February 2015

Dixie Today

Southern Utah Banking: Focus of DSU Business Forum

02/26/2015 – Dixie State University’s Udvar-Hazy School of Business continues its noontime Business and Ethics Forum series for the 2015 spring semester on Thursday, March 5, featuring a presentation entitled “Banking in the Communities of Southern Utah” by Scott Colton, president of Cache Valley Bank.

DSU to Hold Open Forum for New Plan Development

02/26/2015 – As Dixie State University continues work toward creating a new strategic plan, the institution will host its third open forum to give all university stakeholders an update on the progress made since the last open forum in early February.

Importance of Art Featured at President’s Colleagues Meeting

02/25/2015 – Dixie State University will host its sixth President’s Colleagues of DSU meeting of the 2014-15 academic year on Monday, March 2, featuring a presentation by longtime DSU art professor Glen Blakley.

DSU Undergraduate Research Featured at Dixie Forum

02/24/2015 – Dixie State University’s weekly “Dixie Forum: A Window on the World” forum series continues this Tuesday, March 3, featuring members of DSU’s Undergraduate Research Committee and a number of student research presentations on a variety of topics. The forum will begin at 12 noon, in the Dunford Auditorium of the Browning Resource Center on the DSU campus. Admission is free for all community members, DSU students, faculty and staff.

DSU Dental Hygiene Program to Hold Final Free Sealant Event

02/20/2015 – Dixie State University’s Dental Hygiene program will host its final dental sealant community service event of the 2014-15 academic year on Monday, February 23, from 5-8 p.m., at the Dr. Mervyn and Sue Cox Dental Hygiene Clinic. The clinic is on the first floor of the DSU Russell C. Taylor Health Science Center, located on the Dixie Regional Medical Center’s River Road campus at 1526 East Medical Center Drive.

Local Sculptor to Present at Dixie Forum

02/19/2015 – A Utah painter and sculptor who has received national acclaim for her sensitive portrayals of the human face and figure, L’Deane Trueblood will present at the next lecture in Dixie State University’s “Dixie Forum: A Window on the World” series.

Career Center to Host Annual Employment Fair

02/18/2015 – Dixie State University will host its annual Employment and Internship Fair on Wednesday, February 25, in the Gardner Center Ballroom from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. This year’s fair is open to all students and community members and will feature nearly 40 registered employers seeking to hire four-year graduates and students with associate degrees and certificates.

Local Author to Discuss Work at DSU Business Ethics Forum

02/13/2015 – Dixie State University’s Udvar-Hazy School of Business continues its noontime Business and Ethics Forum series for the 2015 spring semester on Thursday, February 19, featuring a discussion on international humanitarian work by local author Deborah P. Schone.

Athletics Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony to be Held Feb. 9th

02/09/2015 – Dixie State University will induct three individuals and one team into the Dixie State Athletics Hall of Fame on Wednesday, Feb. 11. Ralph Brinton (Football), Barry Sims (Football), Brandon Lyon (Baseball) and the 2000 women’s soccer team will be formally inducted at a ceremony at the Cox Auditorium at 7 p.m. MT.

DSU to Host 2015 KCC Theatre Regional Festival

02/09/2015 – Dixie State University’s Fine Arts Department will host more than 1,100 collegiate theater artists, faculty members and industry professionals from across the west for the 47th-Annual Kennedy Center College Theatre Region VIII Festival (KCACTF) this Wednesday-through-Saturday, February 11-14, at the Eccles Fine Arts Center and other campus facilities.

Dixie Forum to Look at DSU’s Outreach Efforts in Tanzania

02/09/2015 – In an effort to extend Dixie State University’s educational reach beyond St. George, the university is working with the Colom Foundation to teach people in the African country of Tanzania about business development, healthcare, and fine arts and culture. A small group of DSU faculty will share about DSU’s efforts in Tanzania at the next lecture in the “Dixie Forum: A Window on the World” series.

DSU Announces New Bachelor’s Degree in Chemistry

02/05/2015 – Beginning this fall, Dixie State University will offer a new Bachelor’s of Science degree in Chemistry. School officials tout that the new degree will not only add to the total number of four-year program offerings at the university, but will enhance Dixie’s overall academic excellence in undergraduate education and experiential learning.

DSU Student Helps Father Perform Surgeries in the D.R.

02/04/2015 – Spending a week with his father providing medical services to underprivileged people in the Dominican Republic proved to be the perfect opportunity for one Dixie State University student to prepare for his own career ambitions.