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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.

Leaving a legacy: Lucchesi to retire after 34 years of service

Roxanne Lucchesi, a professor in the South Dakota State University School of Communication and Journalism (COJO), will be retiring this spring after 34 years of service. Starting at SDSU in 1989, Lucchesi has taught a variety of courses including Advertising Principles, Digital Promotions, Integrated Marketing Communication and Campaigns and Research and Planning.

Three students selected to the National Intercollegiate Honor Band

Three students in the South Dakota State University School of Performing Arts have been selected to the National Intercollegiate Honor Band.

SDSU senior named one of AAF’s most promising multicultural students

Lesly Abarca-Valladares, a senior advertising major in the School of Communication and Journalism at South Dakota State University, has been named one of the nation’s most promising multicultural students for 2023 by the American Advertising Federation. Industry leaders have selected 50 of the highest-achieving diverse seniors in the U.S.

SDSU grad helping to restore buffalo in South Dakota and beyond

Native American Natural Foods launched its first national meat and fruit snack, Tanka Bar, in 2007. Sixteen years later, a South Dakota State University alum is helping the bar’s founders and other Native American producers restore buffalo back into local food systems. Made from 100% buffalo meat, Tanka Bar was an immediate success.

Congratulations to Kakali and Isaac!

Congratulations to biochemists Kakali Das and Isaac Tuffour on their PhD candidacy! ...

Congratulations to Mathias Anim!

Good luck at Xsphera Biosciences in Boston as a lead Scientist!

Congratulations to Timothy Paris!

Tim was accepted into Yale's MD/PhD Program! ...

Raven Precision Agriculture Center awarded LEED Silver certification

The US Green Building Council has awarded South Dakota State University’s Raven Precision Agriculture Center with a LEED Silver certification. The facility is the 19th LEED-rated building on campus, according to Jennifer McLaughlin, sustainability specialist for SDSU Facilities and Services. Developed by USGBC, Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design is the most widely used green building...