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Answers to Frequently Asked Questions about the Name Recommendation

Q: Why did the Name Recommendation Committee select Utah Polytechnic State University as their recommendation? A: To best explain this, it’s easiest to break the name recommendation down into its four main components. Including Utah in the name establishes the university as an institution that serves students from the entire state while providing a broad […]

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Name Recommendation Committee votes to recommend Utah Polytechnic State University

The Dixie State University Name Recommendation Committee voted Monday morning to recommend Utah Polytechnic State University as the new institutional name. The committee’s recommendation will now go to the university’s Board of Trustees for a vote. “Selecting Utah Polytechnic State University as the committee’s recommendation was an arduous process, but well worth the effort,” Julie […]

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Sears Art Museum showcases female artists in ‘Rouge: Utah Women’s Voices’

Shining a light on what it’s like to be a female artist in Utah, the exhibit “Rouge: Utah Women’s Voices” will be on display in Dixie State University’s Sears Art Museum after opening with an artist panel discussion. The exhibit will open with the artist panel discussion at 6 p.m. on Friday, June 11, in […]

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Name Recommendation Committee votes to advance academic mission, Utah themes

After poring over a year’s worth of research, the Dixie State University Name Recommendation Committee voted Monday morning to further research names within the academic mission and Utah themes as the next step in the name recommendation process. “The university is working very hard to become the nation’s first and only open, inclusive, comprehensive, polytechnic […]

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Love Communications shares findings from name recommendation focus groups with DSU

After facilitating 47 focus group discussions with more than 300 key stakeholders, Love Communications has shared the resulting findings with the Dixie State University Name Recommendation Committee. Love, the communication firm the University is partnering with for the recommendation process, asked focus group participants a series of open-ended questions. Prompts were based on the results of […]

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Select Dixie State University students participate in math research experience

Dixie State University has selected four students to participate in its Enhancing Advancement to Graduate Education through Research experience, made possible by a grant from the Mathematical Association of America. The $27,575 Mathematical Association of America grant, funded through the National Science Foundation to host a summer National Research Experience for Undergraduates Program, provides students […]

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Dixie State University presents Mamma Mia to support student scholarships

To raise funds for student scholarships, Dixie State University and its premier song and dance performing team, Raging Red, are partnering with community members to perform the hit musical Mamma Mia. The musical will be performed at Dixie State University’s O.C. Tanner Amphitheater at the gateway to Zion National Park in Springdale, Utah, from May […]

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Dixie State University honors graduates at 110th Commencement Ceremony

Dixie State University celebrated the accomplishments of 2,273 degree candidates at the institution’s 110th Commencement Ceremony on May 7. During the ceremony, held on May 7 in Greater Zion Stadium on the DSU campus, the university honored its 2021 graduates, including 25 master’s candidates, 1,212 baccalaureate candidates, 773 associate candidates and 263 certificate candidates. “I am so […]

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Dixie State University student honored with first Global Scholar Award

Recognizing students who include global experiences, coursework and perspectives into their degrees, Dixie State University’s Global Engagement Committee is presenting its inaugural Global Scholar Award to 2021 graduate Erik Hughes. “We are very excited to offer this recognition and incentive to students who purposefully look to have global experiences and coursework as part of their […]

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Influential Trailblazers honored with 2021 Dixie State University Presidential Awards

Dixie State University’s annual Presidential Awards recognized influential members of the Dixie State and Washington County communities who are blazing trails to make a difference in Southern Utah. To promote civic responsibility, service, collaboration and inclusiveness, Dixie State awarded Presidential Awards to individuals committed to community engagement and campus-community partnerships. Tena Heward received the Committed […]

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