BHSU graduates encouraged to become productive global citizens
Wednesday, May 15, 2013 Thousands of family, friends, faculty, and staff packed into the Donald E. Young Sports and Fitness Center recently to wish good luck to the more than 400 Black Hills State University graduates awarded master, bachelor and associate degrees during the 165th Commencement Ceremony.
BHSU student newspaper wins first place in national competition
Tuesday, May 14, 2013
The Jacket Journal, Black Hills State University’s student newspaper, recently earned a first place award in the 2013 American Scholastic Press Association’s (ASPA) annual newspaper competition. Each year the ASPA awards the top college and high school literary magazines, newspapers and yearbooks in the country for the work produced by their staffs.
BHSU graduate hopes to bring positive light to Pine Ridge Reservation as future tribal lawyer
Wednesday, May 08, 2013 Rilda Means has known what she has wanted to do since she was a junior at Red Cloud Indian School – help change the stigma of the Pine Ridge Reservation. Means was one of more than 400 graduates earning degrees Saturday during the 165th Black Hills State University Commencement Ceremony. Means, who received her bachelor of science in political science and American Indian Studies, was also one of the 34 Native American students graduating – the highest in the University’s history.
Wyoming student uses his University years to make a global difference
Thursday, May 02, 2013 Since enrolling at Black Hills State University, Devin Lynn has done everything he could to make a difference not only on campus but locally, regionally, nationally and around the world.
BHSU exhibits artwork of digital media professor
Monday, April 29, 2013 A collection of digitally manipulated photographs from Gina Gibson, Black Hills State University assistant professor of digital media, is currently on exhibit in Club Buzz located in the David B. Miller Yellow Jacket Student Union.
BHSU students learn the ropes from professionals during Denver shadow day
Monday, April 29, 2013 Black Hills State University mass communications students gained on-the-job training from professionals in the field during a recent job shadow day in Denver.The event was sponsored by the Public Relations Society of America, the nation’s largest community of public relations and communications professionals. Five students from the University’s PR Club attended the shadow day.
BHSU holds musical tribute in memory of Guido Della Vecchia
Wednesday, April 24, 2013 Black Hills State University will hold a musical tribute in memory of Guido Della Vecchia, a prominent Spearfish and Black Hills figure who devoted his life to promoting music and the arts.Della Vecchia died last month at age 82 from complications from pneumonia. The celebration of his life through music is Sunday, April 28 at 4 p.m. in the Clare & Josef Meier Recital Hall and will feature the BHSU choirs, Black Hills singers and music by international artists.
BHSU faculty and students design vinyl toys to raise funds for Black Hills youth art programs
Wednesday, April 24, 2013 Several Black Hills State University students and art professors are using their creativity to raise money for local youth arts programs. The group has spent the last several weeks creating original Kidrobot vinyl toy designs.
BHSU staff member donates piano to University Music Department
Tuesday, April 23, 2013 Dr. Erin Holmes, Black Hills State University director of institutional research, recently donated a Yamaha piano to the music department.
BHSU will hold 165th commencement ceremony May 4th
Tuesday, April 23, 2013 More than 400 candidates will be recognized for graduation during Black Hills State University’s 165th commencement ceremony Saturday, May 4 at 10 a.m. in the Donald E. Young Sports and Fitness Center. Candidates for the spring 2013 BHSU graduation include 45 master’s degree candidates, 362 bachelor’s candidates and 22 associate degree candidates.