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.
Black Hills State University graduate Nicole (Fellows) Keegan, Class of ’05, received a surprise visit from BHSU’s Yellow Jacket mascot, Sting, and Tom Wheaton, director of Alumni Relations at BHSU. Keegan, who teaches seventh-grade science and social studies at Dakota Middle School in Rapid City, received the Milken Family Foundation National Educator Award for excellence in teaching.
Holocaust survivor Eva Mozes Kor will speak at Black Hills State University Thursday, March 15 at 3:30 p.m. in the Meier Recital Hall, as part of the Madeline A. Young Distinguished Speaker Series.
The E.Y. Berry Library-Learning Center at Black Hills State University will have an open house Friday, Feb. 10 at 2 p.m. The open house will highlight recent renovations and allow the community to learn about new advances in library technology, equipment, and collections.
After just five years on the professional strongman circuit, Brian Shaw, Class of 2004, is dominating the strongman world and building a successful business, creating training products, and booking appearances across the country. After going undefeated in every strongman competition he entered in 2011, Brian claimed the ultimate title of World’s Strongest Man in September.
Wells Fargo Bank in Spearfish recently donated $3,000 to the Black Hills State University Foundation.
Six Black Hills State University students were selected to participate in the Second Bi-Annual University Invitational Exhibit at the Washington Pavilion Visual Arts Center in Sioux Falls.
Four Black Hills State University students were recently nominated for the Irene Ryan Acting Competition for their acting performances at BHSU, by the Kennedy Center-American College Theatre Festival (KC-ACTF).
Heather Milliren, Black Hills State University senior business administration student specializing in tourism and hospitality from Hettinger, N.D., received a $1,000 stipend from the International Gold & Silver Plate Society to defray the cost of her 2011 summer internship as an event coordinator at the Surbeck Center in Rapid City.
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.
Student organizations from Black Hills State University were recognized for their outstanding academic, community, and organizational work by the South Dakota Board of Regents.
More than 200 wrapped gifts, monetary donations, and school supplies were taken to the Red Shirt School as an early Christmas present to over 70 school children as part of Black Hills State University’s 11th Annual Red Shirt Cultural Holiday Exchange.
Black Hills State University recently earned two awards recognizing the University as a patriotic employer. The University received recognition for their ongoing support of the men and women in the National Guard and Reserve.
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