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The College Tour

SDSU is featured in season four of The College Tour. The 30-minute episode, hosted by reality TV star Alex Boylan, showcases what life is like at SDState through the eyes of Jackrabbits.

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Student Life

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The Wintrode Student Success and Opportunity Center

The Opportunity Center embraces SDSU’s land-grant mission by supporting educational access for all students.

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American Indian Opportunities

SDSU seeks to create a welcoming and supportive campus environment for American Indian students through a variety of academic programs, scholarships, student services and initiatives.

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SDSU alums create McComish fellowships for electrical engineering, sociology and rural studies

A gift from two South Dakota State University alumni has created new fellowships in electrical engineering and in sociology and rural studies at SDSU.A total of four students will be awarded fellowships annually. ...
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Nursing simulation rooms renamed

The nursing simulation rooms inside South Dakota State University’s Wagner Hall have been renamed to honor some of the most impactful alumni and philanthropists from the College of Nursing. A ceremony to celebrate the renaming was held Oct. 7.   ...

The School of English and Interdisciplinary Studies and Oakwood Magazine launch student creative writing competition

The newly minted School of English and Interdisciplinary Studies at South Dakota State University and Oakwood, SDSU’s literary journal since 1975, have announced the formation of the Anita (Sarkees) Bahr Award for Student Creative Writing.

SDSU Celebrates Professional Program in Veterinary Medicine Students with Blue Coat Ceremony

The second class of South Dakota State University Professional Program in Veterinary Medicine students was honored at a Blue Coat Ceremony on October 22, 2022, where each student was presented with a personalized blue Carhartt® work coat.