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The College Tour

SDSU is featured in season four of The College Tour. The 30-minute episode, hosted by reality TV star Alex Boylan, showcases what life is like at SDState through the eyes of Jackrabbits.

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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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LaPlante named associate VP for Wokini Initiative

J.R. LaPlante has been named associate vice president for the Wokini Initiative at South Dakota State University, SDSU Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs Dennis Hedge announced Thursday, May 25.

Child and Family Resource Network to hold parenting classes in Brookings, Watertown in June

The Child and Family Resource Network at South Dakota State University will hold four parenting classes during the month of June to focus on helping parents discover what their children’s behaviors could mean.

Restoring the river otter

In the late 1990s, the Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe reintroduced approximately 35 river otters into the Big Sioux River. Otters, which at one time could be found throughout the Upper Midwest, had become nearly extinct in South Dakota due to habitat loss, pollution and unregulated harvest. ...

SDSU announces "Healthy Decision-Making" art contest winners

Strengthening the Heartland, a program created by South Dakota State University Extension and North Dakota State University Extension to invest in the wellness and prosperity of rural communities across the Dakotas, has announced the winners of its inaugural "Healthy Decision-Making" art contest.