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

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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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Subramanian interim dean of SDSU’s College of Natural Sciences

Sen Subramanian, associate dean for research in South Dakota State University's College of Natural Sciences, is serving as interim dean of the college.

Soil, salt and ceramics

Adam Devlin, a recent master’s graduate in the South Dakota State University Department of Agronomy, Horticulture and Plant Science, worked on a collaborative project with faculty in the School of Design to bring awareness to the hardships of South Dakota farmers and the effects of soil composition in various subjects.

SDSU announces ’24 Distinguished Alumni

From finance to food, six graduates who have risen to the top in their respective fields have been selected for the 2024 Class of Distinguished Alumni by the South Dakota State University Alumni Association.They are: • Erica DeBoer, Class of ’97, Lennox • Curt Everson, Class of ’77 / MS ’79, Pierre • Dennis Helder, Class of ’79 & ’80 / MS ’85, Volga • Kendra Kattelmann, Class of ’77, Brookings • Jerry Tunheim, Class of ’62 / MS ’64, Melbourne, Florida • Rob Wylie, Class of ’76, Pierre...

Nwadike leading SDSU’s Department of Dairy and Food Science

Londa Nwadike, a Bruce native and 2000 South Dakota State University alumna, has been named the David A. Thompson Endowed Department Head and Professor of Dairy and Food Science at SDSU.