Volume XXIV No. 23 • June 9, 2000

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Transfer - Top

Linda Allbee, librarian, Library-Learning Center

CSA positions open - Top

 
The following Career Service positions are open:
  • Three custodial worker positions, facilities services

For further information, check the announcement bulletin or contact the personnel office.

Business office announces year-end deadlines - Top

The following deadlines affect all accounts in the accounting system. You should be aware of these dates when planning any expenditures that need to be processed before year end.

The following are the deadlines for processing documents for the current fiscal year:

  • General funds accounts – Invoices and vouchers must be submitted to the business office by June 15.
  • Interdepartmental billings - Billings must be submitted to the business office by June 22.
  • All other funds accounts - Invoices/Vouchers must be submitted to the business office by June 27.

CSA council will meet - Top

The CSA council will meet June 13 at 9 a.m. in student organization area of the lower level of the Student Union. All CSA employees are welcome to attend.

Yellow Jacket Sports and Leisure Auction is June 17

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The 2000 Gold Dust Yellow Jacket Sports and Leisure Auction is Saturday, June 17 at 7:45 p.m. at the Holiday Inn of the Northern Black Hills. The auction is open to the public at no charge.

The day's events include a golf tournament at the Spearfish Canyon Golf Course followed by the sports and leisure auction will be held at the Holiday Inn of the Northern Black Hills beginning at 7:45 p.m. This annual event raises money for athletic scholarships at BHSU.

The 18-Hole Texas Best Shot Tournament (rain or shine) will begin at 1 p.m. A social hour and dinner will be held following the tournament. Golf awards will be presented at 7:30 p.m. Followed by the auction at 7:45 p.m. To register for the golf tournament call the BHSU institutional advancement office at 642-6385.

The sports and leisure scholarship auction features more than 350 items during the live and silent auctions. Auction items include a wide variety of items such as autographed sports memorabilia, passes to area recreational sites, artwork as well as clothing, food, lodging and gift items.

List of auction items.

Many events scheduled for the Summer Institute of the Arts - Top

The annual Black Hills Summer Institute of the Arts (formerly known as the Black Hills Arts Festival) has a number of events planned for the month of June. The following events are open to the public.
  • June 7 – Black Hills Summer Institute of the Arts Lecture Series “Exhibits of Fine Art in Spearfish,” James Knutson, Ruddell Gallery, BHSU campus, Spearfish. Free.
  • June 10 – Black Hills Summer Institute of the Arts Young Performer Competition, 7 p.m., Matthews Opera House, Spearfish. Donations welcome.
  • June 12 – Black Hills Summer Institute of the Arts Opening Gala “A Gala Celebration of the Arts,” 7 p.m., Matthews Opera House, Spearfish. Gala dress appreciated, $5 at the door
  • June 14 – Black Hills Summer Institute of the Arts Lecture Series “A Brief History of Opera,” Dr. Janeen Larsen, noon, Matthews Opera House, Spearfish. Free.
  • June 21 – Black Hills Summer Institute of the Arts Digital Shakespeare show, 7 p.m., Jonas 305, Black Hills State University campus, Spearfish. Free
  • June 21 – Lecture Series – “The Plays the Same,” Dr. Pamela Wegner, noon, Matthews Opera House, Spearfish, Free
  • June 24 - Black Hills Summer Institute of the Arts Black Hills Folk Festival featuring Little Sonny and the Detroit Rhythm Kings, Vatra, Turtle Mountain Mitchif, and an open mic session, noon – 10 p.m., Deadwood Pavilion, Deadwood, $5 per person/$10 family; Free public workshops – 9 a.m. to noon at Callahan's Franklin Hotel in Deadwood
  • June 28 - Black Hills Summer Institute of the Arts Vocal Recital, 7 p.m., Woodburn Theater, Black Hills State University campus, Spearfish, $5 at the door
  • June 28 – Lecture series – “Poems, Songs and Family,” Dr. Scott Simpson, noon, Matthews Opera House, Spearfish. Free
  • July 1 – Black Hills Summer Institute of the Arts Opera Scenes show, 7 p.m., Woodburn Theater, Black Hills State University campus, Spearfish, $5 at the door.

For more information on any of these events contact the College of Arts and Science at Black Hills State University at (605) 642-6420 or Laura Neubert at (605) 341-5714 or visit our website at: www.bhsu.edu/arts .

Grants opportunities announced - Top

Below are the program materials received May 18-May 31 in the grants office, 220 Woodburn. For copies of the information, contact our office at 642-6627 or e-mail requests to us at grants@mystic.bhus.edu . Fellowship information will also be posted on the Student Union bulletin board near the information desk.
  • NASA. Discovery Program 2000. NOI due June 16. Proposals due Sept. 18.
  • Head Start – Higher education faculty initiative – DHHS. The cooperative agreement will be funded to provide opportunities for faculty in higher education to enhance their skills, knowledge and effectiveness as they teach teachers in Head Start and Early Head Start programs in order to ensure better outcomes for children. Closing date is July 11.
  • Informal Science Education (NSF). The NSF is seeking applications under a revised program announcement for all elementary, secondary and informal science education projects, including informal science education projects that foster stimulating lifelong learning opportunities outside of school to promote appreciation, interest and understanding of science, mathematics and technology for youths and adults. Funds: $24 million for 40 to 60 awards. Required cost-sharing is 10 percent of requested amounts for all projects except ASCEND projects. Deadlines: Aug. 2 for required preliminary proposals; Nov. 15 for full proposals; Aug.14 for preliminary proposals; Nov. 15 for full proposals.

This week at BHSU

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  Friday, June 9
PREP Day, 8 a.m. - 3:15 p.m.

Saturday,
June10

Summer Institute of the Arts Young Performers Competition, Matthews Opera House, 7 p.m.
Sunday, June 11 Monday, June 12
Gala Opening, Matthew's Opera House, 7 p.m.
Tuesday, June 13 Wednesday, June 14
Summer Institute of the Arts Lecture Series - Dr. Janeen Larsen, Matthews Opera House, noon
Thursday, June 15 Friday, June16
PREP Day, 8 a.m. - 3:15 p.m.
Saturday,
June17
Gold Dust Yellow Jacket Golf Classic
Golf,
Spearfish Canyon Golf Course
Auction, 7:45 p.m. Holiday Inn of the Northern Hills