Courtney Dahlgren, a recent graduate of Timber Lake High School, is this year’s recipient of the Joe and Elaine Floyd Scholarships, a four-year scholarship of $48,000. Dahlgren will attend Black Hills State University in the fall and plans to major in elementary education with a minor in coaching.
Not even a week into the job and the new Black Hills State University president, Dr. Tom Jackson Jr., encountered a whole different world when he visited the Sanford Underground Research Facility (Sanford Lab) to visit with faculty and researchers about their work nearly a mile underground in the former Homestake Mine near Lead.
For the fourth year in a row, Black Hills State University is offering an opportunity for local elementary through high school students to explore the world around them. The annual Summer Exploration Institute will be held June 16-20 for ages 11-16 and July 7-11 for ages 7-10.
Black Hills State University psychology major Kaitlin Schneider, who started her collegiate career while still a senior at Sturgis Brown High School, has spent the last several years involved in a variety of research projects, one which awarded her the top undergraduate oral presentation at this year’s Black Hills Research Symposium (BHRS).While her time as a BHSU undergraduate will come to an end tomorrow, Schneider’s career in academia is just beginning.
More than 420 candidates will be recognized for graduation during Black Hills State University’s 167th commencement ceremony Saturday, May 10 at 10 a.m. in the Donald E. Young Sports and Fitness Center.
Two longtime Black Hills State University professors, Jace DeCory, assistant professor of history and American Indian Studies, and Dr. Robert Schurrer, professor of exercise science, were recognized with the 2014 Distinguished Faculty Award, a prestigious honor which is bestowed upon them by their colleagues.
Black Hills State University will host a public presentation on the Sanford Underground Research Facility Wednesday, April 30 at noon in the Jacket Legacy Room of the David B. Miller Yellow Jacket Student Union.
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