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.
Black Hills State University has joined two other state universities and other entities in North Dakota and South Dakota in an effort to reverse the decline in student participation in high school journalism programs.
Three Black Hills State University students presented summer research projects at the South Dakota Undergraduate Research Symposium in Pierre last month.
More than 100 undergraduate students from universities across the nation presented at the symposium, which was sponsored by the South Dakota Experimental Program to Stimulate Competitive Research (EPSCoR) and National Science Foundation.
The Black Hills State University Veterans Center received a facelift and is planning a re-opening in September.
The on-campus student veteran facility, located in The Student Union, was recently remodeled thanks to a $75,000 Veteran Services Higher Education Grant from the South Dakota Governor’s Office.
Courtney Dahlgren, a recent graduate of Timber Lake High School, is this year’s recipient of the Joe and Elaine Floyd Scholarships, a four-year scholarship of $48,000. Dahlgren will attend Black Hills State University in the fall and plans to major in elementary education with a minor in coaching.
The deadline for registration in the Black Hills State University Summer Bridge Program is quickly approaching.
Incoming freshmen that wish to register for the Bridge Program must do so by Friday, Aug. 1.
If Black Hills State University students, alumni, or community members want to keep up with BHSU President Tom Jackson, Jr., they may want to check his Twitter updates.
Jackson, who assumed the presidency at BHSU this month, was named the top “Rising Accounts of Higher Education Presidents to Follow on Twitter” in a national blog by Josie Ahlquist (www.josieahlquist.com).
Spearfish was named one of the Top 10 Small Towns by Livability.com this week.
Spearfish ranked number seven on the list, with Black Hills State University listed as a key component to the community’s high quality of life. Livability looks for small communities that inspire creativity and activity.
Anything is Possible at Black Hills State University! Faculty, staff, and students are making headlines with their achievements. See what BHSU is in the news for lately. Call 605.642.6215 to share your news item.
Black Hills State University
Office of Admissions
1200 University Street
Spearfish, SD 57799-9502
Black Hills State University, 1200 University St., Spearfish, SD 57799, (800) 255-2478 | © 2014
Wednesday, December 7, 2016