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Dixie State University remembers 43 missing students through campus exhibit

In conjunction with Latino and Hispanic Heritage Month, Dixie State University is hosting the “Remember the 43 Students” art installation and special events to honor the lives of 43 students who disappeared in Mexico on Sept. 26, 2014. Representing the students, 43 life-sized silhouettes will be on display in nine buildings throughout the Dixie State […]

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At this time, Dixie State University is not mandating vaccines

At this time, Dixie State University is not mandating vaccines for students, faculty, and staff. DSU is working with our local health department and government officials to monitor and assess the COVID-19 situation in Southern Utah on a daily basis. DSU is strongly encouraging vaccines and mask usage along with providing free vaccinations clinics for […]

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Dixie State University to host community-wide lectures as part of Dixie Forum series

Designed to introduce the Southern Utah community to diverse ideas and personalities while widening their worldviews, Dixie State University’s weekly lecture series, Dixie Forum, is getting under way for the Fall 2021 semester. “The Dixie Forum is a long held and wonderful tradition here at DSU,” John Burns, the Dixie Forum chairman said. “Our mission is […]

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Dixie State University to dedicate Campus View Suites II, its largest-ever student housing

In celebration of the largest student-housing facility Dixie State University has built in its 110-year history, the institution is hosting a ribbon-cutting ceremony on campus this month. Campus View Suites II will be dedicated at 9 a.m. on Aug. 26 in the building’s courtyard, located near the intersection of 100 South and 1000 East. Following […]

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Dixie State University offers $1 million in new Trailblazer Nation Scholarships

Dixie State University will award up to $1 million in new, one-time scholarship monies to support students who delayed or interrupted their education during the 2020-2021 school year as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. “This is a wonderful opportunity to help those within our community get back to school, individuals who had previously put […]

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DSU Board of Trustees recommends Utah Tech University to Utah Board of Higher Education

The Dixie State University Board of Trustees voted Tuesday to recommend Utah Tech University as the new institutional name. The board’s recommending vote will now go to the Utah Board of Higher Education for their vote before being forwarded to the Utah State Legislature. “The Name Recommendation Committee was tasked with a very difficult assignment […]

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Dixie State University student competes at College National Finals Rodeo

In his first-ever appearance at the College National Finals Rodeo, DSU student Sebastian Hotalen placed 29th for bareback bronco riding last week in Casper, Wyoming. The national competition included all qualifying rodeo competitors from the National Intercollegiate Rodeo Association. There are 11 regions included in the rodeo association. After placing 2nd in the Rocky Mountain region, […]

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Dixie State University names two new leaders in Student Affairs division

Adding familiar faces to the Student Affairs leadership team, Dixie State University has named a new Vice President of Student Affairs and Assistant Vice President and Dean of Students. Del Beatty, who has served as the university’s Dean of Students since 2008 and most recently as the Assistant Vice President and Dean of Students, was […]

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Dixie State University vice president awarded for community-oriented policing

The International Association of Campus Law Enforcement Administrators honored Dixie State University Vice President of Administrative Affairs Paul Morris with the 2020-21 Award for Innovations in Community Oriented Policing this week. Morris, who has supervisory and administrative responsibility for the safety and security of the university community, received the award for his service and initiative […]

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Dixie State University professor honored as dental hygiene Educator of the Year

Selected from faculty members representing the entire nation, Dixie State University Associate Professor of Dental Hygiene Brenda Armstrong was honored as the American Dental Hygienists’ Association 2020 Educator of the Year. Armstrong waited a full year to receive her award after the association’s 2020 in-person conference was canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Annually sponsored by […]

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