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Preparation + opportunity = success

That's the DSU equation. We're a four-year university with nationally recognized programs, cutting-edge facilities, and the brightest thinkers. But we're also a tight-knit, inclusive community. Small class sizes mean hands-on training and individualized attention. All this with an affordable, public school price that's among the best values in the region.

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Samantha Heap

Samantha Heap

Samantha Heap

Admissions Specialist




Recruiting Territory: Minnesota, Iowa, Madison and Sioux Falls, SD

Hometown: Sioux Falls

College: Augustana University

Major: Interdepartmental (Business Management, Fitness Management, Sports Management)  

Five interesting things about me?

  • I have Dual Citizenship with Canada.
  • My favorite movie series is Pirates of the Caribbean. 
  • I have a German Shepard named Jasper.
  • My favorite animal is an Elephant.
  • I sang the National Anthem at a San Diego Padres baseball game in 2014.


Office Location: Heston Hall
Phone: (605) 256-5741