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Caldwell Hall

About Caldwell Hall

I Love Caldwell Because...

"It's a great place to study, but also has a social feel. There is a strong community which makes it feel like home."

Hall Features

  • Elevator
  • Central air conditioning
  • Laundry on each wing
  • Wireless internet
  • 24-hour visitation

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History of Caldwell Hall

Caldwell is named in honor of Ada Bertha Caldwell, professor of Industrial Arts, student advocate, mentor and student services visionary. An artist and teacher, Ada Caldwell taught for over three decades at South Dakota State College of Agriculture and Mechanic Arts. She taught the state’s most well-known artist, Harvey Dunn.

Caldwell’s influence extended outside of classroom instruction in the arts as reflected in her efforts in the creation of the Coolidge Sylvan Theatre, her encouragement of the development of the Campus Grove, and the construction of the first student union which is now Pugsley Hall.