Learning

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

Sanford donates $100 million to expand education program

Denny Sanford is donating $100 million to bring a social emotional learning program to every child in the United States.

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Former ‘Dirty Jobs’ star to promote tech ed in South Dakota

Mike Rowe, former star of TV’s “Dirty Jobs” and founder of the MikeRoweWorksFoundation, is coming to South Dakota to promote technical education and its role in addressing the state’s skilled labor shortage.

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Evening welding class draws wide range of students

When a high school freshman wanted to weld, he became the youngest person to attend Southeast Technical Institute. His dad went with him, and they became part of a tight-knit nontraditional class.

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Graduate student-run organization tackles biotech projects for businesses

A new nonprofit formed by graduate students is helping biotech companies afford needed services.

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Kids: Redesign Sioux Steel with Minecraft, Legos

A camp this summer will allow kids to play developer with tools they love: Minecraft and Legos.

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GreatLIFE-driven gym class leads to new after-school program

A physical education program piloted by GreatLIFE is expanding into after-school activities.

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Professor: Augustana could be one of the nation’s best undergraduate research opportunities

Augusta University’s Mark Larson exemplifies the kind of biotech talent that is finding success in South Dakota. And he said students there have some of the best research opportunities anywhere.

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USD announces new president

Sheila Gestring is the new president of USD.

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Meeting needs: Augustana, Sanford program grows genetics workforce

As genetics and health care become more intertwined, there’s a growing need for genetics professionals. So Augustana University and Sanford Health have started working together to educate students for these in-demand jobs.

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Board of Regents names finalists for USD president

Four finalists have been chosen in the search for USD’s next president.

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