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Beacom Student Organization Hosts Alumna Speaker

VERMILLION, S.D. – Delta Sigma Pi hosted Kelly Ryan on the University of South dakota campus Jan. 16 to give a presentation on how USD and Delta Sigma Pi has impacted her career.

Ryan is a recent graduate of the Beacom School of Business and is an alumni member of Delta Sigma Pi. She now works as a campus recruiting coordinator for CliftonLarsonAllen. Ryan presented to the student group and shared her personal collegiate experience and her job search and career placement path. Ryan discussed how Delta Sigma Pi helped advance her career and the long-term benefits of getting involved on campus.

This presentation was open for all students to attend. The speaker served as one of the last programs that Delta Sigma Pi held as they wrapped up their 2018 recruitment week. Other recruiting events this semester included information nights, charitable activities to benefit Project Linus and a game night.

Delta Sigma Pi is a professional business fraternity in the Beacom School of Business that promotes scholarship, professionalism, service, and brotherhood. Delta Sigma Pi is one of ten active organizations in the business school that gives students the opportunity to grow professionally through community service, fundraising, and networking.


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