New grant gives Center for Child Maltreatment new direction

A new grant was awarded to USD’s Center for the Prevention of Child Maltreatment (CPCM) by the Department of Education after a proposal was made by the CPCM to produce a document called “The State of the Well-Being of Children’s Report”. The grant was awarded to CPCM to better the data given to complete the […]

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USD Symphony Orchestra returns

USD’s Symphony Orchestra returns to the stage this Friday for a full program concert with a variety of musicians and composers. Conductor and Director of the Orchaestra Dr. Luis Viquez, said he is so thankful to be back on stage with musicians. Last year, COVID-19 separated the orchestra by allowing only half of the orchestra […]

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Mejai Avoseh builds a bridge to the Hall of Fame

Dr. Mejai Avoseh, a professor and Fulbright scholar of adult and higher education at USD, has been inducted into the International Adult and Continuing Education (IACE) Hall of Fame. Avoseh came to the University after working in the New York City public school system, a job he thought he would leave. After the terror attacks […]

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College’s Against Cancer’s Re-Lei for Life takes a walk to remember

The annual Relay for Life event took place Sept. 12 at USD’s track field and was open to all students and the Vermillion community. The event was held to raise money for The American Cancer Society and to honor survivors of cancer and those who died.  Last year, the event was held virtually due to […]

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ICARE informs students about consent

USD’s student organization ICARE had its kick-off event this past Tuesday in the Muenster University Center (MUC), handing out t-shirts and keychains to passing students. ICARE centers around sexual assault prevention through education for students on campus. The group puts on a variety of programs to teach students about consent and sexual violence resources. Starting […]

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USD Marching Band prepares for halftime

After a year of performances scheduled and performances cancelled, The Sound of USD marching band is back for a full football season of field performances. The band travelled to Lawrence, Kansas this past weekend for their first performance. Todd Cranson, director of the band, said he really enjoyed the band’s season last year despite the […]

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