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Metabolites may be key to colorectal cancer prevention

Associate pharmaceutical sciences professor Jayarama Gunaje proposes that compounds produced when the body breaks down, or metabolizes, aspirin, and flavonoids present in fruits and vegetables may contribute to colorectal cancer prevention.

SDSU offers degrees in respiratory care

South Dakota State University’s College of Pharmacy and Allied Health Professions is the new home for the respiratory care program.

College of Nursing offering scholarships through HRSA grant

South Dakota State University’s College of Nursing has received Scholarships for Disadvantaged Students, a five-year, $3.25 million grant through the Health Resources and Services Administration aiming to increase the health care workforce diversity in primary care throughout rural communities. Annually, $650,000 will be used for scholarships for full-time undergraduate students who are enrolled

SDSU’s Big Eagle chosen as a Bush Fellow

Valeriah Big Eagle, a member of the South Dakota State University College of Nursing, has been chosen as one of 24 recipients for a prestigious Bush fellowship by the St. Paul, Minnesota-based foundation. The 24 fellows hail from Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota and the 23 Native nations that share the same geography. The Bush fellowship is an investment in individual leaders.

Reineke receives NIH grant to help eradicate tuberculosis

Assistant professor Joshua Reineke will use microparticles that mimic the tuberculosis bacteria to help eradicate TB through a National Institutes of Health R01 grant.

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.  

Hansen named Interim Dean of the College of Pharmacy and Allied Health Professions

South Dakota State University Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs Dennis Hedge announced today that Dan Hansen will serve as the interim dean of SDSU’s College of Pharmacy and Allied Health Professions. Hansen will replace Jane Mort, who is retiring this month.

Wellness Center Phase I Reopen!

The South Dakota State University Wellness Center is reopening in its first phase on June 1st, 2020. The first phase of reopening will only allow current members and Spring, Summer, and Fall 2020 enrolled students access to the building. Hours of operation will be segmented into separate times of each day.

Leadership students rise to challenge

Sometimes life requires one to make the best out of Plan B. That was the case for students in Kimberley Gustafson’s upper level leadership classes within the health and nutritional sciences department.