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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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SDSU Theatre and Dance to present ‘James and the Giant Peach’

South Dakota State University Theatre and Dance will bring a popular children’s story to life with its production of “James and the Giant Peach.” Performance dates and times are April 18-20 at 7:30 p.m. and April 21 at 2 p.m. at the Oscar Larson Theatre in the Oscar Larson Performing Arts Center on campus. ...

Finalists named for dean of College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences

The search committee for the dean position at South Dakota State University’s College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences has named four finalists, who will be on campus for the next two weeks.
Featured at the event announcing the Mike Huether Public Service Academy were, from left, David Knudson, on behalf of benefactor T. Denny Sanford; benefactors Mike and Cindy Huether, Christine Garst-Santos, director of SDSU's School of American and Global Studies; and Dennis Hedge, SDSU provost and vice president for academic affairs.

SDSU announces Mike Huether Public Service Academy

Former, current and future public servants gathered Tuesday to celebrate the creation of the Mike Huether Public Service Academy at South Dakota State University.
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SDSU launches Global Career Accelerator

South Dakota State University has launched the SDSU Global Career Accelerator, a for-credit, online program for students to gain in-demand skills and real-world experience alongside peers from around the world.