Black Hills State University and the Yellow Jacket Foundation hosted the Second Annual Yellow Jacket 5K/10K Run Sept. 20 to conclude the Swarm Week festivities. The event raised nearly $1,000 for scholarships to Black Hills State student-athletes.
Yellow Jacket fans and alumni gathered on the Black Hills State University Campus to congratulate the 2009 Yellow Jacket Hall of Fame inductees.
Black Hills State University art graduate Dustin Price will have his artwork, A Discourse in Stillness: The Language of Silence on exhibit at the Apex Gallery on the campus of South Dakota School of Mines and Technology Sept. 28 through Nov. 6. Price will give an artist’s talk Monday, Sept. 28 during the reception from 5-7 p.m.
Harvey and Joy Krautschun will serve as parade marshals for the Black Hills State University 2009 Swarm Day Parade Sept. 19.
Black Hills State University will induct six individuals and one team into the 2009 Yellow Jacket Hall of Fame during the annual Swarm Days activities next week.
Black Hills State University’s Swarm Days will kick off Monday, Sept. 14 and run through Saturday, Sept. 19. Community events including Homecoming week highlights include a Kiddie Carnival Wednesday, Sept. 16 at 4 p.m. on the campus green; Coronation and Homecoming Dance Thursday, Sept. 17 at 7 p.m. in the Student Union Jacket Legacy Room; Alumni Awards Luncheon Friday, Sept. 18 at 11:30 a.m. in the Student Union Jacket Legacy Room; and Athletic Hall of Fame Banquet Friday, Sept. 18 at 6 p.m. in the Student Union Jacket Legacy Room. BHSU is also hosting reunions for KBHU-FM and volleyball during this year’s Swarm Week.
Several Black Hills State University alumni will be honored during an Alumni Awards Luncheon Friday, Sept. 18 at 11:30 a.m. in the Jacket Legacy Room at the David B. Miller Yellow Jacket Student Union. The Excellence in Education Award will be presented to Kathy Christensen; the Distinguished Alumnus Award will be presented to Dr. Michael (Mick) Dana; the Special Achievement Award will be given to Carol Gee; and Howard Owens will receive the Special Service Award.
South Dakota high school students will have the rare opportunity to be involved in national physics research at the Sanford Lab thanks to an outreach program through Black Hills State University. This summer two high school physics teachers, one from Hill City and one from Aberdeen, participated in a national research and study program known as QuarkNet that is designed to get high school teachers, and ultimately high school students, involved in particle physics research.
Black Hills State University graduate, John D. Johnson, Class of ’70, was recently elected to the Twin Cities United Way board of directors.
Black Hills State University hosted an All-Choral Reunion this summer. The All-Choral reunion attendees performed at the Spearfish Arts Center 32nd Annual Festival in the Park. The group plans to reunite in the summer of 2014 for another All-Choral reunion.
Black Hills State University will host a KBHU 35th Anniversary Reunion Friday, Sept. 18 and Saturday, Sept. 19, in conjunction with Swarm Days festivities.
Black Hills State University will host a Volleyball Reunion Saturday, Sept. 19, in conjunction with Swarm Day festivities.
Urla Marcus has been named director of the Center for American Indian Studies at Black Hills State University. Marcus has served as associate director of the center since 2006.
Marcus, says she is plans to continue to advance the work of the Center in her new role as the director.
Follow the Yellow Brick road to Black Hills State University as the Black Hills Players perform “The Wizard of Oz” during the BHSU Summer Theatre Program.
Black Hills State University recently received a gift of $37,919 from former educator, Edith Gutsche Anderson.
A lifelong interest in education motivated Anderson to leave this gift to the BHSU Foundation for scholarships. The funds will assist students from Butte and Meade counties with educational costs.
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