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SDSU launches dual credit scholarships, including one for low-income students

South Dakota State University President Barry Dunn announced today two dual credit scholarships for high school juniors and seniors in South Dakota, including one for low-income students. The Jackrabbit Access College Early Scholarship will be available to qualified high school juniors and seniors from low-income families.

U.S. News & World Report ranks 3 SDSU online graduate programs

South Dakota State University had three online graduate programs ranked following a survey of online graduate programs by U.S. News & World Report. U.S. News only surveys programs housed in regionally accredited institutions whose programs are offered mostly or entirely online. SDSU’s following programs were ranked: No. 70 (tie) in Best Online Master's in Engineering Programs; No.

Rice named March’s Civil Service Employee of the Month

Pamela Rice has been named South Dakota State University’s Civil Service Employee of the Month for March. Rice, program assistant I for the Department of Construction and Operations Management, will be recognized March 24 in the Solberg Hall conference room.

Collaborative project to take comprehensive look at workplace diversity and inclusion in Brookings

Brookings is taking a comprehensive look at workplace diversity and inclusion, and its findings and potential solutions could serve as a role model across the region. The two-year Deliberating Diversity project, made possible with a $193,256 Community Innovation Grant from the Bush Foundation, is led by Rebecca Kuehl, an associate professor in South Dakota State University’s School of Communicati

SDSU grad one of 10 young engineers to be honored

Luis Duque, a graduate of South Dakota State University, will be one of 10 people honored as the 2020 New Faces of Civil Engineering in the professional category by the American Society of Civil Engineers. The program recognizes an international field of young civil engineers for its achievements and contributions to society.

Faculty recognized for excellence

The annual South Dakota State University Celebration of Faculty Excellence recognized 27 faculty members, researchers and scientists Tuesday in the University Student Union.

Online Schools Report ranks South Dakota State No. 21

  South Dakota State University was ranked in Online Schools Report’s rankings of the 35 Best Online General Studies Degrees for 2020. SDSU was No. 21. “South Dakota State University secured its spot in the ranking by committing to the future of their online students,” said Noah McGraw, Online Schools Report’s editor. “OSR puts particular weight into the average debt of program graduates.

Brookings ranked 16th best in the country

A research report by Policom Corporation has identified Brookings as the 16th-best performing micropolitan in the United States. A micropolitan area has a population of at least 10,000 but fewer than 50,000, and there are 542 micropolitan statistical areas in the country. Policom specializes in studying the dynamics of local economies.

Finalists chosen for South Dakota Art Museum director position

Finalists for the position of director of the South Dakota Art Museum will visit the South Dakota State University campus in the next two weeks. While on campus, the candidates will meet with university administration, deans, faculty, staff and students.

Trump signs Ag Appropriations Bill with appropriation for funding to support American Indian students

President Donald Trump signed the 2020 Agriculture Appropriations Bill, Dec. 20, with a historic provision that will provide full funding to support American Indian students seeking the benefits of higher education at land-grant universities, which include tribal colleges.