USD announces academic honors for 2013 Spring Semester students

University of South Dakota students receiving academic honors for the 2013 Spring Semester have been announced. Students achieving Dean’s List honors total 1,641 full-time students while 459 part-time students have been cited with Academic Recognition honors. Students earn Dean’s List distinction by achieving a GPA of at least 3.5 while … Read Article

Roche encourages use of personal gifts to encourage positive change

  By Travis Gulbrandson travis.gulbrandson@plaintalk.net “For those to whom much is given, much is required.” This quote from Thomas Jefferson was among the messages political science professor Michal Roche shared with the attendees of the 67th annual South Dakota Girls State. In his presentation on Thursday, Roche said he hoped … Read Article

Jackley encourages young women to pursue law, public service careers

By Travis Gulbrandson travis.gulbrandson@plaintalk.net Many of the students currently attending Girls State probably are considering what career they should pursue following graduation. During his remarks in a presentation Tuesday morning, state Attorney General Marty Jackley suggested they study law. “You won’t find a more gratifying, satisfying profession,” he said. “I … Read Article

Psychological First Aid course a training method to help recover from a disaster

VERMILLION – People caught up in disasters, like the tornadoes that devastated Moore, Okla. and Granbury, Texas this past month, require more than life-saving first aid – they need psychological first aid. First responders do heroic work saving lives but what about the stress on them and the people they … Read Article