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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

MERCER: Regents want position focused on American Indian students

January 13, 2014 in Uncategorized

PIERRE — The state Board of Regents wants the Legislature to earmark $65,000 annually for a new position. It will be dedicated to American [[{“type”:”media”,”view_mode”:”media_preview”,”fid”:”439677″,”attributes”:{“alt”:”Bob Mercer, Capitol Corresp…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

MERCER: Regents want position focused on American Indian students

January 13, 2014 in Uncategorized

PIERRE — The state Board of Regents wants the Legislature to earmark $65,000 annually for a new position. It will be dedicated to American [[{“type”:”media”,”view_mode”:”media_preview”,”fid”:”439677″,”attributes”:{“alt”:”Bob Mercer, Capitol Corresp…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

SD colleges facing pinch in aid based on need

January 6, 2014 in Uncategorized

By Steve Young

Sioux Falls Argus Leader

SIOUX FALLS (AP) — The money wasn’t overwhelming; $28,791 against the multimillions the University of South Dakota sends out every school year in financial aid.

Still, the first dollars this academ…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

SD colleges facing pinch in aid based on need

January 6, 2014 in Uncategorized

By Steve Young

Sioux Falls Argus Leader

SIOUX FALLS (AP) — The money wasn’t overwhelming; $28,791 against the multimillions the University of South Dakota sends out every school year in financial aid.

Still, the first dollars this academ…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Program helps more Native Americans attend college

January 6, 2014 in Uncategorized

By Jennifer Naylor Gesick

Rapid City Journal

RAPID CITY (AP) — When Dee LeBeau-Hein was a student at the University of South Dakota, she always hoped that one day an effort would be made to help more young Native Americans overcome the cult…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Program helps more Native Americans attend college

January 6, 2014 in Uncategorized

By Jennifer Naylor Gesick

Rapid City Journal

RAPID CITY (AP) — When Dee LeBeau-Hein was a student at the University of South Dakota, she always hoped that one day an effort would be made to help more young Native Americans overcome the cult…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

SDSM&T security center grew out of solar experiment

January 3, 2014 in Uncategorized

By Dirk Lammers

A new security printing and anti-counterfeiting research program based at the South Dakota School of Mines & Technology grew out of an effort to develop next-generation solar cells.

Jon Kellar, a professor of materials and m…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com