The Collegian

Ducker hired as SDSU’s internal auditor

Ducker hired as SDSU’s internal auditor

University Marketing and Communications

February 6, 2019


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Jim Ducker has been hired as an internal auditor at South Dakota State University. Ducker, who is a certified internal auditor and is licensed in Minnesota as a certified public accountant, started Jan. 7. “Jim is going to be looking at our business processes in general and he will also conduct...

New high-performance computing cluster thrills researcher

New high-performance computing cluster thrills researcher

University Marketing and Communications

January 24, 2019


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When Xijin Ge learned South Dakota State University was not only going to add a high-performance computing cluster and a 100-gigabyte internet connection, he was excited. “I was like a kid in a candy store, just so excited about the speed in which I was going to be able to download and analyze genomic...

Security operations center launched on campus

Security operations center launched on campus

University Marketing and Communications

January 11, 2019


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Facing more than 20 million cyberattacks each day, South Dakota State University’s Division of Technology and Security and other South Dakota Board of Regents institutions are under constant stress. That cyberattack total does not include spam or phishing emails, which exceeded 1.4 million in the first...

Fishback family offers $3.5 million challenge to support Honors College

Fishback family offers $3.5 million challenge to support Honors College

University Marketing and Communications

January 11, 2019


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Van and Barbara Fishback, longtime benefactors of South Dakota State University and namesakes of the university’s Honors College, made public Monday a $3.5 million challenge match. It is the single-largest challenge match ever issued at SDSU. When achieved, the Van D. and Barbara B. Fishback Honors...

Bev Warne wins Spirit of Dakota Award

Bev Warne wins Spirit of Dakota Award

October 11, 2018


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UNIVERSITY MARKETING AND COMMUNICATIONS Bev Warne of Rapid City is credited with transforming health care throughout her 50-plus years of service, providing a voice for diversity and support to American Indian nursing students across the globe. Those accomplishments allowed her to win the Spirit o...

Two students awarded Kranz scholarships

Two students awarded Kranz scholarships

July 17, 2018


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Two South Dakota journalism students have been selected to receive the David Kranz-Argus Leader Journalism Scholarships for the 2018-2019 school year. Laura Butterbrodt, a senior journalism major from Granite Falls, Minn., will receive a $2,500 scholarship. Dylan Monson, a senior broadcast journal...

Summer Scholars Program to be held in July

Summer Scholars Program to be held in July

Brianna Schreurs

May 9, 2018


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UNIVERSITY MARKETING AND COMMUNICATIONS The 2018 Summer Scholars Program, where academically talented high school students can experience South Dakota State University for one week, is being held July 9-13. Attendees, who can choose an academic area to study in and learn from SDSU faculty, will li...

Aviation program to visit Cheyenne River Indian Reservation

Aviation program to visit Cheyenne River Indian Reservation

Brianna Schreurs

May 9, 2018


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A friend got C.J. Lamb into aviation. He’s hoping to repay the favor by helping South Dakota State University’s aviation program train the next generation of pilots. Lamb, a senior from Spearfish, and the program do various outreach events to expose students to the skies. “I feel like I’m...

Patel named State’s first AFA NIET All-American

Patel named State’s first AFA NIET All-American

April 21, 2018


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UNIVERSITY MARKETING AND COMMUNICATIONS BROOKINGS, S.D. - April 20, 2018 - Viraj Patel has come a long way from his first forensics tournament as a timid college freshman. However, some of those same emotions came to the surface after his most recent honor, being named an American Forensic Assoc...

Diekhoff wins 2018 First Dakota National Bank New Venture Competition

Diekhoff wins 2018 First Dakota National Bank New Venture Competition

April 20, 2018


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UNIVERSITY MARKETING AND COMMUNICATIONS South Dakota State University sophomore Laurel Diekhoff came away with the top honors at the 2018 First Dakota National Bank New Venture Competition, announced Thursday afternoon at the Brookings Innovation Center at the Research Park at South Dakota State Uni...

Undisputed national champs: SDSU bike builders race to another victory

Undisputed national champs:  SDSU bike builders race to another victory

April 19, 2018


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UNIVERSITY MARKETING AND COMMUNICATIONS BROOKINGS, S.D. — April 18, 2018 — Competing in the shadow of Penn State’s Beaver Stadium, a group of SDSU mechanical engineering students won top honors among 44 entries April 15. South Dakota State University’s Human Powered Vehicle team edged the...

GOBankingRates lists SDSU as best college in South Dakota

GOBankingRates lists SDSU as best college in South Dakota

April 19, 2018


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UNIVERSITY MARKETING AND COMMUNICATIONS South Dakota State University was listed as the best college in South Dakota that costs less than $20,000 a year, according to a report from GOBankingRates. After reviewing U.S. News’ 2018 Best Colleges for National Universities list to determine the hi...