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ELED Block Sign-Up Meeting

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If you are an elementary education major who is planning on taking your BLOCK semester during the Fall 2020 semester then this is the meeting you need to attend to receive the sign-up information.
When: Tuesday, January 28, 2020
Where: Jonas 204
Time: 4-5 pm
If you have questions, please stop into the field office in Jonas 2 03, or call 605-642-6642.

Midwest and Plains Equity Assistance Center Virtual Roundtable

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Urla Marcus (BHSU Director of American Indian Studies) will participate in the Midwest and Plains Equity Assistance Center Virtual Roundtable " Embedding Indigenous Values in K-12 Curriculum Standards" on January 15th at 1:30 MST. Registration for the event is available here. <--make clickable (

Military Appreciation Night

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You are invited to our Military Appreciation Night BHSU Women's & Men's Basketball games on Friday, January 17th.
The BHSU Basketball teams will be playing the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs at the Young Center.  
Start times:  Women's Game at 5:30 pm and Men’s at 7:30 pm
All Active Military and Veterans will receive two free tickets to the game. Just identify yourself as an active Military Service Member or a Veteran at the door.
This is a chance for Black Hills State University to say thank you to our active Military personnel as well as our Veterans who have served.  We look forward to seeing you there!

SD CEO receives donation from F. L. Clarkson Family Foundation and Pioneer Bank and Trust

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F.L. Clarkson Family Foundation and Pioneer Bank and Trust present a donation to SD CEO. Pictured from left are: Andrea Bakeberg, assistant director, SD CEO Julie Rice, assistant vice president, Pioneer Bank and Trust and Helen Merriman, director, SD CEO.

The F.L. Clarkson Family Foundation and Pioneer Bank and Trust donated $750 to the South Dakota Center for Enterprise Opportunity (SD CEO) at Black Hills State University.  The donation supports the seventh annual Celebrating Women in Business luncheon on Friday, May 13 at the Spearfish Holiday Inn, and the seventh annual Women's Business Conference in Deadwood Friday, Oct. 21.

Luncheon and conference information and registration can be found at or by phone at (605) 642-6435.

The SD CEO is partially funded by the U.S. Small Business Administration. The support given by the U.S. Small Business Administration through such funding does not constitute an expressed or implied endorsement of any of the components or participants' opinions, products or services. SD CEO operates under Cooperative Agreement SBAHQ-14-W-0018. Reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities will be made if requested at least two weeks in advance. All SBA programs and services are provided to the public on a nondiscriminatory basis. Accommodation will be provided to clients with Limited English Proficiency when requested in advance.

For more information contact: Andrea Bakeberg, S.D. Center for Enterprise Opportunity (SD CEO), 1200 University St. Unit 9511, Spearfish, SD  57799-9511, Phone: 605-642-6435,

That’s a wrap on BHSU Love Stories 2020

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We had so many responses for the BHSU Love Stories shared on social media last week, thank you to everyone who submitted. We are happy to be home to so many families and the beginning to many journeys. Here are more BHSU Love Stories we wanted to share with you!

BHSU accounting majors assist community members with tax preparation

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Each spring, Black Hills State University hosts the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) Clinic for individuals needing assistance with their tax returns. BHSU offers an Advanced Income Tax course which allows students to become certified by the IRS to work as tax preparers in the clinic. The clinic opened earlier this month and continues until Saturday, April 4.

$10,000 scholarships to BHSU available to high school seniors

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High school seniors who attend Black Hills State University may be eligible for $10,000 scholarships, thanks to a donation by T. Denny Sanford to the Horatio Alger Association Endowment. Fifteen scholarships of $10,000 each are dedicated to incoming students at BHSU. The Denny Sanford Scholarship application is open until March 15 at: