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South Dakota Association of College Career Centers Awards Three Members with Lifetime Honorary Membership

RAPID CITY, S.D. (June 13, 2018) –Susan Fredrikson, Career Development Specialist, South Dakota State University (SDSU), Darrell Sawyer, Assistant Vice President for Student Development, South Dakota School of Mines and Technology (SDSMT), and Marie Lohsandt, former Associate Vice President of Student Affairs and Director of Career Services at Dakota State University (DSU) were awarded with Honorary Lifetime Memberships to the South Dakota Association of College Career Centers (SDACCC) during the bi-annual conference in Rapid City at the end of May. 

The SDACCC Board of Directors have selected Fredrikson, Sawyer, and Lohsandt for the Lifetime Honorary Membership as the award is bestowed upon members who have provided significant contribution to SDACCC efforts, goals and purposes.  Susan Fredrikson (SDSU) has been a member of SDACCC since 1994.  Susan served as President of the South Dakota Career Planning and Placement Association (SDCPPA) from 2005-2007, and also chaired the Teacher Job Fair in 1997, 1998, 2001,2002 and 2011.  Darrell Sawyer (SDSMT) has been a member of SDACCC since 1999.  During that time, Darrell has served as President of SDCPPA/SDACCC from 2007-2009, chaired the Black Hills Regional Job Fair in 2003, and currently chairs the Finance Committee for the upcoming 2019 Black Hills Regional Job Fair.  Marie Lohsandt (DSU) has been a member of SDACCC since 1994.  During this time Marie has served as President of SDCPPA from 1999-2001, chaired the South Dakota Teacher Job Fair in 2000 and the Business, Industry and Government Job Fair in 2003, 2004, 2010, 2015-2018.


SDACCC's mission is to educate and empower students of South Dakota post-secondary institutions to achieve their career goals. Members of SDACCC include industry and career service professionals from nearly all of the public and private universities and technical institutes in South Dakota, as well as the South Dakota Teacher Placement Center.  Individuals or organizations who are education-related, service-related, or employer-related can also become members of SDACCC.

SDACCC hosts a FREE online job posting site for employers to reach member institution students and alumni and sponsors three major job fairs each spring: South Dakota BIG (Business, Industry, Government) Job Fair, Black Hills Regional Job Fair, and the South Dakota Teacher Job Fair. For more information about SDACCC and its members go to


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