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Dixie Forum to host lecture on Utah public lands

October 17, 2017

Dixie State University’s weekly lecture series Dixie Forum: A Window on the World will continue its fall lineup with a discussion on the constitutional basis for the transfer of public lands. Bill Howell, retired executive director of the Southeastern Utah Association of Local Governments, will present at noon on Oct. 24 in the Dunford Auditorium, […]

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DSU shows highest enrollment increase percentage in Utah for two years running

October 11, 2017

The Utah System of Higher Education (USHE) recently reported Dixie State as having the highest enrollment percentage increase among Utah’s public colleges and universities for its second consecutive year, making it the largest university in southern Utah. DSU broke its total headcount record this fall with 9,673 students and welcomed its largest-ever freshman class. USHE’s […]

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Dixie State University to break ground on Human Performance Center

October 11, 2017

Dixie State University will begin construction on its new Human Performance Center with a groundbreaking ceremony and open house that will celebrate the addition of the state-of-the-art allied health facility to campus. The ceremony will take place at noon on Oct. 25 at the Human Performance Center build site, which recently has served as the […]

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Dixie State to celebrate Homecoming week in Paradise City

October 10, 2017

In celebration of Dixie State University’s 2017 Homecoming week, the iconic “D” on Black Hill will glow red each evening Oct. 22-28 to signify that the festivities are underway in Paradise City. Inspired by the popular Guns N’ Roses hit, the Homecoming theme, Paradise City, invites students, alumni and the community to visit the Dixie […]

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Jazz Ensemble to open school year with fall concert

October 6, 2017

Set to perform a wide range of musical selections, the Dixie State University Jazz Ensemble will present its opening concert of the 2017-18 season this month.   The concert will be held at 7:30 p.m. on Oct. 24 in the Main Stage Theater of the Dolores Doré Eccles Fine Art Center on the Dixie State […]

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Music Department to host solo recital by Italian pianist

October 6, 2017

The Dixie State University Music Department will welcome Italian pianist Niccolò Ronchi to its stage in a featured solo recital. The recital is set to take place at 7:30 p.m. on Oct. 25 in the Concert Hall of the Dolores Doré Eccles Fine Arts Center on the Dixie State campus. Tickets are $10 each and […]

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Dixie State University official statement on Las Vegas tragedy

October 2, 2017

As the nation processes and mourns the devastating mass shooting that took place in Las Vegas, Dixie State University extends our condolences to all those affected. As our community is closely tied to Mesquite and Las Vegas, we recognize that this is a very difficult situation for many of us. At this time, we are […]

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Ceramicist to present at Dixie Forum

September 25, 2017

In collaboration with the Dixie State University Art Department, artist Sarah Pike will present on ceramic art at the next installment of the university’s weekly lecture series Dixie Forum: A Window on the World. Pike’s lecture is set to take place from noon to 12:50 p.m. on Oct. 3 in the Dunford Auditorium of the […]

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President’s Colleagues meeting to host presentation on productivity

September 21, 2017

To open the series of President’s Colleagues of Dixie State University meetings for the Fall 2017 semester, Dr. R. Wayne Pace will present on the five features productive people possess as well as four requirements for getting things done. The meeting is set to take place at noon on Oct. 2 in Lecture Hall 156 […]

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President Williams reports significant progress on strategic goals

September 20, 2017

Sharing the progress being made on Dixie State University’s strategic plan, Dixie 2020: Status to Stature, DSU President Richard “Biff” Williams presented the annual State of the University Address on Wednesday morning. “Three years ago, we created our strategic plan with you,” Williams told the audience. “We had six very distinctive goals and we came […]

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