A crowd of over forty alumni, staff, and other supporters gathered at the recent Black Hills State University Pre-construction Gathering at the Main Street Square in Rapid City.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Dr. Richard Kessel, professor emeritus from the University of Iowa, recently pledged $75,000 over the next three years to the Black Hills State University photography program.
Steve Meeker, vice president for University Advancement at Black Hills State University, has announced that alumnae Sandra (Turney) Addy and her husband, Tad, have included BHSU in their estate plan for a major gift to establish two endowments, the income of which will support undergraduate scholarships in music and education.
Wells Fargo Bank in Spearfish recently donated $3,000 to the Black Hills State University Foundation.
Black Hills Corporation (BHC) Foundation awarded the grant to CAIS to support the annual scholarship drive for current and future American Indian students at BHSU.
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 received a donation of $1 million from Dana and LaDawn Dykhouse and their children, Dan and Alana. This is the University’s first cash gift of $1 million, meaning BHSU students will see an immediate benefit from the gift.
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Saturday, October 22, 2016