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Young Bear Selected as April Civil Service Employee of the Month

Natasha Young Bear has been named the April SDSU Civil Service Employee of the Month for her dedication to helping people and her drive in working for SDSU Extension. Young Bear joined the staff in 2015 as an administrative assistant and now currently works as a nutrition assistant for SDSU’s Pine Ridge Tribal Extension Office.

Marquette selected for Gatorade Sports Nutrition Immersion Program

Like many former collegiate wrestlers, Dan Marquette looks to make a name for himself in the Ultimate Fighting Championship. However, he doesn’t look to be inside the UFC Octagon® but to make sure those competing inside it are at their peak due to proper nutrition. Marquette, who will graduate in May from South Dakota State University with a master’s degree in nutrition and exercise science, has

'[title of show] (clean version)' coming to campus

State University Theatre and Dance continues its spring 2021 season with performances of “[title of show] (clean version)” at 7:30 p.m. April 15-17 and at 2 p.m.

Jacks Bash 2 coming in September

South Dakota State University officials announced the return of a major concert as Jacks Bash 2 is scheduled for Sept. 8 at Dana J.

Honors Convocation Award Recipients

Aristotle once said, “You will never do anything in this world without courage. It is the greatest quality of the mind next to honor.” During a year with unprecedented challenges, those that we honored at Convocation demonstrated courage and honor in their pursuits. On behalf of the Van D. and Barbara B.

Hansen named dean of the College of Pharmacy and Allied Health Professions following national search

South Dakota State University Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs Dennis Hedge announced today Dan Hansen has been chosen the dean of SDSU’s College of Pharmacy and Allied Health Professions.

McKibben to deliver the 2021 Harding Distinguished Lecture Webinar

Bill McKibben, author and The Schumann Distinguished Scholar in Environmental Studies at Middlebury College, will deliver the 2021 Harding Distinguished Lecture Webinar at 7 p.m. April 13.

Brookings Inclusive Collaborative hosting diversity and inclusion conversations

A collaborative grant partnership focused on workplace diversity and inclusion is hosting two community conversation events this month, inviting members of the Brookings community to discuss how people experience diversity and brainstorm creative approaches to enhance inclusion. The Brookings Inclusive Collaborative is holding an in-person event (limited capacity and masks required) at the Swifte

SDSU Art and Design Juried Exhibit and Competition winners to be announced later this month

The winners of the annual South Dakota State University Art and Design Juried Exhibit and Competition will be announced at 1:30 p.m. April 28. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, viewers are encouraged to attend via Juried Exhibit Zoom. The exhibit will be open to the public April 29-Aug. 27 in Grove Hall’s Ritz Gallery on the SDSU campus. Judging the contest will be Angela Zonunpari and Eli Show.

Merkt named director of the South Dakota Art Museum

Donna Merkt, who is currently the director of museum experience at Oklahoma City’s Gaylord-Pickens Museum and the Oklahoma Hall of Fame, has been named the director of the South Dakota Art Museum following a national search.