BHSU director named to Governor’s Native American Student Achievement Council
Thursday, April 30, 2015
Dr. Urla Marcus, director of the Center for American Indian Studies at Black Hills State University, was recently named to South Dakota Governor Dennis Daugaard’s Native American Student Achievement Advisory Council.
BHSU Student Support Services recognizes Students of the Month
Tuesday, April 21, 2015 Student Support Services (SSS) at Black Hills State University selected four Students of the Month for the spring semester.
BHSU student Mary Mitchell receives ‘Spirit of BH’ award
Tuesday, April 21, 2015 Since the moment Mary Mitchell stepped foot onto campus, the Black Hills State University student knew she wanted to build a legacy. Her immense involvement through student organizations and volunteer efforts on campus will be something that she carries with her throughout life.
BHSU prepares for weekend Pow Wow which is expected to draw regional crowds
Wednesday, April 15, 2015
In addition to notable American Indian speakers on campus throughout the week, BHSU expects over 3,000 participants and spectators for the 32nd Annual Lakota Omniciye Wacipi (Pow Wow) April 17-19 at the Donald E. Young Sports & Fitness Center on the BHSU campus.
BHSU science student, inspired by heritage, receives Sanford Lab internship
Tuesday, April 14, 2015
Growing up, Ida Clarke was taught to respect the land around her.
An Oglala Lakota American Indian from Oglala, Ida kept her respect for Mother Nature and now is using it to learn the science behind the environment and find ways to create a sustainable Earth for future generations.
Craig Howe, Sam Hurst to discuss the role of stars in the Lakota culture at BHSU Madeline Young Speaker event
Thursday, April 9, 2015
Learn the role of the stars in the Lakota culture during the Black Hills State University Madeline Young Speaker series.
Dr. Craig Howe and Sam Hurst will speak at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, April 14 in the Joy Alumni Welcome Center on the BHSU campus.
BHSU professor is one of 23 recipients of 2015 Bush Fellowship
Wednesday, March 25, 2015 Black Hills State University professor Dr. John Glover was one of the 23 awarded the prestigious 2015 Bush Fellowship.
More than 3,000 expected to attend Native American week events at BHSU
Wednesday, March 25, 2015
Drums, dancing and discussion converge on Black Hills State University’s campus during a week-long celebration of Native American culture April 12-19 with this year’s theme “Draw from the Past, Design the Future” with an emphasis on examining new and emergent Native art.
Two BHSU employees named to list of 11 Fabulous Black Hills Women of 2015
Thursday, January 8, 2015
Black Hills State University applauds two employees named to the list of the 11 Fabulous Women of 2015 in the January/February issue of Black Hills Woman Magazine. Dr. Urla Marcus, director of the BHSU Center for American Indian Studies, and Helen Merriman, director of the South Dakota Center for Enterprise Opportunity (SD CEO), the Women’s Business Center, are among 11 regional women named to the annual list.
BHSU students and faculty visit Red Shirt School for 14th annual Cultural Holiday Exchange
Wednesday, December 31, 2014
Black Hills State University students, faculty, staff and friends brightened the holidays for more than 80 students at the Red Shirt School on the Pine Ridge Reservation earlier this month with the 14th annual Red Shirt Cultural Holiday Exchange.