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DSU to welcome new dean to the College of Humanities & Social Sciences

After conducting an extensive nationwide search, Dixie State University has selected Dr. Stephen Lee as the new dean of the university’s College of Humanities & Social Sciences.  Lee will begin his responsibility to oversee the operation of the College of Humanities & Social Sciences on July 16. He is coming to St. George from Santa […]

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DSU Music Department to host concert featuring Carl Nielsen’s works

Dixie State University is participating in a project to share Danish Composer Carl Nielsen’s complete works for violin and piano by hosting a live concert. Featuring University of Utah Professors Hasse Borup on violin and Andrew Staupe on piano, the Dixie State University Music Department’s presentation of Carl Nielsen: Complete Works for Violin and Piano […]

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Dixie Forum to host lecture on Adams, Lange’s ‘Three Mormon Towns’

Brigham Young University associate professor and author Dr. James R. Swensen will present about Ansel Adams and Dorothea Lange’s 1953 photojournalism project, “Three Mormon Towns,” at the next installment of Dixie State University’s weekly lecture series Dixie Forum: A Window on the World. “A Portrait of St. George, Gunlock and Toquerville” is set to take […]

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Hollywood violinist to highlight experiences at next Dixie Forum

Artist Lisa Dondlinger will share how she evolved from an aspiring violinist from Iowa to a Grammy-nominated artist living in Los Angeles at the next installment of Dixie State University’s weekly lecture series Dixie Forum: A Window on the World. Dondlinger’s presentation, “From Iowa to Hollywood with Love,” will start at noon on Jan. 22 […]

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Dixie’s Got Talent Finale to showcase local talent, support scholarships

Culminating a tight competition among a variety of Washington County performers, the Dixie’s Got Talent 2019 Finale, hosted by the Dixie State University Alumni Association, promises to be an entertaining evening of raising funds for DSU scholarships. Featuring 20 acts, the finale of the ninth annual multi-round talent competition is set to begin at 7:30 […]

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Dixie Forum to host presentation on Michelangelo’s sculptures

In its first installment of the Spring 2019 semester, Dixie State University’s weekly lecture series Dixie Forum: A Window on the World will host Arte Divine President David Newren in a presentation about the artistic journey he took to reproduce Michelangelo’s sculptures. Newren will present “Michelangelo: A New Approach to His Genius” at noon on […]

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DSU President’s Colleagues to host presentation on Muhammad

In the next installment of the President’s Colleagues of Dixie State University meeting series, Environmental Biologist Dr. Joseph B. Platt will present “Muhammad, the Prophet and Politician of Islam.” Platt will share insights he gained about the Prophet Muhammad while living among Muslim people in Arabia for 20 years. Muhammad, the prophet of Islam, has a […]

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Dixie State University’s “D” upgrades to full-color lighting system

Prompted by a dedicated group of student leaders, Dixie State University’s “D” on the hill will now change colors on special occasions due to a new lighting system fully-equipped with a variety of color changing options. “Dixie State University’s ‘D’ on the black hill has been a symbol of pride for our institution for more […]

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DSU’s Emergency Medical Services Program receives $20,000 contribution from AT&T

In a ceremony where words like “commitment,” “bravery,” and “gratitude” were used frequently, four students in Dixie State University’s Emergency Medical Services Program—Adam Scott, Mathew Valdez, Kassidy Weller and Weston Viets—were awarded scholarship funds to support their first responder training on Nov. 29. Adam Scott, speaking on behalf of the students, noted, “I decided to […]

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Dixie State University President’s Colleagues to host founders of SkyWest Airlines

In the next installment of the President’s Colleagues of Dixie State University meeting series, DSU Hall of Fame members J. Ralph and Cheri B. Atkin will present on their devotion to community service and SkyWest Airlines. The Atkins will speak on their lifetime of service together at noon on Dec. 3 in Lecture Hall 156 […]

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