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Dixie State to host book drive, ceremony to commemorate 9/11

September 1, 2017

In remembrance of the tragic events of Sept. 11, Dixie State University is coordinating a community service project and hosting a memorial ceremony on campus. In connection with the 9/11 National Day of Service and Remembrance, Dixie State is partnering with United Way Dixie to host Books for Brunch in which the community is invited to […]

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Dixie Forum to host lecture on citizens’ role in American politics

August 28, 2017

Addressing how the hope for America’s future is grounded in the goodwill of its citizens, Boyd Matheson, president of Sutherland Institute, will present “Politics Has Failed; America Will Not” at the next installment of Dixie State University’s weekly lecture series Dixie Forum: A Window on the World. Matheson’s lecture is set to take place from […]

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Community, Continuing Education programs offering fall classes

August 24, 2017

Enrollment is now open for fall classes offered through Dixie State University’s Community Education program. Open to all teens and adults, DSU’s more than 60 community education classes explore a variety of subjects ranging from music, dance and art to personal finance, self-protection and foreign languages. A collaborative effort between Dixie State, the City of […]

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Dixie Forum opens semester by hosting NYC marketing executive

August 21, 2017

For its first installment of the Fall 2017 semester, Dixie State University’s weekly lecture series Dixie Forum will host a VaynerMedia marketing executive as he shares industry insights. Steve Babcock, chief creative officer at VaynerMedia in New York City, will open the semester by presenting “The Rise of Original Content and How Brands Must Adapt.” […]

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Dixie State University official statement on Vintage at Tabernacle construction

August 16, 2017

As the 2017-18 academic year approaches, Dixie State University is excited to welcome another large freshman class to campus. This growth wouldn’t be possible without community partnerships, and the university is appreciative that the private sector stepped in and started building off-campus housing to accommodate Dixie State students. Crews are vigorously working to finish one […]

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Faculty members teaching documentary film seminar in Vietnam

August 10, 2017

As part of its international partnership with Duy Tan University, Dixie State University sent representatives from the Digital Film program to Da Nang, Vietnam, to conduct an introductory documentary film seminar. Through the film studies and production partnership with the university in Vietnam, Dixie State is teaching Duy Tan how to develop a documentary film […]

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Dixie State University awards building of Human Performance Center to Layton Construction

August 10, 2017

Dixie State University has selected Layton Construction to build the university’s 155,000-square-foot Human Performance Center. Using a value-based model, Dixie State looked at builders’ qualifications, management plans and construction costs and awarded the bid to the company that performed best overall. Layton Construction impressed the selection committee with their experienced team and strong working relationships […]

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DSU adds bachelor’s degrees in Population Health and Recreation & Sport Management

July 31, 2017

As Dixie State University moves forward in its strategic goal to broaden and enhance its academic offerings, the Utah State Board of Regents has approved two new DSU baccalaureate degrees. The addition of a Bachelor of Science in Population Health and a Bachelor of Science in Recreation & Sport Management degree brings the University’s total […]

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Dixie State names new dean of library and learning services

July 14, 2017

Selected from a pool of highly qualified candidates from around the nation, Kelly Peterson-Fairchild has been named the new dean of library and learning services at Dixie State University. Peterson-Fairchild, who will begin her duties at Dixie State University on July 17, comes to St. George from Oregon Institute of Technology, where she served as […]

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Dixie State welcomes new health sciences dean to campus

July 6, 2017

After conducting an extensive nationwide search, Dixie State University has selected Dr. Eliezer Bermudez as the new dean of the university’s College of Health Sciences. Bermudez, who began his duties at Dixie State University this week, comes to St. George from Indiana State University, where he served as interim dean of the College of Health […]

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