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Dixie State University official statement on Vintage at Tabernacle construction

August 16, 2017

As the 2017-18 academic year approaches, Dixie State University is excited to welcome another large freshman class to campus. This growth wouldn’t be possible without community partnerships, and the university is appreciative that the private sector stepped in and started building off-campus housing to accommodate Dixie State students. Crews are vigorously working to finish one […]

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Faculty members teaching documentary film seminar in Vietnam

August 10, 2017

As part of its international partnership with Duy Tan University, Dixie State University sent representatives from the Digital Film program to Da Nang, Vietnam, to conduct an introductory documentary film seminar. Through the film studies and production partnership with the university in Vietnam, Dixie State is teaching Duy Tan how to develop a documentary film […]

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Dixie State University awards building of Human Performance Center to Layton Construction

August 10, 2017

Dixie State University has selected Layton Construction to build the university’s 155,000-square-foot Human Performance Center. Using a value-based model, Dixie State looked at builders’ qualifications, management plans and construction costs and awarded the bid to the company that performed best overall. Layton Construction impressed the selection committee with their experienced team and strong working relationships […]

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DSU adds bachelor’s degrees in Population Health and Recreation & Sport Management

July 31, 2017

As Dixie State University moves forward in its strategic goal to broaden and enhance its academic offerings, the Utah State Board of Regents has approved two new DSU baccalaureate degrees. The addition of a Bachelor of Science in Population Health and a Bachelor of Science in Recreation & Sport Management degree brings the University’s total […]

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Dixie State names new dean of library and learning services

July 14, 2017

Selected from a pool of highly qualified candidates from around the nation, Kelly Peterson-Fairchild has been named the new dean of library and learning services at Dixie State University. Peterson-Fairchild, who will begin her duties at Dixie State University on July 17, comes to St. George from Oregon Institute of Technology, where she served as […]

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Dixie State welcomes new health sciences dean to campus

July 6, 2017

After conducting an extensive nationwide search, Dixie State University has selected Dr. Eliezer Bermudez as the new dean of the university’s College of Health Sciences. Bermudez, who began his duties at Dixie State University this week, comes to St. George from Indiana State University, where he served as interim dean of the College of Health […]

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Police chief honored for 42 years of service

June 30, 2017

In recognition of 42 years of service, Chief Don Reid, director of the Dixie State University Security and Campus Police Department, received campus, county and statewide accolades at a recent luncheon and reception celebrating his achievements in preparation for his upcoming retirement. “Chief Reid has been a selfless leader on this campus for more than […]

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Music Department hosts jazz concert to benefit DOVE Center

June 26, 2017

For one night only, the Dixie State University Music Department will present the Young Lions of Jazz in a benefit concert for the Dove Center. DSU Music Department Chair Glenn Webb welcomes the entire community to an evening of jazz music on July 11 at 7:30 p.m. in the Dolores Doré Eccles Fine Arts Center […]

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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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