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Haakon County students to benefit from BHSU scholarship in memory of Marjorie Briggs

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The children of Marjorie (Pickles) Briggs of Midland are carrying on the value their parents placed on higher education by establishing a scholarship at Black Hills State University. Haakon County students are eligible for the scholarship beginning this fall. Marjorie, who passed away in August at the age of 91, attended Black Hills State (formerly Black Hills Teacher’s College) in the early 1950s. She earned her teacher’s certification and taught in country schools near Robbs Flat and Midland.

Special student rate offered to BHSU students for third annual Entrepreneurial Boot Camp at BHSU-Rapid City

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Looking to jump-start the idea of launching your own business in the new year? Led by local business experts, the Entrepreneurial Boot Camp is a full-day workshop on Friday, Jan. 18, 2019 at the BHSU-Rapid City campus and is specifically designed for aspiring entrepreneurs and newer business owners interested in starting a business or rebooting their existing business. SD CEO is offering a special $50 rate for BHSU students to attend the event.

Lakota language internship to aid BHSU student’s career goals

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Her Lakota name, Ožáŋžaŋ Taíŋ Wíŋ, means “Appearing Light Woman.” It’s easy to see why Black Hills State University student Koty Janis was given this name. She has a special light and it’s something she aims to use to inspire others in her future profession. Koty is studying psychology and American Indian studies at BHSU in Spearfish. She plans to become a school counselor back home on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation.

Comic book to debut at BHSU Geek Speak on Chinese partnership

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The first Black Hills State University Geek Speak lecture of 2019 will include the debut of a comic book created by BHSU student artists based on their experience studying abroad in China. Desy Schoenewies, associate professor of art, will present “Drawings from China: Experiences from the BHSU/Baoding University Partnership” Thursday, Jan. 10 at 4 p.m. in Jonas Hall 110.

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