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VERMILLION, S.D. – The USD School of Health Sciences’ Committee on Diversity, Inclusivity and Cultural Awareness has been selected by the USD President’s Council on Diversity & Inclusiveness as a recipient of the 2017-18 Champion of Inclusive Excellence Award. The committee was formerly called the Cultural Competency Committee.

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VERMILLION, S.D. – University of South Dakota distinguished alumnus, Gov. Dennis Daugaard, reflected on his life and career during an interview on the USD podcast Credit Hour.

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VERMILLION, S.D. – The University of South Dakota Department of Nursing has received full accreditation for its Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) program. The accreditation, issued by the national Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, spans a ten-year timeframe, meaning the USD BSN program is fully accredited until 2028.

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VERMILLION, S.D. – University of South Dakota law professor Frank Pommersheim was recently recognized by the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe for his commitment to Indian law and service as a tribal judge for over 30 years.

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VERMILLION, S.D. – Carrie Wintle, a University of South Dakota business administration and mathematics graduate, was crowned Miss South Dakota.

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VERMILLION, S.D. – For the second year in a row, the University of South Dakota School of Law has been ranked in the top 10 of law schools in the country for graduate placement in state and local clerkships according to a report by the legal industry publication, Law.com.

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