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USD In The News

  • University of South Dakota opens its new Health Sciences Building

  • University of South Dakota’s Caraway, Boyd To Lead Graduate Psychology Education Program To Fill State Gap In Mental Health Care

  • Sioux Falls' teacher pathway program sees first hire within the district

  • USD Business School Offers Free Consulting To Non-Profits

  • Getting a USD degree in Sioux Falls

Press Releases

  • USD Beacom School of Business Welcomes Back Alumna as Career Success Center Manager

    Summary: The University of South Dakota Beacom School of Business is welcoming alumna Lauren Foxhoven ’20, ’21 as the new manager of the Beacom Career Success Center. Foxhoven will be responsible for providing various resources to students that keep them competitive in the work industry as well as connected with potential employers.
    Four business students sit around a table and look at papers.
  • USD Graphic Design Student Selected as Top 100 Intern

    Summary: University of South Dakota senior graphic design student Thu Le Nguyen was selected as one of the 2022 Top 100 Interns this summer by Yello! and WayUp.
    A photo of a classroom in the Fine Arts building. A student is sitting at a table working on a project.
  • Beacom Flu Shot Clinic Prepares Students for Winter

    Summary: The Beacom School of Business Health Services Administration Program recently hosted a flu shot clinic in Beacom Hall to give students a more convenient way to maintain their vaccination schedule.
    The Beacom School of Business building
  • Gestring Highlights Enrollment Growth, Student Support During Address

    Summary: University of South Dakota President Sheila K. Gestring highlighted the university’s new and ongoing efforts to address the state’s workforce shortages, increased opportunities for student support and mentorship, the creation of a health sciences hub at USD – Sioux Falls, and record-breaking enrollments during Thursday’s annual State of the University address.
    USD President Sheila K. Gestring standing by Old Main with her arms crossed.

Guest Column

Sadie Swier Working

Empowering Women Entrepreneurs: A Conversation with Sadie Swier

University of South Dakota alumna Sadie Swier '18 has been named director of South Dakota CEO East Women’s Business Center (SD CEO East) in Sioux Falls.