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Dixie State University’s Dental Hygiene Program receives award for nonprofit work

November 17, 2016

The Learning Center for Families recently recognized Dixie State University’s Dental Hygiene Program with The Learning Center for Families Nonprofit Partner award for providing service to low-income families. “We just really appreciate the Learning Center for Families as a partner,” Patricia Wintch, interim dean of Dixie State’s School of Health Sciences, said. “Being able to […]

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Dixie State University helps high schools celebrate Utah College Application Week

November 17, 2016

Dixie State University is celebrating Utah College Application Week by hosting assemblies complete with presentations from recent graduates and Dixie State President Richard “Biff” Williams, giveaways, and appearances by mascot Brooks the Bison. Under the direction of the Utah System of Higher Education Outreach and Access Department, Utah College Application Week provides high school seniors […]

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Trailblazer Weekly: Nov. 10-16

November 14, 2016

Catch up on all the highlights, scores and excitement taking place this week in Dixie State Athletics. Highlights of this week’s program include a look at the men’s soccer team, which is the 2016 Pacific West Conference champion.

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Code Camp participants develop technology through the night

November 11, 2016

Hundreds of elementary- through college-aged students competed in the annual Code Camp at Dixie State University on Nov. 11. The 24-hour event allows students to gain hands-on experience while building functional computer-driven products. The overnight camp is part of DSU’s K-16 pipeline project that aims to boost the number of job-ready students seeking tech careers.

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Dixie State dedicates veterans monument

November 11, 2016

Honoring American veterans, Dixie State University observed Veterans Day this year with a special program featuring a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the institution’s new veterans memorial made possible by the DSU Veterans Club and students in the Veterans First Year Experience course.

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Rural Health Scholars serve Las Vegas residents in need

November 11, 2016

Using their fall breaks to serve others, 23 students in the Rural Health Scholars program at Dixie State University and Southern Utah University helped low-income and homeless populations in Las Vegas by performing health screenings for three days in October. Students offered vision screenings, blood pressure checks and blood glucose tests at the Salvation Army […]

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DSU to host duo piano recital by Christopher Giles, Brandon Lee

November 7, 2016

As part of the Celebrate Steinway 2016 campaign, Dixie State University’s College of the Arts is hosting a duo piano recital by Christopher Giles and Brandon Lee that will benefit the university’s effort to become an All-Steinway institution. The concert is set to take place at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 12, in Dixie State’s […]

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Dixie State prepares students for technology careers

November 4, 2016

Utah’s economy is listed number one in the nation right now when it comes to growth, jobs and opportunity. While the unemployment rate is relatively low, there is still a challenge in finding qualified workers, especially when it comes to technical fields. Dixie State University has been adding classes to accommodate the future. DSU held […]

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Dixie State University to dedicate memorial at Veterans Day program

November 3, 2016

Honoring American veterans, Dixie State University will observe Veterans Day this year with a special program featuring a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the institution’s new Veterans Memorial. Hosted by the DSU Veterans Club and students in the Veterans First Year Experience course, the Veterans Day program is set to take place at noon on Nov. 11 […]

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Early voting now available at DSU

November 2, 2016

A new voting center on the Dixie State University campus is allowing students, faculty, staff and the community to vote early this general election. The Washington County Elections Office set up the site at the Gardner Center for early voting November 1-3, from noon to 4 p.m. each day. The newest location is being well […]

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