Ekenna Anya Gafu was part of the Yellow Jacket football team where he learned discipline on and off the field from head coach John Reiners.
Anya Gafu plans to use the lessons he learned on the field to pursue his career in business or perhaps coaching at the collegiate level after earning his degree at Black Hills State University Dec. 12.
Anya Gafu will graduate with a degree in business administration with an emphasis in economics and finance. He plans to pursue his master in business administration while serving as a graduate assistant coach for a football team.
Cecily Running Wolf is using her love of health sciences and communications to build a career as a marketer in the dental field.
Running Wolf is earning her degree in mass communication with an emphasis in science communication Dec. 12.
Jessica Hill is creative. And from the moment she stepped on the Black Hills State University campus, she was able to cultivate her creativity as an artist and graphic designer and prepare for a career.
On Saturday, Dec. 12, Hill, along with more than 200 candidates for graduation, will walk across the stage in the Donald E. Young Sports & Fitness Center and receive their diploma from BHSU.
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.
The contemporary issues in photography and advanced studio lighting photography classes at BHSU will hold an open house and reception on Thursday, Dec. 8 from 4 to 6 p.m. in Jonas Hall on the BHSU campus. Several exhibits will be on display during the event.
More than 200 candidates for graduation will be recognized during the 170th Black Hills State University commencement ceremony.
The fall commencement ceremony is at 10 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 12 at the Donald E. Young Sports and Fitness Center on the BHSU campus.
Education and plans about what to learn can be tough for any student of any level. Black Hills State University Honors Program students came up with the idea of how to learn faster and easier.
Megan Hohn, elementary education and early childhood special education major from Parkston, will present her Honors capstone defense “So Much More Than Just A Game: A Complete Summer Program Curriculum For School-Age Children Aligned to Education Standards.” Hohn will present during the final Geek Speak lecture of the fall semester, Thursday, Dec. 3 at 4 p.m. in room 110 of Jonas Hall on the BHSU campus. The lecture is free and open to the public.
Fourteen Black Hills State University students will showcase their artwork for the semester during the annual Wenona Cook Studio Tour.
Black Hills State University students and community are invited to the art students’ art show Wenona Cook Studio Tour in the Wenona Cook’s basement, Thursday, Dec. 3, 4-6 p.m. The event is open and free for students and community members.
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Wednesday, March 22, 2017