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Culturally Competent. Civically Engaged. Ready to Lead.

The School of American and Global Studies, also known as AGS, provides students with unparalleled opportunities to learn about and help solve the grand challenges of an ever-changing and interconnected world. Our students work and learn alongside award-winning faculty both in and out of the classroom. Through faculty-led study abroad programs and several research and outreach centers housed in the School, our students gain hands-on research and job skills that will advance their future careers or graduate studies. Our graduates are Rhodes scholars, Harvard law students and U.S. Department of State interns, just to name a few examples!

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Andrea Carlile, director of forensics and assistant professor of communication studies, shown at Jackrabbits Forensics' Night Before Nationals event in April, will speak on reinvigorating speech and debate team culture at the Speech Communication Association of South Dakota annual conference on South Dakota State University’s campus July 24-25.

SDSU to host Speech Communication Association conference

The Speech Communication Association of South Dakota will hold its annual conference on South Dakota State University’s campus July 24-25.

Changing the journalism narrative

The field of journalism has had hard criticisms in recent years. One individual is looking to change that through the power of books … and her cat. Miranda O’Bryan is a Martin native and a 2020 graduate from the South Dakota State University School of Communication and Journalism and School of American and Global Studies. She also held the title of Miss South Dakota 2023, where she used her platform for awareness of literacy rates and addressing the misconceptions of the journalism field.

SDSU announces Mike Huether Public Service Academy

Former, current and future public servants gathered April 9 to celebrate the creation of the Mike Huether Public Service Academy at South Dakota State University.