Black Hills State University was named one of the “Best Colleges for Student Voting” by Washington Monthly, a national publication. Voter turnout rates among college students tend to be low, and BHSU students aim to change these statistics.
The popular Madrigal Dinner and Opera musical event, a beloved tradition, returns to Black Hills State University Nov. 29-Dec. 2. Serving as a fundraiser for BHSU Music Department student scholarships, the Madrigal Dinner audience will be taken back to Renaissance times and invited to a Christmas feast in the castle’s great hall.
Gamers unite! The cultural relevance of video games will be discussed in the next Geek Speak lecture at Black Hills State University. Aaron Bauerly, systems librarian, will present “You are the Hero: Interaction with Mythic Archetypes Through Games” Thursday, Nov. 8 at 4 p.m. in Jonas Hall Room 110.
Black Hills State University was awarded the Business Beautification Award by the Spearfish Area Chamber of Commerce Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2018. The business beautification award recognizes a local business or organization for their overall beautification efforts, enhancing our community visually, and making it inviting for current and potential residents. BHSU, known as the most beautiful campus in the state and region, has made advancements through their landscaping, tree planting, bicycle friendly, and LED outdoor lighting initiatives.
For Keegan Her Many Horses running in the Black Hills to train for track and cross country at Black Hills State University is a link to his ancestors and a path to a career as an athletic trainer. “I find it amazing that I get to run in the Black Hills - the beauty, the scenery, the tribal history of my people,” says Keegan, a member of the Oglala Lakota tribe.