The Collegian

Tina Birgen is the student success coordinator at SDSU. Prior to her role at SDSU, Birgen held roles as a physical education teacher, volleyball coach and personal trainer.

Student success coordinator jumps into new SDSU role

Jordan Rusche, Co-Editor-in-Chief (She/Her) September 27, 2022

The Wintrode Student Success and Opportunity Center hired a new coordinator last month. Tina Birgen started her new position in August, and already said she’s been met with “a whirlwind of knowledge.” “But...

Michaela Willis and Dennis Hedge present their current plans for SDSU’s opportunity center to students during the Oct. 26 listening session. This was the first of three sessions hosted by university officials to discuss opportunity centers.

New centers leave students, faculty out on a limb

Jordan Rusche, Editor-in-Chief (she/her) October 26, 2021

When Gov. Kristi Noem’s letter asking the South Dakota Board of Regents to investigate for “agendas” in state universities was brought up during a meeting of South Dakota State University administrators...

SI and tutoring programs

South Dakota State University January 11, 2017

Students receive tutoring in the Wintrode Tutoring Center, which offers help for more than 20 courses. SA senator Alexandria Farber believes students have been vocal about SI and tutoring being instrumental to their success at SDSU. The Speech and Writing Centers also provide help for students.

Load More Stories