Mines News

Release Date Saturday, September 15, 2018

Mines Alumnus and Vietnam Veteran to Speak on Campus

The Department of Military Science at South Dakota School of Mines & Technology will host special guest speaker Lt. Col.  (Retired) Art Anderson from 4-5 p.m. Tuesday Sept. 18, in Classroom Building, Room 117 on the Mines Campus (map here).

Anderson is a 1968 SD Mines graduate in electrical engineering and a decorated United States Army officer. Anderson will speak on leadership, sacrifice and how the U.S. Army was instrumental in a successful career with Texas Instruments, Raytheon and as the Director of Engineering and Housing for the 4003rd Army Garrison. Anderson will present to the ROTC memorial plaques that honor six SD Mines students who paid the ultimate price in the service of their country during the Vietnam conflict.

The SD Mines Military Science Department’s Leadership Forum Series is a learning forum that provides students preparing to lead the future of America at the local, state and federal level the opportunity to hear from, and interact with, current and recognized business, political, military and organizational leaders.



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Founded in 1885, South Dakota Mines is one of the nation’s leading engineering, science and technology universities. South Dakota Mines offers bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees and a best-in-class education at an affordable price. The university enrolls 2,493 students with an average class size of 24. The South Dakota Mines placement rate for graduates is 98 percent, with an average starting salary of more than $70,036. For these reasons  South Dakota Mines is ranked among the best engineering schools in the country for return on investment. Find us online at www.sdsmt.edu and on FacebookTwitter, LinkedInInstagram, and Snapchat.

Contact: Charles Michael Ray , 605-394-6082, charles.ray@sdsmt.edu