Brookings High School senior earns prestigious Nelson Scholarship at BHSU
Monday, May 13, 2013
The Joseph F. and Martha P. Nelson Scholarship at Black Hills State University has been awarded to Morgan Mahanke, a Brookings High School senior who will graduate this May and attend BHSU in the fall. She plans to major in chemistry with a goal of working in forensics.
BHSU graduate dedicates class projects to raising awareness of mountain pine beetles
Thursday, April 11, 2013
Recent Black Hills State University graduate Mike Miller used his class projects in his final semester to raise awareness of the mountain pine beetles plaguing the Black Hills area.
Less than a year ago, Miller had no idea that mountain pine beetles existed. After learning of the devastating problem while working last summer as a security guard for Spearfish Forest Products, Inc., Miller dedicated his last semester at BHSU doing everything he could to get the word out on the pine beetle problem.
BHSU supporters honored during annual dinner
Thursday, March 28, 2013 More than 200 people were thanked for their support of Black Hills State University during the recent 1883 Recognition Dinner.
Della Vecchia leaves legacy on BHSU and Spearfish community
Monday, March 18, 2013 Although a native New Yorker, Guido Della Vecchia spent nearly 30 years in Spearfish creating a life with his wife Johanna Meier and becoming an integral part of Black Hills State University and the local arts community. Guido died Wednesday at the age of 82 from complications from pneumonia.
BHSU receives scholarship funds from brand sale
Monday, March 18, 2013 Proceeds from a recent brand sale will be donated to Black Hills State University for scholarships for South Dakota students.
Vucurevich Foundation donation funds scholarships for BHSU academic summer camps
Friday, March 15, 2013
The John T. Vucurevich Foundation recently approved $2,500 in grants to fund scholarships for Black Hills State University summer academic camps.
The scholarships will be offered for the Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) camps which include: the Science Scholars Summer Institute, the Engineering Technology Camp – 3D Drafting: Designing a Home, and Taking Care of Business Accounting Style.
Johnson Family descendants honored as the 2013 BHSU Legacy Family
Thursday, March 07, 2013 Black Hills State University recently honored the descendants of Elmer E. and Martha V. Johnson as the 2013 Legacy Family. The award was presented by BHSU President Kay Schallenkamp and Steve Meeker, vice president of University Advancement, during halftime at a recent BHSU basketball game.
BHSU students and alumni take home numerous awards including Best in Show during recent ADDYs
Wednesday, February 27, 2013 Black Hills State University students and recent graduates competed in their own Academy Awards this past weekend, dominating the student division of the recent Black Hills ADDY Awards and bringing home nine awards including Best in Show.
BHSU Ruddell Gallery exhibit reflects artists’ connections to South Dakota
Wednesday, February 27, 2013 The newest exhibit in the Black Hills State University Ruddell Gallery offers a glimpse into the influence living and working in South Dakota had on a group of local artists. The exhibit, “History of Things to Come,” will be at the second floor gallery of the David B. Miller Yellow Jacket Student Union through March 8.
Students use social media to earn scholarship at BHSU
Tuesday, February 26, 2013
A prospective Black Hills State University student recently earned a scholarship by using her social media skills.
BHSU recently announced that Sonja Pederson of Sioux Falls won a $1,000 scholarship in the Smile, Send, and Win social media contest.