This year, as a part of the annual Swarm Week celebration, BHSU will host several special events to “honor the past and celebrate the future” as the University commemorates its Quasquicentennial (125th anniversary). Swarm Week begins Monday, Sept. 15 and concludes Saturday, Sept. 20 with special performances by BHSU alumni Kory and the Fireflies, Williams and Ree, and Brock Finn in addition to the annual parade and football game.
Annabelle Gurwitch, host of a national reality show that encourages green living, will speak at Black Hills State University Thursday, Oct. 9 at 7 p.m. in Meier Recital hall. Her presentation is open to the public at no charge. This is the first of several presentations dealing with sustainability that will be sponsored by the Madeline Young Speaker Series at BHSU.
The 2008 Swarm Day king and queen candidates have been named at Black Hills State University.
Black Hills State University, will celebrate the 221st anniversary of the United States Constitution with a presentation by political science professor Dr. Ahrar Ahmad entitled “American Democracy and the Muslim World” Wednesday, Sept. 17 at 11:45 a.m. in the Jacket Legacy Room of the David B. Miller Yellow Jacket Student Union.
Dr. David Wolff, associate history professor at Black Hills State University, and several BHSU students participated in two archaeological digs this summer, which explored the early history of Deadwood and the Northern Black Hills.
Black Hills State University will host a new music theatre performance this fall entitled Tres Vidas. The event, performed by the Core Ensemble, will take place at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 15 in the recital hall of Clare and Josef Meier Hall.
Megan Allen, Black Hills State University senior from Meeteetse, Wyo., majoring in Outdoor Education, was recently selected for a competitive national undergraduate scholarship to the National Association of Interpretation's (NAI) workshop this fall in Portland.
Chuck Schmidt, BHSU sophomore history major from Keldron, won the 2008 Saddle Bronc Championship at the 60th annual College National Finals Rodeo (CNFR) in Casper, Wyo.
Aubrey Baxter, BHSU junior from Redfield, has qualified for the Olympic Trials in the shot put with a put of 54-00.50. Baxter, a psychology major, is the first BHSU athlete to reach this Olympic milestone.
Dakota Roots, a web-based program to assist individuals who are interested in career opportunities in South Dakota, has helped over 400 people from 43 states find those opportunities and relocate to the state. Over 2,000 people from all 50 states, including many BHSU alumni, have shown interest in moving to South Dakota if given the right career opportunity. Nearly 40 businesses have also expressed interest in starting up or expanding into the state.
The Black Hills State Players will present a children’s theatre performance of Assignment: Earth, What Kids Can Do To Save the Planet. The show, which will be performed by a group of children from the Spearfish community, will premiere in the Woodburn Hall Theatre Friday, June 13 at 2 p.m. Additional performances will be held Saturday, June 14 at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, June 15 at 2:30 p.m.
The South Dakota Board of Regents approved new academic programs, a master’s degree in strategic leadership at BHSU to be delivered over the Internet, at their meeting last week.
Black Hills State University assistant professors Dr. Laura Colmenero-Chilberg and Dr. Pamela Carriveau and senior sociology major Anastacia Schulhoff recently attended and presented research at the 2008 Midwest Sociological Society meeting in St. Louis.
Sarah Hansen, a recent graduate from Vermillion High School and new student at Black Hills State University will receive a $1,000 award.
Nearly 384 candidates for graduation participated in the recent 155th commencement ceremony at Black Hills State University.
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Wednesday, June 29, 2016