Learning

From higher education to lifelong learning, here’s how the Sioux Falls area is getting educated.

Sioux Falls-area students find ‘home away from home’ at DSU

“We have businesses knocking on our door to get these students before they graduate.” Sioux Falls-area students are finding they don’t have to go far to find a college that prepares them for next-generation jobs.

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Improve problem solving, creative thinking with this one-day course

Ask business leaders what skills they would like to improve in their teams and you’ll typically hear things like critical and creative thinking, problem solving and decision making. It’s possible to hone these skills in as a little as a day with the right expertise.

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Augustana reports 98 percent job placement for class of 2018

Augustana University is maintaining its near-perfect five-year average of 98 percent job placement among new graduates.

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‘Dirty Jobs’ host funds scholarship for tech ed students in South Dakota

Celebrity Mike Rowe’s visit to South Dakota last year to promote technical school education has inspired him to help fund scholarships for those students.

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Krebs to lead new Avera Academy

Former South Dakota Secretary of State Shantel Krebs has been named administrator of the Avera Academy, a new partnership with Sioux Falls School District and Southeast Technical Institute.

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Computer immersion program teaches kids to think critically

“The more we learn, the more we can build better and better robots to help us drive cars, explore space, do very detailed surgery and many other tasks unimaginable to our parents and our parents’ parents.” That’s a fifth-grader explaining why this program is so important. Doesn’t that make you want to learn more?

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Military students, veterans find welcoming approach, affordability at DSU

“The vast amount of opportunities that DSU offers veterans is comforting. It’s nice to know they care about our veterans’ education.” We think you’ll be impressed by everything DSU does to help military students succeed.

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Inside the world of esports: DSU forms team for competition

They’re already playing video games. Now, DSU students could get scholarships and compete against other top players as esports becomes an athletic team.

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Navigate from strategy to results with upcoming executive education class

Michelle Lavallee knows what most business leaders associate with strategic planning: “Sitting in a room with a boring facilitator. Flip chart after flip chart.” Her approach is different. Experience it for yourself this spring.

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Longtime child care owners sell to trusted employee

Twenty years after they became accidental owners of a child care center, the brothers who own For the Love of Children have sold it to a longtime employee.

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