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BHSU to continue online classes through end of semester; Graduation postponed due to COVID-19

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In coordination with Gov. Kristi Noem’s Executive Order, the South Dakota Board of Regents with input from the six state universities has announced that all South Dakota public universities will continue online teaching through the end of spring semester. Originally online classes were scheduled for two weeks; however, given the increasing number of coronavirus cases, online classes will continue through the end of the spring semester. In addition, May commencement will be postponed in response to the global COVID-19 pandemic.

Nichols shares vision for BHSU during Presidential Celebration

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State and community leaders joined Black Hills State University in February to celebrate the appointment of Dr. Laurie S. Nichols as the University’s 11th President. Since her arrival on campus in July in an interim capacity, Nichols has actively built relationships with surrounding communities and area leaders, learned about needs of employers, and worked with faculty and staff to improve academic offerings and university services.

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.