Von Eschen selected director of Oscar Larson Performing Arts Center

Lynn Sargeant, dean of South Dakota State University’s College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences, has announced the hiring of Lynn Von Eschen as director of the Oscar Larson Performing Arts Center following a national search.

Facilities & Services Adds Solar Array to Rooftop

Fifty four solar panels were installed on the Facilities & Services roof in early June. The 20.25 kW array covers approximately 18% of the total building energy usage. This is the third solar panel array erected on campus for energy generation since 2018. A 7.4 kW array was added to the American Indian Student Center earlier this spring. SDSU's largest array sits on top of the Stanley J.

Marshall named Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education at SDSU

Don Marshall, a longtime employee of South Dakota State University, has been named the university’s vice provost for undergraduate education.

SDSU Dairy Bar to open Monday

The SDSU Dairy Bar will reopen for business Monday. The facility will be open from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday through Friday through Aug. 14. When arriving, customers are encouraged to use the doors marked for entrance/exit, follow all signage and practice social distancing. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, there will be a limited seating capacity of 25 customers.

South Dakota State University and Crazy Horse Memorial Foundation Form Partnership to Offer Undergraduate Certificate Program this Fall

South Dakota State University and Crazy Horse Memorial’s Indian University of North America have formed a partnership to offer an undergraduate certificate in leadership and sustainability. The program starts with the fall 2020 semester. The 15-credit-hour program is titled Wachante Hecha Wizipan or Wizipan for short.

Klein does essential water quality testing during pandemic

Senior chemist Beverly Klein provided essential water quality testing services to clients at the Water and Environmental Engineering Research Center during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Department of Natural Resource Management Graduate Student Receives International Wildlife Scholarship

Marlin Dart, a graduate student in the South Dakota State University Department of Natural Resource Management, has received a $1,250 Wild Felid Legacy Scholarship from the Wild Felid Association.

APLU Releases Reports Identifying 11 Critical Employability Skills Gaps for Graduates

Pat Crawford, director of South Dakota State University’s School of Design, was the co-principal investigator and author of two reports on employability skills, released today by the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities. Crawford worked with Wendy Fink, APLU’s executive director for its academic programs section, on the latest reports and one in 2011.

Selman receives Carol Peterson Leadership Scholarship

South Dakota State University senior Laura Selman has been named the 2020-21 recipient of the Carol Peterson Leadership Scholarship, presented by the university’s chapter of the Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi. Selman, who hails from Colman, is a nursing major and also serves as a first sergeant in SDSU’s U.S. Army ROTC detachment.

NEW Wellness Center App

The South Dakota State University Wellness Center has launched a NEW mobile app! The app is FREE. Search SDState Wellness Center in the App Store or on Google Play to download it today! The app features a personalized barcode for checking into the facility, extensive information on programming, and is a quick & easy way to stay up to date all news at the Wellness Center.