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SDState Student Organizations Earn Recognition

The South Dakota Board of Regents recognized student organizations from South Dakota State University for excellence in academic, community and organizational work. SDSU student groups receiving the special regents’ awards were: Award for Academic Excellence The Plant Science Graduate Student Association organizes scientific events and department communic

New Academic Programs Approved at SDState

A new graduate degree at South Dakota State University aims to meet the needs of instructors at two- and four-year postsecondary institutions, especially those working at tribal colleges and universities.

South Dakota State University's Dairy and Food Science Department Attends 2019 American Dairy Science Association Conference

The 2019 annual meeting of the American Dairy Science Association (ADSA) took place June 23-26 in Cincinnati. Almost 1,900 dairy foods and production specialists from around the globe were in attendance.

South Dakota State University’s Northeast Research Farm Hosts Field Day on July 11

South Dakota State University’s annual Northeast Research Farm Field Day will be held on July 11 at 4:30 p.m. The research farm is located at 15710 455 Ave., South Shore. It is 2.5 miles west of Interstate 29 off Exit 193 (South Shore Exit).   The first tour will be the Weed Management Tour. Paul O.

SDState ranked No. 7 in Clinical Nurse Leader Programs

The South Dakota State University College of Nursing was ranked No. 7 in’s list of 2019 Best Clinical Nurse Leader Programs. The ranking of CNL programs is a first for the firm. “Clinical nurse leaders are crucial health-care team members, overseeing processes to improve patient outcomes.

Metzger Receives National Teaching Award

Lloyd Metzger, South Dakota State University Alfred Chair and professor of dairy and food science, received the International Dairy Food Association Award for Teaching in Dairy Manufacturing June 24 at the national meeting of the American Dairy Science Association in Cincinnati.

School of American and Global Studies opens July 1

South Dakota State University’s School of American and Global Studies will officially open its doors July 1. The South Dakota Board of Regents approved it during its May meeting.

SDSU ranked No. 10 in best colleges for education majors has ranked South Dakota State University No. 10 in its 50 Best Colleges for Education Majors. According to, “South Dakota State offers 16 degrees in education, including a B.S. in early childhood education, a B.S. in physical education teacher education and a B.S. in early education and care.

Nurses prepare to take on larger role in primary care delivery

Nurse-researchers at South Dakota State University are helping rural clinics more fully utilize registered nurses in primary care and have expanded the nursing curriculum to better prepare students to deliver that care. “We want to see what we can do locally to help facilities re-envision what the future of primary care could look like with RNs practicing to the full extent of their licensure,” A

Noem names Stewart S.D. Poet Laureate

PIERRE, S.D. – On May 29, Gov. Kristi Noem announced that Christine Stewart, an English professor at South Dakota State University, has been named as the next South Dakota Poet Laureate. Stewart, who begins her four-year term July 1, will be the state’s seventh poet laureate.