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SDSU students, President Barry Dunn and Jack the Jackrabbit celebrate One Day for STATE in front of the Coughlin Campanile.

Jackrabbits near, far rally together to break records on seventh annual One Day for STATE

Jackrabbits in all 50 states and across 15 countries united to tackle historic philanthropy on Sept. 7 during One Day for STATE. The South Dakota State University Foundation’s seventh annual giving day celebrated all things SDSU and the impact that can be made through private gifts.

Near record first-year class, retention drives SDSU enrollment up

A near-record class of first-time students and record retention from students’ freshmen to sophomore year increased South Dakota State University’s enrollment to its highest number in five years.

Six student speakers to be featured at SDSU commencement

Six South Dakota State University soon-to-be or recent graduates will be featured speakers at the university's 137th commencement May 6 at the Swiftel Center in Brookings.