In a region with groundbreaking science research, Black Hills State University has capitalized on the strengths of its mass communication program and is now offering a unique emphasis in Science Communication, including a new course, MCOM 485/585: science writing.
Bailey (Kusser) Tetrault from Highmore, S.D., graduated from Black Hills State University in May 2016 with a bachelor’s degree in biology and minors in chemistry and business. Tetrault also played for the BHSU women’s basketball team. Today she works fulltime for Monument Health in Spearfish as an outpatient infusion registered nurse.
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 has released the Dean’s List for the spring 2020 semester. A total of 817 students maintained a grade point average (GPA) of 3.5 or higher while taking at least 12 credit hours. Students are listed by hometown or current place of residence. Students that achieved a 4.0 GPA are recognized with an asterisk (*).
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.