Skip to main content
Classroom Rotuna D full of students

Celebration of Faculty Excellence

2023 Celebration of Faculty Excellence

Once a year the faculty of South Dakota State University come together to celebrate and recognize successes through the Celebration of Faculty Excellence event.

This year's event will be held on Tuesday, February 21, 2023. 


3 p.m. David Fee Memorial Lecture, "Building the Roadmap to Water Resilience" 
Hobo Day Gallery/Campanile Room 169
The David Fee Memorial Lecture will be given by John McMaine, Griffith Chair in Agriculture and Water Resources, Director of Mesonet at SDState, Director of South Dakota Water Resources Institute, Assistant Professor and Extension Water Management Engineer.    

Fee  Link 

4 p.m. Sewrey Colloquium 
Hobo Day Gallery/Campanile Room 169 

Sewrey Presentations will be as follows: 

  • 4 p.m. Creative and Fine Arts -- Assistant Professor Kevin Kessler, School of Performing Arts 
  • 4:15 p.m. Research and Scholarship -- Professor Molly Krueger Enz, School of American and Global Studies and Professor Rebecca Kuehl, School of Communication and Journalism 
  • 4:30 p.m. Teaching and Learning Assistant Professor Greg Heiberger, College of Natural Sciences 
  • 4:45 p.m. Service -- Lecturer Lisa Madsen, School of English and Interdisciplinary Studies 

Sewrey Link

4:30-5:30 p.m. Poster Showcase  
Volstorff Ballroom Lounge 
This year the Faculty Poster Showcase will accompany the evening's reception and followed by an awards program. 
Poster Showcase Info

5p.m. Reception and Small Plates Meal 
Volstorff Ballroom  
Enjoy meal stations offering a variety of unique menu offerings and beverages. Come early, connect with colleagues and enjoy the evening. 


6 p.m. Awards Program
Volstorff Ballroom 
The annual awards program will celebrate the great achievements of SDSU Faculty. 

*Parking is available in the East and West Union lots after 4 p.m. and in the Union Pay lot prior. 

Awards Link


Thanks to the exclusive event sponsor: 

First Bank and Trust Logo