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SDSU remains open Friday

At this time, South Dakota State University will be open Friday and classes will occur as scheduled. Students are encouraged to stay on campus until weather and driving conditions improve.   Brookings County remains in a blizzard warning until 6 p.m. Friday. The National Weather Service predicts snow accumulations to be between 3 and 7 total inches with winds gusting up to 60 mph.

SDSU’s American Indian Student Center awarded prestigious LEED building certification

The U.S. Green Building Council has awarded South Dakota State University’s American Indian Student Center with a LEED V4 Gold certification. Developed by the U.S. Green Building Council, Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design is the most widely used green building rating system in the world and an international symbol of excellence.

Department of Animal Science Launches New Animal Science Student Ambassador Program

The Department of Animal Science at South Dakota State University has launched an Animal Science Student Ambassador program.

Meyer returns to hold exhibit at Ritz Gallery

Shelby Meyer, a 2020 South Dakota State University graduate, is holding an alumna exhibit in the Grove Hall’s Ritz Gallery. The exhibit, Mirrored Contrast, opened Monday and runs through Jan.

Christina Bakker named SDSU Extension Meat Science Field Specialist

SDSU Extension has selected Dr. Christina Bakker to serve as a meat science field specialist. Bakker, originally from Lake Benton, Minnesota, finished her Ph.D. in animal science in May from SDSU.

SDSU ranked 4th-most affordable residential bachelor's in computer science

  South Dakota State University has been ranked fourth among the 30 most affordable residential bachelor's degrees in computer science for 2021 by Computer Science Degree Hub. The 30 most affordable programs were selected and ranked in order of estimated program cost for out-of-state students. “This recognition is a testament to our university’s land-grant mission.

SDSU Rodeo Boosters Seek to Grow and Support SDSU Rodeo Program

South Dakota State University’s rodeo program has a rich history of over 1,200 rodeo team alumni, producing eight professional National Finals Rodeo (NFR) qualifiers since its start in 1952 and 103 College National Finals Rodeo (CNFR) qualifiers since 2009 alone. The mission of the SDSU rodeo program is to provide an exceptional collegiate rodeo experience to talented student-athletes of strong c

First class of students complete Wizipan Leadership and Sustainability Program based at Crazy Horse Memorial

The first class of students to enroll in the new Wizipan Leadership and Sustainability Program recently completed the semester-long experience offered through a unique partnership between South Dakota State University and The Indian University of North America of Crazy Horse Memorial.

Doolittle leaving SDSU for South Carolina EPSCoR

Jim Doolittle, a 29-year veteran of South Dakota State University, is leaving the university to become the executive director of the South Carolina EPSCoR in Columbia, South Carolina. Doolittle has held several positions at SDSU, most recently as the associate vice president for research assurance and sponsored programs. “Dr.

New South Dakota Mesonet weather station installed in Campbell County

The state’s weather network, the South Dakota Mesonet at South Dakota State University, has installed a new weather station near Mound City in Campbell County with the support of the Campbell County Conservation District. “The Campbell County Conservation District stepped up to support this station and we’re glad to be working with them,” said South Dakota Mesonet Director Nathan Edwards. Acco