Black Hills State University students worked with the City of Hot Springs this semester to design a five-year strategic plan to improve tourism.
Dr. Ignatius Cahyanto’s tourism planning and development students presented their plans and research results to representatives from Hot Springs including Cindy Donnel, mayor of Hot Springs, Nolan Schroeder, Hot Springs city administrator, members from the Hot Springs Chamber of Commerce, Dr. Priscilla Romkema, dean of the College of Business and Natural Science, Dr. Barbara Looney assistant professor of management, and others.
Black Hills State University graduate Sarah Aid will graduate with a degree in exercise science and begin her career with the Spearfish Regional Health as an exercise therapist.
Aid, who greatly credits the opportunities at BHSU for her immediate success, is thrilled to be graduating knowing that she has a great position in her field of study.
Ekenna Anya Gafu was part of the Yellow Jacket football team where he learned discipline on and off the field from head coach John Reiners.
Anya Gafu plans to use the lessons he learned on the field to pursue his career in business or perhaps coaching at the collegiate level after earning his degree at Black Hills State University Dec. 12.
Anya Gafu will graduate with a degree in business administration with an emphasis in economics and finance. He plans to pursue his master in business administration while serving as a graduate assistant coach for a football team.
More than 200 candidates for graduation will be recognized during the 170th Black Hills State University commencement ceremony.
The fall commencement ceremony is at 10 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 12 at the Donald E. Young Sports and Fitness Center on the BHSU campus.
Several Black Hills State University students and faculty are at Botho University in Botswana, Africa this week presenting research.
Three BHSU science students and one recent alum will attend the Botho University International Research Conference (BUIRC), Nov. 5-6.
The Black Hills Knowledge Network and Black Hills State University unveiled plans recently to recruit and hire a professional economist to serve as the project director of the Black Hills Knowledge Network and as a member of the faculty at Black Hills State University.
Black Hills State University is located in the Northern Black Hills - an astounding place. The Black Hills has an astonishing nature with various types of plants and species of animals. American Indians believe that it is a sacred place and plants used properly can cure a lot of diseases.
BHSU professors Jace DeCory, assistant professor of history and American Indian studies, Dr. John Dixson, professor of chemistry, Dr. Justin Ramsey, assistant professor to plant biology, and Dr. Tara Ramsey, research assistant in biology, will discuss ethnobotany during Geek Speak, Thursday, Oct. 1 at 4 p.m. in Jonas Hall, room 110.
Dr. Ignatius Cahyanto, assistant professor of tourism and hospitality at Black Hills State University, will give an interactive lecture about a new trend, dark tourism – visiting destinations that are identified with death and suffering. Cahyanto will explain why people are attracted to them, and offer advice how to ethically manage the tourist sites.
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