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.
BHSU alums, athletic teams inducted into Yellow Jacket Hall of Fame
Monday, December 28, 2015 Six Black Hills State University alums and three sports teams were inducted into the Yellow Jacket Hall of Fame during the annual Swarm Week celebration Oct. 5-10.
Kudos to Black Hills State University faculty, alumni on recent accomplishments
Tuesday, October 6, 2015
BHSU President inspires campus; sets optimistic outlook with State of the University Address
Thursday, August 27, 2015
Black Hills State University President Tom Jackson, Jr., welcomed new and returning faculty and staff and challenged them to keep finding ways to inspire students during his annual State of the University Address last week.
Professor named 2014 BHSU Difference Maker
Tuesday, August 25, 2015
Black Hills State University professor Dr. James Hess was awarded the 2014 Difference Maker at the 1883 Gala recently.
The 1883 Gala honored Hess, along with other BHSU contributors that donated more than $1,883 in a calendar year or more than $50,000 in a lifetime. The Gala also raised funds for BHSU scholarships.
BHSU to honor outstanding alumni during Swarm Week celebration
Monday, August 24, 2015
Black Hills State University announces the selection of five exceptional alumni to be honored during the annual Swarm Week homecoming celebration Oct. 5-10.