Your Future is Here! South Dakota Board of Regents                                                                             June 16, 2014     
 

Regents Update is distributed following the South Dakota Board of Regents' regular business meeting.
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06-12-2014

New SDSM&T Minor Meets Growing Petroleum Industry Job Demand

A new minor at South Dakota School of Mines & Technology is intended to meet growing demand and employment shortages in the regional petroleum production job market. The South Dakota Board of Regents approved delivery of the petroleum systems minor, which can be earned along with any School of Mines’ bachelor degree in engineering or science, starting this fall.

New Certificate Programs Target Workforce Development

The South Dakota Board of Regents today approved requests to deliver new certificate programs in geospatial technology, bank security, and information technology.

USD Student Organizations Honored by Regents

The South Dakota Board of Regents this week recognized student organizations at the University of South Dakota for their outstanding academic, community, and organizational work.


06-11-2014

Public Health Focus of Joint Master’s Degree

A new initiative between the University of South Dakota and South Dakota State University will lead to a master of public health degree, with a special focus on rural health issues and higher levels of training for healthcare practitioners across the state.

SDSU, School of Mines Partner on New Ph.D. Degrees in Engineering

Collaboration between South Dakota State University and South Dakota School of Mines & Technology will lead to new doctoral degrees in civil and environmental engineering.

SDSU Approved for New Doctoral Degree in Engineering

The South Dakota Board of Regents Wednesday approved a new doctoral degree that will prepare South Dakota State University graduates to work in renewable energy, bio-resource conversion, and natural resources fields, with precision agriculture systems,
and in advanced manufacturing and quality control.

 

BHSU President Receives Honorary Doctorate

The South Dakota Board of Regents awarded its highest honor Wednesday to Kay Schallenkamp, who retires later this month as president of Black Hills State University.

 

 

Other News

06-16-2014


Eight University Researchers Earn State Research Grants

Eight public university faculty members have been awarded competitive state research grants through the South Dakota Board of Regents.