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King receives Summit League Female Scholar-Athlete of the Year Award

South Dakota State University's Rachel King was awarded the 2018-19 Summit League Female Scholar-Athlete of the Year Award for her outstanding academic achievements, athletic achievements, attitude and leadership throughout the 2018-19 school year. The Scholar-Athlete of the Year Award is the most prestigious accolade The Summit League bestows each year and is determined by a vote of the league’s

Publication ranks Jerome J. Lohr College of Engineering among nation's leaders

South Dakota State University’s Jerome J. Lohr College of Engineering ranked among the nation’s leaders in the American Society for Engineering Education profiles book for 2018. The college ranked 10th nationally in engineering technology degrees awarded with 79 among the 133 reporting institutions.

Stauff Named Assistant Vice President for International Affairs

South Dakota State University Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs Dennis Hedge has named Jon Stauff the university’s assistant vice president for international affairs following a national search. He will start at SDSU Aug. 22. “We are very excited to have Dr. Stauff join the SDSU family and lead this vitally important office at our university,” Hedge said.

Team South Dakota wins national quiz bowl

Given the condition’s rarity, it’s unlikely an average person knows much about Guillain-Barre syndrome, but the students on Team South Dakota are not average—they’re national champions. By correctly answering a question about the uncommon neurological disorder in the final round, Team South Dakota defeated nine teams at the National Athletic Trainers’ Association Student Quiz Bowl at June’s NATA

Fishback Summer Scholars draws international interest, makes lasting impact

Weeks in July can come and go, but there was extra activity on campus recently thanks to the students in the Fishback Summer Scholars Program. The four-year-old program has welcomed a vast majority of attendees from South Dakota and surrounding states, but there was an international flair and new energy in this year’s camp, held July 8-12. Marta Guillen-Ramos, of Spain, and Zeynep Erhan, of Turk

Van Den Top first SDSU student to receive international research award

Trevor Van Den Top, who is pursuing his doctorate in biology and microbiology, is the first South Dakota State University student to receive an international research award at the 13th Workshop on Cyanobacteria in Boulder, Colorado.

Sell inks five-year extension to remain as athletic director

South Dakota State University President Barry Dunn announced today a five-year contract extension for Justin Sell, who has served as athletic director at SDSU since 2009.

Karla Trautman Named SDSU Extension Director

Karla Trautman has been named the director of SDSU Extension at South Dakota State University. She has served as the interim director of SDSU Extension since 2016. “I am very excited about Karla accepting the permanent role as director of SDSU Extension following her very successful service as the interim director.

ADRDL Food Safety Microbiology Lab Achieves ISO 17025 Certification

The ADRDL's Food Safety Microbiology Laboratory (FSM) recently received official notice of their certification as an ISO 17025 certified laboratory.  ISO 17025 certification is the main standard used by testing and calibration laboratories worldwide, and includes certification of the competence of the lab's management, staff, equipment, and methods. The certification is the culmination of an exte

Oleson-Hayen named July’s Civil Service Employee of the Month

Kaitlyn Oleson-Hayen has been named South Dakota State University’s Civil Service Employee of the Month for July. Oleson-Hayen, who serves as a communications specialist supervisor at the University Police Department, will be honored at 3:30 p.m.