Floyds pledge $1 million to establish endowment at BHSU
Monday, March 05, 2012
Black Hills State University alumnae and former employee, Elaine Floyd, and her husband, Joe, recently announced a $1 million pledge to endow the Elaine and Joe Floyd Scholarship at BHSU. The couple announced their scholarship endowment at the University’s annual 1883 Donor Recognition Dinner.
BHSU announces American Indian scholarship recipients
Thursday, March 01, 2012
The Center for American Indian Studies at Black Hills State University announces the spring 2012 American Indian Education Foundation (AIEF) scholarship recipients.
Keegan receives surprise congratulations from BHSU for earning national teaching award
Monday, February 27, 2012
Black Hills State University graduate Nicole (Fellows) Keegan, Class of ’05, received a surprise visit from BHSU’s Yellow Jacket mascot, Sting, and Tom Wheaton, director of Alumni Relations at BHSU. Keegan, who teaches seventh-grade science and social studies at Dakota Middle School in Rapid City, received the Milken Family Foundation National Educator Award for excellence in teaching.
Painter family honored as the 2012 Legacy Family
Thursday, February 23, 2012
The descendants of Lewis Levi and May (Bovell) Painter were honored as the 2012 Black Hills State University Legacy Family. The award was presented to Joe Painter, Class of ’82, and his wife, Cindy, Class of ’80, by BHSU President Kay Schallenkamp; Jhett Albers, athletic director; and Glen Lammers, rodeo coach, during halftime of a recent BHSU basketball game.
Black Hills State University to host Founders’ Day Celebration
Monday, February 13, 2012
Black Hills State University will usher in its 129th anniversary with a Founders’ Day luncheon from 12 to 1:30 p.m. Monday, Feb. 27, in the Jacket Legacy room located in the David B. Miller Yellow Jacket Student Union.
BHSU researchers investigate American Indian medicinal plants to fight antibiotic resistant microbes and malaria
Monday, February 06, 2012
Four Black Hills State University students and a recent BHSU graduate are working with Dr. John Dixson, assistant professor of chemistry, on two biomedical research projects to address the ever-growing problem of antibiotic resistant microbes and drug resistant malaria. Antibiotic resistance is a major concern in the United States and Europe, while malaria is a major health concern in Asia and sub-Sahara Africa.
Johnnie and Shirley Johnson Family Foundation pledge $250,000 to BHSU
Thursday, February 02, 2012
The Johnnie and Shirley Johnson Family Foundation have pledged $250,000 for Black Hills State University business scholarships and to help with the construction of the BHSU Alumni-Foundation Welcome Center.
BHSU graduate earns 2011 World's Strongest Man title
Thursday, January 26, 2012
After just five years on the professional strongman circuit, Brian Shaw, Class of 2004, is dominating the strongman world and building a successful business, creating training products, and booking appearances across the country. After going undefeated in every strongman competition he entered in 2011, Brian claimed the ultimate title of World’s Strongest Man in September.
BHSU receives scholarship donation from Wells Fargo
Wednesday, January 18, 2012
Wells Fargo Bank in Spearfish recently donated $3,000 to the Black Hills State University Foundation.
BHSU announces Take Five Winners
Tuesday, January 17, 2012
Black Hills State University’s Center for Academic Success is pleased to announce the winners of the Take Five Early Registration Event. The Center sponsors an event each semester to promote early registration for classes.