Dakota Roots, a web-based program to assist individuals who are interested in career opportunities in South Dakota, has helped over 400 people from 43 states find those opportunities and relocate to the state. Over 2,000 people from all 50 states, including many BHSU alumni, have shown interest in moving to South Dakota if given the right career opportunity. Nearly 40 businesses have also expressed interest in starting up or expanding into the state.
The Black Hills State Players will present a children’s theatre performance of Assignment: Earth, What Kids Can Do To Save the Planet. The show, which will be performed by a group of children from the Spearfish community, will premiere in the Woodburn Hall Theatre Friday, June 13 at 2 p.m. Additional performances will be held Saturday, June 14 at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, June 15 at 2:30 p.m.
Chris McCart, instructor and coordinator of the outdoor education program at BHSU, was recently selected for a Bush Leadership Fellowship which will have a transformational effect on her career and her sphere of influence in the outdoor education field.
The South Dakota Board of Regents will award seven mini-grants to faculty members across the state who have developed research projects to support science, engineering, and education efforts associated with the new Sanford Underground Laboratory at Homestake.
Dr. Priscilla Romkema, dean of the College of Business and Technology, who is a member of the Zonta Club of Spearfish, has been elected to serve as the District 12 Governor for Zonta International for the 2008-2010 biennium. District 12 includes western South Dakota, Wyoming, eastern Montana, and Colorado.
Black Hills State University assistant professors Dr. Laura Colmenero-Chilberg and Dr. Pamela Carriveau and senior sociology major Anastacia Schulhoff recently attended and presented research at the 2008 Midwest Sociological Society meeting in St. Louis.
Approximately 500 people were at Black Hills State University recently for a presentation by former U.S. President Bill Clinton. The nation’s 42nd president addressed the standing-room only crowd for more than an hour.
Micheline Hickenbotham, assistant education professor at Black Hills State University, was recently chosen to be the representative for the National Council of Supervisors of Mathematics (NCSM) in the Central Region 2 Caucus.
A retirement celebration will be held May 31 from 5 p.m. – 8 p.m. at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Spearfish to honor Charles Follette, who recently retired from Black Hills State University where he was a speech professor.
Black Hills State University employees were recently recognized for their service to the students, the University, and the community. This year's retirees were also recognized and Dr. Ronnie Theisz was presented with the 2008 Distinguished Faculty Award.
Glen Lammers has been named rodeo coach and human resources assistant at Black Hills State University.
Sen. John Thune will address approximately 375 graduates during the 155th commencement ceremony at Black Hills State University Saturday, May 10 at 10 a.m. in the Donald E. Young Sports and Fitness Center gymnasium. Randall Morris, South Dakota Board of Regents member, and Hugh Palmer, BHSU Alumni Association president, will also speak during the ceremony.
Black Hills State University photography students are currently exhibiting new work in the Photographers Gallery, located in the basement of Jonas Hall on the BHSU campus through May 30.
Black Hills State University student volunteers were recognized at an award banquet recently.
The E.Y. Berry Library at Black Hills State University will offer extended hours during finals week to give students extra time to study and use library facilities to prepare for tests.
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