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University Marketing & Communications

Welcome to University Marketing and Communications

University Marketing and Communications serves as the central communications office for the university. We foster and expand relationships with internal and external audiences and align communications initiatives and messaging with the university's strategic direction and goals. This link provides media members information if they wish to visit campus during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Marketing and communications functions include:

Integrated Marketing and Communications

Driving Directions to the Communications Center

From 6th Street (East or West):

  • 6th Street to Campanile Avenue (formerly 13th Avenue)
  • Turn north
  • Continue on Campanile Avenue to 4-way stop at 8th Street
  • Continue straight (north) through 4-way stop.
  • Campanile Avenue will turn left and then right – follow through both turns
  • After the second turn, the Chicoine Architecture, Mathematics and Engineering Hall will be on your left (West side of the street)
  • Communications Center is the next building on the left – tan building
  • Turn left at the second parking lot entrance
  • Visitor parking is available between Morrill Hall and the Communications Center.

Street address – 1007 Campanile Ave.

University Marketing & Communications Events

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Aug 2

Drupal Training Open Session

Communications Center

University Marketing & Communications News

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Jim Taggart, Feb. 2021 Employee of the Month

Taggart named February’s Civil Service Employee of the Month

Whether it’s having a leading role in a pharmacy commercial or designing a poster, Jim Taggart’s easy-going personality puts everyone at ease. And since the COVID-19 pandemic started, it’s his friendly voice you hear on the phone when you call University Marketing and Communications.

South Dakota State University Launches “Pheasant State” Merchandise Collection In Time for Hunting Season

With the opening of pheasant season set to kick off Saturday, South Dakota State University, in conjunction with its trademark licensing agent, CLC, is introducing a specially designed, university-branded “Pheasant State” merchandise collection that pays homage to the state’s popular sport.

Built By You and SDSU - Marketing Campaign Receives International Acclaim

Five international awards were recently given to Epicosity, a Sioux Falls-based marketing firm, and South Dakota State University for their work in developing and launching the “Built By You and SDSU” marketing campaign. The campaign launched in August.