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Dixie State University settles into academic year with new positions, building improvements

As Dixie State University students settle into the 2016-17 academic year, they are being better served thanks to a variety of improvements and changes made over the summer. One such change was the creation of two associate provost positions. Dr. Nancy Hauck was appointed as the associate provost for community & global engagement and Dr. […]

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Dixie State University approved to offer degree in digital film

Dixie State University recently received approval from the Utah State Board of Regents to begin offering a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Digital Film this fall. Final approval is pending from the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities. “The addition of the Digital Film degree will be a great benefit to students, as it will […]

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Dixie State University’s Kern named EMS Instructor of the Year

Garnering statewide accolades, Dixie State University’s Josh Kern was recently named the EMS Instructor of the Year. Kern, an instructor and clinical coordinator for DSU’s Emergency Medical Services Program, was honored with the recognition by the Utah Department of Health, Bureau of Emergency Medical Service & Preparedness at the Utah EMS Awards Ceremony in West […]

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Dixie State University receives $75,000 grant to reach out to Latino community

Dixie State University recently received a $75,000 grant from the Utah State Board of Regents’ Office of Outreach and Access to help the Latino community meet their educational goals. The Affordable Participation and Timely Completion Grant will support the ¡Adelante! Washington County project, a countywide initiative aimed to increase Latino community members’ access to and […]

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Dixie State University to give away a full-tuition waiver

As a way to thank the community for their constant support of Dixie State University, the institution is giving away a full-tuition waiver. Effective for the Fall 2016 semester, the waiver is available to any Washington County resident who is enrolled or plans to do so for the first time this fall. The prize is […]

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DSU DOCUTAH International Documentary Film Festival announces 2016 lineup

Dixie State University and the DOCUTAH International Documentary Film Festival today announced its 2016 lineup. The festival, which runs from September 6 through 10, receives submissions from all over the world with topics that cover all manner of the human experience. The 62 films accepted for the festival this year at times are ripped from […]

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Dixie State University students manage food pantry for peers

Campus activity has slowed down during the summer break, but Dixie State University’s student-run food pantry is still up and running. Maintained by the Service Branch of the DSU Student Association, the Campus Food Pantry is open business hours throughout the entire year so that it is available any time students need it, Dillon McKinney, […]

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Dixie State University’s Udvar-Hazy School of Business awards $20,000 in scholarships

ST. GEORGE, Utah — Dixie State University’s Udvar-Hazy School of Business has awarded more than $20,000 in scholarship funds for the 2016-17 academic year. Twenty-two students have received the competitive scholarships, which make it possible for many to complete their degrees. Recipients have an average overall GPA of 3.6, more than 44 credits in the […]

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Dixie State University Board of Trustees elects leadership, welcomes new member

  ST. GEORGE, Utah — Dixie State University’s Board of Trustees elected its leadership for the upcoming academic year. David Clark, who has served as the board’s vice chair since November 2013, was elected as chair, and Julie Bangerter Beck was named vice chair of the institution’s governing board. In addition to the change of […]

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Dixie State University’s Respiratory Therapy program honored

ST. GEORGE, Utah, June 29, 2016 — Dixie State University’s Respiratory Therapy program was recently awarded the Distinguished RRT Credentialing Success Award. DSU was among a select group of programs to be honored with the award in Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla., by the Commission on Accreditation for Respiratory Care (CoARC). Programs receiving this award must […]

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