Skip to main content

USD Beacom School of Business Hires Career Success Center Manager

Image Mandy Hanson Mandy Hanson, manager of the career success center in USD's Beacom School of Business.

VERMILLION, S.D. -- Alumna Mandy Hanson will help connect students with prospective employers as the new manager of the career success center in the University of South Dakota Beacom School of Business.

With experience in student employment, event planning and program development, her background will be a tremendous resource for students to critique employment materials, develop job and internship search strategies, and preparing for interviews. She will be actively supporting employers in their recruitment efforts with business students.

Hanson holds a B.B.A. from Mount Marty College and M.A. in educational administration in adult and higher education from USD. She most recently worked in the USD graduate school. Prior to that, she worked at First Dakota National Bank in Yankton, South Dakota.


USD's Beacom School of Business was established in 1927 and has been accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) since 1949. The leading business school in the region, Beacom’s programs are consistently ranked among the top business schools in the nation by Princeton Review, U.S. News & World Report and others for its high-quality learning experience, student success, affordability, and high-caliber of faculty and students. Whether a student chooses face-to-face or online courses, Beacom’s programs emphasize real-world experience through professional organizations, quality internships and capstone projects.


Founded in 1862 and the first university in the Dakotas, the University of South Dakota is the only public liberal arts university in the state, with 202 undergraduate and 84 graduate programs in the College of Arts & Sciences, School of Education, Knudson School of Law, Sanford School of Medicine, School of Health Sciences, Beacom School of Business and College of Fine Arts. With an enrollment of nearly 10,000 students and more than 400 faculty, USD has a 16:1 student/faculty ratio, and it ranks among the best in academics and affordability. USD’s 18 athletic programs compete at the NCAA Division I level.


Hanna DeLange
USD News