Mines News

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.

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About SD Mines  

Founded in 1885, the South Dakota School of Mines & Technology is a science and engineering research university located in Rapid City, S.D., offering bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees. The university enrolls 2,778 students with a student-to-faculty ratio of 15:1. The SD School of Mines placement rate is 96 percent, with an average starting salary of $62,929. Find us online at www.sdsmt.edu and on Facebook and Twitter.

 

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