Volume XXV No. 30 Aug.
items to Campus Currents - Top
The Campus Currents is distributed every
Friday. If you would like to include an item in
the newsletter send it to Campus Currents, Unit
9512 or by e-mail to Campus
Currents. Deadline is Thursday at 8 a.m.
to Black Hills State University - Top
Resignations - Top
Borowski, financial aid assistant, loan collections
Mollette, grounds keeper, facilities services
Haak, child care worker, child care center
custodial worker, facilities services
positions open - Top
career service positions are open:
- two custodial workers, facilities services
- grounds keeper, facilities services
more information, review the announcement bulletin or contact the
to host open forum - Top
South Dakota Board of Regents invites members of the Black Hills
State University community to an open forum between 4-5 p.m. Friday,
Aug. 10 in the Donald E. Young Center room 214.
regents have set aside an hour during their August meeting that is
begin held on campus to give interested persons an opportunity to
meet and ask questions of the Regents. The forum will be held in room 214 at the Donald E. Young
Spirit of Excellence at Work
award - Top
Cheryl Leahy is being
recognized with the Spirit of Excellence at Work award for her
professional and courteous manner of dealing with students, parents,
faculty and staff
Area teachers participate in DNA workshop - Top
Jeremy Loos, right, Spearfish, and Greg Loos, Rapid City, were among
ten area teachers taking advantage of a National Science Foundation
funded DNA workshop at BHSU this summer. The one-week workshop
“Considering Biodiversity from Genes to Ecosystems” was open to
pre-service through in-service K-12 teachers. The program was
designed to provide training and support for teachers to integrate
molecular methods into their curricula. Teaching the workshop was
Dr. Shane Sarver with assistance from adjunct faculty member Dr.
Larscheid scholarship established at
Black Hills State - Top
Members of the Larscheid family
recently established the Mark Larscheid Memorial Scholarship through
the Black Hills State University Yellow Jacket Foundation.
The $5,388 gifted endowment
scholarship will be available to a South Dakota male or female track
athlete who maintains a 2.0 grade-point average. Scholarship funding
came from memorial gifts and from the Mark Larscheid Memorial Golf
Tournament held this past July at the Spearfish Canyon Country Club.
The second annual Mark Larscheid golf tournament will be held next
July 6 at the Spearfish course.
Larscheid, a teacher and coach at
Williams Middle School in Sturgis for 27 years, died in an
automobile accident Aug. 4, 2000. He also taught and coached at
Spearfish and Wall. He was an outgoing, caring, and kind person who
loved his family and athletics.
He was an outstanding high school
and collegiate athlete who still holds the South Dakota State High
School record for the 110-yard high hurdles at 14.1. He set the
record in 1969.
Larscheid graduated from BHSU with
center, presented Steve Meeker with a $3,538 check in support
of the Mark Larscheid Memorial Scholarship. Children present
were, left, Shane, Summer, and Slade. The money was raised at
a recent golf tournament in Mark’s name. An initial
scholarship fund of more than $5,000 will be available to BHSU
degree in physical education in 1973. He competed in
football and track for the Yellow Jackets.
Contributions to the Larscheid scholarship fund may be sent
to Steve Meeker, Institutional Advancement Director, Black
Hills State University, Unit 9506, 1200 University, Spearfish,
Area high school students
participate in industrial technology academy - Top
Twelve area high
school students recently completed a six-week course in industrial
technology at Black Hills State University.
Technology Academy provided students with an opportunity to study
computer-aided drafting, manufacturing, construction and
electricity/electronics. The participants were able to earn ½
academic credit in math and English as well as completing a life
skills and employability curriculum related to the study areas. They
also received a stipend for participating and successfully
completing the course work.
Dr. Jerry Miller,
chairman of the technology department at BHSU, said, “The program
is designed to acquaint the students with the materials, tools, and
processes involved in technology as an exposure to help them make
The academy was
funded with a grant from the Department of Labor and students were
required to qualify through the Workforce Investment Act. Students
applied through their high school guidance counselor or at the One
Stop Career Center in Spearfish. Julie Cudmore with Black Hills
Special Services served as program coordinator.
Jerry Miller, chairman of the technology department at BHSU,
left, assisted Industrial Technology Academy participants,
Charles Lanning, Whitewood, Tom Shannon, Lead/Deadwood, and
Jim Tagart and Mike Henderson, Belle Fourche, with a building
truss the students were working on as part of the academy’s
construction curriculum. They were building a small storage
building as part of their construction component.
Technology Academy participants are Tom Addington, Thomas Shannon,
Justin Porter and Janice Chyba from Lead/Deadwood; Tim Cudmore and
Adam Nickels from Spearfish; Seth and Zach Burggraff from Sturgis;
Charles Lanning, Whitewood; and Mike Hendrickson, Jim Tagart and
Deaver Davis from Belle Fourche.
opportunities announced - Top
Below are the program materials received July 12-Aug. 1 in the
grants office Woodburn 218. For copies of the information, contact
our office at 642-6627 or e-mail requests to us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Fellowship information will also be posted on the Student
Union bulletin board near the information desk.
Getty Grant Program. Various
Getty Research Grants and awards.
All applications are due Nov. 1.
Foundation Fellowships. American-Scandinavian
American-Scandinavian Foundation offers fellowships (up to
$18,000) and grants (normally $3,000) to individuals to pursue
research or study in one or more Scandinavian countries for up
to one year. Awards
are made in all fields. Online
application for the 2002-2003 competition will be available
after July 1. Eligibility: Applicants
must have a well-defined research or study project that makes a
stay in Scandinavia essential.
International Education Administrators Program Award.
Council for International Exchange of Scholars.
Participants in the U.S.-Germany International Education
Administrators Program Award #2258 gain a firsthand look into
German academic infrastructure and culture.
Deadline November 1, 2001.
For more information, contact Richard Pettit at
202-686-6240 or email@example.com.