Black Hills State University professor Steve Babbitt was honored by the Rapid City Area Chamber of Commerce for his contributions to arts and culture within the Black Hills community.
Babbitt, professor of mass communication at BHSU, and Miller, received the Rushmore Honors Award during at the Chamber’s Annual Awards Celebration Jan. 12.
Jerome Greene credits Black Hills State University for cultivating his passion for history into an accomplished lifelong career. The successes Greene achieved over the years were recognized during during the BHSU 170thcommencement ceremony Dec. 12.
Greene, a 1968 graduate, received an honorary Doctor of Letters and Literature for his career as a National Park Service employee and an award-winning author.
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.
Black Hills State University feels the love.
BHSU students shared what they loved most about BHSU via various social media platforms including Facebook, Twitter and Instagram, during the I Heart BH campaign recently.
Black Hills State University recently selected Carol Lundberg to serve as the 2015 Swarm Days Parade Marshal, an honor acknowledging Lundberg’s support of the university and the Spearfish community she now calls home. The annual BHSU Swarm Days Parade begins at 10 a.m. Oct. 10 and will travel down Jackson Blvd. and Main Street in Spearfish.
Nine Black Hills State University faculty were recognized for their academic excellence during faculty welcome week recently.
Faculty from each of the University’s three colleges were honored for their outstanding commitment to students, to BHSU and the community. Awards were given for teaching, research, scholarship and creative activity and service.
Black Hills State University professor Dr. James Hess was awarded the 2014 Difference Maker at the 1883 Gala recently.
The 1883 Gala honored Hess, along with other BHSU contributors that donated more than $1,883 in a calendar year or more than $50,000 in a lifetime. The Gala also raised funds for BHSU scholarships.
Black Hills State University announces the selection of five exceptional alumni to be honored during the annual Swarm Week homecoming celebration Oct. 5-10.
A highly successful program at Black Hills State University which more than doubles the graduation rate of qualifying students just earned a grant for nearly $1.5 million from the U.S. Department of Education.
Two Black Hills State University students were the recipients of the Chiesman Scholarships for the 2015-2016 academic year.
Nick Gale, history and political science major from Spearfish, and Elizabeth Sorensen, business administration-marketing and Spanish major from Britton, each received a $750 scholarship award.
Six Black Hills State University alums and three sports teams will be inducted into the Yellow Jacket Hall of Fame during the annual Swarm Week celebration Oct. 5-10.
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