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.
This year Black Hills State University is combining its annual Scholarship Gala and Gold Rush Raffle event into one Comeback Extravaganza, inviting alumni, staff/faculty, and community members to raise funds for academics and athletics. The event will be at the Lyle Hare Stadium, or you can participate virtually, Saturday, Aug. 22, starting with a social hour starting at 6 p.m. The main event starts at 7 p.m.
Black Hills State University is offering a new scholarship for incoming students who require continued academic accommodations. The Ed and Mary Furois Family Scholarship was established this year after a vehicle auction at the BHSU Scholarship Gala last summer netted $25,000 for students.