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Showing posts from Month: November 2016

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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Dixie State University’s Dental Hygiene Program receives award for nonprofit work

The Learning Center for Families recently recognized Dixie State University’s Dental Hygiene Program with The Learning Center for Families Nonprofit Partner award for providing service to low-income families. “We just really appreciate the Learning Center for Families as a partner,” Patricia Wintch, interim dean of Dixie State’s School of Health Sciences, said. “Being able to […]

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Dixie State University helps high schools celebrate Utah College Application Week

Dixie State University is celebrating Utah College Application Week by hosting assemblies complete with presentations from recent graduates and Dixie State President Richard “Biff” Williams, giveaways, and appearances by mascot Brooks the Bison. Under the direction of the Utah System of Higher Education Outreach and Access Department, Utah College Application Week provides high school seniors […]

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Trailblazer Weekly: Nov. 10-16

Catch up on all the highlights, scores and excitement taking place this week in Dixie State Athletics. Highlights of this week’s program include a look at the men’s soccer team, which is the 2016 Pacific West Conference champion.

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Code Camp participants develop technology through the night

Hundreds of elementary- through college-aged students competed in the annual Code Camp at Dixie State University on Nov. 11. The 24-hour event allows students to gain hands-on experience while building functional computer-driven products. The overnight camp is part of DSU’s K-16 pipeline project that aims to boost the number of job-ready students seeking tech careers.

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Dixie State dedicates veterans monument

Honoring American veterans, Dixie State University observed Veterans Day this year with a special program featuring a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the institution’s new veterans memorial made possible by the DSU Veterans Club and students in the Veterans First Year Experience course.

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