Art Jones, director of Facilities Services at BHSU, was recently nominated for secretary-treasurer of the APPA. An international association dedicated to maintaining, protecting, and promoting the quality of educational facilities, APPA represents more than 1,500 learning institutions serving over 4,700 individuals.
Black Hills State University students who went to New Orleans, La. over their spring break to assist with hurricane relief efforts will share their stories, photos, and video about their service work Tuesday, April 3 at 2 p.m. in Jonas Hall, room 202 on the BHSU campus.
Dr. R. D. Theisz, BHSU professor and chair of the Department of Humanities, recently added five poems to his list of scholarly and creative publications.
Dr. Kay Schallenkamp, Black Hills State University president, threw out the first pitch as the Yellow Jacket women’s softball team held their inaugural game last week.
John Williams, BHSU business administration senior from Spearfish, has been selected as one of eight finalists from South Dakota to present at the Governor’s Student Business Plan Competition. Williams will travel to Sioux Falls and present his plan to a group of business and financial expert reviewers April 12.
Beth Azevedo has been named director of admissions at Black Hills State University. Azevedo, who has a bachelor’s degree in business administration and a master’s degree in business services from BHSU as well as a master’s degree in information systems, began working in the admissions office three years ago.
The Black Hills State University Center for American Indian Studies (CAIS) has been awarded a South Dakota Humanities Council Grant for $3,250 to fund a symposium titled “The RED, in the Red, White and Blue: Indians in the Armed Forces.” The symposium will be held in conjunction with the university’s annual Indian Awareness Week, April 16-22.
Black Hills State University students, Leonard “Jake” Jacobs, freshman physical science major from Green River, Wyo., and Tiffanie Gebhart, junior business administration major from Lemmon, communicate via sign language during a silent dinner hosted by the Fantastic Phalanges.
Staff from the Crow Creek Sioux Tribe Diabetes Prevention Program attended an educational training seminar on the campus of Black Hills State University last month.The training was part of a six-month pilot project, funded under the National Institutes of Health Project Export II Center for Health Research with Tribes in South Dakota, Montana, and Wyoming.
Black Hills State University hosted a record number of participants at the annual district competition for National History Day last week. There were 250 participants this year, up from 150 at last year’s event.
The Dakota Chamber Orchestra, in residence on the campus of Black Hills State University, will feature Dave Martinson, Sturgis-Brown High School band director, in its spring concert titled the Dakota Chamber Orchestra Plus Winds April 15 at 2:30 p.m. at the recital hall in Clare and Josef Meier Hall.
Black Hills State University will hold the 22nd annual Kevin Whirlwind Horse Memorial Run/Walk Saturday, April 21 before the Lakota Omniciye spring powwow. Registration begins at 10 a.m. in the Donald E. Young Sports and Fitness Center.
Three Black Hills State University students will be performing The Complete Works of William Shakespeare Abridged in a dessert theatre performance in the David B. Miller Yellow Jacket Student Union Jacket Legacy Room April 19-21 at 7:30 p.m. and April 22 at 2:30 p.m.
Black Hills State University was named to the President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll for its students’ exemplary community service efforts. BHSU was the only Regental South Dakota university selected for the honor roll designation. Sen. John Thune expressed his praise for BHSU’s dedication to community service.
Black Hills State University and the entire Spearfish community is receiving praise and commendation for its successful hosting of the State A Girls Basketball Tournament. “This was a campus-wide effort, and I would like to thank all of the people on campus who dedicated their time and hard work to make the tournament a success,” Dr. Kay Schallenkamp, BHSU president, said.
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Monday, March 27, 2017