Nine Black Hills State University faculty were recognized for their academic excellence during faculty welcome week recently.
Faculty from each of the University’s three colleges were honored for their outstanding commitment to students, to BHSU and the community. Awards were given for teaching, research, scholarship and creative activity and service.
Black Hills State University President Tom Jackson, Jr., welcomed new and returning faculty and staff and challenged them to keep finding ways to inspire students during his annual State of the University Address last week.
Incoming freshman Theresa Marsh visited 15 colleges before deciding to attend Black Hills State University this fall. As she starts classes at BHSU this week,Theresa says she’ll rely on her faith and her love of music to guide her while she adjusts to a new town and a new schedule.
Black Hills State University professor Dr. James Hess was awarded the 2014 Difference Maker at the 1883 Gala recently.
The 1883 Gala honored Hess, along with other BHSU contributors that donated more than $1,883 in a calendar year or more than $50,000 in a lifetime. The Gala also raised funds for BHSU scholarships.
A highly successful program at Black Hills State University which more than doubles the graduation rate of qualifying students just earned a grant for nearly $1.5 million from the U.S. Department of Education.
The teaching continues outside the classroom this summer for three area educators, all Black Hills State University alumni, working as interpreters at the Vore Buffalo Jump located between Spearfish and Sundance, Wyo.
Black Hills State University physical and special education major from Castle Rock, Colo., Katherine Drake, will continue to inspire others through her work with special needs children thanks to a scholarship from the Kenadi Jean Weis Foundation.
The Black Hills State University community mourns the loss of Gage McSpadden, 21, a senior distance runner on the cross country and track & field teams.
Black Hills State University-Rapid City (BHSU-RC) will hold an Open House Tuesday, July 21 to announce new academic programs for the Rapid City-based public higher education center formally known as the University Center – Rapid City.
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Sunday, October 23, 2016