January 2015

Dixie Today

DSU Receives Donation from Questar Corporation

01/29/2015 – Dixie State University received a $4,000 scholarship gift from the Questar Corporation Thursday. Questar Southern Utah Manager Gae Lynn Froyd and Operations Manager Brett W. Brown presented the gift to DSU President Dr. Richard B. Williams in a morning meeting.

DSU Business Ethics Forum Series Opens Spring Semester

01/29/2015 – Dixie State University’s Udvar-Hazy School of Business kicks off its bi-monthly noontime Business and Ethics Forum series for the 2015 spring semester on Thursday, February 5, featuring a presentation entitled “Fundamentals for Success in the Business World” by H. John Marsh, CPA and former senior vice president of accounting and financial reporting with Federal Farm Credit Funding Corporation.

DSU to Offer New Zion Experiential Learning Program

01/28/2015 – Dixie State University and the DSU Department of Physical Sciences have announced plans to begin offering a new experiential learning program at Zion National Park this spring. The “Science in Zion” program will feature three two-week field experience courses beginning in May, and a four-day field course in June.

DSU Announces Presenters for Ninth-Annual UCUR Conference

01/28/2015 – Dixie State University will welcome undergraduate researchers from across the state as host the Ninth-Annual Utah Conference on Undergraduate Research (UCUR) on Friday, February 27. This all-day event will feature a number of presentations and speakers in several sessions held in the DSU Gardner Center and Holland Centennial Commons.

DSU Professor Invited to Present at BYU Lecture Series

01/28/2015 – Dixie State University Visiting Professor of Law and International Relations Shadman Bashir has been invited to present at the prestigious Brigham Young University Kennedy Center for International Studies Lecture series on Wednesday, February 4. The presentation will be held in Room 238 of BYU’s Herald R. Clark Building beginning at 12 noon.

DSU Accounting Students to Provide Free 2015 Tax Preparation

01/28/2015 – Students in Dixie State University’s four-year accounting program, in association with the Internal Revenue Service’s (IRS) Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program, will once again provide free personal tax assistance to the community during the 2015 tax preparation season.

Public Feedback Sessions for New Plan Development

01/22/2015 – As Dixie State University continues work toward creating a new strategic plan, the institution will host a pair of feedback sessions to give all university stakeholders an update on the progress made during the first two months of the process.

DSU Women’s Resource Center to Host Success Forum

01/22/2015 – The Dixie State University Women’s Resource Center will host a special one-hour forum entitled “Success Defined,” presented by Vicki R. Wilson, Human Resources Director with Intermountain Healthcare’s Southwest Region on Thursday, January 29, at 11 a.m., in Conference Room B of the DSU Gardner Student Center. Admission is free and open to all DSU students, faculty and staff, and the community, and refreshments will be served.

Conservationist to Present at Dixie Forum

01/21/2015 – Dixie State University’s weekly lecture series “Dixie Forum: A Window on the World” will continue Tuesday, Jan. 27, with the presentation “Saving Nature, Including Great Apes, in Central Africa: A Conservationist’s Personal Story.” Robert Ford will speak from noon to 12:50 at the Dunford Auditorium in the Browning Resource Center on the DSU campus. Admission is free for all community members and DSU students, faculty and staff.

DSU to Host Dedication in Observance of MLK Jr. Day

01/14/2015 – As part of the observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Dixie State University and the DSU Black Student Union will host a lecture and dedication on Tuesday, January 20, at 12 noon, at the Gardner Student Center Lounge. The event is free and open to all DSU students, faculty, staff and the community to attend.

DSU Dental Hygiene Program to Hold Free Sealant Event

01/14/2015 – Dixie State University’s Dental Hygiene program will host a special evening dental sealant community service event on Thursday, January 22, 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.

Film Producer to Open Dixie Forum’s Spring Lineup

01/14/2015 – Dixie State University’s weekly lecture series “Dixie Forum: A Window on the World” kicks off for the spring semester with the lecture “Documentary Film and the Holocaust.”

DSU Reaches Agreement on Future of “The Rebels” Statue

01/13/2015 – Dixie State University officials have announced that the institution and local artist Jerry Anderson have reached an agreement regarding the future of the “The Rebels” statue, which had been on display on the campus until late 2012.

DSU to Offer New Short-Term Intensive Training Courses

01/06/2015 – Just in time for the start of the 2015 spring semester, the Dixie State University Udvar-Hazy School of Business has added a number of short-term, intensive training courses in accounting, graduate school prep and other subjects, which are available to all DSU students and the public to enroll.