Payton Park’s winning essay aims to help a leading nonprofit fulfill its mission through sound financial management, placing him first in the state of South Dakota for high school students
Many teens enjoy raising funds for nonprofit organizations, but 16-year old Payton Park wants to manage those funds! This exceptional sophomore from St. Mary’s High School in Dell Rapids, S.D., channeled his inner financial advisor to create an investment plan for the World Food Program and become the South Dakota first-place winner of SIFMA (Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association) Foundation’s Fall 2017 InvestWrite® competition. The South Dakota Stock Market Game is sponsored by the Black Hills State University Center for Economic Education, the Securities Industry Financial Markets Association (SIFMA) and the South Dakota Council on Economic Education.
Two decades of student research will be celebrated at the 20th annual Black Hills Research Symposium at the Black Hills State University March 21-22 in Spearfish. Nearly 30 undergraduate students from throughout the Black Hills will attend the Symposium and present their research through posters and oral presentations.
Black Hills State University is pleased to announce the next Presidential Lecture Series: An Evening with Mrs. Linda Daugaard: Personal Thoughts on South Dakota’s Children and Life as First Lady. In addition to meeting with students and faculty members, BHSU will host Mrs. Daugaard for a public presentation Thursday, April 5th.
Dr. Jama Khainzan, Black Hills State University Presidential Fellow, will present “The Global Commons: Food Safety Concerns” as part of the University’s Geek Speak lecture series Thursday, March 15 at 4 p.m. in Jonas 110.
Mural artist Paul LaJeunesse will visit Black Hills State University March 12-14 to train students and faculty in his socially-engaged mural process. BHSU will then work with the community for a large public mural adjacent to the green space in front of old City Hall.
Senior art & photography students of BHSU showcase their final work at The Matthews
The Matthews presents the work of BHSU senior art and photography students April 6-26. This annual exhibit showcases the talent of the graduating senior art and photography students from BHSU.
Four Black Hills State University students are being recognized for their accomplishments by TRiO Student Support Services (SSS): Lyric Delgarito, Tori Fulton, Katherine Kemp, and Taylor Escott.
A group of 14 Black Hills State University students and two faculty members will explore Germany, Poland, and the Czech Republic March 1-12 as part of the BHSU international learning course “Nazi Germany and the Holocaust: History, Memory, and Legacy.” Students will share their gained knowledge with other BHSU students and the Spearfish community with a public presentation on Holocaust Remembrance Day, April 12.
Dr. Jami Stone, associate professor of mathematics education at Black Hills State University, will discuss environmental consciousness in her Geek Speak, “Trash Has Two Parents: The Person Who Threw It and the Person Who Walked by…” This speak will be held at 4 p.m. on Thursday, March 1 in Jonas 110 on the BHSU campus in Spearfish. All Geek Speaks are free and open to the public.
Eleven theatre students represented Black Hills State University at the Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival (KCACTF) in Des Moines, Iowa, Jan. 21-26. BHSU students networked with hundreds of professionals in the field, trained under faculty from across the nation, preformed in front of thousands, and took home four Certificates of Merit.