The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) can be overwhelming for incoming freshman and first time college parents. Kim Nida, assistant director of financial aid at Black Hills State University, has some tips and tricks to help clarify.
High school seniors who attend Black Hills State University may be eligible for $10,000 scholarships, thanks to a donation to the Horatio Alger Association Endowment by Association member T. Denny Sanford. Fifteen scholarships of $10,000 each are available. The scholarship application is open until Oct. 25 at: https://scholars.horatioalger.org/horatio-alger-scholarship-applications
Claudio (Sebastian) Escudero, a business major at Black Hills State University who is from Argentina, was selected as the South Dakota scholarship recipient for the World Affairs Councils of America (WACA) Conference “The Eight Forces Reshaping the Global Economy.” The Conference will be held in Washington, D.C. in November.
Dr. Tom Flickema, who served as President of Black Hills State University from 1994-2006, still remembers the moment BHSU graduate, Dr. Nathan Steinle, walked into his exam room at Black Hills Regional Eye Institute. It had been 13 years since the two last saw each other, when Steinle gave the honors graduation speech as the valedictorian of the Class 2001 and shook hands with President Flickema at commencement. Now, the two shook hands again, with a reassurance from Steinle that he could restore his university president’s eyesight.
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.