Your Future is Here! South Dakota Board of Regents                                                                                  May 17, 2010      
 

Regents Update is distributed following the South Dakota Board of Regents' regular business meeting. Click on the headline below for the full news release.

For editorial information contact Tracy Mercer at tracym@sdbor.edu .

05-14-10

USD Student Groups Recognized for Efforts

Student organizations at The University of South Dakota were
recognized for academic work, community service, and organizational leadership by the South Dakota Board of Regents.

05-13-10

Report: Student Athletes Perform Well at Public Universities

Student athletes in the South Dakota public university system generally
do as well academically as their non-athlete counterparts, according to the latest report from the Board of Regents. On some indicators, athletes outperform the rest of the student population, the report said.

Dakota State to Deliver Computer Science Degree Online

Dakota State University will begin offering its popular bachelor’s degree
in computer science online starting this fall. This makes the degree program, already offered to students in Madison and Sioux Falls, available to a wider audience.

Public University System Identifies $4.4 Million in Cuts

Public universities and special schools in South Dakota have identified
nearly $4.4 million in cuts to specific programs and activities to balance the state’s higher education budget for the coming year.

Nursing Degree Targets RNs Holding Two-year Degrees

The University of South Dakota has received permission to begin
offering a bachelor of science in nursing degree. The program, however, is available only to those registered nurses who already hold a two-year degree.

 

Other News

04-27-10

Two Students Win Fowler-Kaden Memorial Scholarship

The South Dakota Board of Regents awarded the 2010-2011 Annis Irene
Fowler-Kaden Scholarship to two South Dakota high school students. The recipients, Stacie Kjelden and Rachel Walnder, will each receive a $1,000 award.

USD Student Wins Haines Scholarship

Catherine Graves has been awarded a $2,150 Haines Scholarship for the 2010-2011 academic year by the South Dakota Board of Regents.

USD Student Wins Scarborough Scholarship

Alexandra VanderWeide, a biology major at The University of South Dakota
and a graduate of Brandon Valley High School, has been awarded the Marlin R. Scarborough Scholarship by the South Dakota Board of Regents.

Beth Swaney Awarded Bjugstad Scholarship

Beth Swaney, a senior at Lake Preston High School, has been awarded a $500 Bjugstad Scholarship for the 2010-11 academic year by the South Dakota Board of Regents.