The Pride of the Dakotas has been invited to march in the National Memorial Day Parade in Washington DC!

On Monday, May 29, 2017, the band will be marching its way up Constitution Avenue, performing for hundreds of thousands of spectators along the parade route and across the globe. The band will also be performing a short concert at the WW II Memorial on Sunday, May 28th at approximately 5pm. This trip continues a long tradition of travel to significant events for the band.

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The new Alumni Green will better serve our growing alumni base, and provide indoor and outdoor spaces for campus visitors to enjoy.

Welcome Alumni & Friends of SDSU

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Upcoming Events

May
26
Join the Sioux Empire Staters on May 26th at the Sioux Falls Design Center for the first ever SDSU Design Alumni Art Exhibition and Auction.
Jun
03
On Saturday, June 4, South Dakota State Athletics will host the 37th Annual Stan Marshall Golf Classic at Brookings Country Club. This Jackrabbit Athletics summer tradition raises critical funds to support student-athlete scholarships. This year, the Stan Marshall has a goal of generating $30,000 in support of SDSU student-athletes scholarships.
Jun
07
Join fellow alumni and friends on June 7th in Yankton, SD for the Annual Yankton Jackrabbit Club Golf Tounament.
Jun
16

Join us June 16th at Olive Grove Golf Course in Groton for the 2017 SDSU North Eastern South Dakota Alumni and Friends Golf Tournament.

Jul
19
Join fellow alumni and friends from around the Pierre area for a Jackrabbit Social on July 19th. 
Jul
20
Join the West River Jacks for their 36th Annual Banquet, Auction, & Golf Tournament. The Banquet and Auction will be in Deadwood, SD on July 20 with the Golf Tournament the following day in Spearfish, SD.
Aug
17
Get your team together and join us for the 23rd Annual Jackrabbit Shootout hosted by the Sioux Empire Staters. 
Aug
31
Join us for tailgating August 31st when SDSU takes on Duquesne! 
Sep
15
Alumni Green Dedication on September 15th. 
Sep
16
Join us the tailgating during the Beef Bowl when SDSU takes on Drake!
Oct
07
Join us for tailgating October 7th when SDSU takes on Southern Illinois!
Oct
13
Legends and Leaders Distinguished Alumni Awards Banquet 
Oct
14
Hobo Day Parade 
Oct
14
Join us for Hobo Day Tailgating as SDSU takes on NDSU! 
Nov
04
Join us for tailgating as SDSU takes on Northern Iowa!
Nov
11
Join us for tailgating as SDSU takes on Illinois State!
 
Students, faculty, community members, alumni and benefactors gathered Friday (April 28) at South Dakota State University to celebrate the groundbreaking of the University’s $50 million expansion project for the SDSU Performing Arts Center.
 

The Pride of the Dakotas has been invited to march in the National Memorial Day Parade in Washington DC!

On Monday, May 29, 2017, the band will be marching its way up Constitution Avenue, performing for hundreds of thousands of spectators along the parade route and across the globe. The band will also be performing a short concert at the WW II Memorial on Sunday, May 28th at approximately 5pm. This trip continues a long tradition of travel to significant events for the band.

 
Dennis Hedge, a member of the South Dakota State University faculty and staff since 1992, has been selected provost and vice president for academic affairs of the institution following a six-month national search. The appointment is subject to South Dakota Board of Regents’ approval at its March meeting.