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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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AT&T grants $10,000 in scholarships to Dixie State University students

At a time when the world’s first responders are in high demand, five students from Dixie State University’s Emergency Medical Services Program will receive a financial boost from the AT&T Foundation to help prepare them to work in the emergency response field. DSU students Melissa Andersen, Brennen Hill, Rachel Hillam, Chris Swann and Alexis Wasden […]

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Utah higher education leaders unite to benefit healthcare workers

All of Utah’s institutions of higher education are coming together to support ProjectProtect, a grass-roots initiative that has a goal to produce 5 million medical-grade masks to address the national shortage of personal protective equipment. The collaborative effort between University of Utah Health, Intermountain Healthcare, Latter-day Saint Charities, several Utah nonprofits, and tens of thousands […]

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Dixie State University professor named 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 Educator of the Year. Annually sponsored by the association and Crest/Oral B, the award recognizes a dental hygiene faculty member who provides students with high-quality education. The awardee is […]

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Dixie State University honors largest graduating class in its history

Dixie State University proudly recognizes the institution’s largest ever graduating class during this unprecedented year, awarding 2,388 degrees to 2,021 graduates. “The University is excited to celebrate the accomplishments of our largest graduating class in DSU’s history,” Dixie State President Richard B. Williams said. “I am confident these graduates will continue to carry on DSU’s tradition of excellence […]

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Dixie State University to offer Guest Service Gold certification program in midst of COVID-19

To help Washington County hospitality businesses in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, Dixie State University’s Greater Zion Hospitality program is offering virtual and subsidized access to the American Hotel and Lodging Association Education Institute’s Guest Service Gold certification program. “Quality service is the foundation for building a strong and peaceful community. That value extends […]

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Dixie State University’s annual research symposium available online now

Dixie State University’s fourth annual Regional Symposium for Research, Innovation, and Creativity transitioned to an online format in light of the COVID-19 pandemic this year, making student research currently available for the community’s perusal. Students participate in Dixie State University’s 2018 Regional Symposium for Research, Innovation, and Creativity. This year’s event is available online. Organized […]

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Dixie State Senior Noelle West represents Utah at competitive Posters on the Hill

Representing Dixie State University and the state of Utah, Senior Noelle West was one of 60 students in the nation selected to present at the Council on Undergraduate Research’s 24th annual Posters on the Hill event. The competitive poster session, to which more than 360 students applied this year, offers undergraduate students the opportunity to […]

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Dixie State University names Colby Jenkins as new director at Atwood Innovation Plaza

Charged with leading Dixie State University’s efforts to help the Southern Utah community innovate, create and launch their own ideas, Colby Jenkins has been selected as the new Zions Bank Business Resource Center director and entrepreneur in residence at Dixie State’s Atwood Innovation Plaza.   “Colby brings a wealth of leadership experience, having worked where […]

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