Dr. Priscilla Romkema, dean of the College of Business and Technology at Black Hills State University, and Leigh Kamstra, chef/owner of Roma’s Ristorante and BHSU alumnus, were recently honored by the South Dakota Small Business Administration (SBA) with statewide awards.
The Black Hills State University David B. Miller Yellow Jacket Student Union recently received a national design award. The 2011 Association of College Unions International (ACUI) Facility Design Award of Excellence was presented to BHSU and MHTN Architects, Inc. during the annual ACUI conference this month in Chicago.
Kent Meyers, associate professor of humanities and writer-in-residence at Black Hills State University, received the Best Fiction award for his novel “Twisted Tree” at the High Plains Book Awards in Billings, Mont.
Student organizations from Black Hills State University were recognized for their outstanding academic, community, and organizational work by the South Dakota Board of Regents this week.
Black Hills State University was named to the 2011 list of Military Friendly Schools this week. The list honors the top 15 percent of higher education institutions which are doing the most to embrace America’s veterans as students.
The Jacket Journal, Black Hills State University’s student newspaper, earned a first place overall award in the American Scholastic Press Association’s annual newspaper competition. This is the second consecutive year the newspaper has won this award.
Dr. Dorothy Fuller, associate professor of education at BHSU, was among the Teacher Education Editorial Board which received the Multimedia Educational Resource for Learning and Online Teaching (MERLOT) Cup Award this year. The House Cup is awarded to the Editorial Board that makes the highest level of contributions in an academic year.
Black Hills State University has been awarded a $40,050 Business Incubator Planning grant from the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Economic Development Administration.
The SD Center for Enterprise Opportunity (SD CEO) at Black Hills State University recently received a $2,000 grant in support of its mission to provide business assistance and training to current and aspiring entrepreneurs from the Rapid City Branch of American Association of University Women.
Black Hills State University has recently received the following grants.
Black Hills State University recently received a grant of $100,000 to work with industries to educate workers for “green jobs.”
Black Hills State University President Kay Schallenkamp was honored with a Women of Distinction Award from the Girl Scouts of Dakota Horizons recently.
The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi recently initiated 47 Black Hills State University undergraduate and graduate students to the Phi Kappa Phi Chapter 307.
Teresa Franzen, who recently graduated from Black Hills State University, has been selected to receive a $5,000 fellowship for graduate study from The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi.
Black Hills State University has named Grace Hoffman, elementary and special education major from Gary; and Joshua Harris, biology major from Sturgis, as the John T. Vucurevich Presidential Scholars for the 2010-11 academic school year.
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