Christmas is the season of giving. In addition to good company, great food, and holiday wishes, the Black Hills State University Administrative Team used their holiday get-together as an opportunity to give back to their community in a multitude of ways.
Black Hills State University faculty and staff brought more than good tidings to their annual Christmas reception this year. BHSU President Tom Jackson, Jr., and the administration team encouraged faculty and staff to bring canned and boxed food to the holiday reception to benefit the Spearfish Food Pantry.
Nearly 15 Black Hills State University volunteers put together Thanksgiving baskets this week for those in need. The volunteers packed five baskets for families in need in the Little Jackets Learning Center on campus.
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.
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Saturday, December 10, 2016