Spearfish was named one of the Top 10 Small Towns by Livability.com this week.
Spearfish ranked number seven on the list, with Black Hills State University listed as a key component to the community’s high quality of life. Livability looks for small communities that inspire creativity and activity.
BHSU is using a $50,000 grant from the South Dakota Department of Tourism to conduct target market research to guide the design of the Sanford Center for Science Education, the education and outreach arm of DUSEL at the former Homestake Gold Mine in Lead.
Black Hills State University recently received a $120,000 pledge for scholarships from Joe and Elaine Floyd from Sioux Falls.
Richard DuBois, BHSU alum and associate professor emeritus of art, has created watercolor Giclee' prints for sale with the proceeds going toward BHSU art scholarships.
Yellow Jacket fans are invited to meet and congratulate the Black Hills State University cross country teams and coaches Wednesday, Nov. 19 at 5 p.m. at the Hall of Fame Room in the Donald E. Young Sports and Fitness Center at a send-off gathering.
Dr. Andy Johnson, associate director of the Center for the Advancement of Math and Science Education at BHSU, will give a presentation on the high cost of petroleum and its effects on businesses Wednesday, Oct. 8 at 3 p.m. in Clare and Josef Meier Hall Room 202.
First Western Bank in Spearfish recently donated $2,000 to the Black Hills State University Rodeo Club to supplement the Rodeo Club coach’s salary.
Black Hills State University will hold a rock climbing and hiking event at Sylvan Lake Sunday, Oct. 5. The rock climbing is open to all students; however, the hiking is open to students, staff, and faculty.
BHSU will be the venue for an early 1900s acoustic experience Sunday, Sept. 28 at 2:30 p.m. in Meier Recital Hall. A special program of American music from a century ago, most from authentic sheet music recovered from the historic Adams House Museum in Deadwood, will be performed by BHSU faculty and friends.
BHSU will host “You Really Can Have What You Want,” a financial presentation by Terry Mills, from Consumer Credit Counseling in Rapid City, Wednesday, Sept. 17 at 2 p.m. in Jonas Hall Room 304. The presentation is the first in a series of financial seminars sponsored by the BHSU Students in Free Enterprise (SIFE) in conjunction with Highmark Federal Credit Union.
Dr. Riccardo DeSalvo, a physicist at California Technical University, is scheduled to speak at the Spearfish High School Auditorium Thursday, Sept. 18 at 7 p.m.
BHSU students, faculty and staff who commute between Spearfish, Sturgis, Piedmont, Black Hawk and Rapid City can now save money and help the environment by taking advantage of Prairie Hills Transit’s 90-day commuter pilot program.
This year, as a part of the annual Swarm Week celebration, BHSU will host several special events to “honor the past and celebrate the future” as the University commemorates its Quasquicentennial (125th anniversary). Swarm Week begins Monday, Sept. 15 and concludes Saturday, Sept. 20 with special performances by BHSU alumni Kory and the Fireflies, Williams and Ree, and Brock Finn in addition to the annual parade and football game.
Black Hills State received a gift of $3,000 in memory of former Spearfish resident and track and field standout, Mark Larscheid.
The family, led by Mark’s widow Mary Larscheid-Christensen, has organized the Annual Mark Larscheid Memorial Golf Tournament for the last eight years in an effort to celebrate Mark’s life and preserve his memory. The proceeds went to benefit the Black Hills State track and field program in the form of the Mark Larscheid Memorial Track and Field Scholarship.
Dr. Holly Downing, dean of the College of Arts and Sciences at BHSU, recently attended the annual meeting of the Council of Colleges of Arts and Sciences (CCAS) and is making plans to attend the annual Entomological Society of America conference.
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