Black Hills State University’s annual Swarm Days will kick off Monday, Sept. 27 and run through Sunday, Oct. 3. Highlights of the week include community events such as, the Kiddie Carnival Wednesday, Sept. 29 at 4 p.m.; Coronation Thursday, Sept. 30 at 7 p.m.; Alumni Awards Luncheon Friday, Oct. 1 at noon; Hall of Fame Banquet Friday, Oct. 1 at 5:30 p.m.; and disc golf tournament, Friday, Oct. 1 that begins at 3 p.m. for students and 5 p.m. for community members.
Black Hills State University will honor several alumni during Swarm Week at the annual Alumni Awards Luncheon. Marla (Hershey) Barnard will be honored with the Special Achievement Award; the Distinguished Alumnus Award will be presented to Dr. Forrest Brady; the Excellence in Education Award will be given to Dr. Tim Creal; and Ron Schuttler will be honored with the Special Service Award.
The Black Hills State University Yellow Jacket Hall of Fame will induct five individuals and two teams during the annual Swarm Week festivities. Lisa (Reynolds) Bomengen, Craig Crosswait, and Neil Grandbouche will be inducted as athletes. Kevin Williams will be inducted as a coach, and Scott Graslie will be inducted as this year’s contributor. The 1980 men’s cross country team and the 1963-64 wrestling team will also be inducted.
Black Hills State University will host a Dakota Rising Small Business Fair and Luncheon Tuesday, Sept. 21 from 10:30 a.m.-1 p.m. in the David B. Miller Student Union Jacket Legacy Room on the BHSU campus.
Black Hills State University will host the 4th Annual American Indian College Scholarship Gala Saturday, Oct. 16 with the reception beginning at 6 p.m. in David B. Miller Student Union Jacket Legacy Room.
Black Hills State University is facing an overflow residence hall situation this fall and is working creatively to provide on-campus living space for students.
Sara Spellman, a professional chef with extensive food service experience, has been named director of A’viands Dining Services at Black Hills State University.
George Lepp, nationally known outdoor photographer, will make a presentation Saturday, Sept. 18 at Clare and Josef Meier Hall on the campus of Black Hills State University. The presentation is part of a three-day Black Hills Photo Shootout event sponsored by the South Dakota Department of Tourism.
The 2010 Swarm Day king and queen candidates have been announced at Black Hills State University. Coronation will take place on Thursday, Sept. 30 at 7 p.m. in the Jacket Legacy Room in the Student Union.
Members from the Class of 1970 are invited back to the Black Hills State University campus Friday, Oct. 1 and Saturday, Oct. 2 to celebrate the 40th anniversary of their graduation. The reunion will be held in conjunction with the 2010 Swarm Day festivities.
Guest speaker, Emmy Award-nominee Hollywood producer Mary Jo Blue will be on the Black Hills State University campus Sept. 29, from 3:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. in Jonas Hall, room 106 to present a mass communication seminar, Producing Television Specials. Blue will explain how live TV variety and awards shows are produced. She will provide personal examples from today’s top shows, including The Golden Globes, The American Music Awards, and American Idol.
Students in the new MBA (Master in Business Administration) in Applied Management program at Black Hills State University recently gathered for a reception and kickoff event hosted by the College of Business and Technology.
Black Hills State University faculty are transforming lives and making headlines.
Black Hills State University received a donation of $1 million from Dana and LaDawn Dykhouse and their children, Dan and Alana. This is the University’s first cash gift of $1 million, meaning BHSU students will see an immediate benefit from the gift.
Black Hills State University will celebrate Constitution Day 2010 with a presentation by Joe Wiegand, a Theodore Roosevelt scholar who portrays the late President. The performance will be Friday, Sept. 17 at 2 p.m. in the Jacket Legacy Room of the David B. Miller Student Union and is free and open to the public.
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Wednesday, December 7, 2016