Graduation Brings New Opportunities

Commencement is approaching for seniors across campus. Some graduates plan to stay in Vermillion to further their education, while others are branching out and accepting positions in the workforce. The University of South Dakota provides students with the ability to choose where they go and what they plan to do after graduation. Paige Krumm, a […]

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Graduation fair prepares seniors for the end of the semester

Charlie’s Bookstore hosted its first annual Graduation Fair March 23-24 in the MUC. The event prepared USD students for graduation with representatives from the registrar’s office, USD Alumni Association, graduate school, career services and Balfour, the graduation regalia partners of USD. Brittany Sage, manager of retail operations at Charlie’s, said in an email interview with […]

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Senior art show concludes time at USD

With only one week left on campus, six students are preparing to have their artwork showcased to USD faculty and students before they graduate in December. Each year the art exhibition is produced for seniors art majors to have their work seen by a large audience before their graduation. This year’s exhibition show for the […]

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USD to host October commencement for spring 2020 graduates

On Saturday, Oct. 24, USD will host a commencement ceremony for students who graduated in the spring of 2020 and would have walked if not for the pandemic. The ceremony will be held for both undergraduate and graduate students and will take place at 9 a.m. in the Sanford Coyote Sports Center. Laura McNaughton, chief […]

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Graduating in December and reminiscing

As of Oct. 7, there are 520 students set to graduate in December. USD administration is expecting 550-600 December graduates this year. There hasn’t been a ceremony specifically for December graduates since 2016, because of this, December graduates are offered to come to the spring graduation ceremony. Elizabeth Sebert is a Communication Sciences and Disorders […]

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Graduating into the unknown

The graduating class of 2020 is finishing their time at USD while not actually being on campus. Due to COVID-19, classes were moved online for the rest of the semester and the commencement ceremony was postponed. On April 28, USD officially announced the ceremony would be held on Oct. 24, 2020. The future date for […]

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‘Disappointed, but thankful’: Senior year during the COVID-19 pandemic

Following the official announcement made by USD, graduation has been postponed for the class of 2020. The COVID-19 pandemic may have ended senior year sooner than expected, but three seniors have decided to look more on the positive side. Isaac Westergaard and Emily Gillespie, senior business administration majors, said they’re making the most out of […]

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USD offers graduation resources for students

The semester is winding down. For the USD seniors who are preparing for graduation and life after college, they don’t have to go through this process alone. USD has services available to help these students prepare for the next step. Students in the honors program not only face the hurdle of making sure they have […]

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