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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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Name Recommendation Committee identifies six name themes to further study

Moving forward with the name recommendation process, the Dixie State University Name Recommendation Committee has identified six name themes based on data gathered in an open community survey. The themes will serve as primary discussion points for upcoming focus groups with key stakeholders and do not represent final name recommendations. Created by Salt Lake City-based […]

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Dixie State University students work with local dentists to Give Kids a Smile

Students, faculty, and staff from Dixie State University’s Department of Dental Hygiene recently teamed up with local dentists to address the dental needs of uninsured children throughout the Washington Country region. As part of the Give Kids a Smile event, 73 volunteers provided 47 uninsured children with free services including exams, X-rays, fillings, extractions, sealants and fluoride. […]

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Former Gov. Herbert to speak at Dixie State University’s 110th Commencement Ceremony

Gary Herbert, the 17th governor of Utah, will be the featured speaker at Dixie State University’s 110th Commencement Ceremony that is set to honor the institution’s largest-ever graduating class. During the ceremony, which is scheduled to take place on May 7 in Greater Zion Stadium on the DSU campus, Herbert will address the university’s 2,273 degree […]

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Dixie State University to host legislators, discussion on 2021 general session

Dixie State University’s Institute of Politics & Public Affairs Director Vince Brown will moderate a legislative roundup featuring all six state legislators who represent Washington County on April 15 on the DSU campus. In the next installment of its Pizza and Politics series, the Dixie State University Institute of Politics & Public Affairs will host […]

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DSU’s Official Statement on St. George City’s Resolution Supporting Utah’s Dixie

Dixie State University applauds St. George City and the City Council for honoring the rich heritage of our region by passing the Resolution Supporting Utah’s Dixie. The University also reveres our community’s pioneering spirit that represents the commitment to grit, service and sacrifice that has been essential to the institution’s growth and success throughout our 110-year […]

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Dixie State University’s name recommendation survey open to community

Offering the community an opportunity to provide input on the Dixie State University name exploration process, the Name Recommendation Committee is launching an open survey. Created and managed by Love Communications, the Salt Lake City-based communication firm the University is partnering with for the name exploration process, the survey will be available April 1-13. The […]

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Dixie State University Board of Trustees begins name recommendation process

Following directives from the Utah State Legislature, Dixie State University’s Board of Trustees Executive Committee is beginning the name exploration process by forming a committee charged with recommending a name for the institution in consultation with the Utah Board of Higher Education. The Name Recommendation Committee will review options for the institution’s name, provide opportunities […]

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Dixie State University to present a walking gallery of dance, a unique concert experience

Reimagining how to safely present dance during a pandemic, Dixie State University’s Dance Program is offering Dance in Concert: On Location, a walking gallery of dance performances, for its annual faculty dance concert. Featuring four separate free performances, Dance in Concert: On Location is set to take place at 6 and 7:30 each evening on […]

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