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President’s Colleagues of DSU to host presentation on super volcanoes

Sharing his knowledge about super volcanoes, scientist Ron Smith will be the featured speaker at the next installment of the President’s Colleagues of Dixie State University meeting series. Smith, an experienced lecturer and teacher, will present at noon on Feb. 3 in Lecture Hall 156 of Dixie State’s Russell C. Taylor Health Science Center, located […]

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Dixie Forum to host lecture on sage grouse with wildlife specialist

ST. GEORGE, Utah — Dixie State University will host a presentation about the management and conservation of Utah’s sage grouse in the next installment of the institution’s weekly lecture series, Dixie Forum: A Window on the World. Dr. Terry Messmer, professor and extension wildlife specialist in the Department of Wildland Resources at Utah State University, […]

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Dixie State University, Washington County partner to promote Greater Zion

The Washington County Commission voted Tuesday to approve a 20-year, $10 million strategic marketing agreement that will leverage the assets of Dixie State University and the Greater Zion Convention & Tourism Office to benefit area residents, students and visitors. With the agreement, the Greater Zion area will receive more than $2 million in annual marketing […]

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Dixie State University Department of Public Safety ranked third in the nation for campus safety

Dixie State University Department of Public Safety has been ranked third on the 2020 Safe Campus Top 25 list for accomplishments in improving campus safety, as announced by Safe Campus this week. The ranking also positions DSU as a finalist for the Department of the Year Award. “Being selected as a finalist and in the […]

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Repertory Dance Theatre, 3hattrio to perform together at DSU’s Celebrity Concert Series

To usher in the new year, Dixie State University’s Celebrity Concert Series is featuring a combined performance from Repertory Dance Theatre and southwest band 3hattrio. The performance is set to take place at 7:30 p.m. on Jan. 23 in Dixie State University’s M.K. Cox Performing Arts Center. Tickets are $25 each and available online at […]

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Repertory Dance Theatre to present forum as part of 3-day residency at Dixie State

Offering a historical presentation and narrated dance performance, Utah’s Repertory Dance Theatre will present at Dixie State University’s weekly lecture series Dixie Forum: A Window on the World. In their Dixie Forum presentation, Repertory Dance Theatre’s eight professional dancers will offer a cultural overview of modern dance in the 20th century and its function in […]

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Dixie State University to offer new hospitality certification programs

In response to the growing needs of the local tourism industry, Dixie State University’s Community & Continuing Education Department is launching several short-term training programs in the hospitality and tourism field this January. “The DSU Hospitality & Tourism Certification program is a partnership with the local industry to improve the knowledge and skills of the workforce […]

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Pediatrician-scientist to present on vaccine diplomacy at next Dixie Forum

In its first installment of the Spring 2020 semester, Dixie State University’s weekly lecture series Dixie Forum: A Window on the World will host a presentation on vaccine diplomacy. Dr. Peter J. Hotez, a pediatrician-scientist in neglected tropical diseases and vaccine development, will present “Vaccine Diplomacy in an Age of War, Political Collapse, Climate Change, […]

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Dixie State University to host presentation on an American family’s life in Arabia

Sharing the insights and experiences he gained while living in Arabia for 20 years, Dr. Joseph B. Platt will present at the next installment of the President’s Colleagues of Dixie State University meeting series.  Platt will share his lecture “An American Family’s Arabian Odyssey: Twenty Years in the Arabian Gulf” at noon on Jan. 6. He will present in Lecture […]

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Dixie State University’s focus on student success helps increase freshman retention rate

This year, Dixie State University saw its fall-to-fall retention of first-time students increase by more than 4 percent — a substantial jump and record for the university. To help students finish their degrees, Dixie State has focused on creating a strong foundation for student success over the past three years. One initiative created as part […]

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