The Collegian

South Dakota Art Museum director to retire after 20 years

South Dakota Art Museum director to retire after 20 years

Press Release, South Dakota State University Marketing and Communications

June 28, 2019

After 20 years serving as director of the South Dakota Art Museum, Lynn Verschoor will retire at the close of 2019. Her passion for art and love of people shines through the museum and her influence is sure to be felt long after she empties her office for the final time. “I hope I have created...

South Dakota State ranked No. 7 in Clinical Nurse Leader programs

South Dakota State ranked No. 7 in Clinical Nurse Leader programs

Press Release, South Dakota State University Marketing and Communications

June 26, 2019

The South Dakota State University College of Nursing was ranked No. 7 in RegisteredNursing.org’s list of 2019 Best Clinical Nurse Leader Programs. The ranking of CNL programs is a first for the firm. “Clinical nurse leaders are crucial health-care team members, overseeing processes to improve patient outcomes. For advanced registered nurses, the CNL role is something to aspire to if you feel the call to impact quality of care through assessment, management and leadership,” said Sally Worthington, outreach coordinator for RegisteredNursing.org. “Enrolling in the ...

South Dakota State ranked No. 10 in best colleges for education majors

South Dakota State ranked No. 10 in best colleges for education majors

Press Release, South Dakota State University Marketing and Communications

June 24, 2019

Study.com has ranked South Dakota State University No. 10 in its 50 Best Colleges for Education Majors. According to Study.com, “South Dakota State offers 16 degrees in education, including a B.S. in early childhood education, a B.S. in physical education teacher education and a B.S. in early education and care. These programs include real-world enrichment opportunities like practicums or internships in the classroom.” “Upon graduation, we want our education majors to be both a content expert in their chosen fiel...

Farber honored at National Student Advertising Competition

Farber honored at National Student Advertising Competition

University Marketing and Communications

June 13, 2019

BROOKINGS, S.D. - June 13, 2019 - The 2019 National Student Advertising Competition finals competition in Hollywood, Florida, June 6-7 was a memorable experience for South Dakota State University. While the team presentation did not earn a top three placement in the eight-university competition, Alexandra Farbe...

South Dakota State University Sends Eight to College National Finals Rodeo

Press Release, SDSU CAFES

June 3, 2019

As the regular rodeo season is wrapped up, the South Dakota State University Rodeo Team is sending eight student-athletes to compete in the College National Finals Rodeo (CNFR) in Casper, Wyo., on June 9-15, 2019. The top three student-athletes in each event, along with the top two men’s and women...

Study.com recognizes nursing program

Study.com recognizes nursing program

Press Release, South Dakota State University Marketing and Communications

June 3, 2019

BROOKINGS, S.D. - June 3, 2019 - Study.com has named South Dakota State University’s College of Nursing No. 12 for its doctor of nursing practice program and No. 14 for its nurse practitioner programs. According to Study.com, “The South Dakota State University College of Nursing boasts impressive success rates for its nursing students, including 100 percent job placement and advanced practice registered nurse pass rates for 2017. The university can help DNP students aiming to advance their current APRN careers feel confident in their ability to build on their existing knowledge and skills. ...

50 years ago: Students participate in ‘Whip to White’

Trenton Abrego, Editor-In-Chief

May 16, 2019

While a three-finger ‘W’ symbol might seem insignificant today, in 1969 at South Dakota State it was anything but. The symbol represented the “Whip to White,” where South Dakota State students attempted to complete a seemingly impossible task: drink the town of White, South Dakota dry. Almost...

South Dakota State remembers Kalin Henn

South Dakota State remembers Kalin Henn

Staff

April 30, 2019

Updated: April 30, 2019 11:01. Kalin Henn, a sophomore enrolled in the College of Agriculture, Food and Environmental Sciences majoring in Precision Agriculture, passed away early Saturday morning. He passed away in Brookings Health System. He was from Elgin, Nebraska and transferred to SDSU this yea...

Together! Women’s Conference on its way to Brookings

Sponsored Content

April 26, 2019

An exciting event is coming to Brookings on June 6 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. at McCrory Gardens. Women of SDSU, staff and students should mark their calendars for the We Got This … Together Women’s Conference featuring Amy Roloff from TLC's Little People Big World, Kat Perkins from NBC's The VOICE,...

Hotshot bot scores Robotics Club $10,000 prize

Hotshot bot scores Robotics Club $10,000 prize

J. Michael Bertsch, Research Reporter

April 25, 2019

For many electrical engineering or computer science students, Daktronics Engineering Hall is a place to call home on campus. A walkthrough of the building often reveals students sleeping in their chairs or eating a vending machine inspired dinner while working on their latest project. Recently, the...

English Department highlights Midwestern art

English Department highlights Midwestern art

Wren Murphy, Diversity and Inclusion Reporter

April 25, 2019

Don’t overlook the Midwest—there’s a lot going on, especially with art. Take it from the South Dakota State English Department as it celebrated local Midwestern writers and artists this week by launching Oakwood, South Dakota State’s literary magazine and hosting a reading of an English professor’s...

Williams named Chief Diversity Officer

Williams named Chief Diversity Officer

University Marketing and Communications

April 24, 2019

Kas Williams, current interim director for the Office of Diversity, Inclusion, Equity and Access, has been named the chief diversity officer at South Dakota State University. Williams’ announcement comes following a national search. “Kas is a perfect fit to provide the vision and direction for...