Public Affairs News

  • New faculty this fall

  • Dakota State hired several new faculty for the 2014 academic year. A total of seven faculty have been hired in all three college departments. The dorms opened for new students on Friday, Aug. 22, and classes began on Monday, Aug. 25.

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  • Regional Extension Center Partners with Health IT Network and Develops Game to Teach Meaningful Use

  • Reinforcing health information technology (HIT) concepts, and reviewing regulations and benefits of Meaningful Use of Electronic Health Records (EHR) are not exactly topics those in the healthcare field consider fun. HealthPOINT at Dakota State University (DSU) and Horizon Health Care, Inc. (Horizon), doing business as Prairie Health IT (PHIT) Network, are trying to make learning these subjects more enjoyable through gamificationRead more


  • Upcoming faculty-led tour to Peru

  • An opportunity to visit one of the Seven Wonders of the World is closer than you think. A Dakota State University faculty-led excursion with Dr. Deb Tech to Peru is scheduled for the end of the year. Now is your chance to take advantage of this opportunity.

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  • Professor Staudenbaur receives "Best of Show Award" in Photography at the 75th annual Sioux Empire Fair

  • DSU Professor Joe Staudenbaur received "Best of Show Award" in Photography at the 75th annual Sioux Empire Fair.  The photo depicts a color portrait of a vintage pickup truck with rust and mold evident.

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  • Sarnikar elected President-Elect for SIG-Health

  • Special Interest Group on IT in Healthcare (SIG-Health) recently elected Surendra Sarnikar to the position of President-Elect. Sarnikar is an Associate Professor of Information Systems in the College of Business and Information Systems at Dakota State University.

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  • Health EDventure receives SDACTE award

  • Health EDventure team members, Julia Miller and Stephanie Terwilliger, accepted the South Dakota Friend of CTE (Career and Technical Education) Award from the South Dakota Association for CTE (SDACTE) at their annual awards banquet held last month in Mitchell, S.D.Read more



Last Updated: 3/2/12