USD Professor Helene Hegge Recognized for SDNA Award

Each year, the South Dakota Nurses Association (SDNA) recognizes nurses for different awards. Awards include District Nurse of the Year Award, Rookie of the Year Award, Distinguished Service Award, Nursing Practice Award, Joy of Nursing Award, Pioneer in Nursing Award, the Nurse Educator Award and the SDNA Hall of Fame Award.  SDNA is the official […]

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Aramark contract with USD set to expire in spring

At the start of the 2022 fall semester, the Muenster University Center (MUC) may look very different in regards to food service.  USD has a contract with Aramark, but it is set to expire at the end of the spring semester. Before it expires, USD administrators have to decide whether or not to renew the […]

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Music is Still Alive

USD’s music department hosted the second annual Music is Alive Festival Sunday, Oct. 17. The festival tradition began in 2020 as a way for students to perform together, as COVID-19 made it difficult to host these events indoors. The free, outdoor event took place at Prentis Park off of North Plum St. in Vermillion. Assistant […]

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Kicking-Off Halloween with a Fashion Show

Spectrum hosted a Great Pumpkin Gala Fashion Show in the Muenster University Center (MUC) pit Oct. 15. Spectrum is a gender and sexuality alliance club on campus at the USD. The fashion show contestants included a witch, Lin Manuel Miranda, a hippie, a bunny, a bull and a conservative mother and her gay son. Spectrum’s […]

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LaHSO presents Hispanic Heritage Month celebrations

Hispanic Heritage Month first started out as Hispanic Heritage week during President Lyndon B. Johnson’s presidency. It was changed to a month-long celebration, by law, on August 17th, 1988, by President Ronald Reagan. The timing of the celebration falls around the anniversaries of independence for Hispanic countries. The independence of Latin American countries, such as […]

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GatheRED wraps up Thursday on the Platz

Thursday marked the end of the “Thursday on the Platz” tradition for the 2021 summer season with the GatheRED event. The event was hosted at the Vermillion City Hall parking lot and was originally scheduled for Aug. 26 but was postponed due to the weather. GatherRED was a celebration for the students at the USD, […]

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