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SDSU awarded American Indians into Nursing grant

Scholarship support for Native American nursing students at South Dakota State University has been bolstered by a four-year federal grant. The SDSU College of Nursing is among five universities nationwide to receive a grant from the Indian Health Service for its American Indians into Nursing program. SDSU is to receive $337,341 for its first year (Aug.

Kappa Psi pharmacy chapter captures academic honor

Kappa Psi has again honored the South Dakota State University chapter of that pharmacy fraternity with its top academic award. The Frank H.

COVID-19 testing capacity available to test SDSU students

While current self-reported COVID-19 cases on the South Dakota State University campus are less than 100, the university has the capacity to test up to 200 students daily for COVID-19. To be tested, students with symptoms should first call SDSU Student Health Clinic and Counseling Services at 605-688-4157. Tests for SDSU students will be available from 11:30 a.m.

Lost&Found chapter participating in anniversary celebration

South Dakota State University’s Lost&Found chapter will be holding several events this semester in conjunction with the organization’s 10th anniversary. Lost&Found is a 501(c)3 nonprofit mental health education and research organization based in Sioux Falls.

SDSU to lead $1M fight against opioid misuse

South Dakota State University has been awarded a $1 million federal grant to implement a three-year project as part of the Rural Communities Opioid Program. Funding comes from the Health Resources and Services Administration, which is an agency of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. The grant, which begins Sept. 1, targets Brookings, Codington and Hughes counties.

SDSU College of Nursing ranked by two entities

The South Dakota State University College of Nursing was recently ranked among the nation’s best by two entities. The college was ranked No. 19 by Best Nursing Programs in its Best Second-degree Nursing Programs category and No. 41 by Learn.org for Best Online M.S.N.

Winners named in SDSU nursing essay contest

Highmore-Harrold Elementary School student Destiny McCauley has been named this year’s winner of the “Why I Want to be a Nurse” contest sponsored by the South Dakota State University College of Nursing. All South Dakota fifth graders are invited to write a 150-word essay answering that question. The winner receives $100 with $75 to second place.

NIH project seeks to improve cancer-fighting therapeutics

Professor Adam Hoppe is working with researchers at the University of Southampton in the United Kingdom to improve the effectiveness of antibody therapeutics designed to fight cancer and target autoimmune disorders, such as multiple sclerosis and rheumatoid arthritis.

SDSU Student Health Clinic and Counseling Services has 3 rapid point-of-care testing machines; ADRDL certified for testing

South Dakota State University’s Student Health Clinic and Counseling Services has three rapid point-of-care COVID-19 testing machines in place for testing of symptomatic students.

SDSU food scientist increases protein, fiber in steamed bread

Professor Padu Krishnan is increasing the protein and fiber content of steamed bread by incorporating up to 15% food-grade dried distillers grain.