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BHSU President, students, and staff meet with legislators in Pierre

Author: BHSU Communications/Monday, February 3, 2020/Categories: Events, Students, Students in the News, Campus Currents, College of Business and Natural Sciences, College of Education and Behavioral Sciences, College of Liberal Arts, Community, Events, President, Staff, 2020

Left to right: BHSU mascot Sting, Julianna Nielsen, business administration major from Hartford; Myndi Weidenbach, history major from Canistota; President Laurie S. Nichols, Marissa Danforth, American Indian studies major from Oneida; Taylor Hepp, business administration major from Buffalo, Wyo.; Corinne Hansen, director of University and Community Relations.
Black Hills State University President Laurie S. Nichols, along with students, staff, and the BHSU mascot Sting, attended the Board of Regents’ Legislative Welcome Reception in January. During the event, representatives from all Board of Regents universities spoke with state legislators about the value of higher education in South Dakota.

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Statement from President Nichols

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It is with a troubled heart that we write this note of concern and support for the Black community. The events over the last few weeks and following the tragic senseless deaths of African Americans in Georgia, Kentucky, and Minnesota have yet again brought racial injustices to the forefront.