BHSU alumni opens art show about colorful farming life
Monday, October 26, 2015
Black Hills State University just opened a new and original exhibition “Herding Cats,” featuring an array of colorful cows by BHSU alum Jessie Palczewski-Longbrake, who now teaches pre-Kindergarten through 12th grade art at Dupree School in Dupree, S.D.
The works will be displayed in the Ruddell Gallery in the David B. Miller Yellow Jacket Student Union until Nov. 13. The Ruddell Gallery is open Monday through Thursday, 7 a.m. to 9 p.m., Fridays, 7 a.m. to 7 p.m., and Saturdays, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. The exhibit is free and open to the public.
BHSU professor looks at the origin of languages in next Geek Speak
Thursday, October 22, 2015
Where does language originate from? How do toddlers learn to speak just by hearing their parents? Black Hills State University professor Dr. Andrej Reznikov will talk about origins of language and how individuals learn their native tongue at the next Geek Speak lecture.
Reznikov, English professor at BHSU, will discuss where language came from and how it evolved in the upcoming Geek Speak lecture “The Origins of Language” on Thursday, Oct. 29 at 4 p.m. in room 110 of Jonas Hall on the BHSU campus. The lecture is free and open to the public.
A non-optimistic look at optimism is topic for Geek Speak lecture
Tuesday, October 20, 2015
Self-help books tell us to stay positive and that optimism is the key to happiness. Black Hills State University professor Dr. Tim Steckline will look at the million dollar industry of self-help books, seminars and other materials in the upcoming Geek Speak lecture series and offer his dispute of the don’t worry, keep happy attitude.
Steckline, professor of speech at Black Hills State University presents “Outgrowing Optimism” at the upcoming Geek Speak lecture series. The lecture is Thursday, Oct. 22 at 4 p.m. in room 110 of Jonas Hall on the BHSU campus. The lecture is free and open to the public.
BHSU band and choir invites community to concerts this weekend
Thursday, October 15, 2015 The Black Hills State University concert band and choir will perform Oct. 17 and 18 in the Clare & Josef Meier Hall on campus. The event is free and open for the public.
BHSU student Bryce Boser wins GoPro Picture of the Day contest
Wednesday, October 7, 2015
A photograph taken by Black Hills State University student Bryce Boser, mass communication major from Box Elder, won the national GoPro’s Picture of the Day contest recently.
GoPro, a company that develops high-definition cameras, featured the image on its Instagram site, www.Instagram.com/GoPro on Oct. 7.
Kudos to Black Hills State University faculty, alumni on recent accomplishments
Tuesday, October 6, 2015
BHSU opens 19th Annual Alumni Art Show
Tuesday, October 6, 2015
Black Hills State University opened its 19th annual Alumni Art Show this week. Thirty-four individual artists’ work includes combinations from sculpture and painting to unique, forged metal pieces.
The annual alumni art show includes submissions from BHSU alumni from the art and art education programs. The work will be displayed in the Ruddell Gallery in David B. Miller Yellow Jacket Student Union until Oct. 16. The Ruddell Gallery is open Monday through Thursday, 7 a.m. to 9 p.m., Fridays from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Saturdays, 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. The exhibit is free and open to the public.
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.