USD Receives $3 Million, Five-Year Department of Labor Grant to Train Nurses
Support from Coyote Family Makes Difference in Students' Lives
Two international students, Oleksandra Lukina and Anton Pratsenko, came to the University of South Dakota as exchange students in the spring of 2022. When their plans of returning home were interrupted by the Russia and Ukraine conflict, the Coyote community supported them and helped them find home at USD.
The Next Generation of Lawyers
For decades, the Knudson School of Law has educated future lawyer leaders. Meet four inspiring members of the next generation.
USD Helps Meet Demand for Mental Health Services in the Region
Whether they work in community-based settings, hospitals, clinics or schools, mental health professionals trained at the University of South Dakota are improving the mental health of South Dakotans.
Face it TOGETHER CEO Works Behind the Scenes to Save Lives
As the CEO of Face It TOGETHER, a national non-profit organization that provides coaching and long-term support for those struggling with addictions, Wendy White ‘14, MBA, serves in multiple ways.
Beacom Accounting Graduate Program Gets Exciting Change
The University Beacom School of Business recently renamed its graduate program in accounting from Master of Public Accountancy (MPA) to Master of Accountancy (MAcc) and made changes to the curriculum to reflect industry standards.
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Nontraditional Student Completes Degree After 20 Years to Show Her Son 'It's Never Too Late'
“Walking across that stage meant that my son got to see that life is what you make of it and that it is never too late to reach for your dreams.”
Faculty-Led Program Connects USD Undergraduate Students with Alumni in D.C.
The University of South Dakota Department of Political Science hosted a faculty-led program with 15 undergraduate students in Washington D.C. earlier last month.
Oscar Howe Summer Art Institute Continues to Inspire Future Artists
For over 30 years, the Oscar Howe Summer Art Institute (OHSAI) at the University of South Dakota College of Fine Arts has upheld the legacy of Oscar Howe and inspired the next generation of Native American artists.
USD Alumna and National Teacher of the Year Values Storytelling in Education
For 2023 National Teacher of the Year and University of South Dakota alumna Rebecka Peterson ‘11, being an educator is about more than teaching – it’s about sharing stories.
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Summer Programs on USD's Campus Educate, Inspire YouthSummary: The University of South Dakota's campus maintains an atmosphere of engagement and exploration throughout the year — even when school is not in session.
Beacom School of Business Student Abigail Boysen Selected as PCAOB ScholarSummary: Abigail Boysen, a master’s accounting student at the University of South Dakota Beacom School of Business, was recently selected for the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board’s (PCAOB) PCAOB Scholars Program.
Meet 10 Award-Winning Faculty and Staff in the Department of EnglishSummary: Faculty and staff in the Department of English at the University of South Dakota are more than educators and leaders – they are literary scholars, critical theorists, poets, novelists and researchers – and within the last five years, several of these faculty and staff members have won numerous distinguished awards.
Graduate Computer Science Student Co-Authors Book on AI with Department ChairSummary: University of South Dakota Department of Computer Science Chair KC Santosh, Ph.D., and former graduate computer science student Casey Wall '22 co-authored a book on artificial intelligence (AI) that explores state-of-the-art AI-guided tools while addressing their explainability and ethical issues.
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.
A Conversation with the Leader of the Band: Scott Lawrence
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.