Morning Fill Up, the conversation series at The Garage, continues on Thursday, December 8 at 7am with a conversation with Dale Clement, a former professor and dean of the University of South Dakota School of Business for 26 years, where he began a lifelong career devoted to education excellence, business and economic research, charitable endeavors and public service to South Dakota.
The morning conversation is free and open to the public but tickets must be reserved in advance. Limited seats are available.
In a conversation with Matt Ehlman of The Numad Group, he will talk about economic development in our community. In addition to his dedication to USD School of Business, Dale served on the South Dakota Investment Council and the Revolving Economic Development and Initiative (REDI) Fund Board. His public service included the South Dakota Chamber of Commerce, South Dakota Council on Economic Education, founding of the Small Business Development Centers in Vermillion, Sioux Falls, Rapid City and Watertown, establishment of the German Sister Cities in Vermillion and Rapid City, and service on numerous boards.
He also has received numerous awards, including the Deans Wing of the new USD Business School named the Clement Wing, the most recent honor bestowed on him. He was named to the South Dakota Hall of Fame in 2010.
Morning Fill Up is a series of public gatherings intended to inspire and engage members of The Garage, as well as residents around western South Dakota, to put their creative energies into action for the betterment of the entire community. Since the inception of Morning Fill Up, creators of the morning talk have sought to bring guests who can speak to timely, important issues that impact residents of the region--and people across the country. This particular conversation has been a collaboration between members of The Garage coworking space in downtown Rapid City.
Morning Fill Up was created by The Numad Group, and is sponsored by Numad and The Bush Foundation.