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SDState ranked among top 20 best value nursing programs

Citing the quality of South Dakota State University’s College of Nursing faculty members as one of its factors, College Factual ranked the college No. 17 of 500 programs in its “Best Value for the Money” nationwide ranking. South Dakota State’s accredited program improved its ranking position 81 slots over the previous year’s ranking of No.…

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Veterinary program aims to fill shortage

BROOKINGS (AP) – South Dakota State University is creating a new veterinary program with the University of Minnesota to address a shortage of rural care in the region. South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem approved the partnership Friday, allowing the schools to begin the process of accreditation and building a curriculum, said John Killefer, SDSU’s dean…

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Prairie Repertory Theatre to open 49th season in June

BROOKINGS – Prairie Repertory Theatre is set to open its 49th summer season.  The season opens with the classic comedy, “Father of the Bride,” followed by “Beehive: The 60’s Musical,” the ultimate celebration of 1960s female empowerment; a laugh out loud comedy of heroic proportions, “Insane with Power;” and closes with the family favorite “The…

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SDSU To Host Launch’19 Entrepreneurship Conference on April 12

Launch: South Dakota’s Entrepreneurship Education Conference is a one day event advancing entrepreneurship education throughout South Dakota.  It is geared for students, educators, and economic development and community leaders.  This year’s event will be held April 12, 2019 at Club 71 in the Dana J. Dykhouse Stadium. Keynote speaker is Harris III, an illusionist and entrepreneur. The title of…

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SDSU Leads Nation for First-Time Pass Rates in Pharmacy

The South Dakota State University College of Pharmacy and Allied Health Professions leads the nation in first-time pass rates on the national pharmacy licensing exam. The university’s Pharm.D. 2016-2018 graduates led the nation with the highest first-time pass rate on the NAPLEX. South Dakota State graduates recorded a pass rate of 99.1 percent compared to…

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Third Time is a Charm

SYRACUSE, N.Y.—How sweet it is. The South Dakota State women’s basketball team advances to the NCAA Tournament’s Sweet 16 for the first time in program history following a 75-64 win Monday night over No. 12/12 Syracuse in the Carrier Dome before 2,474 fans. The No. 6-seeded Jackrabbits, who have now won 18-straight games, will play…

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SDSU Hosts Second Annual “The Big Event” Day for Volunteering

On April 13th, students will be hosting the second annual “The Big Event.” The Big Event is a single-day volunteering event held each spring. During the event, hundreds of students visit community homes and businesses to help with projects. The purpose of the event is for students to say “thank you” for everything the Brookings…

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College Factual ranks South Dakota State in top 5 percent for value

South Dakota State University has been ranked in the top 5 percent nationally as a “Best Value for the Money” in the annual nationwide ranking of U.S. colleges and universities by College Factual. SDState’s programs in biology, nursing and sociology were ranked in the nation’s top 5 percent while animal science and physical education/teacher education…

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Brookings 2019 Idea Competition Winners Announced

Brookings Economic Development Corporation (BEDC) announced the winners of the annual Idea Competition on Wednesday, Feb. 27 at a public reception held at the Research Park at SDSU. This year marked the twelfth year of the contest, which encourages Brookings area residents and SDSU students to think about starting new businesses or expanding product lines…

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SDState honored for sixth-straight year as Military Friendly School

For the sixth consecutive year, South Dakota State University has been ranked as a Military Friendly® School by VIQTORY, a service-disabled, veteran-owned small business. SDSU was ranked as a bronze institution for the 2019-2020 rankings. “This honor, like others we have received from VIQTORY and other organizations, confirms that we are doing the right things…

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