BHSU music concerts slated for fall semester
Friday, October 2, 2015
Black Hills State University is ready to kick off its fall musical season. A variety of concerts with various genres of music are scheduled, and BHSU music directors say there is something for everyone.
This year’s BHSU community band has grown, according to Dr. David Berberick, assistant professor of music at BHSU. The group, comprised of both BHSU students and community members will perform exciting and challenging pieces during their fall concert, he said.
BHSU opens theater season with ‘Fat Pig’
Tuesday, September 22, 2015 In society people are judged by their appearances. The Black Hills State University theater department is bringing to light the serious issue of body shaming in its opening performance for the fall theater season.
“Fat Pig” will be performed Thursday, Oct. 8, Friday, Oct. 9 and Saturday, Oct. 10 at 7:30 p.m. in Pangburn Theatre on the BHSU campus. Tickets are $10 for general admission; $8 for senior citizens and children 17 and younger; $5 for BHSU faculty and staff; and free for BHSU students with a Buzz Card. The show includes strong adult themes and adult language.
BHSU honors outstanding faculty
Friday, September 11, 2015
Nine Black Hills State University faculty were recognized for their academic excellence during faculty welcome week recently.
Faculty from each of the University’s three colleges were honored for their outstanding commitment to students, to BHSU and the community. Awards were given for teaching, research, scholarship and creative activity and service.
BHSU photography students capture top spots in World Tourism Days Photo Contest
Thursday, September 10, 2015 Black Hills State University students earned top placings in the World Tourism Days Photo Contest, an exhibition highlighting the role tourism plays in South Dakota.
The World Tourism Days Photo Contest was open for all high school and college students in South Dakota.
BHSU Geek Speak encounters Che Guevara and the Cuban revolution
Thursday, September 3, 2015 On July 1, the United States renewed political relations with Cuba after 50 years of silence and Cuba’s embassy was reopened in Washington D.C.
Dr. Timothy Martinez, professor of political science at Black Hills State University, is addressing the new relationship with Cuba as well as the nation’s revolution and political change in the next Geek Speak lecture. Martinez will share the story of Cuban revolutionist Che Guevara and his ideas on society that not only sparked a Cuban revolution, but transformed him into a pop culture icon.
BHSU Geek Speak to analyze the Confederate flag and its symbolism over the years
Thursday, September 3, 2015 Dr. Adam Gaffey, assistant professor of rhetoric and philosophy at Black Hills State University, will take a look at the Confederate flag and explain its broad symbolism in the next Geek Speak lecture.
“Always Contested: The Confederate Flag in the Public Imagination” will be held Thursday, Sept. 10 at 4 p.m. in room 110 of Jonas Hall on the BHSU campus. The lecture is free and open to the public.
Kudos to BHSU faculty, staff and students on recent accomplishments
Tuesday, September 1, 2015 Black Hills State University recognizes faculty and staff for their recent accomplishments.
BHSU to host Canon Explorer of Light lecture
Tuesday, September 1, 2015 Black Hills State University will host internationally known photographer and Canon Explorer of Light Jennifer Wu for a special lecture Wednesday, Sept. 24 at 7 p.m., Clare and Josef Meier Recital Hall on the BHSU campus.
BHSU President inspires campus; sets optimistic outlook with State of the University Address
Thursday, August 27, 2015
Black Hills State University President Tom Jackson, Jr., welcomed new and returning faculty and staff and challenged them to keep finding ways to inspire students during his annual State of the University Address last week.
New BHSU student uses faith, love of music to prepare for college
Thursday, August 27, 2015
Incoming freshman Theresa Marsh visited 15 colleges before deciding to attend Black Hills State University this fall. As she starts classes at BHSU this week,Theresa says she’ll rely on her faith and her love of music to guide her while she adjusts to a new town and a new schedule.