USD Professor to present to Doctors Without Borders chapter

Richard Ekstrom, a professor of physical therapy at USD, is giving a presentation to the USD chapter of Doctors without Borders Nov. 1. Ekstrom is presenting on his experiences in Dominican Republic and Haiti, where he traveled for Medical Mission Trips. The presentation is scheduled for 8 p.m. in Room 133 of the Beacom School […]

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Coyote Business Consulting Group Version 2.0 moves forward

USD’s Coyote Business Consulting Group kicked off its 2021 session Monday. The program, launched last year during the initial outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic, connects USD students with South Dakota businesses, allowing students to gain real-world experience and businesses to take advantage of students’ knowledge, while for things like the accounting of a business, getting […]

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Beacom School announces new Associate Dean, Department Chair

The Beacom School of Business announced a new interim associate dean and interim chair of economics and decision sciences division on Nov. 3 Kathryn Birkeland was announced as the interim associate dean and Thomas Tiahrt the interim chair of the economics and decision sciences division. Both will start their new positions on Jan. 1.  Tiahrt […]

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International student finds success in athletics, academics

Before her first year at USD, Laerke Jensen had never been to the United States. Originally from Denmark, Jensen was unfamiliar with USD and South Dakota. Now as a junior accounting major, Jensen is an active member of the USD women’s golf team and the Beacom School of Business. Jensen said it was a major […]

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Coyote Business Consulting works to keep businesses afloat

When businesses started closing during the pandemic, the Beacom School of Business founded Coyote Business Consulting. Over the summer, students took on 26 projects across 17 counties to keep businesses in South Dakota open and competitive. Coyote Business Consulting is the second part of Beacom’s plan to stimulate the economic development of the state. Venky […]

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USD Beacom School of Business offers webinar series to support local businesses during pandemic

Beginning on Thursday, the Beacom School of Business is offering a webinar series led by faculty to show support to small businesses during the Coronavirus pandemic. As the leading business school in South Dakota, Venky Venkatachalam, dean of the USD Beacom School of Businesses said it’s important the Beacom School shows their support to economic […]

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Online MBA program ranked 17th in prestigious review

Rigorous, competitive and committed are just three words to describe the Beacom School of Business’s Online Masters of Business Administration program (MBA), Dean Venky Venkatachalam said. The online MBA program has ranked within the top 20 of The Princeton Review’s Top 25 Online MBA programs in the world for the last five consecutive years. The […]

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Beacom’s Global Immersion Program: Immersing in a Real World

The Beacom School of Business’s newest program for excellence is the Global Immersion Program (GIP). GIP gives students the opportunity to travel abroad for a foreign business immersion travel. Birthed in 2018, GIP provides students a transforming learning experience, with a practical understanding of global business concepts.  Mark Yockey, associate professor at the Beacom School of […]

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