Black Hills State University adjunct professor and entrepreneur Julie Turner Olson connected students with her large business network last semester in the Personal Selling course. The class of 12 students went on site visits, had web calls, and welcomed visitors into the classroom every Wednesday during their 50-minute class period. The students were also invited by several representatives to visit offices in the San Francisco Bay Area over the semester break.
Teachers may now register for the Spring 2020 session of the South Dakota Stock Market Game Program (SDSMG) operated by the Black Hills State University Center for Economic Education. The Spring session begins Monday, Feb. 10 and ends its 10-week trading period on Friday, April 17. To register, go to www.stockmarketgame.org
and click on Register
and select the Feb 10 – Apr 17 trading session. The SDSMG is a real-time online stock market simulation where student teams research and purchase a portfolio of stocks and compete for cash prizes in the middle school, high school and college divisions.
Black Hills State University is closing out the decade by celebrating the successes of 2019 and ushering in a bright future with a new President at the helm. Here are the Top 10 BHSU Moments of 2019.
Cameron Moser-Asbjeld was hired in July by the Rapid City Police Department as an officer. Currently on the night shift, Cameron is taking an online class through Black Hills State University-Rapid City to earn his bachelor’s degree. “I chose the human services major at BHSU-Rapid City because it was applicable with my law enforcement degree from Western Dakota Tech,” says Cameron. “I only have a couple extra years to get my bachelor’s degree.”
After serving six years in the U.S. Air Force, Sam Stratman decided it was time to pursue his degree. Black Hills State University-Rapid City offered the psychology major he wanted along with a work-study position where he could use the skills he honed in the Air Force.