Michael Shann knows how to put on a celebration.
Whether it’s the Olympic closing ceremony, a movie premiere, athletic event or an executive leadership conference the Black Hills State University alum knows how to make a lasting impression. Now, it’s Shann’s turn to be honored. He’ll be presented with an honorary Doctor of Public Service degree during BHSU’s commencement ceremony May 9.
More than 500 students participated in the spring session of the South Dakota Stock Market Game (SDSMG) operated through the BHSU Center for Economic Education, the only stock market game licensed in South Dakota through the Securities Industry Financial Markets Association (SIFMA).
In addition to notable American Indian speakers on campus throughout the week, BHSU expects over 3,000 participants and spectators for the 32nd Annual Lakota Omniciye Wacipi (Pow Wow) April 17-19 at the Donald E. Young Sports & Fitness Center on the BHSU campus.
A Black Hills State University sustainability project, Spearfish Local, helps local farmers and producers promote healthy, local food through community awareness. Not only does the project encourage the economy’s growth but it also invites more farmers to grow fresh vegetables in South Dakota.
The Speech and Debate team at BHSU recently returned from a national tournament in Athens, Ohio, with an unexpected trophy. Brittany Thompson, sophomore political science and psychology major from Spearfish, placed in the top 20 at the Pi Kappa Delta National Tournament during her first time competing in the individual debate category.
BHSU will induct three athletes and two contributors into the BHSU Rodeo Hall of Fame during the Cowboys and Candlelight Dinner and Auction Saturday, March 28 at 5 p.m. at the Spearfish Holiday Inn and Convention Center.
Among the group of students in Dr. Nick Wallerstein’s Bible literature class Wednesday morning was an unexpected guest.
Black Hills State University President Tom Jackson, Jr., surprised Wallerstein, a professor of English at BHSU, with the Distinguished Faculty Award in front of his students on March 18.
Black Hills State University recently honored five generations of descendants of Hubert L. and Lucille M. (Larson) Coffield as the 2015 Legacy Family.
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Thursday, October 27, 2016