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Dixie State University invites the community to celebrate Homecoming week

In celebration of Dixie State University’s 2018 Homecoming week, the iconic “D” on Black Hill will glow red each evening Oct. 29 through Nov. 3, signifying that the community is invited to campus to take part in Homecoming week’s timeless traditions. “Homecoming week is the perfect opportunity for Dixie alumni and Trailblazer fans to visit […]

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DSUSA Service branch to host annual 9/11 memorial service

In remembrance of the tragic events of Sept. 11, 2001, the Dixie State University Student Association is hosting a memorial ceremony on campus. The university’s annual tribute to the Sept. 11 victims, survivors and responders will take place at 9 a.m. on Sept. 11 in front of the University Clock Tower on the Dixie State […]

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Dixie Forum to host lecture on Hedy Lamarr in advance of DOCUTAH screening

In collaboration with the DSU DOCUTAH International Documentary Film Festival, the next installment of Dixie State University’s weekly lecture series Dixie Forum: A Window on the World will highlight the subject behind festival film “Bombshell: The Hedy Lamarr Story.” In this installment of Dixie Forum, DOCUTAH representatives will delve into the life of 1930s and […]

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DSU’s Statement on the Termination Appeal Process and Last Chance Agreement

Dr. Peterson’s appeal of his Notice of Intent to Terminate his tenure appointment began with a Faculty Review Board hearing. The recommendation for reinstatement with a verbal or written warning from the Faculty Review Board, a recommending body, then went to an independent reviewer for a final decision. President Williams, being a party mentioned in […]

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Students represent Dixie State University on SkillsUSA’s national stage

After recently reinstating the chapter of SkillsUSA at Dixie State University in 2016, members are already making an impact on the organization’s national level. Chapter Vice President Madison Whitney currently serves as the SkillsUSA national college post-secondary treasurer. Both she and one of DSU’s chapter members, Kyler Kelsch, will attend the National Leadership and Skills […]

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Blair Barfuss named chief of Campus Police

After conducting a nationwide search, Dixie State University has selected Blair Barfuss as the institution’s new director of campus security and chief of the Campus Police Department. “All of us here at Dixie State University are excited to welcome Chief Barfuss to campus,” DSU President Richard “Biff” Williams said. “He has an impressive background of […]

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Community Education to host free seminar on disaster preparedness

To teach residents how to prepare for the top twelve risks Washington County faces, Dixie State University Community Education is sponsoring Fully Prepared for Any Disaster, a free seminar on disaster preparedness. The seminar will address various threats and emergencies and their likelihood and severity. Participants will learn about natural disasters, such as earthquakes, floods […]

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Influential Trailblazers honored with Dixie State University Presidential Awards

Dixie State University’s inaugural Presidential Awards Ceremony recognized influential members of the Dixie State and Washington County communities who are blazing trails to make a difference in Southern Utah. In collaboration with Utah Campus Contact, Dixie State awarded Presidential Awards to individuals committed to service-learning, community engagement and campus-community partnerships. Dixie State and Utah Campus […]

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Dixie Forum to close semester with presentation on the pottery, artists of Mata Ortiz

Dixie State University’s weekly lecture series Dixie Forum: A Window on the World will host a renowned master potter in a special presentation on how his dying desert village in Mexico transformed into a destination for world-class art. Closing Dixie Forum for the 2017-18 academic year, Diego Valles will present about his pottery and artistic […]

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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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