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Release Date Monday, December 4, 2017

Mines Students Fuel Up for Finals with Late-Night Study Breakfast

The Late Night Study Breakfast in the Surbeck Dining Hall is an energy and morale boost for students who begin taking end-of-semester final exams on Thursday, Dec. 7, 2017.

RAPID CITY, S.D. (Dec. 4, 2017) – The traditional finals-week late-night study breakfast will be served to hundreds of students at the South Dakota School of Mines & Technology from 9-10:30 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 6.

The energy and morale boost for students who begin taking end-of-semester final exams on Thursday, Dec. 7, will take place in the Surbeck Dining Hall.

Mines faculty and staff members will serve pancakes, sausages and fruit, and Hardrocker gear and other donated items will be given away in door prizes.

At last fall’s breakfast, 830 pancakes, six gallons of syrup, 960 sausage links, 400 pieces of whole fruit and 15 gallons of orange juice were served.

Finals begin Thursday, Dec. 7, and will continue through Wednesday, Dec. 13. The fall commencement ceremony will be at 9 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 16, in the Rushmore Plaza Civic Center Theater. Stephen O’Rourke, a senior energy executive and entrepreneur, will deliver the commencement address.


About South Dakota Mines  

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: Lynn Taylor Rick , 605-394-2554, Lynn.TaylorRick@sdsmt.edu

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