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Darlene Fett

Darlene Fett
Associate Professor
Music, College of Fine Arts
UFA Warren M. Lee Center for the Fine Arts 128
Phone: 605-677-5720
Education:
  • Secondary Administration Certification Program, Secondary Administration, The University of South Dakota, 2006
  • Ph D, Music Education, The University of Iowa, 1993
  • MME - Masters of Music Education, Music Education, Drake University, 1987
  • BME - Bachelor of Music Education, Music Education, Drake University, 1972
Grants:
  • Revision of MUS 452 to Include Music Internship Components, USD Center for Teaching and Learning
Awards and Honors:
  • Awarded Governor Janklow's Teaching with Technology Grant (2000)
  • Awarded International Studies Grand (2000)
  • Awarded Tenure (2002)
  • Awarded USD Palm Pilot Initiative Grant (2002)
  • Dissertation nominated for Outstanding Dissertation in Music Education National Award by the Council of Research in Music Education (1994)
  • Drake University Teaching Assistantship (1985-1987)
  • Elected to Pi Kappa Lambda Scholastic Honorary by Drake University music faculty (1987)
  • Iowa Choral Directors Association Graduate Scholarship (1986)
  • Iowa Federated Womens Clubs Graduate Scholarship (1986)
  • Iowa High School state Chorus competitions - 9 Superior/4 Excellent ratings (1972-1985)
  • Iowa High School state Show Choir Competitions - 4 Superior ratings (1982-1985)
  • National Collegiate Chapter of Excellence Award in Projects received by USD's MENC Chapter 343 of which I am advisor (2000)
  • Nominated for Belbas-Larson Outstanding Non-Tenured Teaching Award (2002)
  • Nominated for International Who's Who of Professionals (2010,2009, 2006, 2005, 2000)
  • Northwestern University Graduate Teaching Assistantship (1988)
  • Outstanding Choral Students (1972-1985)
  • Promoted to Associate Professor - USD (2001)
  • Sigma Alpha Iowa professional music fraternity for women - Sword of Homor for Leadership; Pi Chapter - Drake University (1972)
  • South Dakota Music Educators Association Bronze Staff Recognition Award for 25 years of Distinguised Teaching and Devotion to Music Education (2000)
  • South Dakota Music Educators Association Meritorious Music Educator Award for 35 years of teaching (2008)
  • The University of Iowa Graduate Teaching Assistantship (1989-1993)
  • The University of Iowa Outstanding Teaching Assistant Award (1990)
  • SDMEA Teaching Award Honor, South Dakota Music Educators Association, 2013
  • Center for Teaching & Learning Grant, Center for Teaching and Learning - USD, 2013
  • Center for Teaching & Learning Grant, Center for Teaching and Learning - USD, 2013