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  1. Sioux Falls Cybersecurity Conference to offer solutions to protect businesses
    To help companies take a more proactive approach to their cybersecurity practices, SDN Communications is sponsoring the 2024 Sioux Falls Cybersecurity Conference, hosted by the Greater Sioux Falls Chamber of Commerce on April 23.
  2. SDN engineer recommends Mitchell Tech’s hands-on education
    Tyler Larson wanted to get working as soon as he could out of high school. That's why he chose Mitchell Tech, where he received a degree with hands-on learning in just two years.
  3. 'Historic' South Dakota esports tournament crowns champions
    Esports athletes converged on Brookings on March 22 and 23 to compete for championships in the inaugural state tournament.
  4. SD esports state tournament: How to watch, format and more
    More than 120 esports athletes will compete at the South Dakota high school state tournament this weekend. Here's what you need to know about the event, how to attend and what to expect.
  5. As esports become sanctioned in South Dakota, supporters tout benefits
    Esports is set to be a sanctioned sport in South Dakota next fall. “Our job is to make sure that every kid has a place to belong and is doing an activity that matters to them."
  6. How South Dakota internet providers are stepping up to support esports
    High school esports programs are getting started across the state, and several of them are getting a boost from SDN Communications and its member companies.
  7. Love of technology leads DSU student to SDN Scholars Program and internship
    A student at Dakota State University recently received the SDN Communications Scholar award, which also includes an internship at the business internet provider's Sioux Falls location.
  8. Esports: What to know about South Dakota's newest prep sport
    About 20 South Dakota high schools are competing in esports this season, and the state tournament is in late March. Get to know the sport and learn more about how the pilot season is going.
  9. SDN technician sees Mitchell Tech education as investment that’s hard to beat
    Mitchell Tech University helped SDN voice service technician forge his path in telecommunications and technology industries. Here's how:
  10. SDN anthem video taps into light to showcase potential of network
    SDN Communications partnered with Fresh Produce to tell its story — its anthem — by traveling across the state and finding the light that powers the network.
  11. Dakota State CybHER camp trains next generation of cyber experts, leaders
    The Dakota State University CybHER Camp is the largest girls-only residential camp of its kind in the country. Here's how one camper's experience went:
  12. SDSU awards first SDN Precision Ag scholarship
    A sophomore at SDSU has received the first SDN Communications Precision Agriculture scholarship. Get to know Justin Moberg:
  13. Mitchell Tech College honors SDN as one of top employers for graduates
    SDN Communications has the 10th highest rate of hiring Mitchell Tech students out of 32 businesses being recognized.
  14. SDN's Managed Firewall clients benefit from Fortinet expertise
    Firewalls serve as the front line of Internet security for businesses across the region and world, and that’s why SDN Communications’ managed firewall services use the best devices in the industry – Fortinet.
  15. Dakota State University student named first SDN Communications Scholar
    The first SDN Scholar recipient is a student in the field of cyber security at Dakota State University.
  16. A partnership connecting kids to education
    When the pandemic forced schools to switch to virtual learning in 2020, Crow Creek Tribal School was no exception. But for many of the students there, virtual learning was impossible because they did not have access to the internet.
  17. SDN helps fund Avera eCARE school nurses caring for growing diabetes cases
    Dana Culver makes medical recommendations for a living in her professional role as a Brookings pharmacist, but in her role as mother to two young boys diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes, she lost her confidence.
  18. Good connectivity is more important than ever for schools
    Good, reliable, electronic communication systems will be more important than ever during the 2020-21 school year. That’s largely because of COVID-19. However, the use of technology in schools was increasing steadily even before the pandemic.
  19. An increase in remote workers can create issues for companies - We have some advice
    Sending employees home to work can create challenges for employers as well as the staff members. SDN Communications has some advice for businesses to avoid technical challenges.
  20. SDN helps STARBASE students dream big and reach for stars
    STARBASE Sioux Falls pursues a mission that probably is difficult for many teachers and parents to reach: Getting kids excited to learn about science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM).