The Black Hills State University Enactus group will hold a documentary film to raise funds for an international project in Zambia.
The film, “Bruce & Tass Bicycle China,” will be shown at Tuesday, Jan. 19 at 7 p.m. in Jonas Hall, room 305 on the BHSU campus. The film is open to the public. Admission is $10 for adults and $5 for students.
When Black Hills State University alum Jerome A. Greene was a young boy in New York State he would search for arrowheads, pottery fragments and other American Indian relics along the shores of Lake Ontario.
Greene’s keen interest in American Indian history only grew and he has created a lifelong career studying, writing and educating others on the lives and culture of American Indians across the United States.
Now a retired curator, historian and award-winning author, Greene will be awarded an Honorary Doctor of Letters and Literature Degree during the 170th BHSU Commencement Ceremony Saturday, Dec. 12, at 10 a.m. in the Donald E. Young Sports & Fitness Center. Greene also will address graduates during the commencement ceremony.
The contemporary issues in photography and advanced studio lighting photography classes at BHSU will hold an open house and reception on Thursday, Dec. 8 from 4 to 6 p.m. in Jonas Hall on the BHSU campus. Several exhibits will be on display during the event.
Education and plans about what to learn can be tough for any student of any level. Black Hills State University Honors Program students came up with the idea of how to learn faster and easier.
Megan Hohn, elementary education and early childhood special education major from Parkston, will present her Honors capstone defense “So Much More Than Just A Game: A Complete Summer Program Curriculum For School-Age Children Aligned to Education Standards.” Hohn will present during the final Geek Speak lecture of the fall semester, Thursday, Dec. 3 at 4 p.m. in room 110 of Jonas Hall on the BHSU campus. The lecture is free and open to the public.
Fourteen Black Hills State University students will showcase their artwork for the semester during the annual Wenona Cook Studio Tour.
Black Hills State University students and community are invited to the art students’ art show Wenona Cook Studio Tour in the Wenona Cook’s basement, Thursday, Dec. 3, 4-6 p.m. The event is open and free for students and community members.
The struggles of hunger and poverty are problems faced by people around the world each day. Two Black Hills State University professors will address the topics of hunger in the next Geek Speak.
Dr. Trenton Ellis, assistant professor of human services, and Dr. John Alsup, professor of math education, will present “Perspectives of Hunger” Thursday, Nov. 19 at 4 p.m. in room 110 of Jonas Hall on the BHSU campus. The presentation, the final Geek Speak this semester, is free and open to the public.
Smooth jazz and century-old music are part of the upcoming Black Hills State University music concerts.
The BHSU jazz ensemble will perform Thursday, Nov. 12, at 7:30 p.m. and the Dakota Chamber Orchestra will perform on Sunday Nov. 15, 2:30 p.m. Both events will take place in the Clara & Josef Meier Hall on the BHSU campus and are free and open for the public.
Fans of the science fiction game Dungeons and Dragons will watch it come to life during the Black Hills State University theatre production “She Kills Monsters.”
“She Kills Monsters” theatre performances will be Thursday, Nov. 19, Friday, Nov. 20 and Saturday, Nov. 21 at 7:30 p.m. in Woodburn Theatre on the BHSU campus. The show includes strong adult themes and adult language.
The Black Hills State University International Student Organization (ISO) is ready to begin Curiosity Week, a weeklong event that invites the BHSU community to simply, be curious.
The International Student Organization spearheaded Curiosity Week, Nov. 7-14, and was supported by a variety of BHSU student organizations and offices.
Featuring aristocracy, or elaborate costuming, beautifully performed Christmas songs, something about the food and medieval Renaissance atmosphere - the community is invited to 10th annual Madrigal Dinner presented by the Black Hills State University music department.
Tickets are now available for the Madrigal Dinner, a BHSU fundraising event and will take place Dec. 3-5, Meier Hall at 6:30 p.m. Tickets for the event, including dinner, are $40 each. The proceeds will go toward the BHSU choir and the Friends of Music Scholarship funds.
Community members are invited to the Black Hills State University International Food Festival Saturday, Nov. 7 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at The Hive in the BHSU Student Union. Representatives from 17 countries will be serving food, playing traditional music and students will be available to showcasing memorabilia and information from their home countries.
The third annual event is sponsored by the International Student Organization (ISO) and presented by international exchange students who will cook traditional meals and serve them to students and the community.
The apocalyptic world has been an attention grabbing topic since biblical times. Black Hills State University professor Dr. Laura Colmenero-Chilberg will take a closer look at the fictional disaster and how it reflects society.
Colmenero-Chilberg, sociology professor at BHSU, will present the Geek Speak lecture “Studying Society through the Apocalyptic Novel: The Road, The Year of the Flood, The Stand, and On the Beach,” on Thursday, Nov. 5 at 4 p.m. in room 110 of Jonas Hall on the BHSU campus. The lecture is free and open to the public.
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Thursday, December 8, 2016