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Sustainability Ambassador Program Announced

Join faculty, staff, and students from across campus in the Sustainability Ambassador Program. This five-week program will take a deep dive into sustainability concepts enriching participants' understanding and empowering them to share and practice what they learn.

Army ROTC cannon to be at Dakota State football games

Members of the South Dakota State University Army ROTC program will be coming to this fall Dakota State’s football games. With no home football games held at SDSU in Brookings this fall, the SDSU Army ROTC program will be making a move to Trojan Field this fall. During the football games at South Dakota State, members of the SDSU Army ROTC program shoots off a touchdown cannon.

Hansen receives Graduate of the Last Decade Award

South Dakota State University faculty member Tim Hansen received the Graduate of the Last Decade Award from the Milwaukee School of Engineering. Hansen is MSOE’s first-ever recipient of the award. Hansen, an assistant professor in the Jerome J. Lohr College of Engineering’s Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, graduated from MSOE with a B.S. in computer engineering in 2011.

South Dakota State University Hobo Day Statement

South Dakota State University officials and the 2020 Hobo Day Committee continued to meet over the summer and explore options as pertaining to this year’s Hobo Day celebration.

Patricia Johnson retires after 33 years of dedicated work in range science

The second woman in the world to be hired into a range science faculty position, Patricia Johnson served as an essential educator and impactful researcher at South Dakota State University for 33 years. “Pat has been a trailblazer and a role model for women in her discipline throughout her career,” said Dr.

South Dakota State University Teams Up With South Dakota Pork Producers Council to Support Pork Producers and Feed South Dakotans

Due to packing plant shutdowns across the country, many pork producers have been struggling to find places to harvest their animals, which is having a dramatic impact on South Dakota’s pork producers.

Brookings and SDSU announce campus/community Zoom forums to provide planning updates for fall

Brookings city officials and leadership from South Dakota State University announced today a series of campus/community Zoom forums.

Communication key when teaching

There’s no substitute for hands-on instruction, especially when it comes to learning proper technique and form in a very hands-on course like strength and conditioning. But when that’s not an option, you make the best of the situation.

Eminent Leaders in Agriculture, Family and Community Program Canceled for 2020

The South Dakota State University College of Agriculture, Food and Environmental Sciences and the College of Education and Human Sciences announce that the Eminent Leaders in Agriculture, Family and Community award program is canceled for 2020. “The Eminent Leaders award program is a much-anticipated tradition we look forward to every September,” said Jill Thorngren, Dean of the College of Educat

SDSU grads receive diplomas in virtual ceremonies

South Dakota State University’s spring commencement went off with the precision of a prerecorded ceremony Saturday. In fact, that’s just what it was. Three virtual ceremonies were aired at the time and day that live ceremonies would have been held had not the COVID-19 pandemic changed life in South Dakota and around the world. Organizers were pleased with viewers and viewership.