Two Black Hills State University students were the recipients of the Chiesman Scholarships for the 2015-2016 academic year.
Nick Gale, history and political science major from Spearfish, and Elizabeth Sorensen, business administration-marketing and Spanish major from Britton, each received a $750 scholarship award.
Twenty-two teachers from across the state of South Dakota attended aLife Science Concepts for Teachers workshop last week at Black Hills State University facilitated by BHSU faculty Dr. Justin Ramsey, assistant professor of plant biology, Dr. Tara Ramsey, research associate, and Dr. Janet Briggs, science education specialist at the Center for the Advancement of Math and Science Education (CAMSE) at BHSU.
Spearfish, the west river region, and the entire state would benefit greatly if Black Hills State University initiatives recently presented to the South Dakota Board of Regents (BOR) are funded.
Black Hills State University nearly doubled the number of partnerships with international universities which could lead to increased numbers of international students at BHSU. The most recent partnerships are in China and South Korea.
Black Hills State University will now offer two new sociology-related certificate programs. The programs were formally approved at the recent South Dakota Board of Regents meeting last week.
When Zach Zephier became a father last year for the first time, he knew it would change his life. What he didn’t realize was how much it would change his work.
Scholar-athletes at Black Hills State University have impressive grade point averages (GPAs). Jhett Albers, director of athletics, said BHSU scholar-athlete GPA statistics are impressive every year but even more impressive this year because BHSU has increased the number of scholar-athletes participating in the University’s athletic programs.
Black Hills State University student Hwayoung Choi aspires to teach others.
Hwayoung, an international student from South Korea, wants to teach English, and to become the best teacher she can be means traveling overseas to improve her English and build confidence in the classroom.
Black Hills State University honored its retirees during the annual Employee Recognition Celebration recently.
Seven faculty and two staff members are retiring from BHSU this year, after, a combined 165 years of service and dedication and to the University.
Mary Mitchell was meant to teach others.
The BHSU graduate has spent her final semester student teaching at Creekside Elementary School in Spearfish, and after commencement on Saturday, she is more than excited to pursue a fulltime career in the classroom.
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Saturday, May 28, 2016