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Ornament Photo

VERMILLION, S.D. – Ornaments designed by USD student artists will dazzle President’s Park in Washington, D.C. as part of the 94th annual National Christmas Tree Lighting display at the White House. Student Art Alliance, a University of South Dakota student organization, was chosen to represent South Dakota.

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Image Donald Easton-Brooks

VERMILLION, S.D. – Donald Easton-Brooks, Ph.D., dean of the University of South Dakota’s School of Education, has been appointed to the American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education (AACTE) Board of Directors for 2017-2020. As a board member, Easton-Brooks will share in the fiduciary and policy-setting responsibilities of the association.

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VERMILLION, S.D. – Nearly 600 students will receive their degrees from the University of South Dakota at winter commencement on Saturday, Dec. 10.

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Matt Moen Photo

VERMILLION, S.D. – Matthew C. Moen, Ph.D., dean of the College of Arts & Sciences and Lohre Distinguished Professor and professor of political science, will leave the University of South Dakota after 15 years to begin his new position as president of Gettysburg Foundation in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania in March 2017.

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VERMILLION, S.D. – Prairie Family Business Association, an outreach center of the Beacom School of Business, will host the Edward Shorma Excellence in Family Business Award and Legacy Tour in Moorhead, Minnesota on Dec. 8. The legacy tour will begin at 4:30 p.m. at Lillestol Research where the Lillestol Family will provide a tour of their facility and will share their family business succession story.

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School of Education Networking Photo

VERMILLION, S.D. – The University of South Dakota’s School of Education will host a teacher candidate networking event and dean’s luncheon on Friday, Dec. 2, in the MUC Ballroom.

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