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The School of Communication and Journalism, otherwise known as COJO, provides students with opportunity, experience and high-quality education. We offer a variety of unique courses between our undergraduate programs and our graduate programs. Our COJO faculty and staff are here to help you succeed in whatever area of communication you feel passionate about.

With COJO, you will be able to receive hands-on practice in the communication and journalism industries. Our students have accessible opportunities in recording studios, newspaper, radio, television production and more!

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The 2023-24 Jackrabbits Forensics Team.

Jackrabbits Forensics to highlight work in ‘Night Before Nationals’

Jackrabbits Forensics team members at South Dakota State University will highlight their favorite work of the season before they leave for their national competition in early April. The Night Before Nationals showcase is set for 5:30-7 p.m. Tuesday, April 2, in the South Dakota Art Museum lecture hall. The event is free and open to the public.

SDSU student advertising team receives top honors at American Advertising Awards

South Dakota State University’s National Student Advertising Competition team received three awards at the 2024 American Advertising Awards hosted by the American Advertising Federation of South Dakota. The awards show was in Sioux Falls on Feb. 23.
"Killers of the Flower Moon" cover.

SDSU to host ‘Killers of the Flower Moon’ Community Read events

A series of events featuring the bestselling book “Killers of the Flower Moon” this semester will culminate April 5, when author David Grann will give a lecture on the South Dakota State University campus. The events — Community Read discussions, a free movie screening and the author lecture — are all part of SDSU’s School of English and Interdisciplinary Studies’ first-ever Community Read.