BHSU alum receives honorary doctorate during fall commencement ceremony
Tuesday, December 15, 2015
Jerome Greene credits Black Hills State University for cultivating his passion for history into an accomplished lifelong career. The successes Greene achieved over the years were recognized during during the BHSU 170thcommencement ceremony Dec. 12.
Greene, a 1968 graduate, received an honorary Doctor of Letters and Literature for his career as a National Park Service employee and an award-winning author.
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.
BHSU, community to support gift exchange for Pine Ridge students
Tuesday, November 17, 2015
The 15th Annual Red Shirt Cultural Holiday Exchange at Black Hills State University is currently underway. Angel tree gifts are available on trees located in the David B. Miller Yellow Jacket Student Union and the E.Y. Berry Library on the BHSU campus.
BHSU and Spearfish community members are encouraged to take an angel and place the unwrapped gift near the tree.
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.
South Dakota State Bar meets with BHSU students
Monday, November 2, 2015
A group of Black Hills State University students, faculty and staff met with the South Dakota State Bar, recently.
Officials from the South Dakota State Bar met with students interested in pursuing a law degree, answering questions on law school requirements, what to expect when in law school and what career options there are with a law degree.
BHSU requests funds to improve educational experiences and spur economic development
Thursday, June 25, 2015
Spearfish, the west river region, and the entire state would benefit greatly if Black Hills State University initiatives recently presented to the South Dakota Board of Regents (BOR) are funded.
BHSU professor launches historic South Dakota Supreme Court website
Thursday, May 28, 2015
In honor of the South Dakota Supreme Court’s 125th anniversary, Dr. John Glover, professor of American Indian Studies at Black Hills State University, and his collaborative partners released ‘The Judicial Voices Project’ website recently.
BHSU director named to Governor’s Native American Student Achievement Council
Thursday, April 30, 2015
Dr. Urla Marcus, director of the Center for American Indian Studies at Black Hills State University, was recently named to South Dakota Governor Dennis Daugaard’s Native American Student Achievement Advisory Council.
BHSU Student Support Services recognizes Students of the Month
Tuesday, April 21, 2015 Student Support Services (SSS) at Black Hills State University selected four Students of the Month for the spring semester.
BHSU student Mary Mitchell receives ‘Spirit of BH’ award
Tuesday, April 21, 2015 Since the moment Mary Mitchell stepped foot onto campus, the Black Hills State University student knew she wanted to build a legacy. Her immense involvement through student organizations and volunteer efforts on campus will be something that she carries with her throughout life.