Woodburn Hall on Black Hills State University campus was lit up in purple and gold colors recently in honor of the 100-year anniversary of women’s right to vote. This event was part of a nationwide Forward Into Light Campaign put on by the Her Vote. Her Voice. delegation appointed by South Dakota Governor Kristi Noem.
Nearly 25 percent of Black Hills State University students are non-traditional, meaning they are 24 years old or older. Recently established, the Wilma Gabrielson Reaching through Teaching Scholarship is now available for those non-traditional students that are pursuing a degree in elementary or early childhood education
The Stadium Sports Grill on Main Street in Spearfish donated $3,500 to the Black Hills State University Beeline to kick off a new fundraising campaign.
At the start of each academic year, Black Hills State University hosts a part-time job fair for students. This year the fair will be Thursday, August 27, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. under the skywalk between the Jonas Science and Student Union buildings. Masks are encouraged, and this year there will be extra social distancing between tables to accommodate with CDC guidelines.
To align with recent changes to several regional high schools’ academic schedules, Black Hills State University is now offering more options for dual credit courses, online.