Christmas is the season of giving. In addition to good company, great food, and holiday wishes, the Black Hills State University Administrative Team used their holiday get-together as an opportunity to give back to their community in a multitude of ways.
Black Hills State University faculty and staff brought more than good tidings to their annual Christmas reception this year. BHSU President Tom Jackson, Jr., and the administration team encouraged faculty and staff to bring canned and boxed food to the holiday reception to benefit the Spearfish Food Pantry.
Dr. Patricia Simpson, dean of the College of Education and Behavioral Sciences at Black Hills State University, was elected to the board of governors of The Renaissance Group, a national consortium to prepare American education professionals. Simpson’s tenure begins immediately.
Two students from the Black Hills State University Honors Program will defend their capstone projects on Dec. 4 at 4 p.m. in Jonas Hall 110 as part of the Geek Speak lecture series. The students’ diverse topics include tournament theory in movies and an allegory on the decision to become a United Methodist pastor.
BHSU business student, Samantha Johnson, recently received a $7,000 scholarship from Zonta International, a worldwide organization of business professionals working to advance the status of women. Johnson is one of 12 students worldwide to receive the Jane M. Klausman Women in Business Scholarship.
Deb Henriksen, director of student financial aid and coordinator of student financial services at Black Hills State University, received the Ron Smout Award for Teaching and Mentoring at the Rocky Mountain Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators (RMASFAA) Banquet last month.
Despite concerns over the Ebola virus, a study conducted by researchers at Black Hills State University and the University of Florida reveals the majority (54 percent) of American travelers are comfortable flying in the U.S. for a leisure trip during the Thanksgiving holiday.
The South Dakota Center for Enterprise Opportunity (SD CEO), the women’s business center at Black Hills State University, will host the monthly Women in Networking (WIN) lunch at the Spearfish Holiday Inn Swarm Room Tuesday, Dec. 9 from noon to 1 p.m.
Community members, faculty, staff, students, and alumni gathered on the Black Hills State University campus this weekend to celebrate the inauguration of BHSU’s tenth president, Dr. Tom Jackson, Jr. The theme for the inauguration was “Spirit of the Hills” honoring the history, geography, beauty and the people of the Black Hills.
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