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NAEYC reaccredits SDSU's Fishback Center for Early Childhood Education

South Dakota State University officials announced the National Association for the Education of Young Children has reaccredited the university’s Fishback Center for Early Childhood Education. ranks SDSU No. 2 for best master's data science degrees

South Dakota State University was ranked No. 2 in’s rankings for Best Master’s in Data Science Degree Programs of 2022. In addition, SDSU was cited for having the best online program.

Karabon named Wendell and Marlys Thompson Director of the School of Education, Counseling and Human Development

South Dakota State University College of Education and Human Sciences Dean Paul Barnes announced today Anne Karabon has accepted the position of director of the School of Education, Counseling and Human Development. Karabon comes to SDSU from the University of Nebraska at Omaha, where she has served as an associate professor in the College of Education, Health and Human Sciences.

SDSU civil engineering students named nation’s best chapter

For the third time in its history, the American Society of Civil Engineering student chapter at South Dakota State University has been named the top chapter in the nation. There are 407 student chapter in the American Society of Civil Engineering, which is the nation’s oldest engineering society. “The Ridgway is the pinnacle of ASCE awards. I am extremely proud of our students.

Scholarships Available for Wizipan Leadership & Sustainability Program at the Indian University of North America at Crazy Horse

South Dakota State University, The Indian University of North America and the Crazy Horse Memorial Foundation have joined together to offer a 15-credit leadership and sustainability certificate program, referred to as Wizipan, that focuses on Indigenous knowledge and narratives. Wizipan is the Lakota term of Wachante Hecha Wizipan, meaning “the heart of everything that is.” The program is offered...

Nursing Schools Almanac ranks SDSU's College of Nursing among nation's best

  Nursing Schools Almanac ranked South Dakota State University’s College of Nursing No. 8 among institutions in the Plains Region as well as in its public nursing colleges and its all nursing college rankings. SDSU is No. 54 among public nursing colleges and No. 93 in all nursing colleges.

Stethoscope Ceremony Honors SDSU Students Accepted to Veterinary Schools

Fourteen South Dakota State University pre-veterinary students who were accepted to Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) programs starting fall 2022 were honored on April 29 at the 11th Annual South Dakota Veterinary Medical Association (SDVMA) and SDSU Stethoscope Ceremony.  “We acknowledge the long path and scholarly activity that students have accomplished to get to this point – by graduating a...

Kumar named dean of the Jerome J. Lohr College of Engineering

South Dakota State University Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs Dennis Hedge announced today Sanjeev Kumar has accepted the position of endowed dean of the Jerome J. Lohr College of Engineering. Kumar comes to SDSU from Southern Illinois University Carbondale, where he has served as a professor and director of the School of Civil, Environmental and Infrastructure Engineering.

Laible named associate dean at SDSU

Brad Laible, a professor of pharmacy practice and a member of the South Dakota State University College of Pharmacy and Allied Health Professions since 2004, has been named the college’s associate dean for academic programs. He been serving as interim associate dean since Jan.

High school students to join SDSU professor in DNA research

SDSU faculty member Jaime Lopez has received a National Science Foundation Early Career Development Award of nearly $1 million.