Black Hills State University and B2 Networks announced recently that the 157th Commencement Ceremony for the Class of 2009 will be broadcast exclusively on B2 network at no charge.

"For family members and friends of BHSU graduates this is an exciting option,” said Corinne Hansen, director of Marketing and Communications at BHSU. "The B2 network will provide unprecedented coverage of our 157th ceremony. I hope alumni will connect and watch the ceremony as well."

Viewers should visit www.BHSU.edu/class2009 and follow the link to connect.

There are nearly 400 students taking part in the commencement ceremony Saturday, May 9 at 10 a.m. at the Young Center on the BHSU campus. The streaming is available at no charge and will provide a viewing option for family members and friends who live out of the area and are unable to attend.

This fall B2 began providing live streaming of Yellow Jacket athletic events for a minimal fee. BHSU had one of the highest rates of online viewing over the season.

B2 Networks is a premier provider of reliable and secure international television and pay-per-view broadcasting systems. B2 installed technologies and worldwide network of arenas, stadiums, local venues and data centers are currently in use to distribute live sports and entertainment programming to personal computers, television screens, mobile devices and commercial venues around the world.

For the B2 Networks LIVE Programming Guide visit www.b2tv.com or for 24 hour, cable style programming access www.b2cabletv.com.