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PRT announces schedule for 50th season

Prairie Repertory Theatre’s 50th season celebrates a half-century of outstanding entertainment and training for young theater artists. The 2020 season will only be performed in the Oscar Larson Performing Arts Center proscenium theater on the campus of South Dakota State University.

Sport and recreation administration graduate student to attend national marketing conference in Las Vegas

The Flint, Michigan, native will network with intercollegiate athletics professionals from across the country, including those who work in marketing, tickets, development, and administration. Fluker is set to graduate in May and wants to continue working in college athletics.  “I’ve always been a big fan [of college athletics],” Fluker said.

South Dakota State University cancels Wednesday evening classes

With falling temperatures and increased winds, South Dakota State University is canceling classes that start at 5 p.m. or later Wednesday. Please note: If the scheduled class begins before 5 p.m.

Smith named SDSU Civil Service Employee of the Month

Chuck Smith has been named South Dakota State University’s Civil Service Employee of the Month for February. Smith, an accounting assistant for the Facilities and Services Customer Services Center, will be honored at 3 p.m. Feb.

South Dakota State student receives Shinoda Foundation scholarship

South Dakota State University student Gabrielle Thooft received a scholarship from the Shinoda Foundation.

Harris III will be keynote speaker at Launch

Award-winning illusionist and entrepreneur Harris III will be the keynote speaker at the 14th-annual South Dakota Entrepreneurship Education Conference, which will take place Feb. 20 in the Dana J.

Agricultural Heritage Museum CLOSED February 17

As you make your plans for the upcoming weekend, please note that we will be closed on Monday, February 17 in observance of Presidents Day. We will reopen for normal business hours on Tuesday, February 18 at 10 AM.

Hendricks wins award for costume design excellence

South Dakota State University student Mary Hendricks won the Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival Region 5 Award for costume design excellence and will travel to Washington, D.C., in April to display her work. Hendricks, a theater major from Sioux Falls, was honored for her work in State University Theatre’s production of “Hedda Gabler.” She also had designs selected for the regional

Blanchette to receive Mark L. Harvey Legacy Future Professional Scholarship

South Dakota State University student Danielle Blanchette has been named the recipient of the Mark L. Harvey Legacy Future Professional Scholarship. Blanchette will receive the award during the SHAPE America National Convention in Salt Lake City, April 21-25. The Mark L.

Bill Gibbons Named Director of South Dakota Agricultural Experiment Station and Associate Dean of Research for SDSU College of Agriculture, Food and Environmental Sciences

Bill Gibbons has been named the director of the South Dakota Agricultural Experiment Station at South Dakota State University and the associate dean of research for the College of Agriculture, Food and Environmental Sciences. Gibbons has been serving as the interim for both positions since 2016. He began as the director and associate dean Dec. 22, 2019.