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.
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.
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.
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.
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 upperclassmen and/or professors. It is very informal and a great way to get to know the people in your major.
History Club Officers:
- President - Alanna Ragle
- Vice President - John Jacobson
- Secretary - Paige Barthel
- Treasurer - Avery Sage
- Communication Coordinator - Freddy Moran
- Adviser - Dr. Graham Wrightson
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:
- President - Avery Sage
- Vice President - Alanna Ragle
- Secretary - Dustin Manzey
- Treasurer - Holly Polak
- Communications - Nathan Stafford
- Membership - Ashley Davis
- Adviser - Dr. Graham Wrightson
- 12 credits in history
- 3.0 GPA in History Courses
- 3.1 Overall GPA Completion
- $50 lifetime membership fee for new members
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:
- President - Kade Walker
- Vice President - Jessica Johnson
- Secretary - Eric Gednalske
- Treasurer - Hayley Halverson
- Adviser - David Wiltse, Ph.D.
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:
- President - Braedon Houdek
- Vice President - Bryton Syverson
- Secretary - Alissa Greenwald
- Treasurer - Jacob Cartsen
- Adviser - Lisa Hager
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.
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.
Roundtable conversation hours offer opportunities for relaxed discussion in Spanish and are open to anyone who would like to attend.
Spring 2023 hours:
|10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.|
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
|12:00 p.m. - 12:30 p.m.|
|12:30 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.||Katie Kelly|
1:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
|1:30 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.||Katie Kelly|
|2:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.||Eden Hodgins|
|2:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.||Abby Muller|
|3:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.||Adrián Calderón|
|3:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.||Adrián Calderón|
|4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m||Adrián Calderón|