Public University Research Grants Stimulate Economic Development


Four public universities have received research and development innovation grants through the South Dakota Board of Regents. 

Build Dakota Scholarship Recipients Announced


Today the Build Dakota Scholarship Board announced the 296 recipients of the first-ever Build Dakota scholarships. 

25 Students Receive Critical Teaching Needs Scholarship


Twenty-five South Dakota college students have been awarded a state scholarship that supports new teachers who serve in critical-need teaching areas. Gov. Dennis Daugaard today announced the second group of recipients in the Critical Teaching Needs Scholarship Program.

40 Students Receive Dakota Corps Scholarships


Forty new South Dakota high school graduates have been awarded Dakota Corps scholarships to pursue careers in critical-need occupations within the state.

New Minors, Certificate Programs Target Workforce Development


An array of new minor and certificate programs approved this week by the South Dakota Board of Regents are aimed at meeting future workforce needs across this state and region.

New Academic Options Connect Students to Workforce Needs


Responding to identified workforce needs and student demand, the South Dakota Board of Regents this week created new minor degree programs in public health and agriculture, approved additional certificate programs in the fields of health, sciences, and community development, and authorized new delivery options for a South Dakota State University geography degree.

High School Dual Credit Courses Off to Strong Start


There is strong interest in a state-supported dual credit program that helps high school students get an affordable jump start.

Board announces programs eligible for Build Dakota Scholarship


Today the Build Dakota Scholarship Board announced the 54 program options within eight, high-need industry areas that will be covered in the first year of the scholarship program.

Matching Funds Awarded To Communities for Workforce Plans


Gov. Dennis Daugaard has awarded nearly $1 million in matching funds to help communities across the state take an active role in addressing their own workforce issues.