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Showing posts from Month: March 2018

DSU Dance Company to present annual Spring Dance Concert

The Dixie State University Dance Company will showcase DSU students as they perform an array of dance styles and techniques at the company’s 31st formal dance concert. The Spring Dance Concert will feature various genres of dance including modern, ballet, jazz, tap, ballroom, hip-hop and world dance at 7:30 p.m. each night April 5 to […]

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‘The Southern Quill’ hosting benefit, silent auction

“The Southern Quill,” Dixie State University’s annually published, student-edited literary arts journal, is hosting its annual benefit and silent auction to support the journal’s publication and distribution.   The benefit is set to open at 6:30 p.m. on April 3 in the Zion Room on the fifth floor of the Jeffrey R. Holland Centennial Commons. […]

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President’s Colleagues to host presentation on dark space

In the next installment of the President’s Colleagues of Dixie State University meeting series, former astronomy professor and planetarium lecturer Ron Smith will guide attendees through the unseen world of dark matter and dark energy. Smith will present “Dark Matter and Dark Energy” at noon on April 2 in Lecture Hall 156 of Dixie State’s […]

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DSU Statement on Stadium Name

Dixie State University and Legend Solar have decided to discontinue the Legend Solar Stadium naming-rights agreement. We have been in constant communication with Legend Solar in recent days and made this decision together to allow Legend Solar to focus on serving their customers, employees, and the community. Donations substantially benefit the University and community. We […]

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Water conservancy experts to discuss Lake Powell Pipeline at Dixie Forum

Representatives from the Washington County Water Conservancy District and Conserve Southwest Utah will discuss the pros and cons of the proposed Lake Powell Pipeline at the next installment of Dixie State University’s weekly lecture series Dixie Forum: A Window on the World. Ronald Thompson, general manager of the water conservancy district, and Tom Butine, board […]

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Dental Hygiene students advocate for Utahns’ oral health care

Dental Hygiene students from Dixie State University recently visited the Utah State Capitol to take part in this year’s legislative session and advocate for Utah citizens’ oral health care. As part of the Utah Dental Hygienists’ Association Day, seniors from DSU’s program toured the capitol, met with licensed dental hygienists to learn about advocacy and […]

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DECA chapter excels at state competition, qualifies for international conference

Dixie State University had a strong showing at the 2018 Utah Collegiate DECA State Career Development Conference, taking home 18 awards and qualifying students for the International Career Development Conference. All 26 Dixie State students who attended the competition at Salt Lake Community College either placed in the top three in their divisions or were […]

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DSU receives legislative funding to support student growth, regional workforce needs

As the 2018 session came to a close, the Utah State Legislature appropriated more than $4.3 million in new ongoing funding to Dixie State University to accommodate the institution’s record-breaking growth, build new programs to fill southern Utah’s workforce shortages and meet other institutional needs. Receiving a total of $4,341,800 in new ongoing funding, Dixie […]

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Dixie Forum to discuss DSU’s involvement with cancer research at Stanford

During the next installment of Dixie State University’s weekly lecture series Dixie Forum: A Window on the World, Dr. Lincoln Nadauld, director of Cancer Genomics at Intermountain Healthcare, and two DSU students will present about their contributions to cutting-edge research taking place at Stanford University. Nadauld and DSU students Makelle Gardiner and Katherine Monday will […]

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DSU to celebrate Diversity Week with daily events

Offering the community a variety of diversity learning and engagement opportunities, Dixie State University will celebrate Diversity Week from March 19 to 23. “Diversity Week is a time where we all get together as students, faculty, staff and community members to celebrate the many different cultures here on campus,” Joshua Jenks, a member of the […]

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