Stories of BHSU students who have received a scholarship.
Black Hills State University will announce the 2015-2016 Make a Difference Initiative scholarship recipient during the Make a Difference Ceremony, Wednesday, April 13, 4 p.m. in the Joy (Proctor) Krautschun Alumni/Foundation Welcome Center (Joy Center). For the second year in a row, BHSU students submitted applications outlining their ideas for a program to make a difference in the lives of others.
Thomas J. Deis, Sr. Vice President, Manager of Pioneer Bank and Trust presented a $10,000 check to Steve Meeker, Vice President of Advancement at BHSU recently. The gift completes a $50,000 pledge made by Pioneer Bank and Trust for Clarkson Memorial Scholarships.
Black Hills State University is ready to kick off its spring musical season. A variety of concerts, events and competitions with various genres of music are scheduled throughout the semester, and BHSU music faculty say there is something for everyone.
The first event this spring, the Jeanne Higgins Memorial Showcase Concert, is Saturday, Feb. 6 in Meier Recital Hall 8 p.m., starting with a social hour at 7 p.m.
The Black Hills State University Foundation is hosting a “Hot Pink Out” basketball night Saturday, Feb. 6 in support of the Kenadi Jean Weis Foundation.
Black Hills State University President Tom Jackson, Jr., welcomed new and returning faculty and staff and challenged them to keep finding ways to inspire students during his annual State of the University Address last week.
Black Hills State University professor Dr. James Hess was awarded the 2014 Difference Maker at the 1883 Gala recently.
The 1883 Gala honored Hess, along with other BHSU contributors that donated more than $1,883 in a calendar year or more than $50,000 in a lifetime. The Gala also raised funds for BHSU scholarships.
Two new scholarships have been established at Black Hills State University, with donations from alumni and a longtime University supporter.
The first Leroy Hill Scholarship will be awarded in the fall; the new Beth Mathis Athletic Scholarship will be awarded starting in the fall of 2016.
Black Hills State University physical and special education major from Castle Rock, Colo., Katherine Drake, will continue to inspire others through her work with special needs children thanks to a scholarship from the Kenadi Jean Weis Foundation.
BHSU alum Barry Grossenburg established the Roy Borreson Memorial Scholarship recently in honor of his Yellow Jacket teammate who lived courageously with Huntington’s disease.
Black Hills State University-Rapid City student Kathy Martinson was awarded a $1,000 scholarship from TourismCares, recently.
Martinson, a business administration-tourism and hospitality management major from Rapid City, received the TourismCares 2015 International Airlines Travel Agent Network (IATAN) Ronald A. Santana Scholarship.
Black Hills State University will offer students in the Black Hills opportunities to expand their knowledge and engage in learning over the summer through several academic camps.
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Tuesday, February 28, 2017