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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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Raven Precision Agriculture Center design claims award

The design of one of the newest buildings on the South Dakota State University campus — the Raven Precision Agriculture Center — has been recognized by the South Dakota chapter of the American Institute of Architects. ...

Ortlieb selected as dean of College of Education and Human Sciences

  Evan Ortlieb, dean of the Zucker Family School of Education at The Citadel, has been named dean of the College of Education and Human Sciences at South Dakota State University. Ortlieb was selected following a national search, and his anticipated start date is Dec. 11. ...

SDSU nursing student awarded Sanford military scholarship

Ellise Otheim, a first-year nursing student at South Dakota State University, is the recipient of a $5,000 Sanford Health Military and Veteran Scholarship. ...

SDSU faculty member honored for sustainability work

The Upper Midwest Association for Campus Sustainability recently honored Chris Comstock, a faculty member in South Dakota State University's School of Health and Consumer Sciences, with their "Educator Re(Cognition)" award.