Ivanhoe International Center Staff

Suzi Aadland, Director

Suzi Aadland InternationalHometown:

Roslyn, SD


  • Bachelor of Science (BS): Business Administration
  • Master of Science (MS): Administrative Studies


  • International Student and Scholar Services
  • Education Abroad / International Experiences
  • Cultural events on campus
  • International Exchange Partnerships
  • All other things international

Interests / Hobbies:

  • Golf, Pool (Billiards), Darts, Volunteering with local organizations, Travelling

Favorite Spot on Campus:

  • Any place there is something happening with students

Beth Riley, Assistant Director

Beth Riley InternationalHometown:

Mt. Joy, PA / Sturgis, SD

South Dakota State University

  • Bachelor of Science (BS): Geography
  • Master's in Education (M.Ed.): Counseling and Human Resource Development: Administration of Student Affairs

All things international for the university

  • International students: Recruitment, Admissions, International Student Advisor for Regulations/Academics/Living in the US
  • International Researcher / Intern Advisor
  • Education Abroad / Experiences Advisor
  • Cultural Events Coordinator on Campus

Interests / Hobbies:

  • Home DIY Projects, Riding Motorcycles, Travelling

Favorite Spots on Campus:

  • Just walking around. There are too many unique spots

International Student Ambassadors

Niven Fernandes


  • Goa, India


  • Computer Science


  • Violin

Favorite Place on Campus:

  • Music Building

Yash Naik

Yash NaikHometown:

  • Goa, India


  • Mechanical Engineering


  • Soccer, Sports, Reading, Drawing and Music

Favorite Place on Campus:

  • King Center

Contact Us:

Ivanhoe International Center
South Dakota Mines
501 E Saint Joseph Street
Rapid City, SD  57701-3995
Email: International@sdsmt.edu
Phone: 1.605.394.6884
FAX: 1.605.394.6883
WhatsApp and Google: 1.605.388.2003
Skype: sdsmt.international

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