Your Future is Here! South Dakota Board of Regents                                                                             May 20, 2013     
 

Regents Update is distributed following the South Dakota Board of Regents' regular business meeting.
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05-16-2013

An Increase in High School Graduates Predicted for South Dakota

While nationally the number of high school graduates is predicted to decline, South Dakota is expected to show a significant increase in graduates over the next decade and beyond, based on projections made by the Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education (WICHE).

SDSU and DSU Students Recognized by Regents

Student organizations from South Dakota State University and Dakota State University were recognized this week for their outstanding academic, community, and organizational work by the South Dakota Board of Regents.

Student Regent Honored

Patrick Weber was honored as he completed his term as a student regent on the South Dakota Board of Regents.

 

 

05-15-2013

SDSU to Add American Indian Studies Major; Online Mass Comm Degree Created for Working Professionals

The South Dakota Board of Regents approved plans by South Dakota State University to begin offering an undergraduate degree in American Indian studies starting this fall, while its popular master’s degree in journalism will soon be offered with an online-only option geared to professionals already working in news and media-related fields.

More Options Available for Online Study at State Universities

The South Dakota Board of Regents approved plans by South Dakota State University to begin offering an undergraduate degree in American Indian studies starting this fall, while its popular master’s degree in journalism will soon be offered with an online-only option geared to professionals already working in news and media-related fields.

SDSU Athletic Training Program Selected for Western Regional Graduate Student Exchange

The master’s-level athletic training program at South Dakota State University will become part of a regional exchange that qualifies students from participating states for the resident tuition rate.

 

 

Other News

 

05-10-2013

Partnerships Link Universities and K-12 Schools to Improve Math and Science

Six projects partnering public universities with K-12 schools will receive nearly $300,000 in federal grant funding to improve science and mathematics instruction in middle and high schools.

04-30-2013

Warner Looks Ahead to South Dakota Challenges

With much still to accomplish in challenging times ahead for South Dakota’s public university system, Jack Warner said he plans to continue to lead that system forward.

 

04-25-2013

Wilson to Lead School of Mines and Technology as President

Heather Wilson, a former member of Congress, Rhodes Scholar, and small business owner who has worked with large defense and scientific companies, will become the 19th president of South Dakota School of Mines and Technology, the South Dakota Board of Regents announced.

04-22-2013

Giant Vision Winners Share Strong Connections to University Research

Three winners in last week’s Governor’s Giant Vision Business Competition are new start-up companies incubated by South Dakota’s growing focus on university-based research.

04-09-2013

State Employees Eligible for Reduced Tuition at University Centers

State employees who take college courses at one of three off-campus public university centers in South Dakota will soon receive the same tuition break as their counterparts pursuing coursework on campus.