University of South Dakota alumnus Josh Sorbe '20 was recently announced as the press secretary to the United States Senate Judiciary Committee.
Katelyn (Breen) Conover says that her dad has always been her “go-to with anything.” From spending quality time in the car on the way to the ice-skating rink, to kayaking down the river together, Conover and her dad have been at each other's side through many adventures. Their most recent adventure, however, has been a bit different – pursuing master’s degrees.
Two students currently in their final years and internship year and one recent graduate of the USD MLS program share their experiences in the program and with USD’s partners.
As a result of the experience she gained through the University of South Dakota's Technology Readiness Acceleration Center (TRAC), Chinenye Izuegbunam, a fifth-year Ph.D. candidate majoring in biology, landed a job as a plant biologist co-op on the Assay Development & Mode of Action Team at Bayer Crop Science in Chesterfield, Missouri.
Student enrollment in the University of South Dakota’s computer science programs has skyrocketed. Between fall 2021 and fall 2022, the number of undergraduate students grew 39% while the number of graduate students expanded by an astounding 184%.
As undergraduate students at USD, they burned the midnight oil to get The Volante student newspaper to press, interviewed a U.S. senator for the Coyote News and volunteered to sit as a live figure study model for a drawing class to get the inside scoop for an article.
The National Music Museum (NMM) is celebrating 50 years in the making with a special exhibition “As Good as Gold: The First 50 Years (1973–2023).”
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Summary: The 37th annual Stilwell Student Awards Exhibition presented by the University of South Dakota College of Fine Arts will be on display from Jan. 20 to Feb. 17. in the John A. Day Gallery in the Warren M. Lee Center for the Fine Arts. Gallery hours are Monday through Friday 9 a.m. – 5 p.m., and the opening reception and awards ceremony will take place on Jan. 20 from 5-7 p.m.
Summary: The University of South Dakota is seeing a significant rise in international student enrollment this spring with 80 new degree-seeking students in attendance for the spring 2023 semester, as compared to 41 new degree-seeking students in the spring 2022 semester.
Summary: The President's Senior Leadership Institute (PSLI), a program promoted by the University of South Dakota's Opportunity Center, supports students in reaching their full potential while at USD and after graduation.
USD has done a great job of recognizing that higher education is changing, and they provide internship programs and job training opportunities that help students adapt to a changing workplace. The faculty at USD are top notch, and they put focus on providing students with the qualities they will need when they graduate.
USD alumnus Scott Lawrence has had a rather unique journey from high school band director to president and CEO of one of the region’s most successful advertising agencies.