Muirhead Named Chair of USD Department of Pathology

DesiRae Muirhead recalls the words of her father which propelled her towards obtaining a pathology degree: “If you’re going to do it, you should be the top dog.” Since then, Muirhead has found success in various areas of medicine, but most recently in being named Chair of the USD Department of Pathology.  After receiving her […]

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Seven Bills Pass Unanimously at Final SGA Meeting

SGA wrapped up their final meeting of the semester Tuesday night as the team discussed president Caleb Weiland’s senate resolution for increased mental health funding. But, prior to his resoultion’s introduction, the Senate revisited ten old business matters, five of which passed unanimously.  Sen. Caleb Swanson reported no further concerns regarding Senate Bill (SB) 94 […]

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Charlie’s Career Closet to Launch First Official Clothing Drive

Charlie’s Career Closet will take another step toward its goal of providing professional attire for USD students this week.  The organization’s mission is to support USD students with the necessary professional attire they need for job interviews or professional outings. All clothing articles will come from donations collected at clothing drives.  The program will launch […]

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USD Honors Veterans and Their Families during November

By tradition, November is a popular month for family celebrations, and USD continues to honor this heritage by recognizing the sacrifices made by U.S. veterans and their families.  President Biden issued a proclamation Oct. 31 declaring November 2022 as National Veterans and Military Families Month. USD looks to show support by honoring veterans and their […]

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Sodexo to Roll Out Reimbursement to Students

Sodexo is reimbursing USD students in the upcoming week, in response to various issues regarding the program’s startup.  During Tuesday’s SGA meeting, Dean of Students Kim Grieve explained in her advisor report about Sodexo’s plans to offer students a $25 reimbursement in Flex dollars on their Coyote Card. Those with any type of meal plan […]

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Various Catering Options Now Available to Student Organizations

When it comes to hosting a campus event, many USD student organizations rely on food catering to draw their audience in. Sodexo, USD’s campus food catering service, now offers these organizations the opportunity to expand their options when providing food at events.  During Tuesday night’s Student Government Association (SGA) meeting, Interim Dean of Students Kate […]

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Enrollment Increase, High Retention Rates Point USD in Right Direction

This fall, USD experienced its largest increase in student enrollment numbers in nearly ten years, with retention rates skyrocketing.  Scott Pohlson, vice president of enrollment, marketing and university relations, said not only does this mean the university is headed down the right path, but also demonstrates the growth in student population post COVID-19. While Pohlson […]

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SGA Introduces $15 Thousand Allocation for USD Program

SGA appropriated $15 thousand to Charlie’s Career Closet during their meeting on Oct. 11 Dean of Students, Dr. Kim Grieve delivered her weekly report emphasizing her appreciation of SGA’s work toward improving USD’s mental health on campus, including their appearance at last week’s board of regents meeting.   Moving into old business, SGA revisited bills 85 […]

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