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Osei Poku Selected to 2020-2022 Phi Kappa Phi Council of Students

South Dakota State University student Vivian Osei Poku recently was selected to serve on The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi's 2020-2022 Council of Students.

SDSU awarded American Indians into Nursing grant

Scholarship support for Native American nursing students at South Dakota State University has been bolstered by a four-year federal grant. The SDSU College of Nursing is among five universities nationwide to receive a grant from the Indian Health Service for its American Indians into Nursing program. SDSU is to receive $337,341 for its first year (Aug.

Maddie Weninger Named Recipient of 2020 National Association of Agricultural Educators Upper Division Scholarship

Maddie Weninger, a senior from Howard Lake, Minnesota, studying agricultural education and Spanish at South Dakota State University, has been selected as a recipient of the 2020 National Association of Agricultural Educators (NAAE) Upper Division Scholarship.  The NAAE Upper Division Scholarship is awarded to 20 students nationwide who are pursuing a degree in agricultural education.

Kappa Psi pharmacy chapter captures academic honor

Kappa Psi has again honored the South Dakota State University chapter of that pharmacy fraternity with its top academic award. The Frank H.

New Center of Excellence to Advance Bison Research, Knowledge

Collaborative Commitment among South Dakota State University, Bison Organizations The future of America’s national mammal continued to brighten this week as officials from South Dakota State University, the National Bison Association and the National Buffalo Foundation formally launched the Center of Excellence for Bison Studies, to be headquartered at SDSU’s West River Research and Extension f

SDSU Foundation plans One Day for STATE giving challenge for Thursday

  Jackrabbit spirit for South Dakota State University spread like wildfire after last year’s successful annual giving day, and it will happen again Thursday when the SDSU Foundation hosts its fourth One Day for STATE event.

COVID-19 testing capacity available to test SDSU students

While current self-reported COVID-19 cases on the South Dakota State University campus are less than 100, the university has the capacity to test up to 200 students daily for COVID-19. To be tested, students with symptoms should first call SDSU Student Health Clinic and Counseling Services at 605-688-4157. Tests for SDSU students will be available from 11:30 a.m.

Looking Ahead

Following a serious eye injury, former SDSU Rodeo Team member and recent SDSU alum, Jacey Hupp, looks forward to her future. Rodeo has always been a family affair for recent 2020 agricultural communications graduate Jacey Hupp.

Lost&Found chapter participating in anniversary celebration

South Dakota State University’s Lost&Found chapter will be holding several events this semester in conjunction with the organization’s 10th anniversary. Lost&Found is a 501(c)3 nonprofit mental health education and research organization based in Sioux Falls.

SDSU to lead $1M fight against opioid misuse

South Dakota State University has been awarded a $1 million federal grant to implement a three-year project as part of the Rural Communities Opioid Program. Funding comes from the Health Resources and Services Administration, which is an agency of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. The grant, which begins Sept. 1, targets Brookings, Codington and Hughes counties.