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Gary Larson

Gary Larson



Al Neuharth Media Center

Phone: (605) 677-5477



I have been at USD since 1987 as a coach, designer and educator and enjoy the lifestyle of Vermillion and the USD campus.

Teaching Interests:

I enjoy working with students and exploring the imaging and graphical side of media. All sports related issues dealing with public relations and media interactions.

Research Interests:

My research interests are seeing how images work in the media sport marketing changes with digital media.


  • Ed.S, Technology for Education & Training , University of South Dakota, 2000
  • MS, Sports Management, United States Sports Academy, 1984
  • BA, Recreation Administration, Lakeland College, 1983

Awards and Honors:

  • Outstanding Instructor, College of Arts & Sciences, 2021
  • Nominee for the Belbas-Larson Award for Excellence in Teaching, USD, 2020
  • Outstanding Course Design, National University Continuing Education Association, 2003
  • Special Award of Merit, South Dakota Board of Regents, 2003
  • Technology for Training & Development Award, University of South Dakota, 1999


  • Larson, Gary. Creating Audio/Video Podcasts. Presented at the Technology In Education Conference, Sioux Falls, SD. (April 12, 2006)
  • Larson, Gary. Using flash in Web CT. Presented at the Stop Surfing and Start Teaching Conference, Las Vegas, NV. (October 15, 2003)
  • Larson, Gary. Innovations in Nursing Instruction. Presented at the Web CT User Internation Conference, Boston, MA. (April 22, 2002)
  • Larson, Gary. Faculty Development and Incentives. Presented at the Syllabus International Conference, San Juan, Puerto Rico. (April 10, 2000)