USD Foundation has new installments, new goals

The USD foundation announced a new board of directors this October. Ryan Taylor and Tyler Tordsen began their tenures Oct. 1 as the new board chairs of the USD foundation. Taylor appointed Nathan Peterson and Paul Hanson to the board of directors, who will serve two-year terms with Taylor. Kyle Jorgenson, Jafar Karim, Terry Kurtenbach […]

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USD Foundation president to retire

After serving almost 10 years as President and CEO of the USD Foundation, Steve Brown will be retiring from his position. Brown was responsible for a number of USD’s fundraising campaigns, including “Onward: The Campaign for South Dakota,” a seven-year program which raised $272.4 million, according to the USD Alumni & Friends website.  During his […]

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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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VCDC sells victory bonds for D-Days

For this year’s Dakota Days events, the Vermillion Chamber and Development Company worked with local businesses and the USD Foundation to organize the third Vermillion Victory Bonds sale. Nate Welch, President and CEO of the VCDC, said the VCDC sold gift cards from participating businesses at a 20% discount to customers. “The main purpose of […]

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The Bean brews up special USD coffee blend to help fund scholarships

To make the perfect coffee blend, the beans have to be special, but a good cause for coffee can make it even better. The Bean coffee shop in downtown Vermillion began selling the exclusive Yote Blend coffee last fall and have provided USD with their very own coffee blend ever since.  Leslie Gerish, co-owner of […]

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