This summer Black Hills State University is offering a STEM enrichment program, Camp Invention Elevate At Home, June 8-July 3. Developed by the National Inventors Hall of Fame, Camp Invention provides children with hands-on/minds-on opportunities to explore, create, and invent.
Even more than missing a traditional graduation ceremony because of the pandemic, Black Hills State University senior Tate Jackson, of Parmelee, will miss attending the ROTC Commissioning Ceremony at Mount Rushmore. Tate will become a 2nd Lieutenant in the U.S. Army Infantry following his graduation from BHSU, traveling to Ft. Benning, Ga., for training in June.
The Rapid City law firm Gunderson, Palmer, Nelson & Ashmore, LLP assisted with training for volunteers involved with the Thompson Diversion Program at Black Hills State University. The law firm also donated $500 for the scholarships for students involved in the University’s Thompson Diversion Program.
More than 300 graduates will be recognized during the 179th Black Hills State University Commencement Ceremony, which will be held virtually on Friday, May 8 at 4 p.m. Rep. Dusty Johnson will deliver the commencement address. View the list of graduates.
Black Hills State is joining the global effort Giving Tuesday on May 5 to respond to the unprecedented need caused by COVID-19. Funds raised by BHSU through this effort will assist students who are struggling with basic needs like housing, food, or everyday living expenses. Gifts can be made by texting BHcares to 41444 or online at www.BHSUFoundation.org