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Department of Natural Resource Management Graduate Student Receives International Wildlife Scholarship

Marlin Dart, a graduate student in the South Dakota State University Department of Natural Resource Management, has received a $1,250 Wild Felid Legacy Scholarship from the Wild Felid Association.

APLU Releases Reports Identifying 11 Critical Employability Skills Gaps for Graduates

Pat Crawford, director of South Dakota State University’s School of Design, was the co-principal investigator and author of two reports on employability skills, released today by the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities. Crawford worked with Wendy Fink, APLU’s executive director for its academic programs section, on the latest reports and one in 2011.

Selman receives Carol Peterson Leadership Scholarship

South Dakota State University senior Laura Selman has been named the 2020-21 recipient of the Carol Peterson Leadership Scholarship, presented by the university’s chapter of the Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi. Selman, who hails from Colman, is a nursing major and also serves as a first sergeant in SDSU’s U.S. Army ROTC detachment.

NEW Wellness Center App

The South Dakota State University Wellness Center has launched a NEW mobile app! The app is FREE. Search SDState Wellness Center in the App Store or on Google Play to download it today! The app features a personalized barcode for checking into the facility, extensive information on programming, and is a quick & easy way to stay up to date all news at the Wellness Center.  

Mike Brown Leaves Over 26-Year Legacy at SDSU

Mike Brown will always cherish the day he hooded his first Ph.D. student or shared in any of his students’ successes.

SDSU announces “Drop-n-Go” option for students moving onto campus

South Dakota State University’s Office of Residential Life announced today initial move-in plans for students who plan to live on-campus during the 2020-21 academic year. The plans include a “Drop-n-Go” option for student to bring their belongings to campus July 24-Aug.

Dirks named Public Health Specialist

South Dakota State University President Barry Dunn announced today Laura Dirks will serve as the university’s public health specialist, a new position that will play a critical role in helping the university operate during the COVID-19 pandemic. Dirks will be responsible for working with SDSU and Brookings community leadership to create, implement and communicate systems and strategies to monitor

McCrory Gardens to open June 10

McCrory Gardens will open at 10 a.m. June 10. The gardens will be open Wednesdays through Sundays from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Patricia Johnson retires after 33 years of dedicated work in range science

The second woman in the world to be hired into a range science faculty position, Patricia Johnson served as an essential educator and impactful researcher at South Dakota State University for 33 years. “Pat has been a trailblazer and a role model for women in her discipline throughout her career,” said Dr.

Jackrabbit Central to open Thursday

South Dakota State University’s Jackrabbit Central location in downtown Brookings will open Thursday. The store is scheduled to be open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays. The store will be open for high-risk customers from 10-11 a.m. each day. The store will be limited to 10 customers.