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SDSU Names 98th Little International Winners

South Dakota State University hosted the 98th Little international in Brookings March 26-27.

SDSU engineering students repeat top chapter award

For the second year in a row, the student chapter of the American Society of Civil Engineers at South Dakota State University was named the region’s top chapter. There are 23 chapters in the region, which stretches from Colorado to Missouri and South Dakota to Kansas, according to Zach Gutzmer, a faculty member in the Jerome J. Lohr College of Engineering and club adviser for the past 10 years.

Finalists selected for College of Education and Human Sciences dean search

Three finalists have been selected as candidates to be the South Dakota State University dean for the College of Education and Human Sciences. They will interview for the position in the next two weeks. The interviews will also include open forums for each individual to engage with key industry, community and university stakeholders.

Regents Approve Tuition and Fee Rates for 2021-22

The South Dakota Board of Regents this week approved tuition and mandatory fees for the upcoming academic year. The impact to students in the public university system is an average cost increase of $104.98 per year, or 1.1%.   “Affordability for students and their families is a major consideration for us,” said Brian L. Maher, the regents’ executive director and CEO.

2021 Hobo Day Committee announced

The Hobo Day Committee has announced its 2021 committee. The Hobo Day Committee is a student-led organization comprised of 18 South Dakota State University students and led by the Grand Pooba. Marie Robbins, from Elkton, is serving as the 2021 Grand Pooba.

Vinatieri named to CoSIDA Academic All-America® Hall of Fame

A Rhodes scholar, the NFL’s all-time leading scorer, a two-sport athlete turned global health leader and an elite gymnast now leading international communications efforts highlight the CoSIDA Academic All-America Hall of Fame Class of 2021. Created in 1988, the Academic All-America Hall of Fame recognizes former Academic All-Americas who received a college degree at least 10 years prior, have ach

Nurse-researchers seek to expand palliative care in South Dakota

Assistant professor Sarah Mollman of the College of Nursing in Rapid City is part of a team of nurse-researchers working to improve and expand palliative care in South Dakota.

South Dakota producers see benefits of conservation tillage

A survey of producers in central and eastern South Dakota shows the benefits they see from adopting conservation tillage.

SDSU faculty recognized for excellence in research, teaching and service

The annual South Dakota State University Celebration of Faculty Excellence recognized faculty members, researchers and scientists Thursday.

Master of Public Health program gains accreditation

The online Master of Public Health program at South Dakota State University has earned its initial accreditation, SDSU officials report. The program, a partnership between SDSU and the University of South Dakota, began in 2014 and has 82 students—30 at State and 52 at USD.