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Robert Hall / School of Mines

Jul 10, 2020
SDSMT

In The Moment … July 10, 2020 Show 856 Hour 2

Crazy Horse 7th Generation College Prep Program

Jun 15, 2020
NPR

In The Moment … June 15, 2020 Show 838 Hour 1

The 7th Gen summer program at Crazy Horse Memorial is a partnership between the University of South Dakota and The Indian University of North America. Students earn transferable college credits and participate in other college prep courses to ease the transition into higher education.  Our guests are John Little, the director of the Indian University of north America, and Megan Red Shirt Shaw, she's associate director of admissions.

Jackie Hendry

Technology continues to change how we communicate and how we work. It's also changing how we learn. One South Dakota university is facing the challenge head-on with a new digital initiative and partnership with Apple.

Most of the student’s filing into the Sherman Center at Dakota Wesleyan didn’t know much about their school’s new initiative. They only had a name: Digital DWU.

But curiosity turned to excitement when junior Aaron Ahmadu took the stage and performed a rap about changing times.

SD College Grads Sticking Around

Dec 4, 2014

A new report shows if you go to college in South Dakota, you’ll likely stay here after graduation.  

The South Dakota Board of Regents study shows that a majority of residents who graduate college in South Dakota stay in the state.

Dr. Daniel Palmer, with the Regents,  authored the study.   He says keeping educated young people in South Dakota is a key to ensuring the state retains a talented workforce in the future.

University Students May Get Rights to Sue

Jan 23, 2014

The South Dakota House supports a measure that allows university students to take some grievances to court.

The bill doesn’t allow students to sue a professor over grades, but it does give student the right to begin litigation against a university in residency disputes and disciplinary actions.

The University of South Dakota is sponsoring the second American Visiting Institute for Chinese Entrepreneurs this week in Vermillion. USD Provost Chuck Staben will introduce Professor Bingquan Lu and speak about their friendship and building a "bridge" between South Dakota and China. Also participating will be South Dakota Governor Dennis Daugaard, the Governor's Office of Economic Development, the South Dakota Department of Agriculture, Valiant Vineyards, Sanford Health, Citibank and Raven Industries.

Colorado Tech In Sioux Falls Closing

Nov 29, 2012

Students attending Colorado Technical University in Sioux Falls found out Wednesday the school is closing its doors. CTU cites the economy and lower enrollment as their reasons for closing.

Sioux Falls Chief of Planning and Zoning Jeffrey Schmitt visited Colorado Tech’s campus and met with administrators in July. Schmitt says the news of CTU’s closing is a surprise.  He says the school announced expanding classes and increasing enrollment during his summer visit. He says all education institutions in Sioux Falls are taking a hit from the struggling economy.