Black Hills State University will award an Honorary Doctorate to Jodi Archambault Gillette, former special assistant to President Barack Obama for Native American Affairs, during the 171st Commencement Ceremony Saturday, May 7 at 10 a.m.
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.
Six Black Hills State University students participated in the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA)-sponsored Denver Shadow Day recently, an experience that provided a unique networking experience with PR pros in the field.
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.
The Black Hills State University Debate Team won a national title at the Pi Kappa Delta National Debate Tournament in Lexington, Ky., 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.
Three Black Hills State University student organizations were recognized during the March South Dakota Board of Regents meeting held at the South Dakota School of Mines and Technology recently.
The Black Hills State University Lakota Omniciye student organization will host American Indian Awareness Week April 4-9, culminating with the 33rd Annual Wacipi (Pow Wow) April 8-9 in the Donald E. Young Sports and Fitness Center on the BHSU campus.
BHSU student entrepreneurs came home with a Regional Championship trophy after competing at the Enactus Regional Exposition in Chicago recently. The team's win earned them an invitation to compete May 15-17 at the Enactus National Exposition in St. Louis.
Students and faculty from Black Hills State University were accepted into the upcoming 12th Annual Dahl Mountain Photo Competition and Exhibit.
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.
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