User uShare Login | Register
Login
Register

Along with posting photos, videos, and stories, your uShare account lets you post Classified Ads, recipes on What's For Dinner, and Announcements.


29° View Weather Current Conditions Sioux Falls Change Location
Set Weather Options

RADAR LOCATION

TEMPERATURE LOCATION

Share your Photos, Videos, and Stories on uShare! Click here to get started.

News

[0] My Saved Articles
Back to all news

Business

Find local businesses
on the KELO Pages!

 

First Bank & Trust Commits $1 Million To Build SDSU Indoor Practice, Human Performance Center

March 7, 2013, 12:37 PM

BROOKINGS, SD -

First Bank & Trust has pledged $1 million in support of the Indoor Practice and Human Performance Center at South Dakota State University. The gift puts SDSU significantly closer to the project’s $32 million goal.

“First Bank & Trust certainly considers this an important investment in SDSU athletics,” bank President Kevin Tetzlaff said. “We are equally excited about the impact on our community by having such a distinct facility that will be a destination for student-athletes throughout the region. We are pleased to be a part of making this a reality.”

With First Bank & Trust’s commitment, $28 million has now been raised from more than 400 donors.

“We are fortunate to have a great partner like First Bank & Trust step forward once again,” said Justin Sell, SDSU’s Director of Athletics. “The bank and the Fishback family have a long relationship with athletics and the university as a whole. We are sprinting toward the finish of an unprecedented fundraising effort, and First Bank & Trust has given us enormous momentum as we head down the stretch.”

If fundraising goals are reached, construction will begin this summer on the 161,500-square-foot complex directly north of Coughlin-Alumni Stadium. The facility could be occupied by late fall 2014.

The indoor practice and human performance facility has been a long-identified need at SDSU. It is a major component in the 2025 Master Plan for athletics.

The complex will include an eight-lane, 300-meter indoor track, with a pole vault, long jump, triple jump and throwing areas. It also features 100 yards of artificial turf and a clear-span ceiling 65 feet high.

The indoor practice facility will be the largest privately funded building of It Starts with STATE: A Campaign for South Dakota State University. The six-year campaign surpassed its $200 million goal in August 2012. By Dec. 31, 2012, the campaign had received $224.8 million in gifts and pledges. The campaign will conclude April 24, with on-campus celebrations scheduled for April 25-26.

Previous Story

Next Story




 
Find Local Businesses on KELO Pages!

View business

You may also like

Large Security Threat On Internet

4/10/2014 6:00 PM

It's already being called one of the biggest security threats the Internet has ever seen.

Full Story | Watch
Titan Machinery To Close Eight Stores Across U.S.

4/11/2014 6:22 AM

The company based in West Fargo, N.D., on Thursday cited a slow recovery in construction sector among the reasons for the move, which will leave 128 p...

Full Story
Family Dollar To Cut Jobs, Close About 370 Stores

4/11/2014 5:44 AM

Family Dollar says it will be cutting jobs and closing about 370 underperforming stores as it looks for ways to improve its financial performance. It ...

Full Story
Millions Of Android Phones At Risk For Heartbleed

4/15/2014 4:10 PM

If you've got an Android phone, your device could be susceptible to the Heartbleed security problem.

Full Story
Key Unlocks Gas Pumps For ID Thieves

4/14/2014 10:10 PM

Drivers who've fueled up in Rapid City are being warned that their debit and credit card numbers may have been stolen after "numerous" s...

Full Story | Watch


Events

 
 
KELOLAND TV: 501 S. Phillips Avenue, Sioux Falls, SD 57104
Phone: 605.336.1100 · Breaking News call: 1-800-888-5356
Web Site Design and Custom Programming By: Lawrence & Schiller© 2014 KELO-TV -- KELOLAND.COM -- ALL RIGHTS RESERVED