Mark your calendars for the stellar event of the summer season! The fifth Annual Black Hills State University Scholarship Gala, “Helping our Students Shoot for the Moon and Land among the Stars,” will take place on a starry Saturday evening, Aug. 24, at the Joy Center at BHSU in Spearfish.
Black Hills State University invites all community members to a reception welcoming Interim President Laurie Stenberg Nichols Thursday, June 20 from 3-5 p.m. at the Joy Center.
For the fourth year in a row, Black Hills State University is hosting the GEAR UP Summer Honors Program on campus. Nearly 90 high school students arrived in Spearfish this week for the three-week program. Dr. Peg Diekhoff, GEAR UP project manager, said the summer program prepares low-income students and American Indian students for higher education and encourages them to consider possibilities available to them.
BHSU alum wrote the family-friendly melodrama for The Matthews in 1976
Is The Matthews haunted? Forty-three years after it first hit the stage, “The Phantom of The Matthews Opera House” is again a summer draw for Black Hills community members and visitors. This is in thanks to a collaborative effort between The Matthews and Black Hills State University. The performances are 7:30 p.m. every Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday night in July.
Laurie Stenberg Nichols has been named interim president at Black Hills State University. Nichols will assume the interim presidency July 1, and will serve in a temporary capacity until a national search for the university’s next president is concluded and the next president is appointed.