The SD GEAR UP Summer Honors Program ended on a high note with a closing ceremony last week at Black Hills State University. But for Mike Erz, GEAR UP regional coordinator at BHSU, the work has only just begun.
Visitors to the Black Hills and local residents who visit the Leland D. Case Library for Western Historical Studies and the University Archives at Black Hills State University might be surprised at the historical photographs and maps in the research that preserve and strengthen the collective memory of the Black Hills.
The South Dakota GEAR UP Program at Black Hills State University benefits from the nearly 30 years of experience in public education Dr. Peg Diekhoff brings as GEAR UP project manager.
Black Hills State University recognized faculty and staff retirements, milestone anniversaries, and accomplishments during the annual Employee Awards Reception held recently.
The spring commencement ceremony is at 10 a.m. Saturday, May 7 at the Donald E. Young Sports and Fitness Center on the BHSU campus.
Black Hills State University honors students, Alicia Benz, biology major from Killdeer, N.D. and Ashley Ruegg, Spanish and history major from Gering, Neb., will present two very different research projects – one measuring how much exposure to nanoparticles (used in TV, solar panels) is harmful to rat livers and one analyzing the influence of Islam on architecture in Spain, for the final Geek Speak lecture of the spring 2016 semester, Thursday, April 28 at 4 p.m. in room 110 of Jonas Hall on the BHSU campus.
Black Hills State University announced the award of the annual Make a Difference Initiative scholarship to student Shenae LaCroix recently, marking the continuation of the Initiative’s commitment to students and the community.
Plans are in place for GEAR UP South Dakota at Black Hills State University. The South Dakota Board of Regents selected BHSU to administer and provide leadership for GEAR UP in partnership with other universities and schools serving American Indians throughout the state.
A group of eight Black Hills State University students who spent Spring Break in the Philippines shared their life-changing experience with the community recently.
Black Hills State University is hosting a week-long event, Sting in the Spring, April 18-22 to celebrate the successful spring semester and the students invite community members to join the fun.
The big Sting in the Spring event is Friday, April 22 with the Festival on the Green, and carnival from 12-4 p.m., followed by a concert in the evening and other activities held on that day.
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.
The Black Hills State University Theatre Department opens the new Black Box Theatre in Woodburn Hall, with a dark, student directed drama, “The Pillowman.” “The Pillowman” will be performed April 14-16 at 7:30 p.m. in the new Black Box Theatre, third floor of Woodburn Hall, on the BHSU campus. The show is not suitable for children - it contains adult themes, language, and depicted violence/torture.
The Black Hills State University Geek Speak lectures continue with an interactive presentation outlining the history of hip-hop, taking a closer look at the often-overlooked intersection of rap music and religion.
May’s presentation “God Show Me the Way: Religion and Hip-Hop” is Thursday, March 31 at 4 p.m. in Jonas Hall, room 110. The event is free and open to the public.
The Multicultural Mosaics radio show at Black Hills State University introduces a panel discussion this month focusing on refugeeism.
The South Dakota Center for Enterprise Opportunity (SD CEO) at Black Hills State University in partnership with Coeur-Wharf, presents the third annual Women in Leadership Series: Focusing on the Future 2016.
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