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Hansen named dean of the College of Pharmacy and Allied Health Professions following national search

South Dakota State University Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs Dennis Hedge announced today Dan Hansen has been chosen the dean of SDSU’s College of Pharmacy and Allied Health Professions. ranks SDSU in 7 categories

  South Dakota State was ranked in the top 15% of 663 schools in’s most recent list of the Most Popular Online Nursing Schools. SDSU was No.

SDSU biology professor receives Fulbright to Norway

Professor Charles Fenster has received an award from the Fulbright scholar program to do research in Norway.

McKibben to deliver the 2021 Harding Distinguished Lecture Webinar

Bill McKibben, author and The Schumann Distinguished Scholar in Environmental Studies at Middlebury College, will deliver the 2021 Harding Distinguished Lecture Webinar at 7 p.m. April 13.

Brookings Inclusive Collaborative hosting diversity and inclusion conversations

A collaborative grant partnership focused on workplace diversity and inclusion is hosting two community conversation events this month, inviting members of the Brookings community to discuss how people experience diversity and brainstorm creative approaches to enhance inclusion. The Brookings Inclusive Collaborative is holding an in-person event (limited capacity and masks required) at the Swifte

SDSU Art and Design Juried Exhibit and Competition winners to be announced later this month

The winners of the annual South Dakota State University Art and Design Juried Exhibit and Competition will be announced at 1:30 p.m. April 28. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, viewers are encouraged to attend via Juried Exhibit Zoom. The exhibit will be open to the public April 29-Aug. 27 in Grove Hall’s Ritz Gallery on the SDSU campus. Judging the contest will be Angela Zonunpari and Eli Show.

Merkt named director of the South Dakota Art Museum

Donna Merkt, who is currently the director of museum experience at Oklahoma City’s Gaylord-Pickens Museum and the Oklahoma Hall of Fame, has been named the director of the South Dakota Art Museum following a national search.

SDSU Names 98th Little International Winners

South Dakota State University hosted the 98th Little international in Brookings March 26-27.

SDSU engineering students repeat top chapter award

For the second year in a row, the student chapter of the American Society of Civil Engineers at South Dakota State University was named the region’s top chapter. There are 23 chapters in the region, which stretches from Colorado to Missouri and South Dakota to Kansas, according to Zach Gutzmer, a faculty member in the Jerome J. Lohr College of Engineering and club adviser for the past 10 years.

Finalists selected for College of Education and Human Sciences dean search

Three finalists have been selected as candidates to be the South Dakota State University dean for the College of Education and Human Sciences. They will interview for the position in the next two weeks. The interviews will also include open forums for each individual to engage with key industry, community and university stakeholders.