Learning about leadership by Ella Branham

Each fall, the University of South Dakota’s Department of Leadership Development and Programming puts on a series of leadership seminars.  These seminars are organized by the graduate staff in the Leadership Development and Programming department with the goal of creating a learning experience on both ends of this annual event as they must deal with […]

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COVID-19 on campus: looking back, looking forward

The tide may be turning on the COVID-19 pandemic in the United States, with a decline in new cases nationally and regionally and with South Dakota’s Board of Regents seeking a more “normal” fall semester on USD’s campus. In response to this, USD student organizations, Vermillion businesses and local government leaders are looking to bring […]

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Exploratory interest in new sorority continues

The University of South Dakota has attracted the interest of Sigma Gamma Rho, a historically African American sorority. Currently, USD’s Director of Sorority and Fraternity Life and Leadership Programming, Laura Anderton, is only in the exploratory phase of bringing Sigma Gamma Rho to USD, which means determining if there is interest for Sigma Gamma Rho […]

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USD Greek Life adapts to restrictions on social gatherings

USD’s Greek Life organizations have seen a reduction in the number and types of official social events since the start of the pandemic last March. Laura Anderton, director of sorority and fraternity life at USD, said the university’s normal policy for approving social events for fraternities and sororities involves registration 10 business days prior to […]

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