Mines News

Release Date Wednesday, November 30, 2022

South Dakota Mines Annual Holiday Parade of Trees Open to the Public

The South Dakota Mines Parade of Trees kicks off today. The theme this year is Parade of No Trees. 

Community members are invited to vote on their favorite displays at the annual holiday Parade of Trees from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday, Nov. 30 - Dec. 1, and 9 a.m. – 1 p.m., Friday, Dec. 2, in the Surbeck Center at South Dakota Mines. This year, the theme is Parade of No Trees and features displays created by the campus community.

This year, like every year, participants are striving to have the best display. The public vote will distinguish which team wins the “People’s Choice Award.” The winners of each category will be announced on Friday after the voting has closed.

The Parade of Trees is sponsored by the Office of Student Engagement at Mines.  Each display in the parade has been created by an organization or department on campus. The displays range from a Newton’s Cradle from Society of Physics Students to a display of toilet paper from Residence Life.


About South Dakota Mines  

Founded in 1885, South Dakota Mines is one of the nation’s leading engineering, science and technology universities. South Dakota Mines offers bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees and a best-in-class education at an affordable price. The university enrolls 2,493 students with an average class size of 24. The South Dakota Mines placement rate for graduates is 98 percent, with an average starting salary of more than $70,036. For these reasons  South Dakota Mines is ranked among the best engineering schools in the country for return on investment. Find us online at www.sdsmt.edu and on FacebookTwitter, LinkedInInstagram, and Snapchat.

Contact: Mike Ray, 605-394-6082, mike.ray@sdsmt.edu