When Jeff and Helen Torrence moved their daughter across the state to start classes at Black Hills State University this fall, the family found a warm welcome awaiting them.
From the street signs welcoming them to Spearfish to the comradery and kindness at local restaurants and at Downtown Friday Nights and the campus/community fair, Jeff and Helen felt like they were being greeted by old friends.
New international relationships and collaborations over the past year are providing increased study abroad options for Black Hills State University students. Dr. Katherine Wildman, the newly-appointed director of international relations and global engagement at BHSU, says the University is connected with more than 30 countries where students can travel, learn, and complete their BHSU degree.
“Always Contested: The Confederate Flag in the Public Imagination” will be held Thursday, Sept. 10 at 4 p.m. in room 110 of Jonas Hall on the BHSU campus. The lecture is free and open to the public.
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.
The Black Hills State University Geek Speak lecture series is back for the third year, with the most interesting and controversial topics yet.
The Geek Speak series is held every Thursday at 4 p.m. in Jonas Hall, room 110 on the BHSU campus. The lectures are free and open to the public.
Teachers now can register for the fall 2015 session of the South Dakota Stock Market Game program (SDSMG), which is hosted by Black Hills State University.
The fall session begins on Monday, Sept. 29 and ends its 10- week trading period on Friday, Dec. 4.
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.
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Sunday, February 26, 2017