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Dixie State University’s TRiO program awarded $1.8 million grant

Dixie State University’s TRiO Student Support Services has received a $1.8 million grant from the U.S. Department of Education, which will enable the program to help over 600 qualified students earn associate degrees throughout the next five years. Receiving more funding than ever since Dixie State added its TRiO program to campus in the 1980s, […]

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Dixie State unveils new academic direction

Recognizing Dixie State University’s continued growth and success, President Richard B. Williams shared the accomplishments of the institution’s 2015-2020 strategic plan, Status to Stature, and unveiled the new plan, Trailblazing Distinction, at his annual State of the University Address on Wednesday. “DSU’s new strategic plan will elevate the University’s offerings and set us apart from any […]

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Dixie State University ranked on U.S. News’ list of best colleges nationwide

For the third consecutive year, Dixie State University has been ranked as one of the nation’s best colleges and universities by U.S. News & World Report. Based on its strong performance in 17 different areas of academic excellence, Dixie State was ranked 7th in Top Public Schools in the West, 12thin Top Performers on Social […]

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Intermountain Healthcare, DSU strengthen partnership with new Sports Medicine Center

Celebrating the 10th anniversary of their sports medicine partnership, Intermountain Healthcare presented Dixie State University with a $100,000 donation to support the newly centralized DSU Sports Medicine Center. During a check-presentation ceremony Tuesday, Mitch Cloward, administrator of Dixie Regional Medical Center, and Brian Chadaz, board chair, presented the donation that is going toward the $3.4 […]

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DSU’s Statement Regarding Recent Changes Affecting International Students in F-1 status

On July 6, 2020, the Student Exchange Visitor Program (SEVP) issued a statement regarding international students in F-1 status. According to the new rules, if a university moves to a full online course of study for Fall 2020, then international F-1 students will not be allowed to stay in the country and take online classes. The new […]

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Math professor Vinodh Chellamuthu receives national mentoring award

Dixie State University Assistant Professor of Mathematics Dr. Vinodh Chellamuthu was one of only three people nationwide recently honored with a 2020 Award for Excellence in Mentoring. The Council on Undergraduate Research’s Mathematics and Computer Sciences division recognized Chellamuthu with the Early Career Faculty Mentoring Award for his continued efforts in supporting undergraduate research. The […]

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Dixie State University’s Sears Art Museum presents local, COVID-19 exhibits

Untitled, Raymond Kardas Featuring two distinct exhibits, Dixie State University’s Sears Art Museum is showcasing “From the Permanent Collection: Kardas” and “COVID-19 Pops-Up in Art” this summer. The exhibits are available for viewing in the Eccles Fine Arts Center Grand Foyer on the Dixie State campus through Aug. 28 on Mondays through Fridays from 9 […]

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Utah higher education leaders unite to benefit healthcare workers

All of Utah’s institutions of higher education are coming together to support ProjectProtect, a grass-roots initiative that has a goal to produce 5 million medical-grade masks to address the national shortage of personal protective equipment. The collaborative effort between University of Utah Health, Intermountain Healthcare, Latter-day Saint Charities, several Utah nonprofits, and tens of thousands […]

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Dixie State University professor named dental hygiene Educator of the Year

Selected from faculty members representing the entire nation, Dixie State University Associate Professor of Dental Hygiene Brenda Armstrong was honored as the American Dental Hygienists’ Association Educator of the Year. Annually sponsored by the association and Crest/Oral B, the award recognizes a dental hygiene faculty member who provides students with high-quality education. The awardee is […]

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Dixie State University to offer Guest Service Gold certification program in midst of COVID-19

To help Washington County hospitality businesses in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, Dixie State University’s Greater Zion Hospitality program is offering virtual and subsidized access to the American Hotel and Lodging Association Education Institute’s Guest Service Gold certification program. “Quality service is the foundation for building a strong and peaceful community. That value extends […]

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