Faculty and students at Black Hills State University are beginning their second week of online classes today, following the announcement that all South Dakota public universities will continue online teaching through the end of the spring semester due to COVID-19. The adjustment has been challenging, but the connections among the BHSU community are helping students find a way forward.
Cortez Standing Bear is starting her career in healthcare with a biology degree from Black Hills State University. She honed her work ethic on the basketball court at BHSU and in Pine Ridge where she grew up.
Black Hills State University congratulates the fall 2019 Dean’s List students. More than 700 full-time
and 130 part-time students
made the Dean’s List by maintaining a GPA of 3.5 or higher last semester.
High school seniors who attend Black Hills State University may be eligible for $10,000 scholarships, thanks to a donation by T. Denny Sanford to the Horatio Alger Association Endowment. Fifteen scholarships of $10,000 each are dedicated to incoming students at BHSU. The Denny Sanford Scholarship application is open until March 15 at: https://app.smarterselect.com/programs/59963-Horatio-Alger-Association
Black Hills State University President Laurie S. Nichols, along with students, staff, and the BHSU mascot Sting, attended the Board of Regents’ Legislative Welcome Reception in January. During the event, representatives from all Board of Regents universities spoke with state legislators about the value of higher education in South Dakota.