Heavy Snow and Freezing Temperatures Topple a New Semester 

Over the course of the last two weeks, Vermillion has been hit with multiple feet of snow and subzero temperatures. This blast of winter weather has caused many problems for students, faculty, and staff on USD’s main campus. The first day of classes for the Spring 2024 semester was scheduled for January 8. However for […]

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AI Policy Left for Faculty to Decide

Last year, one of the biggest worries of educators on USD’s main campus was the use of AI programs by students. This year, AI regulations were added to the syllabi of many classes all across campus.  Now that more faculty have begun familiarizing themselves with the capabilities made available by AI, some professors are beginning […]

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One week ago today marked a year since the last annual Campus Activities Board (CAB) Concert. The Sanford Coyote Sports Center hosted 24K Golden to a considerably smaller crowd than previous years. Today, there is no answer to whether they will host another concert this year. CAB currently receives the largest amount of money appropriated […]

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USD Morns Loss of Two More Professors

The USD President’s Office notified the campus community via email this last week of the deaths of two more professors. Following the death of history professor Clayton Lehmann on Nov. 16, the campus made the announcement of another current professor and one former professor’s passing. Professor Emeritus Jeri L. Engelking died on Nov. 25 at […]

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International Office Offers Rides to the Airport

The end of the semester is upon students as the last week of school wraps. Students are slowly getting ready to leave USD and go home for the holidays. The Gallagher International Office (GIO) helps students to get to the airport in Sioux Falls. The GIO is organizing free bus rides to the Sioux Falls […]

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USD Student First Thanksgiving in Vermillion

With Thanksgiving Break just around the corner for USD students many students aren’t able to travel for the holiday.   USD has a large percentage of students who live near home, but for international students, returning home for break can present a challenge. Many international students do not have the ability to go home over the […]

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USD Celebrates Native American Heritage Month

Native Student Services hosted Native American Heritage Month at USD. They put together a month-long celebration for Native American USD students and community members.  Native Student Services held several events during the month of November. They also paired up with Marcus Destin, the Multicultural Affairs coordinator on campus.  Brooke Jackson, Coordinator of Native Student Services, […]

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SGA Hosts Guest Speakers Scott Pohlson and Susan Hackemer

On Nov. 14, SGA held their 13th meeting of the year. SGA members heard from Scott Pohlson, the universities vice president for Enrollment and Marketing & Relations, along with Susan Hackemer, the assistant vice president for Career Services & Student Success, in regards to on-campus student career and success services.  At this meeting, SGA members […]

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