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.
Yellow & Blue Discovery Day is a free Saturday event designed to give students a closer look at an academic program they are interested in while learning more about South Dakota State. This program is ideal for high school juniors exploring their academic options and seniors finalizing their college plans. In addition to an in-depth academic experience, you'll also learn more about SDSU and take a campus tour. Stick around for a Jacks home football game that afternoon!
Enjoy piano duets, trios and ensembles of local piano students.
Jackrabbit Previews are group programs designed for high school students and their families to explore SDSU and to meet other students who are considering us, too. The program is offered on most Fridays during the school year and Easter Monday.
You’ll learn about academic programs, student activities, financial aid, housing and other aspects of college life at State. The program also includes a campus tour as well as academic appointments with department representatives from your chosen field(s) of study.
South Dakota State University and SDSU Extension in partnership with the Brookings Sustainability Committee invites interested Brookings residents and business owners to attend a Stormwater Community Forum. This forum sponsored by the Landscape Architecture Program at SDSU will focus on green stormwater infrastructure practices. These landscape-based practices reduce stormwater runoff and improve water quality. The forum will provide opportunities for community members to learn more about green stormwater infrastructure and provide input on how these practices can be integrated into resi
The Honors College Visit Day at SDSU is a program designed specifically for high school juniors and seniors who have excelled as both students and student leaders throughout high school.
During the program, students and their families will have the opportunity to get to know SDSU and our Honors College and find out why both might just be the perfect fit.
Students eligible for Honors College have a minimum ACT of 27 or rank in the top 10 percent of their high school class.
Yellow & Blue Discovery Day is a free Saturday event designed to give students a closer look at an academic program they are interested in while learning more about South Dakota State. This program is ideal for high school juniors exploring their academic options and seniors finalizing their college plans. In addition to an in-depth academic experience, you'll also learn more about SDSU and take a campus tour.
2020 Norgren and Witherington Contests for Youth Open to Submissions
October 15, 2019
TO: South Dakota English/Language Arts Teachers
FROM: Christine Stewart, South Dakota Poet Laureate and Professor of English, SDSU
South Dakota State University, the College of Arts, Humanities, & Social Sciences, and the English Department are pleased to invite you to submit your students’ creative work to the 2020 Jerome Norgren Poetry Contest and the 2020 Paul Witherington Prose Contest.
Take a moment and enjoy the summer night with a stargazing adventure! With power telescopes to view Saturn and the stars above, you'll join the long history of stargazers like Hans Lippershey and Galileo Galilei. Free event for all ages.
Wednesday, July 10th, at 10pm-11pm* at the Ben Reifel south parking lot.
Donuts, flowers, coffee, exercise and more are going to be at the first Jacks’ Farmers Market, Wednesday from 3-6 p.m.
Over 20 confirmed vendors are set to be at the farmers market, being held south of the SDSU Wellness Center, north of the University Student Union pay lot. A combination of Brookings Farmers Market and SDState vendors are going to be a part of the event.
Here is a list of vendors:
From the Brookings Farmers Market:
Earth as Art exhibit, developed by the University of Louisiana at Lafayette (UL Lafayette) Regional Application Center (RAC), will be on display at the Brookings Public Library June 15, 2019 - July 22, 2019. The Earth as Art gallery features remarkable images of the surface of the Earth that have been captured by remote sensing devices aboard Landsat and other satellites operated by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA).
Yellow & Blue Discovery Day is a free Saturday event designed to give students a closer look at an academic program they are interested in while learning more about South Dakota State. This program is ideal for high school juniors exploring their academic options and seniors finalizing their college plans.
The state competition will be held at the SDSU Student Union in Brookings, SD.
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.
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.