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The Beacom College of Computer and Cyber Sciences

January 7, 2020

Andrea Thompson named associate dean of The Beacom College of Computer and Cyber Sciences

Temporary position will help DSU build relationships with partners, agencies

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December 19, 2019

Simone Esters wins Miss America writing competition

Beacom College scholarship focuses on women and STEM

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November 12, 2019

Ph.D. students have papers presented at international conferences

Two Ph.D. cyber operations students had papers published and presented at international conferences.

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November 5, 2019

March planned to create awareness of veteran suicides

Jacob Schaefers, a Marine Corps veteran, is one of those 135 who has been personally affected by suicide. He knew two fellow Marines who have committed suicide.

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Alexis VanderWilt

November 4, 2019

VanderWilt sees how questions can ‘change the world’

The DSU senior has been asking research questions ever since she came to Dakota State University from her hometown of Mitchell, S.D. The answers to some of those questions earned her the opportunity to attend the 7th Heidelberg Laureate Forum this September in Germany.

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October 29, 2019

DSU takes top spots in programming competition

It’s not only technical skills that are needed for cyber competitions. Teamwork and communication are also necessary skills for success.

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Northern Plain Games

October 16, 2019

Petersen to debut “Tipi Kaga” at imagineNATIVE Festival

Computer game born from Dreamstarter grant

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October 9, 2019

Podhradsky keynote speaker at OSMOSIS conference

Will address passions of digital forensics, women leading in cyber

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September 30, 2019

4 DSU students intern at Los Alamos National Lab

Four Dakota State students, Adam Good, Kody Everson, Trent Steen, and Collin Rumpca, spent the summer at Los Alamos National Lab (LANL) in Los Alamos, New Mexico.

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Dr. Ashley Podhradsky and Trevor Jones

September 9, 2019

Bipartisan, Bicameral Staffers Host Inaugural Cyber Day on the Hill

Over 350 staffers attended and learned from tech industry professionals

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July 2, 2019

Rocket Girls to learn cyber at Kennedy Space Center

Being chosen to attend the 2019 Rocket Girls camp was “a dream come true” for Destiny Thunder.

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June 25, 2019

NSA representatives visit DSU cyber security camps

Cyber security is all about community

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Fusion Center

June 4, 2019

New partnership announced to fight cybercrime

Department of Public Safety, DSU, Sioux Falls Police Department join forces

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Honors List

June 4, 2019

Dakota State 2019 Spring Honors List Released

A total of 509 full-time and 177 part-time students qualified for the President’s Academic Honors list for the 2019 spring semester at Dakota State University (DSU) in Madison, S.D.

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Francisca Opoku-Boateng

June 3, 2019

DSU graduate student wins two national honors

Opoku-Boateng named Google Techmaker Scholar, blackcomputeHER Fellow

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Computer and Cyber Sciences Academy

May 16, 2019

Computer and Cyber Sciences partnership will introduce Sioux Falls students to cyber careers

Program is first SDPaSS pathway for workforce development

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Dr. John Nelson and Dr. Stacey Berry

May 15, 2019

DSU professors talk digital humanities at state Historical Society conference

Dr. John Nelson and Dr. Stacey Berry shared a presentation on digital humanities at the South Dakota Historical Society History Conference at the end of April. Digital humanities is the practice of utilizing computational tools in the humanities and social sciences.

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Cynthia Hetherington

May 9, 2019

Cynthia Hetherington Named 2019 CybHER Warrior

The annual award honors a leading woman in the field of cybersecurity to recognize her tireless devotion, extraordinary accomplishments, selfless leadership, and exceptional contributions to cybersecurity.

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Thirteen students and three faculty are attending and volunteering the 10th annual Hack in the Box (HITB) Conference

May 7, 2019

Students to learn about security, cultures at world conference

Thirteen students and three faculty are attending and volunteering as part of the core team at the 10th annual Hack in the Box (HITB) Conference held May 9-11 in Amsterdam, Netherlands. There are six on-campus and seven online students, from the undergraduate to doctoral level.

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Jack Donovan, Layne Meyers, and Janell Healy

May 2, 2019

Digital humanities project helps preserve Hiawatha Insane Asylum history

Students assist in digitization of records

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April 26, 2019

NSA leader is DSU’s spring commencement speaker

Science Steve named distinguished alumnus for May 4 ceremony

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students from DSU

April 24, 2019

Life experience prompts grad student to study cyber

Thuy Lam wins poster session award at international conference

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April 22, 2019

Juntunen to advocate for science on Capitol Hill

DSU senior’s research chosen for CUR poster session

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KAPPA SIGMA IOTA

April 17, 2019

2019 Honors Banquet

Dakota State University held its annual Honors Banquet Monday, April 15, 2019, at Dakota Prairie Playhouse in Madison, S.D.

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April 16, 2019

DSU students take top spots at NDSU cyber conference

Twenty-six Dakota State students took a road trip to North Dakota State University April 5, and swept the top spots in the cyber security competition.

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Beacom Institute of Technology

April 15, 2019

Collaboration helps solve real-life tech bug

Group identifies vendor’s programming vulnerability

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facuty and student in racks

April 4, 2019

Dakota State Advances Plans for Ph.D. Program in Cyber Defense

The new doctoral program will address growing cyber threats and workforce needs.

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April 4, 2019

DSU team takes experience to CCDC nationals

Communication skills also essential

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Carl Petersen

March 20, 2019

Carl Petersen receives $10,000 Dreamstarter grant

Petersen to make games for and by Native people

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March 20, 2019

DSU student Katie Shuck nominated for Tribute to Women award

Alumnus Shantel Krebs also nominated

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March 18, 2019

Giving back

At Dakota State University we’re more than technology. We’re a university who takes pride in our campus, students, and local community. We always search for ways to lend a helping hand.

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March 15, 2019

Jon Schaff to lecture on computing politics at DSU

Political theorist’s visit is part of DSU Classics Institute lecture series

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February 27, 2019

Cyber Operations majors to present research to legislators

Legislators, college students, and the public can all benefit from an event being held Feb. 28 at the State Capitol Rotunda in Pierre.

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February 19, 2019

Undergrad research grant creates complete cyber education pipeline

REU grant for cyber research awarded to DSU professors

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February 3, 2019

DSU student achieves top rank in cyber competition

Stratton wanted to ‘learn something new’ at NCL event

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January 31, 2019

Global Game Jam provides fun lessons in creativity

DSU students, alumni learn new skills during Global Game Jam

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honors list

January 13, 2019

Dakota State 2018 Fall Honors List Released

A total of 595 full-time and 202 part-time students qualified for the President’s Academic Honors list for the 2018 fall semester at Dakota State University (DSU) in Madison, S.D.

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January 6, 2019

Campus Watch program begins January 8 at DSU

Safety/security program offers evening hours assistance

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CyberForce team

December 11, 2018

DSU CyberForce team is #4 in nation

Defensive security team inspires fellow students

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December 5, 2018

South Dakota Consumer Protection Division and Dakota State Partner in Joint Cybercrime Initiative

New students from adjacent states will soon experience the South Dakota Advantage, a tuition program that state public universities will offer, starting next summer, to new freshmen and new transfer students from six surrounding states.

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December 2, 2018

Bob Sutton chosen as DSU’s fall commencement speaker

Ceremony will be held on December 8

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November 27, 2018

SBS CyberSecurity and CEO to sponsor women in cyber security

New $30K scholarship endowment will benefit gender diversity

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2019 Best for Vets Military Times

November 15, 2018

DSU ranked #29 Best for Vets college in nation

Support for military students comes from programs, staff, community

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2017 Nanocon

November 2, 2018

16th Annual Nanocon November 9-11

Free event offers board, video, and live action role-playing games

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October 31, 2018

IDiG to examine future of game design

Workshop on integrated design in games Nov. 8

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October 29, 2018

Programmers take top spots at Digi-Key competition

Teams win prize money for The Beacom College

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October 25, 2018

DSU to host the 2018 British National Debate Team

“Is the American Dream Dead?” debate Thursday, Nov. 1

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Corben Leo (left) and Jarod Keene

October 24, 2018

Students score at Bug Bounty competition

Web system knowledge helps find vulnerabilities

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October 23, 2018

Pen testing team qualifies for national competition

Communications skills equally important as tech skills

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Esports Club offers fall gaming events

October 11, 2018

Esports Club offers fall gaming events

DSU’s Esports Club is taking their gaming to the next level. This fall the relatively new Esports Club became an official Tespa affiliate. Tespa is a network of college clubs focused on gaming culture and esports competitions.

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October 10, 2018

DPS secretary Trevor Jones to join MadLabs DigForCE

Trevor Jones, the South Dakota Cabinet Secretary for the Department of Public Safety (DPS), will be joining Dakota State University as part of the Madison Cyber Labs digital forensics, or DigForCE, lab.

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October 2, 2018

DSU cyber defense team snags second in competition

40 teams from North America participate in eSentinel event

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September 27, 2018

Podhradsky named associate dean at DSU

Will also continue as New America Fellow

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September 26, 2018

Trojan Times brings back print edition

What’s old is new again as DSU student newspaper returns to print

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Dakota Space: Infinite Possibilities

September 21, 2018

Homecoming theme highlights infinite possibilities at DSU

Day of Service moved to Homecoming week

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2018 Fall Enrollment

September 20, 2018

DSU reports enrollment growth 18 out of last 20 years

Total enrollment now almost 3,400

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September 14, 2018

Young women look for inspiration at Grace Hopper conference

Pokorney, Opoku-Boateng first DSU students to attend

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September 12, 2018

Year-long learning takes place in CyberPatriot clubs

DSU professor looks to start more K-12 student clubs

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Criddle, Liester first to receive scholarships

September 11, 2018

CybHER program provides first scholarships to DSU students

For the past five years, the CybHER outreach program at Dakota State University has empowered, motivated, and educated over 10,000 girls interested in cybersecurity, girls in the Madison area and beyond.

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September 10, 2018

DSU is partner in NSF traineeship award

$3M grant to benefit 20 students from four SD universities

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DSU Commencement

August 22, 2018

New data show DSU placement at 99 percent

Some majors report 100 percent placement in job or grad school

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2018 GenCyber Camp in Hawaii

August 16, 2018

Collegiate partnerships inspire cyber careers

DSU takes cyber camps off-site to North Dakota, Florida, Hawaii

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August 3, 2018

DSU offices closed August 13

Closed from 7:30 a.m. to 12 p.m.

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August 2, 2018

Heartland Technology Center to house DSU research projects

Research projects at Dakota State University are ambitious, to say the least. In fact, some are moving forward so fast that researchers can’t wait for next fall’s completion of the university’s new research and development center, the Madison Cyber Labs (MadLabs).

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July 23, 2018

Two DSU students chosen for national ThinkCyber fellowship program

DSU’s Keene, Sampson are next generation of ethical hackers

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NASA downlink at DSU

July 17, 2018

DSU to host Q&A session with the International Space Station

Watch the livestream link on NASA TV

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July 11, 2018

DSU announces 2018-2019 CyberCorps Scholars

Fourteen Dakota State University students have been named CyberCorps scholars for 2018-2019.

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June 28, 2018

Regents honor Dakota State student groups

Three groups honored

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June 6, 2018

DSU president to join landmark White House STEM education summit

José-Marie Griffiths, president of Dakota State University, was recently invited to attend the first-of-its-kind State-Federal Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) Education Summit hosted by The White House Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) on June 25-26, 2018, in Washington, D.C.

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June 5, 2018

Online cyber competition creates opportunity for teamwork

DSU team takes 3rd in National Cyber League competition. “People can't solve everything by themselves,” said Dakota State University Leron Gray. That’s why a team is important, said Gray, a DSU online student from San Antonio, Texas. He and four teammates learned this important teamwork lesson by participating in the National Cyber League (NCL) competition this spring.

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June 1, 2018

Heather Wilson to speak at GenCyber girls camp at DSU June 26

On June 26, Secretary of the U.S. Air Force Heather Wilson will be on the campus of Dakota State University to deliver a speech to the 125 middle school age girls attending GenCyber Girls camp.

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May 25, 2018

2018 Spring Honors list released

Dakota State 2018 Spring Honors list released

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