Craig Katt, Class of ’75, has been inspired by the Dykhouse gift to help his alma mater. The Dykhouse Family and Athletic Department are asking others to do the same.
A $1,000,000 cash gift from the Dykhouse Family was used to establish the Dykhouse Family Athletic Scholarship Fund and to purchase new scoreboards for the arena in the Young Center.
The dream of building an Alumni Welcome Center is now becoming reality.
Steve Meeker (far right), vice president of University Advancement at Black Hills State University and BHSU President Kay Schallenkamp recognized the Dykhouse family during a recent men’s basketball game for their cash gift to the University of $1 million. Left to right, Dana and LaDawn Dykhouse and family, Alana, Kris, and Dan, accept a recognition plaque for their contribution to the University.
Black Hills State University inducted three athletes, a coach, a contributor, and two teams into the Yellow Jacket Hall of Fame this year during the annual Swarm Week festivities.
Sara Hornick, a ’07 graduate of Black Hills State University, who is now the area coordinator for United Way of the Black Hills, visits with BHSU students at the Careers with Impact networking event held recently on campus
Several Black Hills State University alumni were honored at the annual Alumni Awards Luncheon during Swarm Week.
Black Hills State University hosted the Class of 1970 40-Year Reunion in conjunction with the 2010 Swarm Week festivities.
Black Hills State University students and the Spearfish community displayed their homecoming spirit during the recent Swarm Days parade. The parade, with the theme “Buzzin’ on the Beach,” included more than 100 entries.
Serving as parade marshal for the Swarm Day 2010 parade is Alyce Schavone, a fun-loving, jeep driving, community volunteering, ever learning fan of Black Hills State University who has been a part of the campus and the Spearfish community for more than five decades.
Ed McLaughlin and Doris Marie Strom have donated $100,000 to the Building on Strength & Stature Campaign at Black Hills State University. They are long time supporters of BHSU and have given 35 gifts in 22 years and have made a total commitment to BHSU of almost $117,000.
Black Hills State University will honor several alumni during Swarm Week at the annual Alumni Awards Luncheon. Marla (Hershey) Barnard will be honored with the Special Achievement Award; the Distinguished Alumnus Award will be presented to Dr. Forrest Brady; the Excellence in Education Award will be given to Dr. Tim Creal; and Ron Schuttler will be honored with the Special Service Award.
The Black Hills State University Yellow Jacket Hall of Fame will induct five individuals and two teams during the annual Swarm Week festivities. Lisa (Reynolds) Bomengen, Craig Crosswait, and Neil Grandbouche will be inducted as athletes. Kevin Williams will be inducted as a coach, and Scott Graslie will be inducted as this year’s contributor. The 1980 men’s cross country team and the 1963-64 wrestling team will also be inducted.
Members from the Class of 1970 are invited back to the Black Hills State University campus Friday, Oct. 1 and Saturday, Oct. 2 to celebrate the 40th anniversary of their graduation. The reunion will be held in conjunction with the 2010 Swarm Day festivities.
Black Hills State University will host a picnic for retired faculty and staff at noon Wednesday, Sept. 8 at the large shelter behind the band shell in the Spearfish City Park.
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Sunday, December 4, 2016