Fourteen BHSU photography students chosen as finalists; one awarded Honorable Mention in international competition
Monday, June 10, 2013 Fourteen Black Hills State University photography students were chosen as finalists in the 33rd Annual College Photographers Competition by Photographer’s Forum Magazine. Joe Geyer, mass communication major from Rapid City, was awarded an Honorable Mention for his image “Windswept” in the digital photo category.
BHSU announces fall scholarship recipients
Friday, May 31, 2013 Black Hills State University has awarded 44 scholarships totaling more than $170,000 to new students enrolled for this fall. The recipients come from all over the country.
Alumna honored with Crystal Apple Award by Oregon School District
Thursday, May 30, 2013 For Kjaersti (Bushilla) Roberts teaching is not simply helping students succeed in class, but providing them the tools to be successful throughout their lives.Roberts, who earned both her bachelor’s and master’s degrees from BHSU, was recently honored with a Crystal Apple Award for her work as a junior high language arts teacher in the Klamath County School District in Klamath Falls, Ore.
BHSU mascot surprises local educators of the year
Thursday, May 30, 2013 The Black Hills State University Yellow Jacket mascot “Sting” spent the last several weeks touring the Black Hills making stops at local schools to surprise University alumni who were recognized as outstanding educators.
Class of 1963 honored during BHSU commencement ceremony
Tuesday, May 28, 2013 Nine former Black Hills State University students returned to campus earlier this month for their 50-year class reunion and to celebrate induction into the University’s 50-Year Club.
BHSU entities work together to raise funds for rodeo scholarships
Wednesday, May 22, 2013 The combined efforts of three Black Hills State University groups helped raise $5,000 for rodeo scholarships.
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.