The Black Hills State University 20th Annual Alumni Mile registered a record-breaking number of runners for the second consecutive year, with over 40 alumni and friends in attendance.
Black Hills State University alumnae and former employee, Elaine Floyd, and her husband, Joe, recently announced a $1 million pledge to endow the Elaine and Joe Floyd Scholarship at BHSU. The couple announced their scholarship endowment at the University’s annual 1883 Donor Recognition Dinner.
Black Hills State University graduate Nicole (Fellows) Keegan, Class of ’05, received a surprise visit from BHSU’s Yellow Jacket mascot, Sting, and Tom Wheaton, director of Alumni Relations at BHSU. Keegan, who teaches seventh-grade science and social studies at Dakota Middle School in Rapid City, received the Milken Family Foundation National Educator Award for excellence in teaching.
The descendants of Lewis Levi and May (Bovell) Painter were honored as the 2012 Black Hills State University Legacy Family. The award was presented to Joe Painter, Class of ’82, and his wife, Cindy, Class of ’80, by BHSU President Kay Schallenkamp; Jhett Albers, athletic director; and Glen Lammers, rodeo coach, during halftime of a recent BHSU basketball game.
Black Hills State University will usher in its 129th anniversary with a Founders’ Day luncheon from 12 to 1:30 p.m. Monday, Feb. 27, in the Jacket Legacy room located in the David B. Miller Yellow Jacket Student Union.
The Johnnie and Shirley Johnson Family Foundation have pledged $250,000 for Black Hills State University business scholarships and to help with the construction of the BHSU Alumni-Foundation Welcome Center.
After just five years on the professional strongman circuit, Brian Shaw, Class of 2004, is dominating the strongman world and building a successful business, creating training products, and booking appearances across the country. After going undefeated in every strongman competition he entered in 2011, Brian claimed the ultimate title of World’s Strongest Man in September.
Wells Fargo Bank in Spearfish recently donated $3,000 to the Black Hills State University Foundation.
All Black Hills State University alumni, including former and current track and field and cross country athletes, are invited to attend the 20th Annual Stadium Sports Grill Alumni Mile Friday, Jan. 27 and Saturday, Jan. 28.
Black Hills State University alumnus Cody Byrum was one of 40 young professionals selected by Prairie Business magazine for their fourth annual 40-Under-40 listing.
Pioneer Bank and Trust and the F.L. Clarkson Family Foundation recently pledged an additional $50,000 to the Clarkson Family Scholarship Fund at BHSU.
Sept. 26 through Oct. 2 is photography week in South Dakota as proclaimed by Governor Dennis Daugaard. It's also photography week at Black Hills State University with several exhibitions across campus, a video presentation on Wednesday night, equipment demonstrations by the MAC Group on Friday, and the Black Hills Photo Shootout Friday through Sunday.
A cemetery walk at Rose Hill Cemetery, Saturday, Sept. 24, at 2 p.m. will highlight Spearfish and Black Hills State University history.
The Black Hills State University Alumni Association hosted a reunion for current and former members of the BHSU debate/forensics team. The gathering was held in conjunction with Swarm Week 2011.
Props and Liners, Black Hills State University’s honorary dramatic society and oldest active/continuous student organization, recently celebrated its 90th anniversary with seven decades of BHSU alumni in attendance.
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