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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 15th best in the country

A research report by Policom Corporation has identified Brookings as the 15th-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.

Following teacher’s lead / PE students trace Tracy Nelson’s path

Hard to beat a good game of dodge ball or scooter races, especially if you know it’s putting you on your career pathway. Brookings High School graduates Carter Roach and Brooke Piearson weren’t actually thinking that when they were playing games as students at Hillcrest Elementary.

POET commits $2 million toward construction of the Raven Precision Agriculture Center

POET founder and CEO Jeff Broin announced a $2 million gift for precision agriculture at South Dakota State University. POET and SDSU have a strong history of collaboration on innovative research projects and training the next generation to use agriculture to solve the world’s most pressing issues, like climate change. POET is proud to partner with SDSU on this exciting venture.

New Dept. of Education grant supports rehabilitation counseling

Professor Alan Davis has secured a five-year, more than $930,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Education that will support graduate students pursuing SDSU's specialization in rehabilitation counseling.

USDA’s NIFA Selects Dunn to Deliver 2019 William H. Hatch Memorial Lecture

WASHINGTON, D.C. — J. Scott Angle, director of USDA’s National Institute of Food and Agriculture, announced today that Barry Dunn, president of South Dakota State University, was selected to deliver the 2019 William H.

Investing in cancer research/Donors boost SDSU pharmacy college’s commitment

Cancer research continues to gain prominence within the College of Pharmacy and Allied Health Professions at South Dakota State University. The latest milestone occurred when Komal Raina was officially recognized as the Haarberg Chair of Cancer Research at an investiture in the Woster Room of the Avera Health and Sciences Center on campus Oct. 4.

South Dakota State Joins National Alliance Aimed at Developing a More Inclusive and Diverse STEM Faculty

South Dakota State University is one of 20 universities joining a three-year institutional change effort to develop inclusive faculty recruitment, hiring and retention practices. The Association of Public and Land-grant Universities co-leads the effort, known as Aspire: The National Alliance for Inclusive & Diverse STEM Faculty.