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Three nursing classes post perfect NCLEX pass rates

South Dakota State University’s College of Nursing had three classes post a perfect 100 percent in the National Council Licensure Examination. The college’s Brookings site spring 2019 graduates went 66 for 66 and 44 of those students passed in the minimum 75 questions. The standard class graduates at the Sioux Falls site went 31-31 while its accelerated cohort was 33-33.

New Dept. of Education grant supports rehabilitation counseling

Professor Alan Davis has secured a five-year, more than $930,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Education that will support graduate students pursuing SDSU's specialization in rehabilitation counseling.

International students make $20.5 million impact at SDSU

The impacts made by international students at South Dakota State University are immeasurable. However, NAFSA: Association of International Educators has developed the International Student Economic Value Tool to determine economic contributions made by international students when attending U.S.

Flavonoid metabolite helps fight colorectal cancer

Associate professor Jayarama Gunaje and his team in the Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences have discovered one of the mechanisms through which flavonoids prevent colorectal cancer.

Adelaine named to task force

Michael Adelaine, vice president for technology and security at South Dakota State University, has been named to a federal task force to look at the technology needs of precision agriculture. Adelaine, who was selected by Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai, will be in Washington, D.C., Dec.

Howard Family Combat Training Facility coming to DePuy

Changes keep happening at DePuy Military Hall. Renovations have taken place on the main floor, including the refinishing of the gymnasium floor, and spaces have been built for the students throughout the building. Thanks to a $100,000 gift from the Rick ’62 and Kay ’62 Howard family, changes will continue to take place in DePuy’s basement.

Ag Museum Thanksgiving Holiday Hours

The South Dakota Museum will be closed Thursday, November 28 and Friday, November 29 for the Thanksgiving Holiday. Normal hours resume on Saturday, November 30 at 10 am. Sunday, December 1 is Museum Store Sunday Sale from 1 pm to 5 pm. 20% off sales in-store and online. The first 20 shoppers receive a goody bag. We are also hosting a Holiday Make & Take craft event.

Equine Teaching Facility Provides Programs for American Indian and Veteran Students

This fall, the South Dakota State University Equine Teaching Facility hosted horse handling and riding programs for American Indian students, veterans and current service members. The programs met once a week for six weeks and participants experienced all aspects of horsemanship, including horse handling, safety, health and riding.

Hunter receives Waterhouse Family Institute grant

It may have taken a bit longer than expected, but Karla Hunter’s determination has been rewarded with a grant through the Waterhouse Family Institute. Hunter, an associate professor in South Dakota State University’s School of Communication and Journalism, is working on a project called “Harnessing Hope: Decolonizing Research on Native American Students’ College Persistence.” The basis of which i