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DSU Sears Art Museum Curator Receives 2015 Governor’s Art Leadership Award

“I am humbled, honored and surprised to have been selected for this award. I think of myself as the “one in the kitchen” and quietly making things happen to help people,” Cieslewicz said. “I am very blessed to live an artful life; to work with artists and their art, to teach art, to teach artists, […]

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DSU Provides Over 93K Hours of Service During 2014-15 Academic Year

Dixie State worked with several community organizations, including Habitat for Humanity and the ReStore, the new SwitchPoint Community Resource Center, the DOVE Center, United Way Dixie, and the Dixie Care and Share, among many other organizations, to provide much needed assistance and service. DSU biology students helped restore areas damaged by recent flooding by transplanting […]

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DSU Welcomes Tanzanian Nurses to Educational Exchange Program

Selected from nearly 70 nurses who applied, the chosen professionals are receiving this training in an effort to address Tanzania’s severe shortage of nursing tutors and inadequate resources in nursing schools. The DSU TNEE program, which has been made possible by the Colom Foundation and private donations obtained by Utah State Senator Steve Urquhart, will […]

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DSU Enrollment and Advisement Services Receive USHE Innovation Award

“I congratulate David and Michael for taking the initiative to develop a creative grant program that will improve student success here at Dixie State now and in the future,” said DSU Vice President of Student Services Frank B. Lojko. The Alan E. Hall Innovation for Undergraduate Student Success Award is presented every other year to […]

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DSU Academic Advisor Chris Gifford Utah’s Top Advisor for 2015

“I love serving others, especially young people,” Gifford said. “I enjoy all of the students I’ve had the opportunity to advise. Each is their own unique personality and they are the future. Helping them sharpen their focus and develop their skills for attacking those challenges is so rewarding. I couldn’t enjoy and love what I […]

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Cotton Genomics subject of next Dixie Forum

An associate professor in the Department of Plant and Wildlife Science at Brigham Young University, Udall works on gene expression of cotton and cotton genomics. Currently, he is creating optical maps of the diploid and polyploid cotton genomes. He began his work in cotton at Iowa State University as a postdoctoral student with Jonathan Wendel. […]

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Typography & Design at the next Dixie Forum

Prior to joining the University of Utah’s Library faculty, Wolske taught typography, graphic design, and letterpress printing at Indiana University’s Herron School of Art and Design, the Center for Book and Paper Arts at Columbia College Chicago, and Hamilton Wood Type and Printing Museum. His work reveals an affinity for handset wood and metal type […]

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DSU DECA Students to Compete Internationally

Tuesday, April 7th, 2015 Thirty-five of the top “academic athletes” from Dixie State University went head-to-head to test their knowledge and presentation skills in various business categories in the two-day Utah state-level DECA Career Development Conference competition held earlier this semester in Layton, Utah. In yet another record-breaking year for DSU, all 35 qualified to […]

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DSU Business Department to Host Final Business Ethics Forum

A native of St. George, Seegmiller graduated cum laude with a Bachelor’s of Arts from Yale University, and completed his Juris Doctor with cum laude honors at Georgetown University. During his professional career as a lawyer in Washington D.C., and as a Wall Street advisor, he provided legal and advisory services to a diverse array […]

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DSU to Host Annual UWHEN Conference

The theme of this year’s conference, “Elemental Women: Defining Space, Creating Change,” will address how women in higher education meet the challenges and opportunities they face in navigating career paths, while providing tools and information to help them more effectively lead and build influence in their workplaces, communities and beyond. “Inspired by the dramatic southern […]

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