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SDSU awarded grant from Jonas Center for Nursing and Veterans Healthcare to fund doctoral nursing student scholarships

The Jonas Center for Nursing and Veterans Healthcare has announced it will provide a $30,000 grant to South Dakota State University’s College of Nursing to fund scholarships for three doctoral nursing students. South Dakota State has received funds from the Jonas Center in 2012 and 2014. The new funds will be used for scholarships that [...]

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National Home Builders honor SDSU student, educator

Rapid City senior Bob Wessel became the first SDSU student to ever be named Outstanding Student by the National Association of Home Builders while his adviser, Ken Bertolini, was named Outstanding Educator. The Washington, D.C.-based trade association presented the awards at its International Builders Show in Las Vegas Jan. 20. Bertolini, an instructor in South [...]

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College of Nursing’s master’s degree program honored

The South Dakota State University College of Nursing’s master’s degree program has been ranked No. 4 in the 50 Best Graduate Nursing Schools in America 2016 by TopMaster’sInHealthcare.com. The firm highlighted the flexible curriculum, the active faculty and the program’s affordability.
 Specializations in clinical nursing leadership and additional concentration options for family nurse practitioner and [...]

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State’s College of Education and Human Sciences garners two honors

South Dakota State University’s College of Education and Human Sciences has recently been honored for having one of the nation’s top online master’s degree programs in education and for being a top value. Go Grad, an online platform where aspiring graduate students of all ages, backgrounds and specialties can get the information they need to [...]

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Aamlids named SDSU Family of Year

Jackrabbit history stretches back for more than half a century for this year’s SDSU Family of the Year. Brian and Denise Aamlid of Sioux Falls and extended and nuclear families will be recognized at the 2 p.m. Feb. 13 women’s basketball as well as at a luncheon before the game. Selection is made by Staters [...]

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Vos named January SDSU Civil Service Employee of the Month

Dave Vos has been named the January Civil Service Employee of the Month at South Dakota State University. A reception honoring him will be held Friday from 2:30-4 p.m in Berg Agricultural Hall, room 243. Vos has worked in the Department of Plant Science with the SDSU Weed Evaluation Extension Demonstration (WEED) project for 30 [...]

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Tidemanns fund future teacher scholarships at South Dakota State

Gail and Larry Tidemann know the value in creating scholarships for students. For many years, Gail, dean emerita of Continuing and Extended Education at South Dakota State University, and Larry, her husband, have funded a scholarship for students at South Dakota State University. Now, the Tidemanns plan on expanding their gift to provide two $1,000 [...]

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Harding Distinguished Lecture Series speaker to discuss global health challenges

While the spring 2016 Harding Distinguished Lecture Series speaker will be making her first trip to South Dakota, she has plenty of worldwide experiences to talk about. Katherine E. Bliss, a senior associate with the Global Health Policy Center at the Washington, D.C.-based Center for Strategic and International Studies, will speak at 7 p.m. Jan. [...]

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State’s College of Nursing, CareSpan USA Inc. announce agreement

South Dakota State University’s College of Nursing has announced an agreement to use the CareSpan USA Inc.’s Virtual Clinic to train its students starting this spring semester. The agreement is part of South Dakota State’s plan to develop, implement and evaluate a telehealth curriculum that focuses on rural health for advanced practice nurses. Initially aimed [...]

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South Dakota World Affairs Council to discuss global health issues

Health care for a growing world population ranks as one of the most complex issues facing governments and citizens in developed and developing nations in 2016. The South Dakota World Affairs Council has chosen global health as its annual symposium theme. The symposium will be Jan. 28-29 at the University Student Union’s Volstorff Ballroom on [...]

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