Mines News

Release Date Thursday, April 26, 2018

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

At a typical spring finals breakfast, about 830 pancakes, six gallons of syrup, 960 sausage links, 400 pieces of whole fruit and 15 gallons of orange juice are served.

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. Sunday, April. 29, in the Surbeck Dining Hall.

The event, which is an energy and morale boost for students, is sponsored by Aramark.

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 a typical spring finals breakfast, about 830 pancakes, six gallons of syrup, 960 sausage links, 400 pieces of whole fruit and 15 gallons of orange juice are served.

Finals begin Monday, Apr. 30, and will continue through Friday, May 4. The spring commencement ceremony will be at 9 a.m. Saturday, May 5, in the Rushmore Plaza Civic Center ice arena. U.S. Sen. Mike Rounds will deliver the commencement address, and Gina Elmore, a senior civil engineering student, will deliver the student commencement address. The graduation ceremony is livestreamed over the internet. More information here.

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