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DSU Police Officer Juan Fulgencio-Milan honored with First Responder Award

Dixie State University Police Officer Juan Fulgencio-Milan has been awarded the First Responder Award by the Utah NAACP for his outstanding community service both on the DSU campus and in the surrounding St. George community. Fulgencio-Milan was honored at the 38th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Luncheon on Jan. 17 in Salt Lake […]

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DSU continues to offer 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 underway for the Spring 2022 semester. The 50-minute presentations take place at noon most Tuesdays during Dixie State’s academic semester in the Dunford Auditorium, located in the Browning Resource […]

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Dixie’s Got Talent Finale to showcase local talent, raise funds for DSU scholarships

Dixie State University and Dixie State University Alumni Association are partnering to host the Dixie’s Got Talent Finale, a showcase of Southern Utah performers competing to raise funds for student scholarships. The finale is set to take place at 7:30 p.m. on Jan. 27 both in the M.K. Cox Performing Arts Center on the DSU […]

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Dixie State welcomes the holidays with Trailblazer Nation Tree Lighting Celebration

Dixie State University invites the community to join the institution in ushering in the most wonderful time of the year by attending the annual Trailblazer Nation Tree Lighting Celebration. Trailblazer Nation Tree Lighting Celebration is set to take place on Dec. 1 on the Dixie State campus next to Jeffrey R. Holland Centennial Commons at […]

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DSU’S statement on Utah State Legislature’s approval of the Utah Tech University name

Dixie State University sincerely thanks the Utah State Legislature, Utah Board of Higher Education, DSU Board of Trustees, the Name Recommendation Committee and the countless individuals who work tirelessly to create the strongest educational environment possible for our students. The legislature’s vote to change the institution’s name to Utah Tech University provides us with a […]

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Registration now open for Dixie State University’s Business of Art conference

Teaching visual artists how to operate the business component of their craft since 2009, the Dixie State University Sears Art Museum is hosting its final Business of Art conference this year. Set to take place Nov. 12-13, the two-day conference will be held at the Dolores Doré Eccles Fine Arts Center on the Dixie State […]

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Dixie State University’s Theatre Program to present Pulitzer Prize finalist ‘The Wolves’

The Dixie State University Theatre Program is featuring an all-female cast in its rendition of “The Wolves,” a 2017 Pulitzer Prize finalist by playwright Sarah DeLappe. Performances will be held at 7:30 p.m. on Nov. 11-13 and Nov. 16-20 in the Blackbox Theatre in the Dolores Doré Eccles Fine Arts Center on the Dixie State […]

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DSU’s Statement on the Utah Board of Higher Education’s Name Recommendation Vote

The Utah Board of Higher Education voted on Oct. 27 to recommend the name Utah Tech University as the new name for Dixie State University. The University appreciates the board’s support for this forward-thinking institutional name. Utah Tech University highlights the institution’s academic mission to prepare students for the workforce by combining a rich liberal arts […]

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Dixie State University’s Statement Addressing DSU LGBTQ+ Student Association’s Concerns

Dixie State University is committed to ensuring all members of the University community feel safe, supported and heard when concerns arise. In line with this commitment, several University administrators met with DSU LGBTQ+ Student Association leadership when the University was asked to address the continued inclusion of Jeffrey R. Holland’s name on a campus building […]

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Dixie State University’s student enrollment increases for sixth consecutive year

Supported by six consecutive years of student growth, Dixie State University welcomed its largest-ever student body this year. According to official enrollment numbers released by the Utah System of Higher Education today, Dixie State’s fall 2021 student population consists of 12,266 individuals, an increase of 1.85 percent from last year’s total headcount. Demonstrating the longevity […]

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