The Residence Hall Programming Committee's opening event will include band The Icarus Account. The Miller Wellness Center will hold a S'more workshop and RHA, Hall Government and Greek Life recruitment information will be included.
The Icarus Account is made up of twin brothers, Ty and Trey Turner. They started recording music in 2006. While they cringe listening to those early recordings, it laid the foundation for their work today. Currently, they both live in Florida and write and record out of the studio they built in Melbourne.
Renee Santos burst onto the Stand Up comedy scene 10 years ago in her first National Television debut on Showtime Network’s “Pride Comedy Jam." The Network touts, “a hip and hilarious show with a great ensemble of up and coming diverse comics, including the witty anecdotes of Latina Lesbian comic Renee Santos.” She has been a regular on the Los Angeles comedy scene performing consistently at local clubs, including the Comedy Store, The Laugh Factory and the Hollywood Improv, and in April of 2015 became a Bi-Coastal Comic earning residency at NYC’s New York Comedy Club.
Dr. Jantzer is an accomplished scholar in the field of Psychology. Her focus area includes creating an inclusive learning environments for students.
Dr. Jantzer is an associate professor (recently promoted) at College of Sanit Benedict and Saint John's University.
In ‘Lately,’ Angela Zonunpari and Eli Show look at the process of curation and art-making. They draw focus on current obsessions and attractions that influence what they make as artists. This public artist talk has been made possible by the Van Zante Endowment Fund and the School of Design, South Dakota State University.
Christian Murphy is a trained sexual education and consent speaker to bring necessary and difficult conversations to campuses about consent and hooking up.
Implicit bias has come to be recognized as a powerful force that not only shapes individual actions but institutional policies and practices as well. This presentation looks at three primary mechanisms that produce bias: priming, associations and assumptions which will create an understanding of actions people can take to counteract negative race associations that lead to negative consequences for people of color.
Michael Bowman is a fifth-generation Coloradan, born and raised on his family’s farming and ranching operations. Michael has been an advocate for the return of the hemp plant, the plant of our Founding Fathers, for over 20 years. He was active in the Colorado’s historic Amendment 64 Campaign, a citizens-ballot initiative that ended an eight-decade war on the plant. He was a governor-appointee to Colorado’s first Industrial Hemp Commission and was the founding board chair of the National Hemp Association.
Professional Thrifter and SDSU graduate, Georgialee Quail, shares her passion for sustainable fashion, the journey that sparked her desire to advocate and her best tips for being a conscious consumer.
Steven Wingate talks with Jennifer Widman of the South Dakota Humanities Council and Sioux Falls author Patrick Hicks about his new novel The Leave-Takers, published by the University of Nebraska Press in March 2021 as part of its Flyover Fiction Series.
A native New Yorker, Crystal Shaniece Roman attended New York City’s American Academy of Dramatic Arts while pursuing her Bachelor of Arts in Marketing and Management at the College of Staten Island. In 2008 Ms. Roman launched The Black Latina Movement, LLC (BLM) and began performing BLM’s first written theatrical piece: a one woman show about the lives of dark-skinned Latinas and African American Latinas entitled Black Latina.
Crystal Shaniece Roman will have a conversation on color within races, specifically Black and Latin cultures, as well as the reflection in the media.
Dr. Collins has a Ph.D. in Rhetoric and Composition, with a research focus in African American Studies. He also has over 10 years of experience as an academic professional specializing in African American Studies research and teaching and digital humanities scholarship.
The InService Music Conference is a teacher recertification program offered by the School of Performing Arts. This year, due to the pandemic, this program featuring various speakers is offered online.
Sam Anderson (Assistant Director of Bands, Sioux Falls Lincoln)
"No, your other left foot! Tips and Tricks for a Successful Marching Band Camp"
This session will focus on LGBTQIA+ awareness. Participants will develop skills to promote an inclusive and safe campus environment for the LGBTQIA+ community.
This ceremony will honor the life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and affirm those lives that contributed to our resilience in the face of oppression.
Felton Wayne is an educator, public speaker and coach with experience working with diverse groups on educational policy, equity, bias training, curriculum and
Geoawareness, geoenablement, geotechnologies, citizen science, and storytelling are combining to bring the GIS community to a pivotal moment. How can these forces, along with 5 key trends in GIS, transform how our world moves through this decade? What are the 5 skills that are most needed as you plan your own pathway through this decade? Join Geographer Joseph Kerski for a lively discussion and demonstrations as we reflect on the progress the geotechnology community has made and the challenges that remain through 5 forces, 5 trends, and 5 skills.
This seminar is to introduce Landsat data and applications during past and future.
Dr. Christopher (Chris) Crawford is a Research Physical Scientist with the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) Earth Resources Observation and Science (EROS) Center in Sioux Falls, South Dakota.
Remote sensing and modeling of water availability in Afghanistan from snow dominated highlands to arid lowlands
Remote sensing and modeling are powerful tools for monitoring water availability, which are helpful for food security assessment.
Dr. Md Shahriar Pervez is a research scientist (Hydrology) contractor at U.S. Geological Survey Earth Resources Observation and Science center and an active team member of Famine Early Warning System Network.
Monitoring land surface change contributes to understanding geographic and temporal patterns of change across large regions, provide input into a wide range of environmental modeling studies, clarify the drivers of change, and provide more timely information for land managers.
Mark Freeland, Ph.D., Assistant Professor and Program Coordinator, American Indian Studies School of American and Global Studies, will deliver the lecture:
“An Indigenous Intervention: Method, Truth & the Power of Community”
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Dyami Thomas shares his experiences as an American Indian model, actor and suicide prevention specialist who empowers youth to use their culture to define their identity.
As an American Indian actor, model and suicide prevention specialist Dyami “Eagle” Thomas is also a member of the Klamath tribes in Oregon and descendant of the Leech Lake Anishinaabe in Minnesota.
Zoom link below.
Password for event: OMA2020
This event is for Campus Only - Faculty, Staff and Students are welcome to attend.
Most of us hope that a safe and effective vaccine against COVID-19 will soon be developed. But many people disagree about how best to use public and private forms of power to promote vaccination. Should a person’s ability to travel, work or go to school depend on them being vaccinated against COVID-19 or demonstrating immunity to SARS-CoV-2? Even if COVID-19 vaccination or immunity testing were not legally mandated, should people who refuse COVID-19 vaccine face stigma or discrimination in their interpersonal or professional relationships?
Want to be an ally to our undocumented students attending SDSU? Join us for this training session led by Dr. Germán A. Cadenas!
Dr. Germán A. Cadenas joined the faculty at Lehigh University in 2018. He Identifies as a Latinx immigrant himself and is formerly undocumented. He has a background in policy advocacy and community organizing for immigrant rights, and regularly collaborates with local and national advocacy organizations.
John's show is not your typical comedy magic show! Its an original blend of clean comedy, fun magic and amazingly intricate balloon feats!
As one of the hottest rising comics in New York City, Ian Lara has been the host of the “Out of Tune” music app game show, he taped a set for “Comedy Central Stand up Featuring” which has garnered over 8 million views, he made an appearance on this season of “NBC’s Bring the Funny” and made his late-night debit on The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon.
To continue the celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month, come enjoy a night of laughter and fun with this talented, funny and down-to-earth comedian!
Let’s kick off Hispanic Heritage Month, with a powerful workshop led by Gabriel Ramírez, that affirms the histories, cultures and contributions of our Hispanic/Latino students, faculty and staff!
Gabriel Ramirez is a writer, poet, playwright, educator and activist.
Come hear from this CEO and Founder of "My Block, My Hood, My City" Jahmal Cole as he discuses how he became a champion of social justice by building a more interconnected Chicago on the pillars of service and education.
As a CEO and Founder and a champion of social justice, Jahmal is the creator of an exposure-based education program for teens and a network of volunteer initiatives that serve Chicago communities year-round.
Come hear from this inspiring author who transformed his life through hope, resiliency and second chances.
Jason has been a criminal justice educator for a decade (served as an assistant professor at two academic institutions) and is currently an adjunct professor at Hamline University. He is a national keynote speaker and trainer. In 2014, he published his memoir, From Prison to Ph.D.: A Memoir of Hope, Resilience, and Second Chances.