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…

Read More

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…

Read More

Starting today, the COVID-19 community vaccination center scheduled for Thursday, Feb. 25, is now open to Brookings County residents age 65 and older.  Last week the South Dakota Department of Health announced it would drop the age bracket for Phase 1D vaccinations to people 65 years of age effective Monday, Feb. 22. The Brookings County…

Read More

Results from the COVID-19 Brookings Community Survey have been released.  The survey was created and distributed by the City of Brookings in order to learn about experiences of Brookings community individuals during this time of COVID-19, including identifying immediate concerns and accessing local resources.  The survey was available online and was also distributed by mail…

Read More

Last winter, 12 to 20 older adults were exercising three days a week at the United Methodist Community Life Center through the Healthy Movement class led by South Dakota State University Exercise Science Club members. Linda and Ron Thaden of Brookings began attending the class five years ago after being part of a SDSU research study…

Read More

SDSU grads needed right now in the workplace “This will go down in the history of the University as one of the most challenging times that we’ve had,” said South Dakota State University President Barry H. Dunn in a recent interview with The Brookings Register.  “And I certainly recognize that. I don’t mean to diminish…

Read More

Rising COVID-19 numbers at South Dakota’s major hospitals early this winter provided an opportunity for South Dakota State University respiratory care students to get an early start on their careers. The program, housed in the College of Pharmacy and Allied Health Professions, offers students an opportunity to earn a two-year associate degree or a four-year…

Read More

Nail the Runway, Brookings’ premier fashion show, will take place in March, and there is still room for designers who want to flex creative muscle, according to organizers. The event is set for March 27 and models will strut the runway, but the audience will be watching online due to COVID-19, said Randy Grimsley, resource…

Read More

SDSU professor is current president of the American Institute of Biological Sciences That is the point South Dakota State University professor Charles Fenster, the current president of the American Institute of Biological Sciences, and 23 past presidents make in a call-to-action article in the December issue of Bioscience. As the nation faces the COVID-19 pandemic,…

Read More

At one point, no day seemed predictable. They were laying off people. They were busier than they could handle. They didn’t have enough work to go around. They had so much work they ran 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Brookings-based Falcon Plastics’ business is driven by the demands of other businesses –…

Read More