When the 36th annual Lakota Nation Invitational tips off Wednesday at the Rushmore Plaza Civic Center, Black Hills State University alumni Bryan Brewer and Dave Archambault will have front row seats, just as they did at the first tournament they organized in 1977.
The two helped found the LNI, at first named the All IndianTournament, as a way to provide play time for their basketball players. Neitheranticipated the legacy they were beginning.
Black Hills State University will once again honor those individuals who have made significant contributions to the University’s rodeo program.
Nominations are currently being accepted for the BHSU Rodeo Hall of Fame. Those eligible include: stand-out athletes with emphasis on national performers, significant contributors to the BHSU rodeo program, and former BHSU rodeo coaches/advisors.
For Black Hills State University graduate Jake Miller, it’s not only the science behind genetic diseases that he’s passionate about, it’s the faces behind these diseases.
“As a researcher, you see these families and how this disease affects their lives – it’s really powerful to see that,” he said. Miller recently returned to BHSU to discuss his research with BHSU students and faculty.
Black Hills State University recently announced a gift of $54,000 from Wengert for music and art scholarships.
Well-known poet and former classroom teacher Taylor Mali used humorous, and sometimes dramatic,verse to tell the story of his life and appreciation of educators to more than 200 people at the Black Hills State University Meier Recital Hall.
The first edition of the Black Hills Journal, the original name of the Rapid City Journal,has found a permanent home in Black Hills State University’s Leland B. Case Library of Western Studies.
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Thursday, December 8, 2016