Dear ,
February is a busy month for our DSU Recruiters, new School Programs and the Admissions Office as they encourage high school and transfer students to choose Dixie State University.  Because DSU has one of the lowest tuition costs in the state, please reach out to friends and family and encourage them to apply and make Dixie their higher education choice.   
 
The traditional D-Crew White-Out Game will be held Saturday, February 6th at 7:30 p.m. in the Burns Arena as Dixie State takes on Cal-Baptist.  Show up early to receive one of the free, coveted 2,000 t-shirts given away that evening.  Be part of this Dixie tradition and wear white just in case you miss the shirts.
 
Enjoy the latest news from your alma mater and take special note of the upcoming Alumni chapter events.  We hope you have a great month!
 
DSU Alumni Relations,
Kalynn, Chet, Andrea & Hal
435-652-7535
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I AM DIXIE  |  Featured Alumni

Marc Harrison (78') was born and raised in St. George, Utah.  Marc and Sherri (Naylor) Harrison met at Dixie College in 1974 even though Marc was a senior at Dixie High School at the time. He worked at Lin's and drove one of his favorite cars, a new 1974 Camero. Marc and Sherri dated through 1975 then Marc served an LDS mission in Nashville, Tennessee. Sherri graduated from Dixie College and BYU while he served. Two months after returning home from his mission, Marc and Sherri were married in Los Angeles and had their wedding reception in the Sun Room on the Dixie College Campus.  Marc graduated from Dixie in 1978 and they then moved on to the University of Utah where he studied Business Administration and Organizational Communication.

13 Hours Movie | Kris 'Tanto' Paronto 

Dixie State Alumnus & Hero of Benghazi came and visited his alma-mater last week. What a great opportunity it was to hear his heroic experience as one of six men who defended the American diplomatic compound from a terrorist attack in Libya.

Phoenix AZ Alumni Chapter | Spring Training Baseball

Come join us on the party deck of the Sloan 
Stadium in Mesa, Arizona on March 5th, 2016 at 1:00pm. Enjoy the Chicago Cubs vs. Cincinnati Reds game, DSU update by President Biff Williams, free admission to the game and a meal on us!

First 75 to RSVP will receive free admission and a meal. First come, first serve. Adults only. 

Please RSVP by calling 480-258-2017 or email [email protected]

DSU Offers 5 New Baccalaureate Degrees

As Dixie State University students settle into the Spring 2016 semester, they have more degrees to chose from than ever before, as the institution recently added new baccalaureate degree programs in Dance, Communication Studies, Media Studies, Individualized Studies and Exercise Science.

The addition of these baccalaureate degree programs brings the institution's total to 30, an
 impressive increase from just 10 years ago when the university only had its first five. These added programs come after a lengthy process of receiving approval from nine different governing bodies.

Zumba Night | DSU Student Alumni Association

Bring your family and friends to shake your buns and raise some funds on Thursday, February 18 at 7:00pm in the DSU Gardner Center Ballroom. 

The DSU Student Alumni Association will be hosting local certified Zumba instructors that will guarantee you an amazing time!

Funds raised will go to benefit DSU Student Scholarships. $2 for students w/ID and $4 for everyone else! Save the date and we'll see you then!

Free Jazz Concert | Southern Utah Alumni Chapter

Join your Alumni Association for an evening of entertainment at The Electric Theater in St. George.

The performance will last approximately 75 minutes and will have an enjoyable selection of jazz music performed by our very own, Dixie State University Jazz Band. 

Jump-start Your Career Search | DSU Career Center

The Dixie State University Career Center has several events happening in February, and we would like to invite you to join in on the helpful resources being offered.

Some of the events include a resume bootcamp, internship & career fair, how to be an Entrepreneur workshop, corporate night, and more! Get the details by visiting the Career Center's website at the link below.
Dixie State University Basketball Season

On February 6th, 2016 is the Traditional D-Crew White-out game. Dixie State will take on Cal-Baptist University at the Burns Arena. Be sure to show up early as only the first 2,000 people will receive a complementary white-out game shirt. 

Be sure to use your Alumni Card to receive your special discount of buy one get one free general admission tickets. 

Don't miss another basketball game, so be sure to check out their schedule at the link below!


DSU Hosts 29th Annual Sears Dixie Invitational Art Show

This year's event will kick off at 3 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 12, in the Dolores Dorč Eccles Fine Arts Center Concert Hall with an art symposium featuring 2015 Purchase Prize Winner George Handrahan. Handrahan, who has won more than 70 major awards, has been painting the landscapes of Utah, California and New England for more than 40 years. 
 
Admission to the symposium is free and the public is encouraged to attend.
 
Later that day, the opening gala will commence with an art preview at 4 p.m. in the gallery, offering attendees the opportunity to be the first to view the art and select the pieces they are interested in purchasing. The opening gala reception will follow at 6 p.m. in the Eccles Fine Arts Center Grand Foyer. The reception will feature background music and delicious food as well as an atmosphere that encourages attendees to mingle with one another.

Tickets for this semiformal event are $75 per person and are available by contacting Susan Taysom at 435-652-7903 or [email protected]
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