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County commissioner sues to get EB-5 files taken from NSU

September 22, 2014 in Uncategorized

A South Dakota official is suing for files from the South Dakota Regional Corporation.

Democratic Minnehaha County Commissioner Jeff Barth filed a petition in U.S. District Court on Monday requesting that former governor and Republican U.S. Senate…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Dakota State University president resigns

August 13, 2014 in Uncategorized

By Kevin Burbach

PIERRE (AP) — David Borofsky, president of Dakota State University for the past 2½ years, resigned unexpectedly Wednesday, citing the need for an immediate change in leadership at the Madison university.

The South Dakota B…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

MERCER: Students carry load at state universities without state’s help

August 10, 2014 in Uncategorized

PIERRE — South Dakota students pay some of the highest tuition and fees for public campuses in the region. Yet the financial aid available to assist students lags far behind neighboring states.

Earlier this year, the Legislature and Gov. Dennis D…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

MERCER: Students carry load at state universities without state’s help

August 10, 2014 in Uncategorized

PIERRE — South Dakota students pay some of the highest tuition and fees for public campuses in the region. Yet the financial aid available to assist students lags far behind neighboring states.

Earlier this year, the Legislature and Gov. Dennis D…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Ceiling of $65 million set for SDSU stadium costs

June 16, 2014 in Uncategorized

PIERRE (AP) — The South Dakota Board of Regents Building Committee approved a $65 million ceiling on costs for a new football stadium at South Dakota State University.

The facility plan for the future Dana J. Dykhouse Football Stadium in Brook…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Public Health focus of joint SDSU-USD master’s degree

June 11, 2014 in Uncategorized

VERMILLION — A new initiative between the University of South Dakota and South Dakota State University will lead to a master of public health degree, with a special focus on rural health issues and higher levels of training for healthcare practition…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

SDSU approved for new doctoral degree in engineering

June 11, 2014 in Uncategorized

VERMILLION — The South Dakota Board of Regents on Wednesday approved a new doctoral degree that will prepare South Dakota State University graduates to work in renewable energy, bio-resource conversion, and natural resources fields, with precis…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Training school administrators will take new direction in SD

April 8, 2014 in Uncategorized

PIERRE — By the end of this year, state university officials and their consultants will deliver their plan for a new way of preparing leaders for South Dakota’s rural schools and small schools.

They’re building on the work of Rainwater Leadershi…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

OUR VIEW: Tuition freeze welcome, but only first step

April 3, 2014 in Uncategorized

On behalf of parents and students statewide, we extend a hearty thank you to the South Dakota Board of Regents for adopting a zero-increase policy for tuition and mandatory fees at the six state universities.

The regents adopted the policy Wednesd…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

OUR VIEW: Tuition freeze welcome, but only first step

April 3, 2014 in Uncategorized

On behalf of parents and students statewide, we extend a hearty thank you to the South Dakota Board of Regents for adopting a zero-increase policy for tuition and mandatory fees at the six state universities.

The regents adopted the policy Wednesd…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com