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Students receive South Dakota Parks and Recreation Association scholarships

South Dakota State University students Logan Haak and Paige O’Farrell each received a $2,000 scholarship from the South Dakota Parks and Recreation Association. The students were recently recognized at the association’s annual conference in Rapid City. “The SDPRA student scholarship program is very competitive and attracts applications from students with diverse academic backgrounds.

Cavender-Wilson to deliver annual bioethics lecture

Autumn Cavender-Wilson will deliver the third-annual bioethics lecture at 7 p.m. Oct. 17 in the Oscar Larson Performing Arts Center on the South Dakota State University campus. Her presentation is titled “First Do No Harm: Colonialism and the Weaponization of Medicine.” It is part of the Indigenizing Spaces lecture series.

Museum Closed for Native American Day

The Agricultural Heritage Museum will be closed on Monday, October 14 in observance of Native American Day.  We will re-open for normal hours on Tuesday, October 15 at 10:00 AM.  Please contact the museum at 605-688-6226 with any questions.

Represented and Recharged: SDSU MLS faculty, staff, and students attend The ASCLS Regional Symposium

SDSU Medical Laboratory Science (MLS) faculty and staff along with all 36 MLS students attended the Annual American Society for Clinical Laboratory Science (ASCLS) Region V Symposium in Fargo, ND on September 26-27. Along with other members of Region V (North Dakota, Minnesota, and Wisconsin), SDSU students and staff attended sessions on Transfusion Reactions; Drugs of Abuse Testing; Measles, Mump

Omer String Quartet to open Brookings Chamber Music Society season

The Omer String Quartet will open the 2019-20 season for the Brookings Chamber Music Society. The society, which started in 1981, has the mission to present the finest in chamber music for the enjoyment of the Brookings community.

Rounds visits SDSU

Walsh to perform faculty recital

Michael Walsh, an associate professor in South Dakota State University’s School of Performing Arts, will perform works by Victor Babin, Elliott Carter and Paul Reade during his faculty recital at 4 p.m. Oct. 27 in the Oscar Larson Performing Arts Center’s Founders Recital Hall on campus. The recital was originally scheduled for Oct.

SDSU music professor receives Fulbright to teach in Egypt

Associate professor Tammy Evans Yonce has received a Fulbright Scholarship to teach at the Academy of Arts in Egypt this spring.

Bartling honored for work at Briggs Library

Described as “the most active volunteer at South Dakota State University’s Hilton M. Briggs Library,” Bob Bartling, 93, of Brookings, has been named Friend of the Library by the South Dakota Library Association. The award was announced Sept. 26 at the library association’s annual gathering in Spearfish. However, Bartling wasn’t in attendance nor did he know he was nominated.

Great Value Colleges ranks SDSU No. 5

Great Value Colleges has ranked South Dakota State University No.