Graduation Video Available to View Online
Dakota State University Spring Commencement video is available to view online.
The ceremony was held May 9. Along with conferring its first doctoral degree, the University granted 144 bachelors, 26 masters and 42 associate degrees.
South Dakota's United State Representative, the Honorable Stephanie Herseth Sandlin, served as commencement speaker. Deb Bowman, ('76) and Arne Fockler, ('67) were honored as Distinguished Alumni. Bowman is the South Dakota Secretary of the Department of Social Services. Fockler retired after working for IBM and is an active volunteer for Arc Southeastern Minnesota, an agency that works with people with developmental disabilities.