The SD GEAR UP Summer Honors Program ended on a high note with a closing ceremony last week at Black Hills State University. But for Mike Erz, GEAR UP regional coordinator at BHSU, the work has only just begun.
The Office of Academic Affairs at Black Hills State University in Spearfish, S.D. has released the Dean’s List for the spring 2016 semester. A total of 690 students maintained a grade point average (GPA) of 3.5 or higher while taking at least 12 credit hours.
The master’s degree in sustainability at Black Hills State University is the only degree of its type that is available entirely online in the whole western half of the United States. The degree, which is drawing students locally and nationally, has implications for the environment, business, and communities.
As crews continue to battle the Crow Peak Fire near Spearfish, faculty at Black Hills State University are talking about how the study of sustainability can impact environmental operations.
Black Hills State University received approval from the South Dakota Board of Regents today to offer new bachelor of fine arts (BFA) degrees in graphic design, photography, and studio art.
The new BFA programs recognize the national standards for visual arts and communications by moving to a professional degree accredited by the National Association of Schools of Art and Design (NASAD). The degree also provides an advantage to students wishing to attend graduate school to pursue a master of fine arts (MFA) degree in any art-related field.
Twenty-nine teachers from across the state of South Dakota attended a Physical Science Concepts for Teachers workshop June 19-24, 2016 at Black Hills State University. It was facilitated by Dr. Andy Johnson, assistant professor of physics and Dr. Janet Briggs, science education specialist at the Center for the Advancement of Math and Science Education (CAMSE).
Black Hills State University is kicking-off the patriotic celebration of Independence Day early by honoring veterans and firefighters during Downtown Friday Nights in Spearfish.
High school students participating in the SD GEAR UP at Black Hills State University Summer Honors Program will celebrate the conclusion of the three-week, residential, precollege enrichment program with a ceremony at BHSU.
The GEAR UP Closing Ceremony will be held Friday, July 1 at 11 a.m. in the Jacket Legacy Room on the second floor of the David B. Miller Yellow Jacket Student Union on the BHSU campus in Spearfish.
Damon Leader Charge knows firsthand the importance of college preparation programs like SD GEAR UP at Black Hills State University.
Growing up in Parmelee on the Rosebud Reservation, Leader Charge attended summer institutes like GEAR UP that he says were crucial in strengthening his abilities in math, science, and networking.
Firefighters battling the Crow Peak Mountain fire are being housed on campus and personnel will also be using office space on campus. They will be moving some fire trucks and equipment with them in the parking lots. BHSU officials expressed their thanks for campus and the community for their patience as the firefighters work to protect us all.
If Black Hills State University students, alumni, or community members want to keep up with BHSU President Tom Jackson, Jr., they may want to check his Twitter updates.
Jackson, who assumed the presidency at BHSU this month, was named the top “Rising Accounts of Higher Education Presidents to Follow on Twitter” in a national blog by Josie Ahlquist (www.josieahlquist.com).
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Friday, September 30, 2016