Johnson Family descendants honored as the 2013 BHSU Legacy Family
Thursday, March 7, 2013 Black Hills State University recently honored the descendants of Elmer E. and Martha V. Johnson as the 2013 Legacy Family. The award was presented by BHSU President Kay Schallenkamp and Steve Meeker, vice president of University Advancement, during halftime at a recent BHSU basketball game.
BHSU students and alumni take home numerous awards including Best in Show during recent ADDYs
Wednesday, February 27, 2013 Black Hills State University students and recent graduates competed in their own Academy Awards this past weekend, dominating the student division of the recent Black Hills ADDY Awards and bringing home nine awards including Best in Show.
BHSU Ruddell Gallery exhibit reflects artists’ connections to South Dakota
Wednesday, February 27, 2013 The newest exhibit in the Black Hills State University Ruddell Gallery offers a glimpse into the influence living and working in South Dakota had on a group of local artists. The exhibit, “History of Things to Come,” will be at the second floor gallery of the David B. Miller Yellow Jacket Student Union through March 8.
Students use social media to earn scholarship at BHSU
Tuesday, February 26, 2013
A prospective Black Hills State University student recently earned a scholarship by using her social media skills.
BHSU recently announced that Sonja Pederson of Sioux Falls won a $1,000 scholarship in the Smile, Send, and Win social media contest.
BHSU alumnus provides sound for upcoming Oscars
Friday, February 22, 2013 When the 85th Academy Awards airs this Sunday, David Velte will not be concerned with which movie wins Best Picture or the best and worst dressed of the red carpet, he will be behind the scenes making sure what’s heard at the most prestigious motion picture awards ceremony is top quality.
Tenor Tyler Raad returns to perform at BHSU
Monday, February 11, 2013
Black Hills State University music and theatre graduate Tyler Raad will perform a concert Friday, Feb. 22 at 7:30 p.m. in the Clare and Josef Meier Recital Hall on the BHSU campus. A reception will follow the performers. Admission is by donation which will benefit scholarships for students of the Johanna Meier Opera Theatre Institute.
Alumni gather to run the 21st annual Stadium Sports Grill Alumni Mile
Friday, February 8, 2013 More than 40 former Black Hills State University track and field and cross country runners returned to campus recently to participate in the 21st annual Stadium Sports Grill BHSU Alumni Mile. The weekend-long event, held in conjunction with the Dave Little Invitational, included a Friday night social at the Stadium Sports Grill in downtown Spearfish, and an after-race luncheon in the BHSU Yellow Jacket Hall of Fame room.
BHSU to celebrate 130th anniversary
Friday, February 8, 2013 Black Hills State University will usher in its 130th anniversary with a Founder’s Day celebration Wednesday, Feb. 27, with a chili cook-off and a trip down memory lane with a style show featuring clothing and accessories from BHSU's past and present.
Alumnus uses college English assignment as foundation for two books
Thursday, January 31, 2013 Matt Schofield first met Jimmy Crammer in the late ‘60s during an English class at Black Hills State University. Crammer was a South Dakota farm boy who was drafted, sent to fight in the war in Vietnam, and comes back forever scarred. Crammer is also a fictional character and the subject of Schofield’s two published books.
BHSU students awarded scholarships through SDAHPERD
Thursday, January 31, 2013 Three Black Hills State University students recently received scholarships through the South Dakota Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance.