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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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Avera gift to SDSU to expand health care education, workforce

In an effort to support health sciences and future workforce building, Avera has made a generous gift to the South Dakota State University Foundation of its property at 33rd Street and Minnesota Avenue, expanding SDSU’s presence in Sioux Falls and providing a permanent home for its Sioux Falls-based programs in nursing and pharmacy at the SDSU Metro Center.

SDSU's Strengthening the Heartland announces art contest winners

Strengthening the Heartland, a collaborative project from South Dakota State University Extension and North Dakota State University Extension, recently announced the winners of its second annual "Healthy Decision-Making" Art Contest.

Violinist SooBeen Lee featured in rescheduled season finale

The Brookings Chamber Music Society announces the rescheduling of its final concert of the season that was postponed due to weather. Violinist SooBeen Lee will perform at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 23, in Founders Recital Hall in the Oscar Larson Performing Arts Center.

Spring Festival of Music to feature five concerts in three days

Attendees of South Dakota State University’s annual Spring Festival of Music can experience five concerts in three days in the Oscar Larson Performing Arts Center’s Larson Memorial Concert Hall on campus.