Your Future is Here! South Dakota Board of Regents                                                                               May 21, 2012     

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Regents Approve New Minors and Certificate Programs
Students attending South Dakota’s public universities now have additional pathways to develop new workplace skills or specializations with five new minors and five certificate programs approved by the South Dakota Board of Regents.

SDSU Inks Transfer Agreement with Lake Area Tech

Two new credit-transfer agreements were approved this week between South Dakota State University and Lake Area Technical Institute in Watertown, making it easier for students to seamlessly transfer their credits between the two schools.

Campus and Community Representatives to Participate in DSU Presidential Search

A group of 12 people will assist the South Dakota Board of Regents in its search for the next president of Dakota State University, serving as campus and community representatives on the presidential search and screen committee.


Athletes’ Academic Performance Examined

The latest report on athlete academic performance at the six public universities showed athletes continue to do as well academically as non-athletes.

South Dakota State Student Groups Recognized

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


Other News



Public Universities Survey Veteran Students

A new survey of military veterans enrolled as students at South Dakota public universities finds veterans generally rate on-campus services favorably, but also identify a number of resources they would recommend for future implementation.