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Lt. Gov. Matt Michels Visits USD for Student Veteran Discussion

Photo of Lt. Gov. Matt Michels interacting with students at Jolley Elementary School. Pictured above at Jolley Elementary School last year, South Dakota Lt. Gov. Matt Michels will be on campus for a discussion about leadership Sept. 21.

VERMILLION, S.D. – South Dakota. Lt. Gov. Matt Michels will visit the University of South Dakota for a discussion about leadership with student veterans Thursday, Sept. 21.

“The SVRC is excited to welcome Lt. Governor Matt Michels to campus. The Lt. Governor will be talking with the USD SVRC, ROTC, and law students about leadership in South Dakota,” said Joe Knoer, coordinator at the Student Veteran Resource Center. “It is an honor to have him come speak to us and we look forward to hearing what he has to say in regards to the topic.”

The event, hosted by the Student Veteran Resource Center, is from 4-5 p.m. in the Law School Courtroom. The Lt. Gov. will speak to student veterans regarding leadership in the state of South Dakota and delineate continued state service after active duty.

The SVRC is the exclusive student center for all veterans, current military, military spouses and their dependents. For more information, please visit the SVRC website.


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