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SDSU Little International celebrates the 97th Honored Agriculturalist Donna Moenning at its 98th event

While last year’s South Dakota State University Little International was canceled due to COVID-19, several traditions were still honored, including naming the 97th Little International Honored Agriculturalist, Donna Moenning.

SDSU Animal Science Academic Quadrathlon Team Finishes Second at Regional Contest

The South Dakota State University Animal Science Academic Quadrathlon Team placed second at the Midwest American Society of Animal Science competition held March 6-7.

Finalists chosen for vice provost of graduate education and extended studies search

Three finalists have been selected as candidates to be the South Dakota State University vice provost of graduate education and extended studies. They will interview for the position next week. The interviews will also include open forums for each individual to engage with key industry, community and university stakeholders.

SDSU is nation's first on-campus site for Team RWB chapter

South Dakota State University is the first on-campus chapter for Team Red, White and Blue in the nation. Team RWB, which has nearly 200 chapters across the country, has the mission of enriching the lives of America’s veterans by connecting them to their community through physical and social activity. Team RWB also has a chapter in Rapid City. SDSU’s first event starts at 10 a.m.

Dr. April Brooks Awards in Women, Gender and Sexuality Studies to be announced

In celebration of Women’s History Month in March, the 2021 Dr. April Brooks Awards in Women, Gender and Sexuality Studies at South Dakota State University will be announced via Brooks Zoom March 30. The winners will be named following a research panel discussion that starts at 3 p.m. in the South Dakota Art Museum’s room 104.

SDSU Anticipates “More Normal” Campus Operations for Fall 2021 Semester

After a year of planning and adapting to the COVID-19 pandemic, South Dakota State University’s JacksRBack Task Force is beginning initial efforts focused on a return to more normal operations during the 2021 fall semester. The JacksRBack Task Force was launched last April at the direction of SDSU President Barry Dunn to develop and execute efforts that would allow students on-campus instructio

Kevin Vander Wal named 98th SDSU Little International Honored Agriculturalist

No one lives and breathes Jackrabbit yellow and blue quite like the 98th Little International Honored Agriculturalist, Kevin Vander Wal. After graduating from South Dakota State University with a bachelor’s degree in animal science in 1988, Vander Wal became the assistant manager of the SDSU Beef Unit in 1989 before transitioning to the manager role in 1990.

GradReports ranks SDSU No. 1 for public South Dakota universities

South Dakota State University was the top-ranked public institution in GradReports’ 2021 Best Colleges in South Dakota by Salary Score. In addition, SDSU’s 52.31 Salary Score is higher than the median for all U.S. colleges. “We rank schools based on Salary Score because the cost of college is a significant investment and we believe students deserve to know the financial outcomes of graduates.

Forensics holding Pi Kappa Delta event

Eight members of South Dakota State University’s forensics team will be inducted into Pi Kappa Delta this season, joining approximately 400 other Jackrabbits in the national forensics honor society. SDSU joined the organization March 20, 1920, and is celebrating its 100th anniversary this year (due to the COVID-19 pandemic).

SDSU student participates in virtual experience to become an ally for diversity in agriculture

South Dakota State University student Paul Schlotman had the opportunity to engage in conversations with other students across the nation around diversity in agriculture through a virtual experience hosted by Agriculture Future of America (AFA).