Emry Hall

emry.jpgJune Emry Hall is a women's dormitory located between Richardson Hall and Heston Hall and is within easy walking distance of the Trojan Center. The building was opened in the fall of 1968 at a construction cost of $508,205.61.It became home to 168 female students living in double occupancy rooms. The structure uses the "center-core" design and features a central lounge on each floor along with kitchen facilities and a computer lab. A completely furnished, two-bedroom apartment is provided to the hall's housemother (Residence Director).


The hall was dedicated Thursday, October 2, 1969 to Dr. June Emry, a longtime educator serving as principal and superintendent of local schools and Supervisor of Higher Education, dean, and registrar at Eastern State Normal School. The ceremony began with the unveiling of a portrait of Emry painted by Mrs. Jean Tommeraasen.

The Dedication Program can be viewed by clicking the link below.

Note: When you click on the link below, you will leave the DSU Archives website and go to the website of the “Digital Library of South Dakota.”

Emry Hall Dedication Program



Alumni News. Spring 1973

Emry Hall Dedication Box 93 Folder 8

Alumni News. Winter 1969