Posts made in April, 2013

Alumni News

SDNA Young Journalist of the Year

Apr 29, 2013

SDNA Young Journalist of the Year

Carrie Moore, 2011, was named the Young Journalist of the Year at the South Dakota Newspaper Association Convention in April. She is pictured with her boss and SDNA President, Charley Najacht, also a Jackrabbit. After graduating from SDSU in 2011 with a degree in news-editorial journalism, she began working at the Custer County Chronicle in […]

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Faculty News, Student News

Apr 28, 2013

2013 English Department student and faculty awards

The following students received awards from the English Department this spring: Maude Adams Awards for Outstanding Senior Student in English – undergraduate: Megan Schiferl and graduate: Lisa Wells. Graduate Teaching Award for Excellence in Teaching – Katherine Highfill. Perryman-Visser Award for Excellence in Writing Poetry – Susanna Wempe. Louis P. & Elizabeth E. Williams Writing […]

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General, Student News

Journalism and Advertising students recognized

Apr 25, 2013

Journalism and Advertising students recognized

Journalism and Advertising students received special recognition during the Department of Journalism and Mass Communication’s annual scholarship banquet held on April 17 at the Days Inn. Each year Kappa Tau Alpha Top Scholar Award is awarded to the graduating senior in the department with the highest grade point average.  This year’s top scholar is Kary […]

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Featured, General, Student News

Visual Arts Juried Competition Winners 2013

Apr 24, 2013

Visual Arts Juried Competition Winners 2013

Ten students were recognized during the Visual Arts Department awards ceremony held April 24, 2012, in the Ritz Gallery. Graphic designer, Wade Thruman of Lawrence and Schiller and Cassie Edwards, adjunct professor of painting at Dakota State University served as jurors who selected the fine art and graphic design student awards. Jaylynn Martinez, first, Graphic […]

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Faculty News, General

Apr 23, 2013

Clark appointed to advisory board of UCDA’s Designer magazine

Randy L. Clark, M.F.A., associate professor of Graphic Design in the department of Visual Arts, has been appointed to the Advisory Board of the University and College Designers Association’s magazine. His duties will include writing and soliciting articles, advice on shaping content and design, and critique while working with the Editor and Designer on the […]

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Alumni News, Current Issue

Journalism Distinguished Alumni 2013

Apr 16, 2013

Journalism Distinguished Alumni 2013

Each year since 1985, by a vote of the Journalism and Mass Communication Department faculty, one or more individuals have been selected for this honor. This award recognizes outstanding contributions to journalism and mass communication. TIM SHANK ’77 started his career at the South Dakota Public Broadcasting Network.  He then worked in broadcast operations in San […]

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Faculty News

Apr 16, 2013

Communication Studies & Theatre faculty hires

Three new faculty members were inadvertently omitted in the new faculty story published in the February 2013 edition of Transformations newsletter.  While all three will be featured in the next published edition, a brief preview follows: Dr. Jennifer Anderson, assistant professor, teaches courses in communication and conduct research on health communication and persuasive health campaigns. […]

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Alumni News, General

Apr 16, 2013

60 Geography Department alumni on EROS team

Close to 60 EROS scientists are SDSU Geography Department alumni.  For 40 years, the U.S. Geological Service, working with NASA, has been streaming images of the surface of the planet through a series of Landsat satellites. In February, Landsat 8, a new satellite in the series was launched from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California. […]

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Faculty News

Apr 16, 2013

Cempellin named to national board

Dr. Leda Cempellin, associate professor in the Visual Arts Department, has been appointed to serve on a three-year term in the College Art Association: Education Committee. Founded in 1911, the College Art Association is the oldest and most prestigious national association of artists and art historians.

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Faculty News

Apr 16, 2013

Arts & Sciences Scholar of the Year

Dr. Christine Stewart, assistant professor in the English Department, was selected as the College of Arts and Sciences Scholar of the Year.  She was recognized during Faculty Excellence Award Ceremony in February.  Her areas of scholarship include poetry and creative nonfiction.

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