Freeland to receive Hendrickson Award, deliver Cheever Lecture

South Dakota State University faculty member Mark Freeland will receive the annual J.P. Hendrickson Liberal Arts Faculty Scholar Award and deliver the Herbert Cheever Jr. Liberal Arts Lecture. The award presentation and lecture, sponsored by SDSU’s College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences, will start at 7 p.m.

SDSU honors 6 as Distinguished Alumni

Six graduates of South Dakota State University stretching from 1916 to 1990 have been selected for the 2020-21 class of Distinguished Alumni. They are: Cleveland “Cleve” Abbott ’16, deceased Ron Alverson ’74, Wentworth Keith Corbett ’75/M.Ed. ’87, Brookings Mary Kay Helling ’77/M.S.

College Factual ranks animal science department as nation's best for veterans

  South Dakota State University was ranked the nation’s best animal science school for veterans by College Factual. In its review, College Factual wrote: “Looking for the very best? Look into South Dakota State University in order to get an education in animal science. South Dakota State University offers graduate degrees in animal science for those interested in an advanced degree.

Society of Physics Students names McTaggart Outstanding Chapter Advisor

South Dakota State University associate professor Robert McTaggart was selected as the Society of Physics Students’ Outstanding Chapter Advisor for 2019-20. According to SPS, the Outstanding SPS Chapter Advisor Award is the most prestigious SPS award. It recognizes annually an outstanding SPS chapter advisor.

Thorngren to enter private practice; SDSU opens search for new dean

Jill Thorngren, dean of the College of Education and Human Sciences at South Dakota State University, announced today she is leaving SDSU to build her private practice, JT Counseling, in Bozeman, Montana. Thorngren will remain at SDSU until the end of the academic year.

Barr awarded Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Foundation scholarship

South Dakota State University graduate student Anna Barr has been awarded the Jessie C.

SDNA honors seven SDSU graduates

The South Dakota Nurses Association recognized nurses from across the state at its 2020 Annual Business Meeting, held virtually Oct. 4.

SDSU and partner organizations receive Conservation Collaboration Grant for water quantity risk research

The Natural Resource Conservation Service (NRCS) has awarded a Conservation Collaboration Grant (CCG) to South Dakota State University and The Nature Conservancy for a water quantity risk research project to take place in southeastern South Dakota.  A coalition of outreach and research professionals from SDSU and The Nature Conservancy proposed the project to address the critical need for impleme

Online readings to unveil ‘South Dakota in Poems’

A virtual unveiling of “South Dakota in Poems” will give the 90 authors a chance to read their work in one of three online sessions, according to South Dakota Poet Laureate Christine Stewart, who compiled the anthology. The first two sessions—Oct. 15 from 7 to 9 p.m. and Oct. 20, noon to 2 p.m.—will be part of the Virtual 2020 South Dakota Festival of Books.

South Dakota State University Launches “Pheasant State” Merchandise Collection In Time for Hunting Season

With the opening of pheasant season set to kick off Saturday, South Dakota State University, in conjunction with its trademark licensing agent, CLC, is introducing a specially designed, university-branded “Pheasant State” merchandise collection that pays homage to the state’s popular sport. The university worked with the creative team at CLC to develop a unique set of logos and graphics for the