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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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Plan for traffic impacts on SDSU graduation day

South Dakota State University is partnering with the Dacotah Bank Center to host the university’s 138th commencement May 4, and community members should be aware of increased traffic flow and patterns throughout the day near the center.
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The Yellow & Blue Podcast | Garret Greenfield | S1E1

Garret Greenfield is a former left tackle for the South Dakota State University football team. Now, he's taking his passion for the sport to the next level, looking to become drafted into the National Football League.

Four student speakers to be featured at SDSU commencement

Four South Dakota State University soon-to-be graduates will be featured speakers at the university’s 138th commencement May 4 at the Dacotah Bank Center in Brookings.

Brookings middle school principal, SDSU alum given top SD award

Todd Foster’s decades-long career in education has taken him in different directions and led him on a path of service to his students, school and community. This year, the South Dakota State University alum’s dedicated journey is being honored at the state level. Foster, who serves as principal of George S. Mickelson Middle School in Brookings, was recently named the top principal in the state of South Dakota.