The Forum will begin at 12 noon, in the Dunford Auditorium of the Browning Resource Center on the DSC campus. Admission is free for all community members, DSC students, and faculty and staff.
Ashman, who retired in 2009 after serving as a psychology professor at DSC for 44 years, was a highly-respected and well-loved teacher, advocate and friend of students. His commitment and dedication to his field has been manifest in years of captivating classroom instruction and he estimates having taught over 20,000 students during his tenure. Known for his wit and humor, Professor Ashman provided a fun and sometimes raucous learning environment, while still challenging and inspiring students to strive for the best they had inside of them.
A Dixie College alumnus, Reber has been a member of the English department faculty at DSC since 1976. He is a graduate of the University of Utah and after returning from serving our country in the United States Army in Vietnam, he completed his graduate studies at BYU, where he earned his Master’s in Recreation Education and an MA in English Literature. During his tenure at DSC, Reber has taught ESL classes, composition, humanities, folklore, ethics, and a variety of literature classes. He also served twice as president of the Dixie College Faculty Senate, and delivered the Alder Faculty Honor lecture on the uses and misuses of humor in 1999. Reber was selected as Faculty Member of the Year by students and faculty during the 2007-08 academic year, and was awarded the Faculty Excellent Award in 2008.
Snow was born in St. George and grew up in Enterprise and Provo. His collegiate experiences have taken him to BYU, where he earned his Master’s Degree, to Texas A&M, and then on to the University of Utah, where several years creating and running a unique business related curriculum in the College of Health. Snow returned to Washington County to work for the City of St. George in its Leisure Services Department, where he oversees the annual St. George Marathon, trails and annual Art Festival, among other events. He has also serves as an adjunct faculty member at DSC and has taught several lifestyle and PEHR courses, along with work in Dixie’s IT Department.
For further information on DSC’s Dixie Forum series, please contact Terre Burton at (435) 652-7812 or at Burton@dixie.edu, or Marius van der Merwe at (435) 652-7924 or at email@example.com.