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SDSU to hold groundbreaking for American Indian Student Center

By: SDSU Marketing & Communications, BROOKINGS – South Dakota State University will break ground on the American Indian Student Center at 2 p.m. Tuesday on the north end of the Rotunda Green in the area between Abbott Hall and Harding Hall. In case of inclement weather, the event will be held in the lobby of…

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Passive House to hold ribbon cutting

By: SDSU Marketing & Communications BROOKINGS – South Dakota State University’s Passive House project will hold a ribbon-cutting celebration at 11 a.m. Oct. 15 at 902 Third Ave. South Dakota Gov. Dennis Daugaard, SDSU President Barry Dunn and Provost Dennis Hedge will be in attendance. Rick Lee, president of the First Bank & Trust Community…

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Precision ag center groundbreaking Oct. 6

By: SDSU Extension iGrow BROOKINGS – Groundbreaking ceremonies for the new South Dakota State University Raven Precision Agriculture Center will take place on the SDSU campus in Brookings at 1:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 6. The event will be held on the future building site, just south of the Animal Science Complex on the corner of…

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Coaker gets SDSU employee honor

By: Staff Reports The Brookings Register BROOKINGS – Whether it is a company interested in printing a T-shirt with South Dakota State University on it or a faculty member trying to figure out how to get paid, Deb Coaker calmly answers the questions and helps explain the process. For those efforts, Coaker was named the…

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Raven Precision Agriculture Center to prepare students for growing industry

By: Heidi Kronaizl, https://www.sdstate.edu/news/2018/09/raven-precision-agriculture-center-prepare-students-growing-industry In 2016, South Dakota State University became the first institution in the nation to offer a bachelor’s degree in precision agriculture. Two short years later, SDState will break ground on the Raven Precision Agriculture Center on Oct. 6. The facility will join agronomy, engineering and computer science disciplines together. John Killefer, the…

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Beef Bucks, Inc. named 2018 SDSU Friend of the Beef Industry

By: Staff Reports, The Brookings Register BROOKINGS – Beef Bucks, Inc., has been named the 2018 South Dakota State University Friend of the Beef Industry. The Beef Bucks program is a non-profit organization that strives to promote the beef industry and educate consumers. “Beef Bucks is a very innovative program that enhances the visibility of beef…

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SDState ranked nation’s 14th-most affordable college

By: Matthew Schmidt, https://www.sdstate.edu/news/2018/09/sdstate-ranked-nations-14th-most-affordable South Dakota State University was ranked No. 14 in the College Consensus’ survey of the Most Affordable Colleges and Universities for 2018. See the full list here. SDState is one of three South Dakota Board of Regents’ universities ranked in the top 20. College Consensus, a unique new college review aggregator, started with schools that qualified…

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NSF Research Traineeship awards aim to transform approaches to STEM graduate education

By: SDSU Marketing and Communications, https://www.sdstate.edu/news/2018/09/nsf-research-traineeship-awards-aim-transform-approaches-stem-graduate-education The National Science Foundation Research Traineeship program recently awarded 17 projects, totaling $51 million, to develop and implement graduate education traineeship models in science, technology, engineering and mathematics fields. The awards will help train the next generation of scientific leaders to develop the skills necessary to tackle complex societal problems.…

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$50 Million Performing Arts Center Expansion Taking Shape

By: Jill Fier, The Brookings Register South Dakota State University students were busy moving into residence halls a few weekends ago, but faculty, staff and students are still a semester away from moving into a highly anticipated building project on campus. The $50 million Performing Arts Center expansion is taking shape, but a big move-in…

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Woodbine Productions’ 11th season brings world’s finest entertainers to Brookings

By: SDSU Foundation Woodbine Productions’ 11th season brings some of the world’s finest entertainers to Brookings and appeals to all generations. All proceeds from Woodbine Productions support music scholarships at South Dakota State University. Opening the season on Sept. 24 is 17-year-old vocalist and pianist Ethan Bortnick’s “Generations of Music” show. Recognized by the Guinness…

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