Two students at Black Hills State University saved the life of their friend this fall while hiking in Spearfish Canyon. Preston Knobloch, applied health sciences major from Sioux Falls, and Alexis Venables, art major from Sartell, Minn., were recently recognized by BHSU with a Lifesaving Award.
Jaden Ostwald will not let her past define her. Instead, the Black Hills State University-Rapid City student is working towards a degree, a graduation ceremony, and career in nursing. Jaden is pursing the associate’s in applied health sciences degree at BHSU-Rapid City. With the degree, she will have all the pre-requisites and the GPA to be accepted into nursing school.
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.