixie State University’s Sears Art Museum is showcasing “From the Permanent Collection: Kardas” and “COVID-19 Pops-Up in Art” this summer. The exhibits are available for viewing in the Eccles Fine Arts Center Grand Foyer on the Dixie State campus through Aug. 28 on Mondays through Fridays from 9 […]

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Dixie State University student Emily Isaacson named Utah State Champion with a perfect score on the Certiport Microsoft Office exam

Dixie State University freshman Emily Isaacson received a perfect 1000/1000 score on the Certiport Microsoft Office Specialist Word Exam and has been selected to represent Utah at the Certiport U.S. National Championship competition in 2021. Isaacson, who is also a member of the DSU women’s basketball team, will have the opportunity to travel to Orlando, […]

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Dixie State University’s Response to Racial Concerns Plaguing Our Nation

To all of our friends in Trailblazer Nation, especially our black students, alumni, faculty and staff, who are experiencing deep pain amid current tragic events, we hurt with you. As an educational institution, we are dedicated to listening, learning and continuing to grow as part of our commitment to cultivating an environment where all are […]

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Dixie State University accounting students excel on certification exam

Indicating their career readiness and solid foundation in accounting, Dixie State University students scored the highest on the Certified Public Accountant Exam among all public universities in the state of Utah. In the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy’s latest edition of “Candidate Performance on the Uniform CPA Examination,” Dixie State ranks the highest […]

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