Black Hills State University will begin offering in-state tuition rates to new students from North Dakota, Nebraska, and Iowa this summer as part of the South Dakota Advantage tuition program adopted recently by the Board of Regents. Black Hills State already provides a rate equivalent to in-state tuition to new students from Colorado, Montana, and Wyoming, and will continue to do so through the South Dakota Advantage.
A $1 million gift from Black Hills State University professor of psychology, Dr. James Hess, continues to make it possible for students to apply their course material and make a difference in the community. Rachel Dather, outdoor education major from Verdigre, Neb., is one of this year’s recipients of the Make a Difference Scholarship.
Black Hills State University honored Spearfish resident Carol Lundberg recently by naming the Anatomy & Physiology Lab on campus in her honor. Lundberg is a generous supporter of BHSU having established a scholarship fund for students with additional support in her estate plan for math and science scholarships.
This is going to be a big weekend for Maryanne Darling-Reich of Belle Fourche. On Friday, Dec. 7, Maryanne will turn 50 years old. On Saturday, Dec. 8, she will graduate from Black Hills State University with her bachelor’s degree in business administration. Maryanne completed all her classes online while working full-time at Black Hills Energy.