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DSUSA vice president of service receives western region leadership award

Dixie State University Student Association Vice President of Service Dillon McKinney was recently honored with the 2017 Community Engaged Student Leadership Award by the Western Region of Campus Compact. “Dillon McKinney is one of the most kindhearted and humble individuals I have had the pleasure of knowing,” Anilee Bundy, assistant director of student involvement at […]

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Dixie Forum to close semester with presentation on maritime law

Dixie State University visiting professor Shadman Bashir will bring the university’s lecture series Dixie Forum to conclusion for the 2016-17 academic year by presenting the address “Customs and Laws of the Sea.” Bashir’s presentation is set to take place at noon on April 25 in the Dunford Auditorium of the Val A. Browning Learning Resource […]

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Pianist Keenan Reesor to offer recital, master class

The Dixie State University Music Department will host guest pianist Dr. Keenan Reesor as he performs the final recital in the 2016-17 All-Steinway Series and conducts a master class. Reesor will present a master class from 9 to 10:30 a.m. on Monday, April 24, in the Eccles Concert Hall. That evening, he will perform a […]

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Dixie State University hires Health & Counseling Center director, relocates facility

To better accommodate the needs of its students, faculty and staff, Dixie State University recently hired a new director of the Health & Counseling Center, moved the resource to a larger facility closer to campus, and launched a HOPE Squad as part of a suicide prevention program. Dr. Dylan Matsumori was recently hired to serve […]

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Dixie State University, Love Communications nationally recognized for branding efforts

In partnership with Love Communications, the Dixie State University Marketing & Communication office is receiving statewide and national recognition for establishing the Trailblazer identity. For their branding efforts, Dixie State and Love have been named a finalist for the Public Relations Society of America’s Silver Anvil Award and won a Utah Business magazine SAMY award. […]

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Art Department Showcase to feature student, faculty work

Featuring the work of its finest students as well as recent pieces done by faculty, the Dixie State University Art Department Showcase will be on display in the University’s Sears Art Museum Gallery through the end of the Spring 2017 semester. The showcase will open with a free artist reception from 7 to 8:30 p.m. […]

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Duo of classical pianists to perform in Dixie State University’s Steinway series

As part of its Celebrate Steinway campaign to become an All-Steinway School, the Dixie State University Department of Music will host Duo Fortin-Poirier, a pair of classical pianists. Comprised of Amélie Fortin and Marie-Christine Poirier, Duo Fortin-Poirier will bring its concert Vingt Doigts et un Piano (Twenty Fingers and a Piano) to St. George. The […]

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Rural Health Scholars

Rural Health Scholars serve others over spring break

Instead of spending spring break resting or going on vacation, students from Dixie State University, Southern Utah University and Snow College helped others in meaningful, medical ways when 46 students traveled with the Rural Health Scholars Program to underserved communities in the Four Corners area, Nicaragua and Las Vegas. Dixie State student Rachel Seegmiller attended […]

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Dixie State University approved to add academic programs, center for innovation

To accommodate its recent growth, Dixie State University has added two unique majors, a new center devoted to helping students create their own products and businesses, and a pair of new minors. The additions come at the close of the Utah Board of Regents meeting held March 31 on the DSU campus. The newly approved […]

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Dixie State University presents singer-songwriter Bernice Lewis in Dixie Forum

Dixie State University invites students and community members to Dixie Forum, a weekly lecture series, to hear from singer-songwriter Bernice Lewis. Lewis’ presentation, titled, “The Anatomy & Physiology of a Song,” will be held in the Dunford Auditorium on DSU campus on April 4, from noon to 12:50 p.m., and will delve into song composition […]

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