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Police chief honored for 42 years of service

June 30, 2017

In recognition of 42 years of service, Chief Don Reid, director of the Dixie State University Security and Campus Police Department, received campus, county and statewide accolades at a recent luncheon and reception celebrating his achievements in preparation for his upcoming retirement. “Chief Reid has been a selfless leader on this campus for more than […]

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Music Department hosts jazz concert to benefit DOVE Center

June 26, 2017

For one night only, the Dixie State University Music Department will present the Young Lions of Jazz in a benefit concert for the Dove Center. DSU Music Department Chair Glenn Webb welcomes the entire community to an evening of jazz music on July 11 at 7:30 p.m. in the Dolores Doré Eccles Fine Arts Center […]

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DSU receives USHE grant for Concurrent Enrollment math courses

June 15, 2017

With the help of the Math Teacher Preparation Grant from the Utah System of Higher Education, Dixie State University is set to help more high school students take college-level math courses. The quarter-of-a-million-dollar grant will help Dixie State increase the number of high school teachers eligible to teach math classes through the Concurrent Enrollment program, […]

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Physical Science Department offers Great American Eclipse trip

June 13, 2017

Touted by NASA as one of nature’s most awe-inspiring sights, the Great American Eclipse will be the focal point of a Dixie State University science trip this summer. Offered as a one-credit physical science lab, the entirety of the coursework will take place during a four-day trip that includes stops at Yellowstone National Park, Craters […]

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Dixie State earns Silver Anvil Award of Excellence for establishing Trailblazer identity

June 9, 2017

Dixie State University received a Silver Anvil Award of Excellence from the Public Relations Society of America for its entry Blazing a New Brand, establishing the university’s Trailblazer athletic rebrand as one of the best-executed public relations campaigns in the nation this year. Distributed during an awards ceremony on June 8 in New York City, […]

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Sears Art Museum Gallery to host Photography: Sight Site exhibit

June 7, 2017

Featuring classic and contemporary photography by professional and emerging photographers, the exhibit Photography: Sight Site will be on display at the Dixie State University Sears Art Museum Gallery this summer. The exhibit will be on display June 20 through August 18 and will open with a reception from 7 to 8:30 p.m. on June 19. […]

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Dixie State University hires new director of alumni relations

May 26, 2017

After conducting an extensive open search, Dixie State University has selected John Bowler as the new director of alumni relations. “John will have a tremendous impact on Dixie State University, our alumni and our community members as the new director of alumni relations,” Brad Last, Dixie State vice president of advancement, said. “John has great […]

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Dixie State University hosts International Planetary Dunes Workshop

May 24, 2017

Dixie State University recently hosted the Fifth International Planetary Dunes Workshop: From the Bottom of the Oceans to the Outer Limits of the Solar System, supporting current efforts to explore the further reaches of the solar system. Supported by Lunar and Planetary Institute, NASA Mars Exploration Office, NASA Solar System Workings Program and U.S. Geological […]

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Dixie State University’s Insight Communications wins Yes Utah campaign award

May 23, 2017

Dixie State University’s Insight Communications, a student-operated public relations, marketing and advertising firm, recently won first place in a contest sponsored by Intermountain Donor Services to promote the Yes Utah campaign. The student agency was awarded $1,000 for the work they did to bring the campaign, which encourages Utahns to register or re-register for organ […]

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Dixie State University approved to add 3 bachelor’s degrees, 3 certificates

May 19, 2017

In alignment with its strategic goal to broaden and enhance academic programs, Dixie State University has been approved by the Utah State Board of Regents to add three baccalaureate degrees and three certificates. Starting as soon as the Fall 2017 semester, Dixie State will offer Bachelor of Fine Arts in Studio Art, Bachelor of Science […]

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