There were over 450 candidates for Spring 2012 graduation at Black Hills State University.
Black Hills State University honored 13 graduates from the Class of 1962 during the 163rd commencement ceremony.
Black Hills State University graduates from the Class of 1962 recently gathered on campus to celebrate their induction into the 50-Year Club.
Black Hills State University will host a pre-construction tent gathering Tuesday, May 22 from 5:30-7:30 p.m. at the future site of the BHSU Alumni/Foundation Welcome Center, which is located on St. Joe Street, south of Lyle Hare Stadium and Ida Henton Park on the BHSU campus.
The Black Hills State University Alumni Association honored Mike Odle, Class of 2002, with the Young Alumni Achievement Award during the 2012 Student Volunteer Awards Celebration.
Black Hills State University graduate, Dr. Lorri Riley, Class of ’87, earned second place in the 2012 Governor’s Giant Vision Business Awards Competition for her latest product, J1 Insoles. She received a cash prize of $5,000.
Accounting students at Black Hills State University are highly sought by regional accounting and financial businesses for internships and job openings.
James Knutson, professor of art at Black Hills State University, received a surprise announcement during class from BHSU President Kay Schallenkamp and Dr. Rod Custer, provost and vice president of Academic Affairs, honoring him with the 2012 Distinguished Faculty Award. Faculty members are chosen for the award by their peers.
Black Hills State University social science graduate Sharon House, Class of '71, was one of 10 who were nationally recognized with the 2010 Great Women of Gaming Proven Leader Award by Casino Enterprise Management magazine.
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.
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