There is so much about college to explore—majors, campus life, career possibilities and more. If you’re a high school junior, now is the perfect time to start looking at colleges and narrowing down your options.
So, we’ve arranged a special visit day just for high school juniors and their families to learn about all the important aspects of college life and get to know SDSU.
Junior Day is a jam-packed day of fun and information. Plus, it’s a great way to kick start your college search, and you’ll be well on your way to finding the right fit for you.
Baritone William Sharp will hold a guest artist recital at 7:30 p.m. Thursday in Peterson Recital Hall on the South Dakota State University campus.
Sharp is in South Dakota to perform with the South Dakota Symphony’s Music Unwound program.
Known as one of the foremost interpreters of the music of Charles Ives, he has been praised by The New York Times as a “sensitive and subtle singer,” and has garnered critical acclaim for his works in recitals, operas and recordings.
South Dakota State University senior Matthew Olson, a music education major from Aurora, will hold a recital at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 29 in the Peterson Recital Hall in the Lincoln Music Hall on the SDSU campus.
Olson, a tenor, will present “Of Darkness and Light,” a collection represented either by light in nature, one’s true love being the person’s light or the darkness of night.
He will be assisted by Tammy Knudtson and Lee Ann Meyer.
Yi Chen, an instructor in South Dakota State University’s School of Performing Arts, will perform a faculty saxophone recital Jan. 28 at 7:30 p.m. in the Performing Arts Center’s Recital Hall.
The recital features works by Barry Cockcroft, Jules Demersseman, Astor Piazzolla and Pierre Sancan. Chen, an instructor of saxophone and jazz studies, will be joined onstage by pianists Xuan Kuang and John Walker. Aaron Ragsdale will accompany Chen on marimba.
The Pharm.D. Class of 2022 will receive their white coats in this special ceremony. The presentation of the white coat formalizes the beginning of each student's commitment to professionalism in the field of health care. The keynote address will be given by Dr. Kayley Lyons. Kayley recently secured an assistant professorship level fellowship at Monash University School of Pharmacy in Melbourne, Australia. She will be the Ware Research Fellow in Pharmacy Education and Leadership at Monash. The event will be held in the Volstorff Ballroom in the University Student Union.
Experience the joy of giving while supporting wellness @ Jack’s Cupboard (student food pantry)!
Healthier Food Item Donation Suggestions:
Grains 100% Whole Grain Bread, Flatbread, Tortillas and Pasta, Breakfast Cereal (whole grain & low sugar)
Oatmeal (low or no added sugar), Brown Rice, Quinoa
Dairy Lowfat or Non-Fat Shelf Stable Milk (evaporated or powdered milk)
Free screenings for glucose, blood pressure and cholesterol
Communication is at the heart of efficient, high-quality health care and health outcomes. Students with a health communication skillset bring valuable skills to careers that impact people’s lives. Learn more about the 18-credit, interdisciplinary minor at our Information Table in on Main Street near the Market in the University Student Union.
South Dakota State University is participating in a consortium of leading universities in the region to assess the status of students’ mental health. Student responses to the survey will help shape services and programs to provide behavioral health support for students and ultimately improve student success and graduation rates.
On Feb. 18, 4,000 students will be selected at random. Students selected will receive an e-mail to participate. Students that respond will earn an Amazon gift certificate, and a place in a drawing for a bigger prize.
Come and learn about South Dakota State University graduate and undergraduate nursing programs, including our new Postgraduate Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner Certificate, and speak with current students and faculty. There are two sessions, you are welcome to attend either:
The Doctor of Pharmacy Class of 2019 will receive their doctoral hoods in this special ceremony.
Plans for the annual GEMS (Girls: Engineering, Mathematics & Science) workshop, an all-day event for eighth-grade girls with interests in science or engineering, are in place at South Dakota State University.
Sponsored by the Jerome J. Lohr College of Engineering, the March 23 workshop in Crothers Engineering Hall features three hands-on sessions and a panel presentation by South Dakota State students and industry professionals discussing their academic and professional experiences.
Starting as a symbolic lights out event in Sydney in 2007, Earth Hour is now the world’s largest grassroots movement for the environment, inspiring millions of people to take action for our planet and nature.
Join us March 30, 2019 from 8-9PM in the Briggs Library basement and take part in Earth Hour 2019. Play glow-in-the-dark games and learn about the environment and sustainability practices through fun activities, booths, and talks. Sign up for a chance to win a succulent plant, solar panel, and reusable ware package.