Dr. Janeen Larsen, professor of music at Black Hills State University, has been invited to present a session at the Music Teachers Nationals Association Conference in Atlanta, Ga. next April. The session entitled “Jumping Into Jazz,” will provide music teachers with self-teaching strategies to develop jazz improvisation skills.
David Wolff, associate professor of history at Black Hills State University, was elected vice president of the South Dakota State Historical Society board of trustees.
Black Hills State University will host a new music theatre performance this fall entitled Tres Vidas. The event, performed by the Core Ensemble, will take place at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 15 in the recital hall of Clare and Josef Meier Hall.
The Black Hills State University Friends of Opera will hold a ”A Victorian Garden Party” Sunday, Sept. 14 from 3-5 p.m.
Black Hills State University associate professor of English, David Cremean recently worked for the national entity Educational Testing Services (ETS) on assessment matters. The job involved scoring essays for ETS's advanced placement exams in the English language in Daytona, Florida.
Dr. James Hesson, professor of exercise science at Black Hills State University recently completed National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) recently to complete the process of becoming recertified by the National Strength and Conditioning Association.
Dr. David Cremean, professor of English and Humanities at Black Hills State University, recently attended the Annual American Literature Association (ALA) in San Francisco.
Sandra Klarenbeek, health educator and Joanna Jones, reading specialist in the College of Education at Black Hills State University, presented “Health and Reading” at the Health Education Assessment Project (HEAP) in Madison, Wis., this summer.
A highly successful teacher certification program at Black Hills State University, known as Project SELECT, was recognized at the national Day on the Hill, as one of five innovative educational partnerships that are making a positive impact on student learning.
The 18th Annual Yellow Jacket/Gold Dust Benefit Auction will be held Friday, June 27, 2008 in the Jacket Legacy Room of the David B. Miller Student Union on the BHSU campus.
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.
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