Faced with paying more than $500 for a training device, South Dakota State University nursing faculty member Leann Horsley turned to a group of SDSU mechanical engineering students to see if they could help. Producing an intraosseous injection task trainer became the senior capstone project for mechanical engineering students Abbdullah Alrashidi, Zachary Dorn, Denner Dougherty…

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BEDC and SDSU co-host free online webinar, supporting innovators Knowing how to best protect your business idea or product can seem a bit confusing. An upcoming free webinar will help guide you through the steps to take to ensure your intellectual property is kept secure.  Patent attorney Matt Poulsen PhD of Suiter Swantz based in…

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SDSU President Barry Dunn and Brookings Chamber President/CEO Kelsey Doom discussed the university’s $25,000 donation to the Brookings Chamber of Commerce Gift Card Give Back program at Woster Celebration Hall at the SDSU Alumni Center. South Dakota State University is donating $25,000 to the Brookings Chamber of Commerce Gift Card Give Back program. The money…

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Brookings mayor exemplifies a life of service Town, gown, country. For Brookings Mayor Keith Corbett, life has been defined by a dedication to duty in that trio of arenas.  Town: He has served on the Brookings City Council and since 2017 has served as mayor. Gown: As student, ROTC cadet, educator, professor of military science,…

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South Dakota State University’s College of Nursing was recently ranked 13th in College Factual’s 2021 Best Value Nursing Schools. SDSU is ranked in the top 5% of the country for nursing students seeking a value bachelor’s degree. “Our Best Nursing Colleges for the Money Rankings were designed to help nursing students choose a quality and affordable…

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Businesses can learn how to be proactive in reducing the spread of COVID-19 by improving indoor ventilation and mitigation strategies through South Dakota State University’s Economic Development Administration Center. The center aims to help businesses address technical and economic challenges utilizing faculty expertise and university equipment and testing capabilities, according to director Stephen Gent, a…

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Former South Dakota State University President Peggy Gordon Miller has donated five Harvey Dunn original paintings to the South Dakota Art Museum. The original works offer a rich depiction of Dunn’s diverse talents, including three illustrations, a nude portrait and an advertisement. Completed in 1927, the advertisement originally appeared in “The Saturday Evening Post” and…

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When COVID-19 had Nicole Carlson quarantined at her Sioux Falls home, the South Dakota State University nursing instructor didn’t have to miss watching her students perform basic skills in the college’s simulation lab in Brookings. Thanks to a telepresence robot purchased through funding from the federal Health Resources and Services Administration, Carlson was right there…

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South Dakota State University President Barry Dunn recently bestowed the SDSU Presidential Medallion upon Al Heuton, who is retiring in December after serving as the Brookings Economic Development Corporation’s executive director since June 2005. The SDSU Presidential Medallion is bestowed on very select individuals who have significantly contributed toward the advancement and benefit of South…

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To show support of local health care providers during the pandemic, South Dakota State Athletics is honoring 11 Brookings Health System team members who have impacted the health system’s ability to provide care for the community during COVID-19.  “I am 63 years old, and never in my lifetime has the medical profession been more important…

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