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.
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.
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.
It’s hip to be square. Black Hills State University associate professor of history, Dr. Robert Campbell, will examine the latest “Geek Chic” cultural phenomenon in a public lecture Thursday, Nov. 20 at 4 p.m. in Jonas Hall room 110 on the BHSU campus.
Dr. Leonard Austin, professor in the Black Hills State University School of Education, recently published his third book titled “Essentials of Educational Psychology: Theories and Ideas About How Students Learn.”
Dr. Adam Gaffey, assistant professor of speech at Black Hills State University, will present a lecture commemorating the 151st anniversary of the Gettysburg Address. The lecture, titled “Lincoln and Gettysburg: From Rhetorical Artistry to National Totem,” will be held Thursday, Nov. 13 at 4 p.m. in Jonas Hall room 110.
Black Hills State University will celebrate its first annual Global Entrepreneurship Week Nov. 17-20 providing opportunities for students and the Black Hills community to engage with successful regional entrepreneurs.
Black Hills State University professor of math education, Dr. John Alsup, will share insights from his recent trip to Russia in a public lecture titled “Inside Russia Today” on Tuesday, Nov. 18 at 7 p.m. in Meier Hall Concert Hall.
The faculty, staff, students, and alumni of Black Hills State University invite community members to join the celebration of the inauguration of Dr. Tom Jackson, Jr., Saturday, Nov. 15 at 1 p.m. in the Donald E. Young Sports and Fitness Center on the BHSU campus. Jackson is the tenth president of BHSU.
Dr. Daniel May, assistant professor of mathematics at Black Hills State University, will converge the left and right brain Thursday when he presents a public lecture on math and poetry. The lecture, part of the Geek Speak series, will be held Nov. 6 at 4 p.m. in Jonas Hall room 110 on the BHSU campus.
Paper cranes, a self-portrait, the country of India, and sunlight describe four Black Hills State University art students’ pieces selected for the annual University Invitational exhibition in Sioux Falls. Yet, the artists’ stories intensify the impact of their work beyond a first look.
Dr. James Hess, professor of psychology and chair of the School of Behavioral Sciences at Black Hills State University, recently pledged a $1 million gift to BHSU to establish the School of Behavioral Sciences Make a Difference Initiative.
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