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Ph.D. in mechanical engineering to start in August

A doctor of philosophy in mechanical engineering degree has been in the works for some time at South Dakota State University’s Jerome J. Lohr College of Engineering.

Construction finished with American Indian Student Center

Construction is complete on South Dakota State University’s American Indian Student Center. The center, which has more than 12,000 square feet, is located on the north end of the Rotunda Green in the area between Abbott Hall and Harding Hall. “The new and improved AISC is great for all Indigenous youth because it makes students feel a part of a community, sort of like a home away from home.

Pipestone National Monument and SDSU Renew Partnership Agreement

PIPESTONE, Minnesota - The National Park Service is pleased to announce a renewed agreement between Pipestone National Monument in Pipestone, Minnesota, and South Dakota State University in Brookings, South Dakota, is in place for five more years. The Memorandum of Understanding between the two institutions was signed March 30, 2020.

Kattelmann to retire from SDSU after leading facilities and services for 18 years

Dean Kattelmann, associate vice president for facilities and services, announced his retirement from South Dakota State University today after 18 years leading the unit. Kattelmann’s retirement will be effective July 21. “It has been an honor to serve South Dakota State University for nearly two decades, but the time is right for me to begin the next chapter in my life,” Kattelmann said.

SDSU Passive House project continues to garner attention

When the South Dakota State University Department of Architecture’s Passive House project was completed in fall 2018, the uniqueness of the student-designed project received awards and attention. Nearly two years later, it still does.

Regents to Name New Board of Regents’ Chief Executive

The South Dakota Board of Regents plans to take action next week to appoint the superintendent of the Sioux Falls School District to lead South Dakota’s six public universities and two special schools. The regents are scheduled to formally appoint Brian L.

Marshall named Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education at SDSU

Don Marshall, a longtime employee of South Dakota State University, has been named the university’s vice provost for undergraduate education.

South Dakota State University and Crazy Horse Memorial Foundation Form Partnership to Offer Undergraduate Certificate Program this Fall

South Dakota State University and Crazy Horse Memorial’s Indian University of North America have formed a partnership to offer an undergraduate certificate in leadership and sustainability. The program starts with the fall 2020 semester. The 15-credit-hour program is titled Wachante Hecha Wizipan or Wizipan for short.

1966 alum and Washington state couple create endowed professorship in business finance and investments

A new endowed professorship in the Ness School of Management and Economics has recently been gifted by a Bainbridge Island, Washington, couple to honor the education Everett DuBois received at South Dakota State University and as an investment in the faculty currently serving SDSU. The Everett and Bernetta DuBois Endowed Professorship in Business Finance and Investments is the first endowed posit

Three graduates earn Regional Teacher of Year Honors

Three South Dakota State University graduates were recognized when Gov. Kristi Noem proclaimed May 4-8 Teacher Appreciation Week in South Dakota. There were five teachers honored in all. They were: Region #1: Lisa Weier M.Ed ’12, Project Lead the Way, George S. Mickelson Middle School (Brookings) Region #4: Spencer Cody, M.S.