30 under 30

New in 2017, 30 under 30 will recognize outstanding young alumni who are making an impact in their professional and personal lives. Achievements will be recognized in the areas of professional success, community involvement and/or university engagement. 

Nominations will be accepted at any time and considered on a rolling basis. 

Complete a Nomination


  • Graduate of the University of South Dakota (undergraduate or graduate degree).
  • Age 30 or under at the time of nomination.
  • Willingness to be included, with photograph, in various alumni and university publications and marketing.


  • Documentable impact in business, education, leadership, government, research, service, or other area.
  • Demonstrate commitment to maintaining a lifelong relationship with USD.
  • Represent the very best of USD graduates.

Questions? Contact us at alumni@usdalumni.org for more information.


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