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.
On behalf of Pioneer Bank and Trust and the Clarkson family, Jeb Clarkson (right), senior vice president and senior trust officer for Pioneer Bank and Trust, presents a $15,000 check to Steve Meeker, vice president of University Advancement at Black Hills State University, to be used for scholarships for the 2010-2011 academic year
Long-time Black Hills State University supporters Myrle and Pam Hanson have pledged $60,000 to establish an endowment for athletic scholarships at the University.
Ben and Carol Henry donated $15,000 to establish the Dr. Ben Henry Instrumental Music Scholarship Fund at Black Hills State University.
David Diamond, a retired BHSU mass communications professor, has created a scholarship to honor outstanding students who demonstrate exemplary talents in the University’s media programs while pursuing a degree at BHSU.
Upgraded seating in the Donald E. Young Sports and Fitness Center is in place for opening weekend of Yellow Jacket basketball.
Black Hills State University’s visual arts department along with the Spearfish Arts Center Gallery will host “The Deadwood Songbook” Concert Friday, Sept. 25 at 7 p.m. at the Matthews Opera House. The concert will feature Hank Harris with Kenny Putnam and Ricky Jacobsen.
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