South Dakota State University is well known for its leadership in agricultural research and innovation. This work often depends on active collaboration with researchers in other fields. Faculty in the Department of Sociology frequently work with their colleagues at SDSU and other universities on cutting-edge research efforts, including as part of SDSU’s commitment to precision…

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South Dakota State University’s College of Nursing continues to be a leader in South Dakota and beyond. The college ranks among the best nationally and SDSU students and graduates are leaders in the health care profession. In fact, the college was recently ranked 13th nationally by College Factual for “Best Value Nursing Schools,” ranking SDSU…

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A crown jewel of South Dakota State University’s campus opened amid the COVID-19 pandemic. The 12,000-square-foot American Indian Student Center in the center of campus began dedicated cultural programming, student advising and providing offices and resources for AISC staff. The facility includes a state-of-the art classroom, multipurpose room and technology resources. The primary focus of…

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Citing the quality of South Dakota State University’s medical laboratory science program, College Factual ranked the program in seven categories. The MLS program was ranked: 3 – Best value colleges for clinical/medical laboratory science; 5 – Best online clinical/medical laboratory science programs; 18 – Highest-paid clinical/medical laboratory science graduates; 21 – Best schools for clinical laboratory science;…

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The Lanes features interactive lanes  The old-style, historic Brookings landmark that was Prairie Lanes is no more. Following closure in May 2020 and the new ownership of M.G. Oil, headquartered in Rapid City, came a total gutting, a major rebuilding from floor to ceiling, and a new general manager. The new state-of-the-art lanes opened simply…

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We are proud to introduce this week’s Career Spotlight, Lisa Pederson! Lisa has worked for First Bank & Trust for over 12 years and currently serves as Assistant Vice President and Director of Card Services. In her time with the organization, Lisa has held a variety of roles, all of which have provided invaluable experiences.…

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Brookings native, Wooden Legs team up to create space for stand-up comedians A Brookings native and comedian and a local pub want to bring some laughter to the community, something that’s been lacking since the start of the pandemic. On Valentine’s Day weekend, Wooden Legs Brewing Company is partnering with Sean Leary for the premier…

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Meet Shane Andersen, a Real Estate Agent with the Brookings Home Team powered by Century 21 Krogman & CO. Shane started working full time in real estate in 2009 and has won the Century 21 Quality Service Award every year since 2010. He has held positions on the South Dakota Association of Realtors at the…

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South Dakota State University’s accelerated medical laboratory science program was ranked No. 2 nationally by BestValueSchools.org in Top Fastest Undergraduate Degrees: Biological and Biomedical Studies. SDSU’s accelerated Bachelor of Science program is a mixture of online, on campus and clinical courses. “South Dakota State University earned a ranking in BestValueSchools.org’s Fastest Undergraduate Degrees in 2021 due…

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