Deb Henriksen, director of student financial aid and coordinator of student financial services at Black Hills State University, received the Ron Smout Award for Teaching and Mentoring at the Rocky Mountain Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators (RMASFAA) Banquet last month.
Community members, faculty, staff, students, and alumni gathered on the Black Hills State University campus this weekend to celebrate the inauguration of BHSU’s tenth president, Dr. Tom Jackson, Jr. The theme for the inauguration was “Spirit of the Hills” honoring the history, geography, beauty and the people of the Black Hills.
The faculty, staff, students, and alumni of Black Hills State University invite community members to join the celebration of the inauguration of Dr. Tom Jackson, Jr., Saturday, Nov. 15 at 1 p.m. in the Donald E. Young Sports and Fitness Center on the BHSU campus. Jackson is the tenth president of BHSU.
Dr. James Hess, professor of psychology and chair of the School of Behavioral Sciences at Black Hills State University, recently pledged a $1 million gift to BHSU to establish the School of Behavioral Sciences Make a Difference Initiative.
Oretta Jastorff, the wife of the late Marvin (Marv) Jastorff, Class of ’59, donated $10,000 to establish the Marvin Jastorff Scholarship Fund to provide assistance to future generations of Black Hills State University Yellow Jackets.
The Black Hills State University Office of Admissions will hold two open houses this fall, offering opportunities for new and potential students to tour campus, visit with professors and get a glimpse of college life. The open houses are set for Saturday, Oct. 18 and Saturday, Nov. 15.
The Black Hills State University campus and community celebrate the annual Swarm Days this week with events influenced by the “Sting lightning” theme. Events include carnivals, pep rally, a hike, alumni awards, homecoming football game and parade.
As a child, Connie Hubbard, adjunct German and piano instructor at Black Hills State University, aspired to be a rock star or a famous actress.
Though she didn’t make it onto the big screen, Hubbard has made a name for herself in local theater, performing in, directing and accompanying numerous productions in Spearfish since her debut in “Oklahoma!” in 2002. She joins several other BHSU faculty, staff, students and alumni on the stage for this year’s Matthews Opera House Theater on the Run, Saturday, Sept. 6.
Black Hills State University’s Green and Gold Days begins Aug. 21 and the annual Campus and Community Kickoff is Aug. 24.
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Friday, July 29, 2016