Before the fall semester officially begins Aug. 26 at Black Hills State University, faculty and staff gathered this week with Interim President Laurie Nichols as she shared her plans and goals for the university this academic year.
Black Hills State University held the 5th Annual BHSU Sutton Bay Golf and Fish Outing August 12-14 to raise money for athletic scholarships. Thirty-three people participated raising a record $143,556. Dana and LaDawn Dykhouse contributed an additional $150,000 and an anonymous donor contributed $125,000 to raise the total to $418,556 for the scholarship coffers.
Black Hills State University was recently certified as a Bee Campus USA in commitment to creating sustainable habitats for pollinators. BHSU joins more than 150 Bee Cities and Bee Campuses across the country.
A new electric car at Black Hills State University is saving 60 percent on transportation costs, according to Eva Chase, BHSU coordinator of sustainability.
Fourteen descendants of Maude (Campbell) Dana, Class of 1917, were honored this spring as the 2019 Black Hills State University Legacy Family. Grandma Dana, as Maude is fondly remembered by her loved ones, was known for inspiring and encouraging her family’s education. The Dana family is known for their strong support and care of the community through their success in the fields of dentistry, orthodontia, and financial management.