New student move-in - Top
Boese, Geddes, an incoming freshman unloads her belongings with the help
of student volunteers, while her mom supervises. New student move-in day
was a big success. Volunteers comprised of
faculty, staff, retired faculty/staff and alumni greeted students and
their families and directed traffic flow, while student volunteers did
most of the “heavy work.”
names of all volunteers to the president’s office - Top
submit to the president's office the names and addresses of any
volunteers who will be working in your area.
names will be forwarded to the South Dakota Board of Regents.
case a volunteer would be injured in the performance of volunteer
work, they will be covered by Workmen's Compensation similar to any
employee of the university. In addition, the university can justify
expenditures which are made in connection with their contributions if
they are identified with volunteer status.
Results of the President’s Cup announced - Top
Black Hills State University faculty and staff got
to enjoy an afternoon outdoors one last time before the fall semester
started as they joined community members in the BHSU President’s Cup
Four-Scramble Tournament Aug. 30.
There was a tie for first place, with the two
winning teams each having a score of 63, after everyone had completed 18
holes at the Spearfish Canyon Golf Course. The winners consisted of
Scott Graslie, Kevin Dobbs and Jack Lynass on one team and Stan
Anderson, Hugh Estes, Brian Carmichael and Rich Turbiville on the other.
Both teams received BHSU sweatshirts.
Winning individual hole prizes were Kevin Dobbs,
third shot closest to the pin; Jim Knutson, shortest drive; Gene
Schlekewy, tee shot closest to the pin; Julian Wolff, longest putt; Jim
Rarick, tee shot closest to the pin; Stan Anderson, second shot closest
to the pin; Stan Anderson, longest putt; Jack Lynass, second shot
closest to the pin; Kevin Dobbs, longest drive (men); Terry Hupp, tee
shot closest to the pin; Gary Meek, longest putt; Leo Jacobson, tee shot
closest to the pin; Jeanne Hanson, third shot closest to the pin; Steve
Ochsner, tee shot closest to the pin; Scott Graslie, longest putt; and
Jane Dunbar, longest drive (women). All winners received $25 Pro Shop
gift certificates, BHSU sweatshirts, BHSU t-shirts, BHSU jackets, or
Clayton Miller Blues Band to perform
Sunday at BHSU - Top
The Clayton Miller
Blues Band will appear Sunday, Sept. 8, at 7 p.m. in the Woodburn
Auditorium on the BHSU campus. Paul Dennis Kopco, Web master and
instructor at the university, will perform the opening act. His
performance will begin at 6:30 p.m.
This band consists of
dad Larry on bass, brothers Clayton, 19, on guitar and vocals, Cole, 15,
on drums and vocals, and L.D., just 7, on harmonica. They have released
two CDs, “Gotta Have Love” and “Live at Duncan Hall.” Selections
from these CDs can be heard at www.claytonmillerbluesband.com.
Before becoming a
professor at BH, Paul Dennis Kopco was a full-time musician on the East
Coast. The website, www.pauldennis.com,
contains selections from his two albums of original music, “Black
Hills Gold” and “Badlands.”
The concert is open
to the public. Tickets are $3
per person, $5 per couple, or $10 per family. The concert is free to all
BH students with a student ACE card. This event is sponsored by the
University Programming Team Fine Arts Committee.
This performance is a
part of "Stay on Campus Weekend." For more information,
call the Student Union office at 642-6852.
Community instrumental groups scheduled
to meet - Top
The first meeting of the BHSU university/community band will be
Monday, Sept. 9, at 7 p.m. in the top floor of the Student Union. The
ensemble is open to any interested wind and percussion players. The
group performs publicly twice each semester. Contact conductor
Christopher Hahn at 642-6888 for more information.
The Dakota Chamber Orchestra (BHSU university/community orchestra)
will hold its first meeting Tuesday, Sept. 10, at 7 p.m. in the top
floor of the Student Union. The ensemble is open to any interested
string players from high school to adult. The group will be performing
publicly one time each semester. Contact conductor Dr. Randall Royer at
642-6255 for more information.
BHSU to host military appreciation day at
first home football game - Top
Military appreciation day at Black Hills State University couldn't
come at a better time. BHSU will host a military appreciation day to
honor veterans and active military personnel during the first home
football game of the season Sept. 14 at Lyle Hare Stadium.
Military appreciation day will coincide with the Spearfish community
"Back to America" parade that begins at 10 a.m. Following this
patriotic parade, participants, spectators and military personnel are
encouraged to attend the BHSU vs. Minot State football game that begins
at 1:30 p.m. All active military personnel and veterans will be admitted
to the game free by showing their military identification.
The Black Hills State University Yellow Jackets, known for the colors
green and gold, will show their true colors, red, white and blue, during
the military appreciation day. Fans are encouraged to wear patriotic
clothing as the university recognizes and honors all military
This is one of several events BHSU is hosting during September, a
month President George Bush has designated as a time to remember and
honor victims of Sept. 11 and those who work to protect our nation. A
BHSU student group, the Student Ambassadors, is hosting a 9-11 memorial
service Wednesday at the Lyle Hare football stadium. This community
event will honor military personnel, the Red Cross, the National Guard,
the local fire departments and local police departments.
The half-hour memorial service Sept. 11 begins at 9 a.m. University
students, faculty and staff will be joined by members of the Spearfish
community, including area school students, who will come together to
remember the victims of the attacks and to honor those who work to
protect our nation. BHSU President Thomas Flickema will preside over the
program that includes a moment of silence, the national anthem, a
performance of God Bless America, and a challenge to improve personal
BHSU golden age activity tickets available -
age activity tickets for senior citizens are once again available for
Black Hills State University activities for $10.
golden age activity pass admits senior citizens to all regular athletic,
theatre, music and other events at the university. Community concert
performances held at the university are not included nor are
special athletic events such as tournaments or playoff games.
are available to anyone 65 years old or older from the president's
Woodburn Hall room 200.
Fall 2002 Film Series begins Sept. 18 - Top
Black Hills State University will once again host a
film series. This fall the film series includes four films that will be
shown at 6 p.m. in Jonas 305.
The first will be hosted on Sept. 18. This 1998
film, “Train of Life,” was directed by Radu Mihailenu and received
the 1999 Sundance Festival Audience Award. It portrays life in a small
village in central Europe during World War II.
Another film in the series, “The Saltmen of
Tibet,” directed by Ulrike Koch in 1997, will be shown Oct. 16. This
movie questions the future of all indigenous peoples, especially nomadic
tribesmen and was filmed entirely on location in Tibet.
“Iris” will be played Nov. 6. It was directed
by Richard Eyre in 2001 and chronicles the life of the English writer
Iris Murdoch and her descent into Alzheimer’s disease.
The final film of the Fall 2002 Film Series will be
the 2002 Academy Award winning, “Monster’s Ball,” Dec. 4. Directed
in 2001 by Marc Foster, it depicts the life of Hank Grotowski, a prison
guard, who falls in love with Leticia, the widow of a recently executed
The movies are shown at no charge. Free popcorn,
courtesy of the BHSU Residence Hall Association, will also be provided.
Details are available at the Fall
2002 Film Series website. For more information contact David A. Salomon, BHSU assistant professor,
at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 642-6240.
Student named 2002 Trio scholar at BHSU - Top
The Student Support Services program at Black Hills
State University recently awarded a TRiO Scholarship to Tandy Ginsbach,
who will be attending BH this fall.
Ginsbach is the daughter of Ron Ginsbach and Rexene
Till of Buffalo, SD, and is among fifteen new freshmen to be selected as
TRiO Scholars at BHSU this fall. She will receive up to $2,500 in
scholarship assistance for her first two years of study at BH. She will
also participate in a comprehensive program focusing on leadership
development, cultural enrichment and college and career success.
Student Support Services is an educational
opportunity program funded through the U.S. Department of Education. For
more information about this program or the scholarships, see the BHSU
website at www.bhsu.edu/studentlife/studentsupport.
Tips from the BHSU mail service - Top
The following tips have been provided by the BHSU mail service:
- Sort outgoing mail by
1. On campus mail
2. Domestic mail
3. International mail
- If using clasp envelopes, be sure to place tape across the metal
closure. The USPS likes machineable envelopes.
- Flat rate priority envelopes that may be used for mailings that weigh more than one
pound are available by contacting the BHSU mail service. Postage for this
envelope is $3.85.
Contact Hanna Swarts at email@example.com
or 642-6396 for more information.
Minutes of the Black Hills State University
Chiesman Committee - Top
Following are the minutes of the Aug. 29 meeting of the
Black Hills State University Chiesman Committee.
Chairman Earley called the meeting to order at 1 p.m.
in the First Floor Conference Room of Woodburn Hall. All members were
present: Voting members--George Earley, Ahrar Ahmad, John Schreiber,
Lennis Larson, Carol Hess, Riley Chrisman, Tim Molseed; Non-voting
members Dan Farrington and John Usera.
The revised operational guidelines were approved as
written-Ahmad moved, Schreiber second.
Earley was confirmed as chair for the year---Chrisman
moved, Ahmad second.
The structure of the 2002-2003 budget was discussed. The mini-grant
portion was retained with the following changes in the form and
procedures--- pre-service (student teachers) were added and it was
changed to read “up to 10 grants.” Funding for this portion
was set at $3,000. Usera moved, Larson second. Approved.
The faculty grants were discussed. The grants were increased to
$6,000 with a total allocation of $12,000. The form was changed to read
“up to two (2) grants of $6,000 each. A proposed budget would
be included as a requirement and the date the committee made these
changes “8-02” would appear on the form. Chrisman moved, Hess
Discussion of the $10,000 workshop segment centered on whether to
keep it all as workshop or divide it between workshops and other
activities such as speakers. Schreiber, Larson, and Ahmad would look
into the idea of what could be done with $5,000 for speakers and report
back to the committee. The disposition of the remaining $5,000 would be
determined at the next committee meeting.
The Library segment was discussed. Chrisman proposed shifting the
emphasis from text purchases to funding a subscription to the electronic
version of “American History and Life” for about $3,500. This would
be available to on-campus students and also to teachers in western South
Dakota. Chrisman was asked to find a demonstration site that the
committee could examine before final decisions were made. Chrisman was
also asked to check about having a BHSU Chiesman Committee web site
A verbal request had been made to Usera and to Earley from Steve
Meeker for assistance in funding the purchase of American flags for the
9-11 service. It had been estimated that total cost would be $750 to
$800. Usera said the state office would fund half. Chrisman moved that
the BHSU committee would fund half the cost of the flags up to $400
provided Chairman Earley received an acceptable written request for
funding by Sept. 10. Ahmad second. Approved.
Earley will call a meeting as soon as Schreiber and Chrisman are
ready to report on their assignments.
The meeting adjourned at 2:24 p.m.
James R. Chrisman
Grant opportunity announced - Top
Below are the program materials received Aug.
22-Sept. 4 in the Grants Office, Woodburn 218. For copies of the
information, contact the office at 642-6627 or e-mail requests to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Fellowship information will also be posted on the Student Union
bulletin board near the information desk.
of Education. International
Studies (ED). The Education
Department is seeking applications to strengthen undergraduate
programs of international studies and foreign languages.
Deadline Nov. 4, 2002.