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South Dakota Remote Works

The South Dakota Remote Works program is designed to equip workers with the tools and skills needed to work from home as a remote worker, freelancer, or entrepreneur.

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Strengthening Businesses

Is your business established, new or somewhere in between? Our team has resources for every stage.

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Creating Vibrant Places

SDSU Extension’s community vitality team supports citizens in their efforts to enhance the qualities that make their community special.

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Nov 07

November Virtual Community Book Read

Join the SDSU Extension Community Vitality team throughout the month of November for a virtual discussion of the book, “The Total Town Makeover” by Andrew McCrea.

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Is Agritourism for You?

Do you like people and wish to provide educational or entertainment opportunities that showcases your farm or ranch? If so, agritourism is an opportunity you may wish to explore!

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Why South Dakotans Should Care About Remote Work

Remote work skyrocketed in 2020. While some of the advantages of working remotely (or having an option to work remotely) might be obvious, other benefits could surprise you.

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Nov 07

South Dakota Remote Works - November

SDSU Extension has partnered with Utah State University Extension to offer the Certified Remote Work Professional online certificate course, a quarterly collection of workshops and online training. This specific course will be running from November 7 - December 9 with a registration deadline of October 25.

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Remote Work in 2022: Possibilities and Opportunities

As employers continue to address the fallout of the COVID-19 pandemic, the possibility of flexible work arrangements is likely to continue long into the future.

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Strengthening Boards Through Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

Boards are effective when there is a culture of trust, candor and respect—all of which are not possible without inclusion.

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SDSU Extension to Host Energize! Exploring Innovative Rural Communities Conference May 11-12 in Fort Pierre

July 06, 2022

The conference is designed to energize South Dakota’s rural communities by inviting them to network with community leaders, share success stories, get ideas and take action to improve their communities.