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New Academic Options Reach Out to More Students
The South Dakota Board of Regents authorized new delivery
options for two Dakota State University degrees, approved a new certificate program at Black
Hills State University, and gave the go-ahead for three new minors to be offered at BHSU and
South Dakota School of Mines & Technology
USD Student Groups Earn Recognition
Student organizations from the University of South Dakota were
recognized for their outstanding academic, community, and organizational work by the
South Dakota Board of Regents.
University Centers Continue to Serve Place-bound Students
Providing a convenient and supportive educational environment for
students who are unable to take classes on campus and need more direct contact than online
courses, university centers in Sioux Falls, Pierre, and Rapid City increase access to public higher
education in critical-need areas.
Teacher Education Redesign Proceeds in South Dakota
Work has progressed on a new model for teacher training across South
Dakota, which involves teacher education students in three years of coursework on campus,
followed by a full year of residency in a school setting.
Seven University Researchers Earn State Research Grants
Seven public university faculty members have been awarded competitive state
research grants through the South Dakota Board of Regents.
Gov. Daugaard Appoints Joseph Schartz To Board Of Regents
Gov. Dennis Daugaard announced that he will appoint Joseph
Schartz of Humboldt to the South Dakota Board of Regents.
NIH Official to Keynote National Conference in South Dakota
The principal deputy director of the National Institutes of Health will keynote a
national conference in South Dakota that aims to connect small businesses to federal funding