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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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Jack 15 Road Race

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Film Screening: Temple Grandin

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Kim Vanneman of Winner named 2023 Eminent Leader in Agriculture, Family and Community

Kim Vanneman was recently honored for her contributions to South Dakota during the 2023 South Dakota State University Eminent Leaders in Agriculture, Family and Community recognition banquet held at the McCrory Gardens Education and Visitor Center on the SDSU campus Sept. 15.

START-SD program hosts first responder summit on addiction, mental health

The START-SD team from South Dakota State University hosted a first responder summit Aug. 25 in Chamberlain.

Could spent coffee grounds provide an alternative to plastic packaging?

A new study from Srinivas Janaswamy has revealed how spent coffee grounds can be made into biodegradable films—material that could one day replace plastics.

Sen to deliver Pulitzer Lecture at SDSU

Journalist Arijit Sen will focus on the intersection of artificial intelligence and journalism when he delivers the annual Pulitzer Lecture at South Dakota State University.