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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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new Student Orientation Session 5

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SDSU Wrestling Camp

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Elementary STEM Teacher Workshop.

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Summer Strings Camp

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Twenty-four students from South Dakota State University’s College of Agriculture, Food and Environmental Sciences who traveled to Vietnam in May for an education abroad program visited the U.S. Embassy in Hanoi.

Education abroad opportunity takes SDSU students to Vietnam

Twenty-four students from South Dakota State University’s College of Agriculture, Food and Environmental Sciences traveled to Vietnam in May through an agriculture-focused education abroad program.

SDSU faculty member among ‘25 Inspiring Women in Plant Biology’

Anne Fennell, a distinguished professor in South Dakota State University's Department of Agronomy, Horticulture and Plant Science, has been named one of 25 inspiring women in the field of plant biology by the American Society of Plant Biologists.

Understanding the immune system's 'big eater'

New research from South Dakota State University's Department of Chemistry, Biochemistry and Physics — led by Adam Hoppe — aims to better understand one of the immune system's key tools in eliminating cancerous cells, macrophages.

Nursing student completes ROTC internship in Germany

One student’s involvement in two demanding programs at South Dakota State University took him to another continent for the internship opportunity of a lifetime. Luke Morris, a Harrisburg native who graduated May 4 with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing, completed a month-long Army internship last summer at the Landstuhl Regional Medical Center in Landstuhl, Germany. The training was a good fit for someone who wants to become an emergency room Army nurse.