Micayla Standish has been named South Dakota State University’s Civil Service Employee of the Month for August. Standish, who serves as a graphic designer at University Marketing and Communications, will be honored at 3:30 p.m. Aug.
Brookings Economic Development Corporation (BEDC) has received a USDA Rural Business Development Grant to hold a day-long event that will help existing businesses and entrepreneurs remain competitive in the next generation economy.
The Business Innovation Summit will feature keynote speaker Mitch Ditkoff.
Study.com has ranked South Dakota State University No. 10 in its 50 Best Colleges for Education Majors.
According to Study.com, “South Dakota State offers 16 degrees in education, including a B.S. in early childhood education, a B.S. in physical education teacher education and a B.S. in early education and care.
Erica Moore will start as South Dakota State University’s American Indian Student Center director July 8. Moore comes to SDSU after spending the past four years as the chief academic officer at the Lower Brule Community College.
“Dr. Moore brings a strong background in supporting American Indian students in higher education, most recently through her work at Lower Brule Community College.
South Dakota State University has been named to the inaugural Forbes list of America’s Best-in-State Employers. South Dakota State University was ranked No. 2 in the state. The ranking included companies that employ at least 500 people in their U.S.
South Dakota State University was listed as one of the top-performing institutions in terms of exceeding expected six-year graduation rates, according to analysis of 368 colleges and universities done by The New York Times and the Urban Institute’s Center on Education Data and Policy.
The primary goals for the South Dakota State University Assessment Academy are to assess academic programs and make changes to benefit student learning.
Having a high-quality assessment helps contribute to SDState’s continuing accreditation with the Higher Learning Commission.
Theater students can put on a first-class/world-class production thanks to the recent addition to the Performing Arts Center. After the addition was completed, it was renamed to the Oscar Larson Performing Arts Center.
Students now perform in the new, state-of-the-art proscenium theater, which seats about 850 people.
Kas Williams, current interim director for the Office of Diversity, Inclusion, Equity and Access, has been named the chief diversity officer at South Dakota State University. Williams’ announcement comes following a national search.
South Dakota State University faculty and staff will develop a series of professional development opportunities to gain a broader understanding of American Indian history, culture and current issues.