A new program to recognize faculty and staff who go out of their way to make a difference in the lives of our students has been initiated on the Black Hills State University campus.
Black Hills State University mascot, Sting; BHSU President Kay Schallenkamp; and president of the Yellow Jacket Foundation, Jim Alcorn; presented the Booster of the Year Award during a recent basketball game to Hollie Stalder (far right), publisher of the Black Hills Weekly Group Newspapers, on behalf of the Rapid City Journal.
BHSU assistant professor of art Dave Wilson recently displayed his artwork in two solo exhibitions in Joliet, Ill., and in Vermillion. Wilson is also scheduled to have two additional solo shows in 2009 at the Taube Museum of Art in Minot, N.D., and at Northern State University in Aberdeen.
Dr. James Hesson, professor of Exercise Science at Black Hills State University, was recently recertified by the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA).
The Black Hills State University employee awards reception will be held Tuesday, April 28 from 1 p.m. – 3 p.m. in the Jacket Legacy Room of the David B. Miller Yellow Jacket Student Union.
BHSU was the winner of the 2007-2008 Dakota Athletic Conference Commissioner’s Cup All Sports Award. The award is given to the school that collectively has the best performance in all sports in which they participate.
Tom Wheaton, director of Alumni Relations at Black Hills State University, presents the key to a time capsule to BHSU President Kay Schallenkamp during the 1883 Founders’ Day reception.
Members of the Black Hills State University International Student Organization recently served food created from their home recipes as part of Diversity Days.
Black Hills State University students recently gathered for Casino Night, a long standing tradition of casino style games in a fun and safe environment.
Sam Hurst, television journalist and creator of DakotaDay.com; Bill Fleming, writer, designer, and advertising agency owner from Rapid City; Kevin Woster, reporter for the Rapid City Journal who also monitors and posts blogs to Mount Blogmore; and Fred Berendse, online technician for DakotaQ Internet Services; recently gathered on the Black Hills State University campus to discuss the history, the effects, and the future of blogging in conjunction with news reporting.
Black Hills State University will host a premier one-day leadership simulcast Friday, May 8 from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. in Clare and Josef Meier Recital Hall on the BHSU campus. Included in the speaker lineup are prominent leaders such as former prime minister of the United Kingdom, Tony Blair; and best selling author of The Fred Factor, Mark Sanborn.
Dr. Kristi L. Pearce, BHSU associate vice president for Academic Affairs, was elected to serve a three-year term on the board of directors for The Collaboration for the Advancement of College Teaching and Learning.
The Black Hills State University Rodeo Team will host the second annual Will Lantis Yellow Jacket Stampede Rodeo Friday, April 24 at 7 p.m. and Saturday, April 25 at 1 p.m. The Cowboys and Candlelight dinner and auction will be held Saturday evening at the Holiday Inn in Spearfish.
Kent Meyers, associate professor of English at Black Hills State University, will visit three different writing classes at Loyola College in Baltimore, Md. at the end of the month. He will discuss fiction and non-fiction writing, and contemporary literature.
Dr. Lee Pearce, associate professor of education at Black Hills State University, will present his research on the predictors of early reading skills in American Indian youth at the American Educational Research Association in San Diego, Calif.
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