XXIV No. 26 • June 30, 2000
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summer to remember - Top
former Black Hills State classmates got together after nearly
40 years separation to reminisce and catch up on what’s
happened during the intervening years. After spending several
days at a cabin in Spearfish Canyon, they took time visit to
visit the campus and see the many changes that have taken
place since they left. Most were residents of Wenona Cook
Hall, second floor north, before it was remodeled in the mid
60s and converted to a men’s dormitory. Posing for a photo
on the steps of Woodburn Hall were, back left, Beverly
Ellingson Byers, Reeder, N.D., ’58; Donna Wright Embry,
Thousand Oaks, Calif., ’59; Margaret Allen Posthuma, Bend,
Ore., ’59; and Evelyn Rose Reed, St. Louis, Mo., ’59.
Front row, left, Della Borup Hall, Deadwood, ’68; Janet
Hannerquist MacKrell, Klamath Falls, Ore., ’59; and Lois
Larson Cersosino, Rapid City, ’65. Not in the photo but
attending the reunion was Laura Fieldsend Spargur, ’59
of the May CSA meeting - Top
CSA council met May 9, 2000 at 9 a.m. at the Pangburn Dining
Present were Corinne Hansen,
Ginny Sunding, Ellen Melaragno, Myron Sullivan, Gloria Spitler,
Deatta Chapel, Becky Dovre, Margaret Kleinsasser and Eileen
Thomas. Not present was Marilyn Luscombe.
President Corinne Hansen
called the meeting to order. Minutes of the April meeting were
read and approved, motion by Margaret Kleinsasser, second by
Treasurer’s report was not
Safety & Facilities – No
Regents CSA – Jeanne Hanson
reported on April 14 meeting in Pierre with regent
representative Dave Hanson and representatives from all other
state universities. A copy of those minutes is on file. Issues
discussed included the health insurance premium increase, on
call time, reduced tuition benefits, CSA classification
updates, SDRS legislation, CSA selection process, salary
policy and election of officers.
SDSEO House of Delegates
Meeting – Myron Sullivan reported that the Spearfish Chapter
18 was voted the Outstanding Chapter of 1999-2000. Several
resolutions were passed and will be presented for legislation
next year, including a 5 percent salary package identical to
the one presented last year, the "rule of 80"
retirement proposal, a bonus proposal for every state employee
including legislators and a reduced tuition benefit of 75
percent with eligibility at one year of state employment
instead of three. Myron indicated there will be new
representation with fall elections. He reminded us of the new
law that is in effect that makes dismissal from state
He indicated that legislation will be introduced next year to
repeal this law. Gloria Spitler won the Cedar Shores Weekend,
and Myron won the $500 shopping spree, both prizes sponsored
Strategic Planning – No
report, the committee will not meet again until fall.
CSA luncheon -- Corinne Hansen
thanked everyone for a very successful luncheon. Dr.
Flickema’s office paid for the food, door prizes and
decorations will be paid by CSA funds. Ginny Sunding will send
thanks to Dr. Flickema, Tim Johnston, Sharon Hemmingson and
Ellen Melaragno will get
personal information from scholarship recipient, Jackie
Longbrake for a news release.
Eileen Thomas will serve the
remainder of the year for the open position in Wenona Cook.
Memos have been sent to eligible CSA employees in the library
requesting a volunteer to fill the vacant position in that
building. There has been no response to date. A motion was
made by Myron Sullivan, seconded by Margaret Kleinsasser, if
no interest is shown, the Council will appoint a member at
large to serve the remainder of the term.
Summer Picnic Committee –
Members are Gloria Spitler, Deatta Chapel, Corinne Hansen and
Jeanne Hanson. A date for the picnic will be set at the June
Welcome Baskets – More will
be prepared for delivery.
The next CSA meeting is set
for June 13, at 9 a.m., place to be announced.
Recorded by Jeanne Hanson, CSA
opportunities announced - Top
are the program materials received June 22-28 in the grants
office, Woodburn 220. 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.
- Analysis of Science and
Technology Resources (NSF). The
National Science Foundation is inviting applications for
research, workshops and studies leading to improved
approaches to developing and
presenting science and technology indicators. Deadline:
date for proposal submissions for FY 2001 funds is Sept. 27,
- NSF. Division of Physics.
due Sept. 18; proposals due Jan. 26. Limited to twp proposal
submissions per institution.
- NSF. Physics Frontiers
week at BHSU - Top
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Scenes, Summer Arts Institute, Woodburn Auditorium,
Tuesday, July 4
Wednesday, July 5
Technology for Teaching and Learning Academy 2000
second session begins
Thursday, July 6
Program (PREP) day for transfer students
Program (PREP) day for transfer students
Second summer session ends
Saturday, July 8