State Update


OCTOBER 2014 EDITION


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  Photographer Horsted '87 speaking at State
Photographer Paul Horsted didn’t take any surveying classes while pursuing his psychology degree at State, but during the course of his unique career he has learned much about topography, map reading and global positioning systems.
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  [BROOKINGS, SD]: SDSU ALUMNI ASSOCIATION'S ANNUAL MEETING
 
On November 15th the SDSU Alumni Association will hold the Annual Meeting of its membership.  The meeting will convene at 10:00 a.m. at the Tompkins Alumni Center on the campus of SDSU at 905 Medary Avenue, Brookings, SD. Details





 


  Honner '94/MS '96 receives water works award
The South Dakota American Water Works Association (SDAWWA) selected Joe Honner '94/MS '96, P.E. and project manager at Bartlett & West, as the recipient of their George Warren Fuller award. This honor is given to SDAWWA members for exceptional and extraordinary service to the water supply field.  Read More...
 

 
  [BROOKINGS, SD] : NEXT HOME TAILGATE - SDSU vs WESTERN ILLINOIS
Join us at the Alumni Rabbit Den before SDSU takes on Western Illinois, November 15. #BeatWIU Details





 


  AACN honors Olson '64 with Armiger Award
Roberta K. Olson '64, dean and professor emerita for South Dakota State University's College of Nursing, received the Sr. Bernadette Armiger Award from the American Association of Colleges of Nursing.
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  [SIOUX FALLS, SD]: SIOUX EMPIRE STATERS' NOVEMBER LUNCHEON
Come join the Sioux Empire Staters for their November Luncheon.  Rodeo club coach, Ron Skovly, will be the guest speaker.
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Deadline for College of Nursing 80th Anniversary Excellence Award nominations is November 5, 2014.



For more information please go to: www.statealum.com/80yearsofnursing
 





 





  KALLEMEYN'S DIET AND NUTRITION EXPERIENCE HELPS RESIDENTS
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  ELECTIRCAL ENGINEERING PROFESSOR RECEIVES NSF GRANT TO IMPROVE POWER GRID
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  IN DEMAND RECORD 105 FIRMS COME LOOKING FOR SDSU ENGINEERING STUDENTS
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  NORTH DAKOTA-SOUTH DAKOTA ENGINEERS DEVELOP MATERIALS, COMPONENTS FOR SOLID STATE CELL PHONE
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  BRIDDICK PROFESSORS HELP WITH 'UNIVERSITY WITHIN SCHOOLS' PROGRAM IN TURKEY
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  ONLINE MASS COMMUNICATION MASTER'S PROGRAM RECEIVES REGIONAL AWARD
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  SDSU DISPATCHES RIVAL USD 3-1
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  STUDENT ARCHITECTS TACKLE HURON MALL DESIGN PROJECT
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Jason Harms, Jennifer Likes, Barbara Reed Harms, Duane Harms, Jerry Lohr, Jeff and Cindy Harms

Duane Harms becomes 10th recipient of Lohr Award for Volunteer Leadership

Duane Harms of Brookings received the Jerome J. Lohr Award for Volunteer Leadership in recognition of his involvement and support of South Dakota State University and the SDSU Foundation.

Harms is the owner and president of Harms Oil Co., a business he started in 1976.

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