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Jensen named February’s Civil Service Employee of the Month

Michael Jensen, maintenance and paint services supervisor for Facilities and Services at South Dakota State University, has been named Civil Service Employee of the Month for February. He will be honored from 2-3 p.m. Feb.

Helleson to present senior recital

Cadence Helleson, a music studies major at South Dakota State University, will present her senior recital at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Feb. 13, in the Oscar Larson Performing Arts Center’s Founders Recital Hall on the SDSU campus. Helleson, from Sioux Falls, will play the saxophone, flute and clarinet.

SDSU pharmacy grads lead region, No. 5 nationally

Calculation of first-time pass rates by U.S. pharmacy graduates show that the Class of 2022 at South Dakota State University topped the region and is fifth nationally. According to data from the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education, the pass rate for SDSU students was 94.4% (68 of 72).

SDSU Robotics Club receives $10K grant

The robotics club at South Dakota State University is better equipped to enter a collegiate combat robotics contest this spring after receiving a $10,000 grant. The SDSU Robotics Club received notice Jan. 27 that it was among 100 college robotics organizations receiving a $10,000 award from the Norwalk Havoc Robot League in Norwalk, Connecticut.

Walgreens supports SDSU pharmacy

Walgreens, one of America’s largest retail drugstore chains, renewed its support of student success and inclusion within the South Dakota State University College of Pharmacy and Allied Health Professions through a $5,000 donation presented Feb.

Santos analyzes economic conditions in South Dakota

Joe Santos, director of South Dakota State University’s Ness School of Management and Economics where he leads the Dykhouse Program in Money, Banking and Regulation, was invited to discuss economic conditions for South Dakota at the 2023 Regional Economic Conditions Conference.   The Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis hosted the January event.

SDSU commencement ceremonies to be held at Swiftel Center

South Dakota State University officials announced today that commencement ceremonies for the Class of 2023 will be held May 6 at the Swiftel Center in Brookings.

Community Practice Innovation Center team's manuscript featured in Pharmacy Times

A team from the Community Practice Innovation Center at South Dakota State University has recently published a manuscript detailing the results of a campaign to raise awareness of pharmacist and pharmacy-related services for patients with diabetes and cardiovascular disease.

Snyder to present faculty recital

South Dakota State University instructor of low brass Bradley Snyder will present a faculty recital at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 16, in the Oscar Larson Performing Arts Center’s Founders Recital Hall. The program, titled “Musical Storytellers,” will include a variety of solo works for tenor and bass trombone.

SDSU hosting the South Dakota In-Service Music Conference

The South Dakota State University School of Performing Arts will host the 87th annual South Dakota In-Service Music Conference Feb. 9-11. The conference brings music educators and their students from across the state to Brookings for concerts, workshops and professional renewal.   The keynote speaker for the conference is Tim Lautzenheiser. Affectionately known as “Dr.