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Helder named SDSU Distinguished Engineer

Retired researcher and faculty member Dennis Helder, of Volga, has been selected as the 2023 Distinguished Engineer at South Dakota State University. Helder will become the 146th inductee into the Jerome J. Lohr College of Engineering’s list of Distinguished Engineers since Dean Junis O. Storry began the award in 1977. He will be honored at an April 26 engineering banquet at Club 71 in Dana J.

SDSU Concert Choir to perform at St. Thomas More

The South Dakota State University Concert Choir invites the community to a performance set for 7:30 p.m. Thursday, March 30, at St.

SDSU Little International to Host Centennial Celebration March 31 and April 1

The celebration is expected to bring hundreds of alumni, students and supporters to the Brookings campus South Dakota State University invites all members of the public to attend the 100th SDSU Little International at the Animal Science Arena on the SDSU campus in Brookings March 31 and April 1.  The annual SDSU event is famous for its reputation as the nation’s largest two-day, student-run ag...

Finalists named for dean of College of Education and Human Sciences

The search committee for the dean position at South Dakota State University’s College of Education and Human Sciences has named three finalists, who will be on campus next week. Each candidate will spend one day interviewing and meeting with university leadership, deans, researchers, faculty, students and staff.

Trombley named March’s Civil Service Employee of the Month

Diane Trombley, program assistant for Facilities and Services, has been named South Dakota State University's Civil Service Employee of the Month for March. She will be honored from 2:30-3:30 p.m. Friday, March 17, in the Facilities and Services building, room 110. As Facilities and Services’ daily operations coordinator, Trombley manages the work order system on campus.

S.D. Supreme Court traveling session coming to SDSU

South Dakota State University and the School of American and Global Studies will host the South Dakota Supreme Court next week for its March 2023 Term of Court. The justices will be on campus next Tuesday through Thursday, March 21-23, for the court’s spring traveling session, with most public events taking place at the Oscar Larson Performing Arts Center, 1601 University Boulevard, Brookings. O...

Aviation grad leads fighter jet team to be featured at Sioux Falls Airshow

Editor’s note: This feature originally appeared in the Summer 2022 edition of STATE Magazine, a publication of the South Dakota State University Alumni Association.    Aimee Fiedler didn’t grow up in a military family and no one in her family was a pilot, but by sixth grade the South Texan knew she wanted to be a military pilot. Now a U.S.

SDSU students compete in the Undergraduate Range Management Exam at the Society for Range Management Annual Meeting

A team of 11 SDSU students competed in the Undergraduate Range Management Exam held at the Society for Range Management Annual Meeting in Boise, Idaho Feb. 12-16.

Speaker to share impact of nursing-engineering collaboration

An engineer who has been working with the health care field for nearly two decades helping clinicians and patients fix problems and improve outcomes will share a message of collaboration on the South Dakota State University campus later this month. Jenna Marquard, a professor and the Cora Meidl Siehl Chair in Nursing Research for Improved Patient Care in the School of Nursing at the University of...

Photographer Brian Adams to deliver Pulitzer Lecture

Photographer Brian Adams will deliver the annual Pulitzer Lecture at South Dakota State University. The lecture will take place at 7 p.m. March 23 in the University Student Union Hobo Day Gallery. The event is free and open to the public. The Pulitzer Center is an award-winning nonprofit journalism organization dedicated to supporting independent international journalism that U.S.