Remote learning poses challenges for USD nursing students

COVID-19 brought many challenges to USD’s nursing program. USD students found difficulties in the switch to remote learning brought on by the pandemic, including the need to quarantine for two weeks when exposed to COVID-19, leading students to fall behind, a lack of opportunities for clinical practice and a reduction in activities. Anne Pithan, the […]

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Annual Special Education Conference hosted for educators

The annual South Dakota Special Education Conference is hosted by the Center for Disabilities in collaboration with the South Dakota Department of Education. The event is targeted towards special education staff and educators across South Dakota. This year the conference was held virtually due to COVID-19.  Ryan Groeneweg is the Director of Community Education. He oversees a team of training and […]

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Charlie’s Cupboard founders honored in a farewell ceremony

Charlie’s Cupboard hosted an event honoring departing founders Hannah Booth and Carson Zubke’s contributions to the community food pantry Thursday. The food pantry has served over 1,200 students since opening in September. Speakers included Vice President of Student Services Kimberly Grieve and former Student Government Association President Abuk Jiel. USD President Sheila Gestring was unable […]

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USD football prepares for second half of season

The USD football team is preparing for the second half of their season which will begin with a home game against North Dakota State Saturday at 1 p.m. in the Dome.  So far, the Coyotes have gone 1-3 in conference play, with a win over then No. 7 Illinois State. Freshman quarterback, Carson Camp said […]

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South Dakota legislators weigh impeachment for attorney general

South Dakota’s Attorney General Jason Ravnsborg has received calls for his resignation from both law enforcement groups and Gov. Kristi Noem since he struck and killed a man with his car in September. While Ravnsborg has refused so far to resign, some in the state legislature have made moves towards impeaching him. Impeachment at the […]

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Federal stimulus bill: How will the American Rescue Plan impact South Dakota?

President Joe Biden signed the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021, a $1.9 trillion stimulus and economic relief bill, into law March 11. The bill has a number of wide-ranging impacts, including short-term expansions of unemployment benefits, money for state and local governments, changes to health insurance exchanges, a modification of the Child Tax Credit […]

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The Union of African American Students hosts third annual Ruby Ball

The Union of African American Students (UAAS) hosts an annual Ruby Ball which will be held Saturday, March 27, at 7:30 pm in the MUC Ballroom. Tickets will be sold at the door for $15 and $10 at the UAAS table in the MUC during the week before the Ruby Ball, attendees can also purchase […]

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