Charitable support and Trojan Community

Welcome to the Dakota State University Foundation and Alumni website! Here you will find resources to learn more about ways to give to DSU, stay connected to Trojans everywhere, and share your pride in alma mater no matter where you roam. Continue to check back for updates and ways to support DSU.

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DSUnite Raises Half Million Dollars

This year's DSUnite, held on April 21 at the Sioux Falls Convention Center, has raised an astonishing $510,000, far surpassing the initial goal of $300,000. This annual fundraising event, focusing on scholarship support, has once again brought together the DSU community and its supporters. The funds raised will directly benefit student scholarships at Dakota State University.

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Trojans Unite Comprehensive Campaign

On April 1, 2022, Dakota State University announced the Trojans Unite Comprehensive Campaign focused on three areas: Building Champions, Cyber-Research Initiative, and Academic Success.

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DSU enrollment tops 3500

DSU enrollment tops 3500 for the first time ever. Growth seen in multiple categories.

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Join DSU for Day of Giving

The Dakota State University Foundation invites the Madison community to RISE UP and help DSU reach the goal of raising $250,000 for Day of Giving on Thursday, Sept. 14. Day of Giving coincides with Dakota State’s homecoming celebration, Trojan Days.

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Experiences prepared alumna for administrative position

Throughout her career in education, Becky Fjerstad (B.S. ’95) has served in various positions, such as paraprofessional, middle school teacher, and elementary school teacher. She is now beginning her second year as an administrator for the elementary school of her hometown of Wessington Springs.

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