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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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Sep 25

Wyatt Giese Senior Recital

Sep 26

Beers Aren’t Bad

Sep 27

2023 CAFES Student Resume Blitz

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John Jaeger named head of SDSU Department of Animal Science

John Jaeger began his appointment as head of the Department of Animal Science at South Dakota State University on Aug. 9.
South Dakota State University's second annual investiture ceremony honored 12 holders of endowed faculty and director positions.

South Dakota State honors newest endowment holders

South Dakota State University recently paid tribute to the university’s newest endowment holders.The second annual investiture ceremony honoring 12 holders of endowed faculty and director positions was held Sept. 21 in Founders Recital Hall in the Oscar Larson Performing Arts Center.

Kim Vanneman of Winner named 2023 Eminent Leader in Agriculture, Family and Community

Kim Vanneman was recently honored for her contributions to South Dakota during the 2023 South Dakota State University Eminent Leaders in Agriculture, Family and Community recognition banquet held at the McCrory Gardens Education and Visitor Center on the SDSU campus Sept. 15.

START-SD program hosts first responder summit on addiction, mental health

The START-SD team from South Dakota State University hosted a first responder summit Aug. 25 in Chamberlain.