Mischell looks to combine medicine and love for the outdoors [July 22, 2014] If one would turn an ankle or suffer a worse injury at one of the national parks in the next decade, one might be treated by a recent South Dakota State graduate. That's because Laura Mischell is thinking of combining her love of the outdoors and medicine. Online programs provide opportunities for students working full time [July 9, 2014] South Dakota State University alumna Robyn Jensen didn’t let life get in the way of pursuing her master’s degree. Despite working full-time, raising a child, moving three times and supporting her family financially while her husband was a full-time chiropractic student, Jensen managed to complete her degree in family financial planning at SDSU. State graduate named to inspiring professor list For as long as she can remember, Michel M. Haigh '99 has had a drive to do something better. Whether it's becoming a better teacher, a better researcher or a better person, Haigh said she tries to improve every day. Alumnus returns to SDSU for REMAST event South Dakota State University’s Rural Enhancement of Math and Science Teachers conference aims to help educators teaching these content areas in rural or underserved areas to network and share ideas, but rural and underserved areas extend beyond the Midwest. SDSU alumnus Ryan Schochenmaier, ’10, will return from his position as a math teacher in Corpus Christi, Texas, to lend fresh perspective to the conference discussions. Graduate honored with Nightingale Award A strong drive to succeed has been part of Amanda Nenaber for as long as she can remember.
That drive helped Nenaber when she transferred from Minnesota State University Moorhead to South Dakota State. Armed with a desire to go into nursing and still finish college four years after graduating from Huron High School in 2002, Nenaber took summer school classes and was able to graduate from State in 2006.
Fouberg named next SDSU Alumni Association CEO
Andrea “Andi” Fouberg, a former South Dakota State University student body president, has been named president and chief executive officer of the SDSU Alumni Association. The appointment becomes effective July 7, 2014.
Perman family wins 2014 Leopold Conservation Award The Rock Hills Ranch of Lowry, which is owned and operated by Lyle Perman '77 and his family, was named the recipient of the 2014 Leopold Conservation Award by the Sand County Foundation, the South Dakota Cattlemen's Association and the South Dakota Grassland Coalition. Friends remember President Berg Sherwood O. "Woody" Berg served with excellence in all of those posts at South Dakota State University. The man who took on some tough assignments in tough and turbulent times during war and peace died peacefully on Sunday at the United Living Community in Brookings. He was 94 years old.