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SDSU honors 4 professional staff members

South Dakota State University’s Professional Staff Advisory Council recently honored four of its members at its annual meeting. Rebecca Peterson received the Rising Star Award, which goes to an employee within three years of initial hire, while Tianna Beare, Matt Halvorson and Jeff Holm were selected as Outstanding Professional Award recipients.

Lieutenant Colonel Sewell thankful for dream assignment at SDSU

Lieutenant Colonel Steve Sewell III, SDSU’s 53rd professor of military science, will return to Camp Rapid following the conclusion of his three-year assignment. Steve served in his role since May 2018 but his appreciation for SDSU began far before then. Originally from Webster, Steve joined the National Guard immediately following his high school graduation.

Open forums set for finalists for South Dakota Art Museum director position

Finalists for the position of director of the South Dakota Art Museum 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. The candidates, in order of interview date, are: Susan Barnett She recently served as curator of the Yellowstone Art Museum and Erie Art

Hartenhoff-Crooks Receives Friend Award for Leadership in Online Ed Alliance

Nancy Hartenhoff-Crooks, the coordinator of disability services at South Dakota State University, received the 2021 Friend of the Great Plains IDEA Award. She was one of five individuals honored at Tuesday’s Great Plains IDEA annual meeting. “Nancy is an advocate, educator and leader in her field. We are fortunate to have her at SDSU,” said Kas Williams, SDSU’s chief diversity officer.

SDSU to hold Virtual Physics Bowl XLVII

The South Dakota State University Department of Physics is inviting all South Dakota and area high schools to participate in the Virtual Physics Bowl XLVII March 27.

SDSU researchers to present at American Society of Animal Science meeting

South Dakota State University researchers, undergraduate and graduate students, and SDSU Extension experts will present a variety of research results at the virtual meeting of the American Society of Animal Science Midwest Section on March 8 - 10. “I am very proud of the work of our faculty and students,” says Joseph Cassady, head of SDSU’s Department of Animal Science and interim head of the Dep

SDSU Foundation has record-setting fundraising year

The COVID-19 pandemic did not stop the SDSU Foundation from finishing 2020 with a record-setting number of new gifts and pledges.

First Dakota National Bank eTrading Education Lab offers experience employers are looking for

SDSU prides itself on offering students a variety of experiential opportunities. One of those opportunities has been giving students the experience employers are searching for. The Ness School of Management and Economics is home to the First Dakota National Bank eTrading Education Lab.

Precision Ag project brings interdisciplinary collaboration between South Dakota and Vermont

South Dakota State University is well known for its leadership in agricultural research and innovation. This work often depends on active collaboration with researchers in other fields.

School of American and Global Studies hitting the ground running since 2019 launch

The School of American and Global Studies celebrated its first year in July 2020. Launched in 2019, the school had only been together six months before COVID-19 hit.