Hands-On Learning: Occupational Therapy Students Collaborate with Rural South Dakotans
USD's Board Certified Behavior Analyst Program Now Offered Online
The University of South Dakota now offers one of its most in-demand certificates, the Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA), online, becoming more accessible to working professionals.
USD to Offer Clinical Research Coordinator Certificate
The University of South Dakota School of Health Sciences, in partnership with Sanford Research, will begin offering a Clinical Research Coordinator Certificate program, a 12-credit undergraduate certificate that prepares students for careers as clinical research coordinators (CRC).
USD's Dittberner Announces Grant to Increase Peer Specialist Services in South Dakota
Melissa Dittberner, Ph.D., a lecturer in addiction counseling & prevention at the University of South Dakota, recently announced the Straight Up Care peer specialist grant program to increase the peer specialist workforce in South Dakota.
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Free Legal Workshop to Focus on Trauma-Informed Approaches
Law students, legal professionals and others interested in better understanding trauma-informed approaches in legal proceedings will have the opportunity to learn from local and national experts on the subject this month.
Over 900 High School Students to Explore Health Care at HOSA Conference March 30-31
Over 900 South Dakota high school students will immerse themselves in experiences that demonstrate what a career in health care is like at the South Dakota HOSA State Leadership Conference March 30-31, held at the Sanford Pentagon, the University of South Dakota Sioux Falls campus and Southeast Technical College.
South Dakota HOSA Chapter Earns National Standards of Excellence Recognition
The South Dakota chapter of HOSA-Future Health Professionals was recently recognized as a GOLD Award Recipient at the inaugural HOSA-Future Health Professionals’ Standards of Excellence Recognition Program held in Alexandria, Virginia.
USD's DNAP Program Receives Full AccreditationSummary: The University of South Dakota’s Doctor of Nurse Anesthesia Practice (DNAP) has received full accreditation for the program, by the Council on Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Education (COA), demonstrating its readiness to deliver the degree preparing registered nurses to become Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists (CRNA).
USD Nursing Gets $1 Million HRSA Grant to Grow South Dakota Nursing WorkforceSummary: Two leaders of the University of South Dakota's Department of Nursing have garnered a substantial grant from the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) to increase the number of nurses in rural and underserved areas in South Dakota.
USD MSW Grad Makes a Difference in South Dakota and Tribal CommunitiesSummary: As an FBI victim specialist, Brittany O’Day ’20, MSW, passionately serves victims, advocates for increased resources, and educates professionals and community members. With the University of South Dakota’s Master of Social Work (MSW) program, O’Day was able to advance in her career and continue to follow her passion for serving others.
USD Develops 3+2 Programs to Meet South Dakota's Need for Social WorkersSummary: The University of South Dakota is now offering new programs that will allow South Dakota’s sociology students the opportunity to earn an accelerated Master of Social Work degree online or in Sioux Falls from USD.
Guest Column | Lizz & Robbie Nicholas
Elizabeth (Hoffman) Nicholas, a Eureka, South Dakota native, and Robert Nicholas, a Huron, South Dakota native, met at the University of South Dakota when they were both in the Alumni Student Scholars Program, each with the dream of becoming a doctor.