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Religious Leaders Are Most Effective Messengers for Encouraging Continued COVID-19 Mitigation Efforts After Vaccination.

The South Dakota Covid Impact Survey was conducted from April 12th to 25th, 2021 by The SDSU Poll, a research group housed in the School of American and Global Studies at South Dakota State University.

Medary Avenue to be closed during commencement ceremonies

As a result of South Dakota State University holding its 2021 commencement exercises at the College Green, Medary Avenue will be closed from 8th to 11th streets from 8 to 11:45 a.m. and 2:30 to 5:45 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Saturday’s ceremonies are for the colleges of: 9:30 a.m. – Agriculture, Food and Environmental Sciences; and Natural Sciences; and 4 p.m.

Messaging From Religious Leaders Most Effective at Encouraging South Dakotans to Get Vaccinated

The South Dakota COVID-19 Impact Survey was conducted from April 12-25, 2021 by The SDSU Poll, a research group housed in the School of American and Global Studies at South Dakota State University.

SDSU Moves to Face Coverings Optional Policy May 10

South Dakota State University, as part of its effort for a more normal 2021 fall semester, announced today face coverings will now be optional on campus beginning Monday.

The Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on the Lives of South Dakotans

The South Dakota Covid Impact Survey was conducted from April 12th to 25th, 2021 by The SDSU Poll, a research group housed in the School of American and Global Studies at South Dakota State University.

The Hildegard Project presents a collaborative performance

An exciting performance is coming to the Oscar Larson Performing Arts Center May 1 and 2 after over a year of preparation. The performance, “Viriditas: Twenty-First Century Hildegard,” is a multidimensional piece featuring dance, poetry, stage craft and music.

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

SDSU Health Care Students and Graduates on Frontline of COVID-19 Pandemic

South Dakota State University’s College of Nursing continues to be a leader in South Dakota and beyond. The college ranks among the best nationally and SDSU students and graduates are leaders in the health care profession. In fact, the college was recently ranked 13th nationally by College Factual for “Best Value Nursing Schools,” ranking SDSU in the top 5% nationally.

COVID provides career jump-start for SDSU respiratory students

Editor’s note: At the bottom of this story is a three-paragraph sidebar on work being done by Master of Public Health students. Rising COVID-19 numbers at South Dakota’s major hospitals early this winter provided an opportunity for South Dakota State University respiratory care students to get an early start on their careers. The program, housed in the College of Pharmacy and Allied Health Pro

Smooth operator

Like many libraries in South Dakota and nationwide, Briggs Library closed to students, faculty and the community for a lengthy period due to COVID-19, beginning March 13 and reopening Aug. 5. The new norm of the fall 2020 semester meant that library faculty and staff needed to modify how to conduct physical operations and increase electronic resources to meet faculty and student needs.