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Black Hills State University faculty are transforming lives and making headlines with their achievements.

Dr. Holly Downing, Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, recently attended the 2009 Annual Meeting of the Council of Colleges of Arts and Sciences (CCAS). The conference was held in Baltimore, Md., where Downing gave a presentation as part of a panel entitled "Pipeline Issues in the STEM Disciplines."In her presentation she addressed the BHSU campus' initiatives in recruiting and retaining Native American students in STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) fields. Her focus was on the importance of the BHSU Center of Indian Studies, the gains made possible through the NSF S-STEM grant, the research opportunities, and the support of American Indian Studies faculty and staff.
 

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