Black Hills State University President Kay Schallenkamp met with U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan at the American Association of State Colleges and Universities (AASCU) Annual Meeting in San Antonio, Texas, Nov. 24.
Black Hills State University now has 12 more automated external defibrillators (AED) on campus.
Black Hills State University has now established the South Dakota Center for Enterprise Opportunity (SD CEO), funded by a $750,000 Small Business Administration grant, that will provide management and technical assistance, comprehensive training, and counseling for entrepreneurs.
A ground breaking ceremony was held recently for the University Center in Rapid City.
Black Hills State University recently learned that a request for $1 million for a wood-fired boiler has been included in the FY 2010 Energy and Water Development and Related Agencies Appropriations Act for Congressionally-Directed Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Projects. The bill was signed into law by President Obama recently.
Black Hills State University recently co-hosted the 2009 Regional ASPIRE Conference with the South Dakota TRiO programs. Over 250 TRiO participants from Colorado, Montana, Wyoming, Utah, North Dakota, and South Dakota were in attendance.
A program at Black Hills State University, known as Project PRIME, was singled out by Secretary of Education Arne Duncan today in a speech at Columbia University.
Dr. Dean Myers, provost and vice president for Academic Affairs at Black Hills State University, has announced his retirement effective at the end of this academic year. A national search will begin immediately to fill the provost position at BHSU.
Black Hills State University is making changes to accommodate the greatly increased use of laptop computers by students. A survey conducted as students moved into residence halls this fall revealed that nearly 90 percent of students brought a computer with them. That number is consistent with a national and regional trend in recent years.
Three Black Hills State University student organizations were recently recognized by the South Dakota Board of Regents for their outstanding academic, community and organizational work.
Black Hills State University recently hosted Careers with Impact, where students preparing for careers in human services, psychology and sociology had the opportunity to network with employers, graduate schools and organizations associated with those fields.
The South Dakota District Office of the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) announced today the Black Hills State University Foundation in Spearfish has been awarded a $750,000 grant to establish the South Dakota Women’s Business Center. The funding, which comes from the SBA, is provided to economic development organizations who directly assist entrepreneurs in South Dakota with special emphasis on women.
Deaver Traywick, Writing Center Director, recently presented a workshop to current federal employees at Fort Meade who are transitioning out of their current positions into new opportunities within Veteran’s Affairs.
Dr. Kristi L. Pearce, Black Hills State University associate vice president for Academic Affairs recently authored a chapter in a higher education management and leadership publication.
Black Hills State University hosted a ribbon cutting dedication for the Tom and Judy Flickema Courtyard Saturday, Sept. 19 after the Swarm Day football game.
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