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Dixie State University to break ground on Human Performance Center

Dixie State University will begin construction on its new Human Performance Center with a groundbreaking ceremony and open house that will celebrate the addition of the state-of-the-art allied health facility to campus. The ceremony will take place at noon on Oct. 25 at the Human Performance Center build site, which recently has served as the […]

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Dixie State University awards building of Human Performance Center to Layton Construction

Dixie State University has selected Layton Construction to build the university’s 155,000-square-foot Human Performance Center. Using a value-based model, Dixie State looked at builders’ qualifications, management plans and construction costs and awarded the bid to the company that performed best overall. Layton Construction impressed the selection committee with their experienced team and strong working relationships […]

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DSU adds bachelor’s degrees in Population Health and Recreation & Sport Management

As Dixie State University moves forward in its strategic goal to broaden and enhance its academic offerings, the Utah State Board of Regents has approved two new DSU baccalaureate degrees. The addition of a Bachelor of Science in Population Health and a Bachelor of Science in Recreation & Sport Management degree brings the University’s total […]

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Dixie State welcomes new health sciences dean to campus

After conducting an extensive nationwide search, Dixie State University has selected Dr. Eliezer Bermudez as the new dean of the university’s College of Health Sciences. Bermudez, who began his duties at Dixie State University this week, comes to St. George from Indiana State University, where he served as interim dean of the College of Health […]

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

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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Dixie State University hires Health & Counseling Center director, relocates facility

To better accommodate the needs of its students, faculty and staff, Dixie State University recently hired a new director of the Health & Counseling Center, moved the resource to a larger facility closer to campus, and launched a HOPE Squad as part of a suicide prevention program. Dr. Dylan Matsumori was recently hired to serve […]

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Rural Health Scholars

Rural Health Scholars serve others over spring break

Instead of spending spring break resting or going on vacation, students from Dixie State University, Southern Utah University and Snow College helped others in meaningful, medical ways when 46 students traveled with the Rural Health Scholars Program to underserved communities in the Four Corners area, Nicaragua and Las Vegas. Dixie State student Rachel Seegmiller attended […]

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Dixie State University approved to add academic programs, center for innovation

To accommodate its recent growth, Dixie State University has added two unique majors, a new center devoted to helping students create their own products and businesses, and a pair of new minors. The additions come at the close of the Utah Board of Regents meeting held March 31 on the DSU campus. The newly approved […]

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DSU Surgical Technology program hosts open house

Hidden away behind operating room doors, surgical technologists perform critical functions that many of us wouldn’t know about. This March, however, Dixie State University is bringing the field of surgical technology to light in a special open house for potential students and community members. DSU’s Surgery Lab — modeled after a real operating room — […]

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Utah State Legislature funds DSU’s Human Performance Center, other programs

As the 2017 session came to a close, the Utah State Legislature appropriated $25 million over two years toward Dixie State University’s new Human Performance Center and committed ongoing funding to academic programs and institutional needs. “The entire Dixie State University community is beyond appreciative of the legislators’ support of our institution,” Dixie State President […]

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