April 2015

Dixie Today

DSU to Hand Out Year-End Dixie Awards

04/30/2015 - Dixie State University will celebrate the best of the very best from this past academic year at the 2015 Dixie Awards Ceremony on Thursday night, May 7, at 7 p.m., in the Dolores Dore' Eccles Fine Arts Center Mainstage Theater. The event is free to all DSU students, faculty and staff, and community members to attend. Prior to the ceremony, DSU will host a free reception from 6-6:45 p.m., in the Eccles Fine Arts Center lobby for all the nominees and their families.

DSU Students’ Film to Premiere May 7

04/29/2015 - Presenting their film to the public for the first time, students in Dixie State University's documentary production class are hosting a special premiere event for their documentary film "The Devil and The Angel," a story about passion, adventure and a special violin.  

President Williams to Address Final DSU Colleagues Meeting

04/28/2015 - Dixie State University President Dr. Richard B. Williams will address the final President's Colleagues of Dixie State meeting of the 2014-15 academic year this Monday, May 4. The meeting will begin at 12 noon, in Room 156 of the DSU Russell C. Taylor Health Science Center, located on the Dixie Regional Medical Center's River Road campus at 1526 Medical Center Drive. The meeting is free and open to the public.  

DSU to Hold Final Strategic Planning Open Forum

04/23/2015 - As Dixie State University progresses work toward finalizing a new strategic plan, the institution will host its fourth and final public open forum on Wednesday, April 29, in the DSU Gardner Center Ballroom from 2-4 p.m. The forum will provide an update for all university stakeholders on the progress made since the last meeting in early March, and to solicit comments and feedback. Wednesday's meeting will also serve as the final public meeting before DSU begins the implementation phase of the new plan.  

Dixie Forum to End Semester with Earth Day Presentation

04/17/2015 - Dixie State University's "Dixie Forum: A Window on the World" series will come to a completion for the spring 2015 semester on Tuesday, April 21, with a presentation celebrating Earth Day. Dixie State's Sustainability Club president, professors and students will present from noon to 12:50 p.m. in the Dunford Auditorium in the Browning Resource Center on the DSU campus. Admission is free and the public is encouraged to attend.  

DSU Computer Camps Teach Youth Valuable Tech Skills

04/17/2015 - Offering participants the opportunity to create their own games, dissect computers and use Play-Doh and bananas as keyboards, Dixie State University's computer camps are a great way to keep youths' minds active during summer vacation while addressing a far-reaching issue: a lack of qualified employees available to fill the growing number of open positions in the technology sector.  

DSU Honors 5 Individuals with Community Engagement Awards

04/17/2015 - In conjunction with Utah Campus Compact, Dixie State University is bestowing five individuals with community engagement awards as part of an effort to promote a culture of giving and thank the recipients for their commitment to community service.  

Utah Lt. Governor to Deliver DSU 2015 Commencement Address

04/16/2015 - Dixie State University has selected Utah Lieutenant Governor Spencer J. Cox to address the institution's graduating class at DSU's 104th Commencement Exercises on Friday, May 8, at 11 a.m., at the M. Anthony Burns Arena. Lt. Governor Cox will also receive an honorary doctorate degree in Humanities as part of the commencement ceremony.  

DSU English Department Students Shine at National Conferences

04/15/2015 - The Dixie State University English department and its Alpha Pi Epsilon chapter of the Sigma Tau Delta International Honor Society were presented with a pair of prestigious awards at the annual Sigma Tau Delta National Conference held earlier this semester in Albuquerque, NM.  

DSU to Host Annual UWHEN Conference

04/14/2015 - Dixie State University will welcome over 250 women from across the state as the host of the Fourth-Annual Utah Women in Higher Education Network (UWHEN) spring conference this Thursday and Friday, April 16-17.  

DSU Business Department to Host Final Business Ethics Forum

04/13/2015 - Dixie State University's Udvar-Hazy School of Business will hosts its final noontime Business and Ethics Forum of the 2014-15 academic year on Thursday, April 16, featuring a presentation by DSU Professor Dr. Travis Seegmiller.  

DSU DECA Students to Compete Internationally

04/07/2015 - Thirty-five of the top "academic athletes" from Dixie State University went head-to-head to test their knowledge and presentation skills in various business categories in the two-day Utah state-level DECA Career Development Conference competition held earlier this semester in Layton, Utah. In yet another record-breaking year for DSU, all 35 qualified to compete at the International Career Development Conference, which will be held this April 14-22, in Orlando, Fla.  

Typography & Design at the next Dixie Forum

04/07/2015 - Dixie State University's "Dixie Forum: A Window on the World" series will continue with a presentation by David Wolske on typography and design. The lecture is set to take place from noon to 12:50 p.m. on Tuesday, April 14, in the Dunford Auditorium in the Browning Resource Center on the DSU campus. Admission is free and the public is encouraged to attend.  

Cotton Genomics subject of next Dixie Forum

04/02/2015 - Learn about the science of DNA sequencing at Dixie State University's next "Dixie Forum: A Window on the World" presentation, when Dr. Joshua Udall will offer a lecture on cotton genomics.