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Showing posts from Month: May 2015

DSU to Graduate 1,720 Students

To date, DSU is slated to confer 1,827 total degrees and certificates to 1,720 graduates this year, including 621 baccalaureate degrees, 1,039 associate degrees, and 167 vocational and technical certificates. Of the 621 baccalaureate degrees to be awarded, just over half (314) of the graduates will come from five programs – communication (101), business administration […]

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DSU to Provide Online Video Streaming of Commencement Ceremony

Monday, May 4th, 2015 Dixie State University will offer free live online video streaming of this Friday’s 104th Commencement Exercises. The online broadcast, which can be found at, will begin at 11 a.m. DSU will also broadcast the ceremony live on the Community Education Channel (CEC), which can be found on Baja Broadband cable […]

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Current and Future DSU Students Receive Scholarships from AAUW

The 13 scholarship recipients were chosen through an evaluation process, which included an interview and essay component, along with a review of each student’s grade point average and attendance (for high school students). Through several branch fundraising events, individual donations and corporate sponsorships, the St. George AAUW branch raised $16,000 this year to fund the […]

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DSU Sears Art Museum Curator Receives 2015 Governor’s Art Leadership Award

“I am humbled, honored and surprised to have been selected for this award. I think of myself as the “one in the kitchen” and quietly making things happen to help people,” Cieslewicz said. “I am very blessed to live an artful life; to work with artists and their art, to teach art, to teach artists, […]

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DSU Provides Over 93K Hours of Service During 2014-15 Academic Year

Dixie State worked with several community organizations, including Habitat for Humanity and the ReStore, the new SwitchPoint Community Resource Center, the DOVE Center, United Way Dixie, and the Dixie Care and Share, among many other organizations, to provide much needed assistance and service. DSU biology students helped restore areas damaged by recent flooding by transplanting […]

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DSU Welcomes Tanzanian Nurses to Educational Exchange Program

Selected from nearly 70 nurses who applied, the chosen professionals are receiving this training in an effort to address Tanzania’s severe shortage of nursing tutors and inadequate resources in nursing schools. The DSU TNEE program, which has been made possible by the Colom Foundation and private donations obtained by Utah State Senator Steve Urquhart, will […]

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DSU Enrollment and Advisement Services Receive USHE Innovation Award

“I congratulate David and Michael for taking the initiative to develop a creative grant program that will improve student success here at Dixie State now and in the future,” said DSU Vice President of Student Services Frank B. Lojko. The Alan E. Hall Innovation for Undergraduate Student Success Award is presented every other year to […]

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DSU Academic Advisor Chris Gifford Utah’s Top Advisor for 2015

“I love serving others, especially young people,” Gifford said. “I enjoy all of the students I’ve had the opportunity to advise. Each is their own unique personality and they are the future. Helping them sharpen their focus and develop their skills for attacking those challenges is so rewarding. I couldn’t enjoy and love what I […]

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