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SDSU Crops Judging Team Receives High Honors at National Contests

The South Dakota State University Crops Judging Team finished third and fourth at the two national finals collegiate crops competitions held last fall. The team placed fourth at the Kansas City Royal Contest held on Nov. 16 and third at the National Collegiate Crops Contest held in Ames, Iowa, on Nov.

Willem Volkersz speaks Jan. 19 about folk art exhibition at SDAM

Artist and contemporary folk art collector, Willem Volkersz, will speak from Bozeman, Montana, during a free Lunch & Learn hosted by the South Dakota Art Museum 11:45 a.m. – 1 p.m. Central time, Jan. 19. The public is invited to bring a lunch to the museum at 11:45 a.m. or participate via Zoom at 12:15 – 1 p.m.

South Dakota State University Announces 2021 Eminent Leaders in Agriculture, Family and Community

The South Dakota State University College of Agriculture, Food and Environmental Sciences and College of Education and Human Sciences will recognize three individuals as the Eminent Leaders in Agriculture, Family and Community during a banquet on January 28 at the McCrory Gardens Education and Visitor Center in Brookings, South Dakota.  The 2021 Eminent Leaders in Agriculture, Family and Communit

Donation Allows McCrory Gardens to Add “Holiday Hill” Light Display

Garden Glow continues to share the spirit of Christmas with the Brookings community The 7th Annual Garden Glow event has grown even more after receiving a donation from a new Brookings resident to add the “Holiday Hill” light display.  Chris Hussak, known as “Christmas Chris” to the McCrory Gardens staff, moved to Brookings last winter from Liverpool, New York, along with his wife, Christine.

SDSU Livestock Judging Team Named Reserve National Champions

The South Dakota State University Livestock Judging Team was named the reserve national champion team at the National Collegiate Livestock Judging Contest held at the North American International Livestock Exposition in Louisville, Kentucky, Nov. 15.

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“The Thanksgiving Play” brings faculty and student collaboration

State University Theatre is putting on a unique performance, “The Thanksgiving Play,” at the Oscar Larson Performing Arts Center this week through the weekend. Showtimes are at 7:30 p.m. from Nov. 18-20. There is one showtime at 2 p.m. Nov. 21. The play focuses on a group of white artists as they create a culturally sensitive Thanksgiving Play.

Chicoine’s Mark at SDSU Continues with Named Building

Though his tenure as president concluded in 2016, President Emeritus David Chicoine’s legacy at State is far from over.

Inaugural Blue Coat Ceremony Celebrates SDSU Professional Program in Veterinary Medicine Students

The first class of the SDSU professional program in veterinary medicine students were honored at the Inaugural Blue Coat Ceremony Nov, 5, where the students were presented with a personalized blue Carhartt work coat. “We carefully selected our first class of students, all of them are exceptionally bright and committed to learning the many aspects of veterinary medicine,” said Gary Gackstetter, pr