82 Mickelson Drive

Yankton, SD 57078

Phone: (605) 665-3898

 

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    Education Center

June 18, 2019

Things are really coming along on the third floor – future home of the Yankton College Alumni and Educational Center offices. This week Stucky Drywall has been sheet rocking and mudding all the offices and two conference rooms. The plan is to have the conference rooms...

June 11, 2019

If you don’t follow us on Facebook, you missed out on the news that our east side stairs are done. They look amazing and we can’t say enough about the work the guys from Doyle Stevens Construction have done. They are awesome to work with. This week Doyle Stevens Constr...

June 4, 2019

The workers have been busy on third floor this week. The future home of the Yankton College Alumni & Education Services, and the Yankton County Historical Society conference rooms, have been getting insulation, and plaster repair work (pictured above). Things are reall...

May 26, 2019

Earlier this week we did another major move of items from the old location to the Mead Cultural Education Center. Things are looking so different at the old location – pictured above is the back storage room that once housed hundreds of collection pieces. It looks so m...

May 17, 2019

The detailed task of improving the verandas at the Mead Cultural Education Center (MCEC) began this week with tuckpointing.  For those unfamiliar with the term, it means our workers went in and carefully removed lose mortar between stones, then went back in and applied...

May 13, 2019

Accessibility has been a major goal of everyone associated with the Mead Cultural Education Center. This week part of that goal was reached when the sidewalk through our courtyard to the elevator was installed thanks to Doyle Stevens Construction. This wide sidewalk wi...

May 6, 2019

With the weather finally getting nice we can focus on outside at the Mead Cultural Education Center. Mead Matters 2019 will be arriving in your mailboxes in the very near future. Inside you will see what our plans are for the parking lots and how you can help. These pa...

April 26, 2019


There is a lot of excitement at the Mead Cultural Education Center this week as we prepare for the Journeying Foward: Connecting Cultures Exhibit Dedication.  Doors open at 12pm and our special speaker, Clay Jenkinson, begins at 1:30pm in the second floor east parlor....

April 20, 2019

It may be hard to tell in this picture but the floors are shining – they haven’t looked this good in 100 years. This week workers were busy cleaning and sealing the floors on the first floor. Not only did we realize the Mead is 110 years this year, but a guest pointed...

April 12, 2019

If you haven’t been to the Mead Cultural Education Center yet, you are missing out on a little known exhibit we have on display. “Homage” is a set of 18 photographic prints taken by Dave Jensen, formerly of Yankton. Prior to many of the buildings being torn down, Jense...

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