BHSU tourism professor researches business perspective of pine beetle infestation
Monday, December 09, 2013 For nearly two decades, the mountain pine beetle has spread across hundreds of thousands of acres of the Black Hills National Forest leaving behind millions of dead pine trees. While much has been studied on the ecological impact of the pine beetles, little has been done on the effects the infestation has had on the tourism business – one of the South Dakota’s main industries. Dr. Ignatius Cahyanto, Black Hills State University assistant professor of tourism and hospitality management, is taking steps to change that.
BHSU participates in community projects to make holidays brighter
Monday, December 09, 2013 Tis the season for giving and Black Hills State University students, faculty and staff are embracing the holiday spirit through a variety of community service projects. Since the beginning of November, the BHSU holiday elves have been busy donating time and resources to several local, regional and global organizations.
BHSU’s fall commencement to be held Dec. 14
Friday, December 06, 2013 Black Hills State University will recognize 229 candidates for graduation during the University’s 166th commencement ceremony Saturday, Dec. 14 at 10 a.m. in the Donald E. Young Sports and Fitness Center. Degrees for the fall 2013 BHSU graduates include nine masters, 196 bachelors, and 24 associates.
BHSU faculty and staff transform lives
Thursday, November 21, 2013 Black Hills State University faculty and staff are transforming lives and making headlines.
BHSU holds grand opening of its native plant garden
Wednesday, November 20, 2013
Black Hills State University recently celebrated the grand opening of its native plant ethnobotanical garden, one of several events held during the University’s Outdoor Week. The ethnobotanical garden, located on the west side of the Life Sciences Laboratory, was merely an idea a little over a year ago, and is now home to a variety of native species including buffalo grass, yucca, prickly pear, blue stem grass, evergreen, pine trees, sage, and purple coneflower.
SD CEO to host monthly Women in Networking luncheon
Thursday, November 14, 2013 The South Dakota Center for Enterprise Opportunity (SD CEO), the women’s business center at Black Hills State University, will host the monthly Women in Networking (WIN) lunch at the Spearfish Holiday Inn Swarm Room Tuesday, Dec. 10 from 12 to 1 p.m.
BHSU ranked among the Best for Vets: Colleges 2014
Wednesday, November 13, 2013 Black Hills State University has once again been ranked as one of the nation’s top institutions when it comes to services and programs for America’s student veterans. Military Times announced its “Best for Vets: Colleges 2014” rankings Monday with BHSU making the list for the second year in a row.
South Dakota Center for Enterprise Opportunity names new board members
Wednesday, November 13, 2013 The South Dakota Center for Enterprise Opportunity (SD CEO) at Black Hills State University is pleased to announce the appointment of two new board members.
BHSU student veterans transition into academic life
Friday, November 08, 2013
Thousands of veterans return home each month with a goal of going back to college. As veterans transition back into civilian and academic life, higher education institutions such as BHSU and the University Center are increasing support, developing programs and providing resources to help make the transition from military service into academia smoother.
More Spearfish High School students choosing to stay local for college
Thursday, November 07, 2013 Many western South Dakota students are choosing to stay local for college. More than 30 graduates from the Spearfish High School Class of 2013 are now enrolled at Black Hills State University.