Clubs and Activities allow students to apply their knowledge, get involved in campus and community activities, meet other students, and closely work with faculty, enhancing their academic experience and building an active learning community.
- French Club
The SDSU French Club is a student-led organization seeking to engage students with the topics, languages and cultures learned in the classroom. Check the French Club out on Facebook.
- Global Studies Club
The SDSU Global Studies Club is a student-led organization seeking to engage students with the topics, languages and cultures learned in the classroom. Check the Global Studies Club out on Facebook.
- German Club
The SDSU German Club is a student-led organization seeking to engage students with the topics, languages and cultures learned in the classroom. Check the German Club out on Facebook.
- History Club
The History Club is a student-run organization that works closely with the community, students and faculty in order to ensure a positive experience for all. They meet once a month and participate in various social activities. The first meeting is a social get-together in which new students may meet upper classmen and/or professors. It is very informal and a great way to get to know the people in your major.
History Club Officers:
- Phi Alpha Theta
Phi Alpha Theta is SDSU's Historical Honor Society dedicated to research and education in the subject of History. It is considered a professional organization that involves students in the world of history and it looks great on any résumé. Every year at the beginning of the Fall Semester Phi Alpha Theta sponsors a mixer for professors and students and gives everyone a stress free environment in which to meet and get to know one another. If you meet the requirements, we suggest that you consider joining, since membership in an honor society is an indication of academic achievement. The lifetime membership fee is $50, which includes a one-year subscription to the society's history journal.
Phi Alpha Theta Officers:
- 12 credits in history
- 3.0 GPA in History Courses
- 3.1 Overall GPA Completion
- $50 lifetime membership fee for new members
- Political Science Club
Are you a Political junkie? Do you follow the elections endlessly? Do you like to debate politics with your friends? Are you looking for a way to build your resume and network with employers? If so, then the Political Science club is for you. Join our email list and come just for events, or get more involved if you want to highlight leadership skills, initiative and innovation on your resume.
- History vs. Political Science laser tag
- Pizza and presidential debates
- Professor-Student Symposium
- Hobo Day float
- Making employment and paid internship contacts, including Daktronics legal office and the Pierre Legislative Internship Program.
Political Science Officers:
- Pre-Law Society
The Pre-Law Society is over 30 members strong. The goal of the club is to provide information that students need to help them make their decision as to whether to attend law school, where and how. Guest speakers will include current judges, law school deans and practicing lawyers. Their advice will range from how to prepare and succeed on the LSAT, to choosing the right law school to explaining job opportunities, especially in rural South Dakota. Furthermore, the Pre-Law Society seeks to expand the network of all its members. The Daktronics legal office is interested in annual meetings with the Pre-Law Society, as is the Pierre Legislative Internship Program, which pays $5,000 for their six week internship.
Pre-Law Society Officers:
- Sigma Delta Pi Spanish Honor Society
Sociedad Nacional Honoraria Hispánica
Advanced level Spanish students who meet the academic criteria are inducted each year into Sigma Delta Pi, the National Collegiate Hispanic Honor Society founded in 1919 at the University of California Berkley. Six new members were inducted into the society in April 2010. Members of Sigma Delta Pi at SDSU sponsor events such as faculty lectures, readings or films to promote the understanding of Hispanic cultures. For more information about the society, see the national Sigma Delta Pi website or contact Dr. Maria Spitz.
- Spanish Club
The SDSU Spanish Club is a student-led organization seeking to engage students with the topics, languages and cultures learned in the classroom. Check the Spanish Club out on Facebook. Check the Spanish Club out on Instagram.
- Spanish Round-Tables (Mesas de conversación)
Roundtable conversation hours throughout Fall 2020 will be conducted exclusively via Zoom. These are opportunities for relaxed discussion in Spanish and are open to anyone who would like to attend.
Fall 2020 hours:
Please use the following information to access the conversation tables at the designated times:
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday 9:00am to 11:00am Hope Rasmussen 12:30pm to 2:00pm Sara Erazo Sánchez Sara Erazo Sánchez Sara Erazo Sánchez 2:30pm to 4:00pm Lucía Frías Lucía Frías 4:00pm to 4:30pm Lucía Frías
Hope Rasmussen: https://sdstate.zoom.us/j/91957051073
Lucía Frías: https://sdstate.zoom.us/my/luciafriaschavez
Sara Erazo: https://sdstate.zoom.us/j/5800246757?pwd=dHRqbmFhLzUxWm1ubU9VZ01FTTBSdz09