BHSU to host alumni gathering at Terry Peak Ski Area
Thursday, January 14, 2016
Black Hills State University is hitting the slopes.
The BHSU Alumni Association will host the BHSU Alumni and Friends Ski Weekend on Saturday, Feb. 20 at Terry Peak Ski Area.
BHSU alum and former faculty member collaborate on children's book about Matthews Opera House
Monday, January 11, 2016
A new generation will learn the history of The Matthews Opera House thanks to a children’s book written by an alum and a former faculty member of Black Hills State University.
BHSU to host 24th annual Alumni Mile
Monday, January 11, 2016
Black Hills State University alumni, supporters and former Yellow Jacket cross country and track and field athletes are invited to the 24th annual Alumni Mile.
The event is slated for Saturday, Jan. 23 at 2 p.m. in the Donald E. Young Sports & Fitness Center Field House. An evening social will be held Friday, Jan. 22 at the Stadium Sports Grill in downtown Spearfish.
BHSU business students create start-up companies, donate profits to local charities
Tuesday, December 29, 2015 Black Hills State University students completing small business management courses put their classroom knowledge to use to help local charities in the Black Hills. And with the help of a new donation from BHSU alum Jim Moravec, students will be able to continue the hands-on project at a larger scale.
BHSU alum receives honorary doctorate during fall commencement ceremony
Tuesday, December 15, 2015
Jerome Greene credits Black Hills State University for cultivating his passion for history into an accomplished lifelong career. The successes Greene achieved over the years were recognized during during the BHSU 170thcommencement ceremony Dec. 12.
Greene, a 1968 graduate, received an honorary Doctor of Letters and Literature for his career as a National Park Service employee and an award-winning author.
BHSU alum to receive honorary doctorate during fall commencement ceremony
Thursday, December 3, 2015
When Black Hills State University alum Jerome A. Greene was a young boy in New York State he would search for arrowheads, pottery fragments and other American Indian relics along the shores of Lake Ontario.
Greene’s keen interest in American Indian history only grew and he has created a lifelong career studying, writing and educating others on the lives and culture of American Indians across the United States.
Now a retired curator, historian and award-winning author, Greene will be awarded an Honorary Doctor of Letters and Literature Degree during the 170th BHSU Commencement Ceremony Saturday, Dec. 12, at 10 a.m. in the Donald E. Young Sports & Fitness Center. Greene also will address graduates during the commencement ceremony.
Father and son BHSU alums publish book about Standing Rock Reservation
Tuesday, November 17, 2015
Black Hills State University alums and father, son, Donovin Sprague and Rylan Sprague recently published their book “Standing Rock: Lakota, Dakota, Nakota Nation.”
“Standing Rock: Lakota, Dakota, Nakota Nation” is a contemporary book that showcases the most recent history of the Standing Rock Reservation through photographs. The oldest photos in the book date from the 1930s.
BHSU Ruddell Gallery to Showcase DakotaWorks art show
Tuesday, November 17, 2015 The Black Hills State University Ruddell Gallery will showcase the winning exhibits of the 19th Annual South Dakota Health Care Association (SDHCA) Dakota MasterWorks Art Show in its next installation. BHSU alum Sandra Newman is one of the winning artists featured.
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 alumni honored during 2015 Swarm Week
Monday, December 28, 2015 Black Hills State University honored five exceptional alumni during the annual Swarm Week homecoming celebration Oct. 5-10.