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Showing posts from Year: 2016

Dixie State University earns national rankings

During the Fall 2016 semester, Dixie Sate University was nationally ranked in categories ranging from campus safety and academics to serving diverse student groups and helping students avoid debt. “As Dixie State University stays on course with its Dixie 2020 strategic plan and grows from university status to university stature, the university is thriving and […]

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Dixie State University students receive scholarships from the Institute of Management Accountants

Five students from the Dixie State University Department of Accounting were recently awarded scholarships from the Institute of Management Accountants. The merit-based scholarships, worth approximately $3,000 each, were presented to the top students in Accounting Instructor Derrick Esplin’s Cost Accounting course. Students Wil Bangeter, a senior from St. George; Barry Heywood, a junior from St. […]

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End-of-the-year Trailblazer Update

2016 has been a year full of firsts for Dixie State University. President Richard “Biff” Williams reflects on the year’s accomplishments and looks forward to even more changes and accomplishments moving into the new year.

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Dixie State University honored for improving rural health

The Rural Health Association of Utah recently honored Dixie State University with the Educational Initiative to Improve Rural Health award for enacting positive change in rural health within the community. “It was an honor and a privilege for me to receive this award on behalf of President Richard “Biff” Williams, the University and the many […]

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Dixie State University increases focus on innovation, entrepreneurship with new center

Dixie State University’s new Technology, Innovation and Entrepreneurship Center is proving to be a valuable resource for students and community members looking to develop ideas into patents and businesses. A collaboration between Dixie State’s College of Business & Communication and College of Science & Technology, the center creates and supports a culture of innovation and […]

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Canadian Brass to offer musical overview, stories from the road at Dixie Forum

Canadian Brass will bring Dixie Forum, a Dixie State University lecture series, to conclusion for the Fall 2016 semester with a special lecture-demonstration highlighting the ensemble’s music and musical lives. Canadian Brass will present from noon to 12:50 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 6, in the Dunford Auditorium of the Browning Resource Center on the Dixie […]

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President’s Colleagues to discuss religion’s effect on mental health

Discussing religious influences on mental functioning and moral conduct, Dr. Allen E. Bergin will present at the next President’s Colleagues of Dixie State University meeting. In his presentation, “How Religion May Help or Hurt Mental Health,” Bergin will examine positive and negative aspects of both individual spirituality and denominational religiousness. The lecture is set to […]

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Students provide Thanksgiving dinners for local families

With the holiday season underway, the service branch of the Dixie State University Student Association provided Thanksgiving dinners for six local families in need through the association’s Adopt-a-Family program. DSUSA Vice President of Service Dillon McKinney and his team reached out to local religious leaders and schools for insight on which families in the community […]

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Dixie State University presents ‘Lindstrom’ art exhibit

St. George, Utah — Featuring pieces completed throughout artist Gaell Lindstrom’s seven-decade long career, the Dixie State University Sears Art Museum Gallery hosts “Lindstrom,” a retrospective exhibition of the art of the globetrotter, mentor, painter, potter and photographer. Showcasing a variety of mediums, this free show will be open Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to […]

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Dixie Forum presents lecture on Navajo Sandstone

Drawing visitors to the Southwest from all over the world, the awe-inspiring Navajo Sandstone will be the focus of the next installment of Dixie State University’s lecture series Dixie Forum. Dixie State Assistant Professor of Geology Dr. Gerald Bryant will present “Behind the Landscape: Anatomy of an Ancient Dune Collapse in the Navajo Sandstone of […]

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