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DSU receives USHE grant for Concurrent Enrollment math courses

June 15, 2017

With the help of the Math Teacher Preparation Grant from the Utah System of Higher Education, Dixie State University is set to help more high school students take college-level math courses. The quarter-of-a-million-dollar grant will help Dixie State increase the number of high school teachers eligible to teach math classes through the Concurrent Enrollment program, […]

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Physical Science Department offers Great American Eclipse trip

June 13, 2017

Touted by NASA as one of nature’s most awe-inspiring sights, the Great American Eclipse will be the focal point of a Dixie State University science trip this summer. Offered as a one-credit physical science lab, the entirety of the coursework will take place during a four-day trip that includes stops at Yellowstone National Park, Craters […]

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Dixie State earns Silver Anvil Award of Excellence for establishing Trailblazer identity

June 9, 2017

Dixie State University received a Silver Anvil Award of Excellence from the Public Relations Society of America for its entry Blazing a New Brand, establishing the university’s Trailblazer athletic rebrand as one of the best-executed public relations campaigns in the nation this year. Distributed during an awards ceremony on June 8 in New York City, […]

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Sears Art Museum Gallery to host Photography: Sight Site exhibit

June 7, 2017

Featuring classic and contemporary photography by professional and emerging photographers, the exhibit Photography: Sight Site will be on display at the Dixie State University Sears Art Museum Gallery this summer. The exhibit will be on display June 20 through August 18 and will open with a reception from 7 to 8:30 p.m. on June 19. […]

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Dixie State University hires new director of alumni relations

May 26, 2017

After conducting an extensive open search, Dixie State University has selected John Bowler as the new director of alumni relations. “John will have a tremendous impact on Dixie State University, our alumni and our community members as the new director of alumni relations,” Brad Last, Dixie State vice president of advancement, said. “John has great […]

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Dixie State University hosts International Planetary Dunes Workshop

May 24, 2017

Dixie State University recently hosted the Fifth International Planetary Dunes Workshop: From the Bottom of the Oceans to the Outer Limits of the Solar System, supporting current efforts to explore the further reaches of the solar system. Supported by Lunar and Planetary Institute, NASA Mars Exploration Office, NASA Solar System Workings Program and U.S. Geological […]

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Dixie State University’s Insight Communications wins Yes Utah campaign award

May 23, 2017

Dixie State University’s Insight Communications, a student-operated public relations, marketing and advertising firm, recently won first place in a contest sponsored by Intermountain Donor Services to promote the Yes Utah campaign. The student agency was awarded $1,000 for the work they did to bring the campaign, which encourages Utahns to register or re-register for organ […]

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Dixie State University approved to add 3 bachelor’s degrees, 3 certificates

May 19, 2017

In alignment with its strategic goal to broaden and enhance academic programs, Dixie State University has been approved by the Utah State Board of Regents to add three baccalaureate degrees and three certificates. Starting as soon as the Fall 2017 semester, Dixie State will offer Bachelor of Fine Arts in Studio Art, Bachelor of Science […]

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Professor honored by masons as Educator of the Year

May 19, 2017

Upon completion of the 2016-17 academic year, St. George Masonic Lodge No. 33 presented Dixie State University Associate Professor Travis Seegmiller with the Educator of the Year Award. A fraternity that prides itself in the betterment of mankind and the improvement of men, the Masonic Lodge awarded Seegmiller the honor as part of its efforts […]

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DSU to host open house at Hurricane Education Center

May 19, 2017

Dixie State University is hosting an open house at its recently remodeled Hurricane Education Center as a way for the community to meet the center’s new director and learn about the expanded lineup of academic programs. The open house is set to take place from 2 to 6 p.m. on May 25 at the Hurricane […]

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