Visiting the country of New Zealand was at the top of Cole Hemmah’s bucket list. Just months after graduating from Black Hills State University, Cole was offered a rare opportunity to live and work in the country known for its diverse natural beauty. Originally from Sturgis, Cole graduated from BHSU in 2018 with a degree in outdoor education. He was working in Grand Junction, Colo., as a tutor when a fellow backpacking guide reached out to him with a job offer.
The Black Hills State University Music Department has a variety of vocal and instrumental performances scheduled for the 2019-2020 academic school year. All events are located in the Clare and Josef Meier Recital Hall and are free to community and students, unless noted.
Black Hills State University will induct two teams and six alumni into the Yellow Jacket Hall of Fame during the 2019 Swarm Week homecoming celebration Sept. 22-28. The recipients will be honored during the Hall of Fame Banquet Friday, Sept. 27 at 6 p.m. in the Jacket Legacy Room of the David B. Miller Yellow Jacket Student Union, BHSU Campus, in Spearfish.
The Black Hills State University Honors Program begins its series of Geek Speak lectures with Dr. Tim Steckline, professor of speech, presenting “Conspiracy Theory Minus the Smirk: The Structural Analysis of Hustles and Hoodwinks” Thursday, Sept. 5 at 4 p.m. in Jonas Hall 110.
Black Hills State University will host a picnic for retired faculty and staff at 5:30 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 19, on the BHSU campus in the Joy (Proctor) Krautschun Alumni/Foundation Welcome Center.