Anderson receives surprise congratulations from BHSU for teaching honor
Wednesday, October 31, 2012 Katie Anderson, South Dakota Teacher of the Year, had surprise guests in her East Middle School 8th grade science class yesterday. “Sting” the Black Hills State University mascot and Tom Wheaton, director of Alumni Relations, showed up to present Anderson, a BHSU alumna, with a congratulations gift for her achievement.
BHSU alumnus appointed director of communications for National Cattlemen’s Beef Association
Wednesday, October 24, 2012 Earlier this month, Black Hills State University graduate Chase Adams left the sprawling countryside of the Midwest for a new urban lifestyle in Washington,D.C. However, Adams did not abandon his agricultural background; instead, he is using it to advocate on a national level.
BHSU alumna selected as South Dakota Teacher of the Year
Wednesday, October 24, 2012 When East Middle School science teacher Katie Anderson walked into school last Monday, she had a special announcement for her students – the Black Hills State University alumna had been voted South Dakota’s Teacher of the Year.
Colorado woman donates funds to establish scholarship for BHSU Native American students
Tuesday, October 23, 2012 Black Hills State University’s high percentage of Native American students prompted Boulder, Colo., resident Joscelyn Blumenthal to donate $10,000 to establish an endowment fund that will be used for scholarships for Native American students.
Well-known poet and educator advocate performs at Black Hills State University
Thursday, October 18, 2012
Well-known poet and former classroom teacher Taylor Mali used humorous, and sometimes dramatic,verse to tell the story of his life and appreciation of educators to more than 200 people at the Black Hills State University Meier Recital Hall.
BHSU alumni recognized during 2012 Swarm Week
Thursday, October 11, 2012 Black Hills State University alumni who were honored for their successes credited their experiences at BHSU as paving the way for their accomplishments. The five alumni were honored during the recent BHSU Swarm Week Alumni Awards luncheon, an annual event which recognizes the outstanding achievements of alumni.
Well-known poet and teacher advocate Taylor Mali will speak at BHSU
Thursday, October 11, 2012 Taylor Mali’s mastery with words inspired many to go into the teaching profession. Now, for the first time in the state the former teacher and well-known poet will bring his message to Black Hills State University. Mali will speak Tuesday, Oct. 16 at 7 p.m. in the Meier Recital Hall as part of the Madeline A. Young Distinguished Speaker Series.
Family with longtime BHSU connection donates first edition of Black Hills Journal to Case Library
Thursday, October 11, 2012
The first edition of the Black Hills Journal, the original name of the Rapid City Journal,has found a permanent home in Black Hills State University’s Leland B. Case Library of Western Studies.
BHSU breaks ground on new Alumni Foundation Welcome Center
Tuesday, October 9, 2012 Black Hills State University is one step closer to its Alumni Foundation Welcome Center after breaking ground last month on the $1.4 million project.
BHSU alum guest directs for University’s Swimming in the Shallows production
Friday, October 5, 2012 Michael Shann’s career in theatre has taken him all over the world, but there is one place he always returns to. “I always tried to keep my ties with Spearfish and Black Hills State University,” he said. Shann, a 1970 graduate of education with a drama and history emphasis, started his career on the BHSU stage. Next week, he will be the guest director for BHSU’s first production of the season, Swimming in the Shallows by Adam Bock.