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The JacksRBack task force is responsible for developing and planning SDSU’s return to on-campus operations for the spring 2021 semester.

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University Events

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Jan 22

SDSU Women's Basketball vs. North Dakota

Frost Arena
Jan 22

Fri-Yay Bingo and Trivia: Non-traditional Campus Traditions

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Jan 22

SDSU Men's Basketball vs. North Dakota

Frost Arena
Jan 23

SDSU Track and Field - Jim Emmerich Alumni Invitational

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University News

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Funds awarded for heavy construction post at SDSU

The Jerome J. Lohr College of Engineering at South Dakota State University is putting a heavy emphasis on its construction management program.

South Dakota Symphony Orchestra

South Dakota Symphony Orchestra to perform on campus

The South Dakota Symphony Orchestra, under the baton of Delta David Geier, will perform at the Oscar Larson Performing Arts Center at 2:30 p.m. Sunday. The concert features the music of Richard Strauss, Felix Mendelssohn and a new work by New York-based composer Frank Oteri.

Snow on Campus

SDSU remains open Friday

At this time, South Dakota State University will be open Friday and classes will occur as scheduled. Students are encouraged to stay on campus until weather and driving conditions improve.

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SDSU’s American Indian Student Center awarded prestigious LEED building certification

The U.S. Green Building Council has awarded South Dakota State University’s American Indian Student Center with a LEED V4 Gold certification. Developed by the U.S.