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SDSU ROTC cadets honored

Gov. Kristi Noem spoke and presented awards to top ROTC cadets at South Dakota State University during the Governor’s Day ceremony at the Sanford-Jackrabbit Athletic Complex on the SDSU campus April 13. Receiving the Governor’s Cup as top U.S. Air Force ROTC cadet was Jared Rennich of Bedford, Massachusetts. Receiving the President’s Cup as top U.S.

The Case for bone marrow transplant / Seven years after registering, SDSU student gives life-saving donation

For Ethan Case, a South Dakota State University pharmacy student, March 22 was a great day to save a life. Be the Match, the world’s largest bone marrow transplant organization, promotes the message “Today is a great day to save a life.” Case’s “today” came March 22 when in a Seattle Be the Match facility he donated 500 milliliters of peripheral blood stem cells to an unknown leukemia patient. W...

Student speakers announced for SDSU's commencement

South Dakota State University’s 2022 commencement will be held May 7 in Frost Arena. There will be three sessions, starting at 10 a.m.   All students receiving degrees—associate, bachelor’s, master’s or doctoral—will walk in the ceremony for their respective colleges. The commencement schedule will be: 10 a.m. — The College of Agriculture, Food and Environmental Sciences and the Jerome J.

Finalists named for dean of Jerome J. Lohr College of Engineering

Finalists named for dean of Jerome J. Lohr College of Engineering   The search committee for the dean position at South Dakota State University’s Jerome J. Lohr College of Engineering has named four finalists, who will be on campus in the next two weeks.   Each candidate will spend one day interviewing and meeting with university leadership, deans, researchers, faculty, students and staff.

South Dakota State inducts 24 into Sigma Theta Tau International

South Dakota State University’s chapter of Sigma Theta Tau International inducted 24 individuals into its membership April 21. The Phi Chapter, which started at State in 1961, added the following individuals: Sioux Falls Standard Manuela Joka Bogdanovic, Sioux Falls Annie Kruse, Yankton Khina Maya Parsi, Sioux Falls Kaylee Jo Wingen, Crooks Brookings Semester 5 Marinda Arch...

Taylor named vice provost for graduate education and extended studies

Dennis Hedge, South Dakota State University’s provost and vice president for academic affairs, has named Victor Taylor to the position of vice provost for graduate education and extended studies.   The position will work closely with faculty and academic leadership throughout the university, as well as with regional, national and global external partners, to strategically grow graduate and extende...

SDSU chosen to be in the 2022 Top Hawk program

South Dakota State University is one of five aviation programs participating in the 2022 Top Hawk program.  Top Hawk is a partnership between Textron Aviation and selected aviation schools to provide students with access to a Cessna Skyhawk, the world’s most popular trainer. This week, SDSU received a new, custom-branded Skyhawk to promote aviation at air shows, aviation contests and recruiting...

Falken named April's Civil Service Employee of the Month

Customer service is No. 1 for Cady Falken.
 Whether it’s attention shown toward a student, faculty or staff member, or someone in administration, that approach has been the focus for Falken, who has been named South Dakota State University’s Civil Service Employee of the Month for April.
 A reception will be held at 4 p.m.

SDSU students win national Geo-Video contest

Civil engineering students Stasia Norris and Izzat “Izzy” Halim let loose with their right brain and won a national geo-engineering contest. The South Dakota State University seniors won the Geo-Video contest sponsored by the Geo-Institute, a technical society with approximately 12,000 geotechnical engineers and geologists as members. Norris, of Firestone, Colorado, and Halim, of Selangor, Malay...

Breast cancer researcher to give public talk at SDSU

Noted breast cancer researcher Robert Clarke will give a layman’s overview of the disease, the challenges in treating it and the promising developments under study when he delivers a public lecture on the South Dakota State University campus April 26. The ninth annual Francis Miller Lecture in Cancer Research is 7 p.m.