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( February 10, 1999)
Dr. Dash Establishes Scholarship for SDSM& T Students from India
India native Dr. S. K. Dash of Edina, MN was the featured speaker during the SDSM& T India Club’s 50th anniversary celebration of India’s Republic Day. Dr. Dash, who earned Masters and Ph. D. degrees from SDSU in Nutrition and Biochemistry, is best known as a probiotic pioneer and for his DDS- Acidophilus, a microbial supplement beneficial for digestive disorders, yeast infection, cholesterol and after antibiotic therapy. Dr. Dash, who founded UAS Laboratories/ United Agri- Services, Inc., is very active in civic organizations and professional societies. During his visit, Dr. Dash presented a $ 2,500 check to establish a scholarship for India students at SDSM& T for at least the next five years. Drs. Iyer and Dash have been good friends for many years.
the generosity of Dr. S. K. Dash during his recent campus visit to speak to the SDSM& T India Club’s 50th anniversary celebration of India’s Republic Day. Dr. Dash, a native of India and an alumnus of South Dakota State University with Masters and Ph. D. degrees in Nutrition and Biochemistry, donated $ 2,500 earmarked for the establishment of an annual scholarship for India students at SDSM& T. “ I am very proud of the education I received in South Dakota,” stated Dr. Dash in announcing the scholarship. “ I consider South Dakota to be my second home state.”
Dr. Dash, who resides in Edina MN, is best known as a probiotic pioneer and for his DDS- Acidophilus, a microbial supplement beneficial for digestive disorders, yeast infection, cholesterol and after antibiotic therapy. He founded UAS Laboratories/ United Agri- Services, Inc., and serves as president of this corporation. Dr. Dash is very active in civic organizations, professional societies and India- U. S. cultural programs.
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