Welcome to Black Hills State University - Top
- Angela Case, library associate, Library
- Fawn Homestead, child care worker, Child Care Center
- Lee Ann Skeie, child care worker, Child Care Center
- Brian Ullrich, program assistant II, University Support Services
Wallerstein will present paper at Western
Michigan University this spring - Top
Wallerstein, associate professor of English at Black Hills State
University, has been invited to present a paper this coming May at the
38th International Congress on Medieval Studies, sponsored by
the Medieval Institute at Western Michigan University.
Wallerstein’s paper titled “The Ubi Sunt Problem in Beowulf’s
Lament of the Last Survivor” has also been accepted for publication in
the journal In Geardagum: Essays on Old and Middle English Language
Wallerstein received his doctorate in English at the University of
Oregon in 1989 and later received his master’s in theology at Harvard
Divinity School. He has been a member of the BHSU faculty since 1997.
publishes sixth edition of Weight Training for Life - Top
James Hesson, professor of physical education at Black Hills State
University, has recently published the sixth edition of Weight
Training for Life. Margie Hesson, instructor in South Dakota State
University’s nursing program in Rapid City, and Dr. Larry Tentinger,
former assistant professor of physical education at BHSU and current
assistant professor at the University of South Dakota, served as
Weight Training for Life
is designed to help beginners build a foundation of knowledge and
practice in weight training. Full-color photos demonstrate exercises
while the text guides students in designing and continuing a safe,
personalized, effective and enjoyable weight training program. Forms are
included to help the reader write goals, plan a personal weight training
program, and record strength and muscle endurance measurements.
Although five previous
editions of the book have been published, the new edition includes a
revised structure, updated information, and more than 45 new full-color
photographs. Nutrition topics have been updated to reflect the latest
dietary guidelines. Weight training information related to women has
been updated to reflect the increase in women actively participating in
training programs. Additional exercise guidelines, consistent with the
recommendations of the National Strength and Conditioning Association
and the American College of Sports Medicine standards, have been
To ensure the book presented
the most up-to-date and accurate information available, Hesson reviewed
new research published and presented at national meetings, new textbooks
related to health and fitness, competing textbooks in the field of
weight training, popular weight training publications, and popular
trends in weight training and physical fitness. He attended three
national meetings, the National American Association for Health,
Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance meeting in San Diego, Calif.,
the American College of Sports Medicine meeting in St. Louis, Mo., and
the National Wellness Conference in Stevens Point, Wis.
Hesson earned his doctor of
education degree at Brigham Young University in 1980. He has been a
professor of biokinetics in the division of physical education and
health at BHSU since 1990. Hesson’s other projects include working
with athletes and coaches each summer at the U.S. Olympic Training
Center and frequently serving as an author and textbook reviewer for
McGraw-Hill and other educational publishers.
substance use education class conducts open forum - Top
The BHSU substance use education class
will conduct an open forum to discuss tobacco issues Thursday, Nov. 14 at 7 p.m.
The forum will be held in room 214 of the Young Center and is open to
all students, faculty, and staff. For more information contact Sandy
Klarenbeek at 642-6042.
BHSU faculty to perform at Journey
Museum - Top
In honor of the 100th anniversary of the birth of Richard
Rodgers, Black Hills State University music faculty members and friends
will present a concert of Rodgers’ best known songs Sunday, Nov. 17 at
3:30 p.m. at the Journey Museum in Rapid City.
Singers Stephen Parker, Dean Peterson, Dewalea Alsup, and Susan
Hove-Pabst will be joined by pianist Janeen Larsen, bassist Randall
Royer, and trumpeter Christopher Hahn for an afternoon of musical
delight. Selections from musicals by Rodgers and Hart as well as Rodgers
and Hammerstein will be presented, along with informative commentary
about Rodgers’ life and work.
contributions, in a career that spanned six decades, influenced the
future of musical theatre. His hits ranged from Hollywood to Broadway
and beyond. In his lifetime Rodgers wrote more than 900 songs and 40
musicals for Broadway and was honored with many awards including
Pulitzers, Tonys, Oscars, Grammys and Emmys.
Donations will be used for BHSU music scholarships. For more
BHSU Career Center to hold job search
workshop for teachers - Top
The Career Center at Black Hills State University will sponsor “The
Complete Job Search for Teachers” workshop Saturday, Nov. 23 from 10
a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in
The workshop, designed especially for teachers, includes the
following sessions: “Writing the Winning Resume” from 10 a.m. to 11
a.m., “Credential Files: What Are They and How Do I Get One?” from
11 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., “Interviewing Tips for Teachers” from 11:30
a.m. to 12 p.m., and “A+ Job Search Strategies” from 12 p.m. to
All workshops and career fairs are open to the public at no
For more information contact the Career Center at 642-6277 or email email@example.com.
Campus calendar events - Top
In the mood for a concert, a play, a game, or maybe a movie? When is
that lecture again? The searchable BHSU
On Campus Calendar can be found on the BHSU home page under
"quick links." To get your calendar items listed email the
event information to the University
week standings in South Dakota Stock Market Simulation announced - Top
The stock markets finished
the month of October with the best one-month performance in nine years
as all three market indices showed double-digit percentage gains. Better
than expected third quarter company earnings fueled the bullish
sentiment. Further, Gross Domestic Production (GDP), the broadest
measure of economic activity, increased 3.1% in the third quarter after
rising only 1.3% in the second quarter of this year.
A total of 101 teams are currently participating in the fall simulation.
Below is a list of the divisions. The top teams are given in each of the
three divisions for week four of trading, as of Friday, Nov. 1.
The SDSMS is an educational
program based on a real-life simulation of the stock market. This
educational tool is offered cooperatively by the South Dakota Council on
Economic Education, the BHSU Center for Business and Entrepreneurship,
and the BHSU Center for Economic Education.
For additional information
contact Don Altmyer, SDSMS coordinator and associate professor in the
College of Business and Technology, by mail at USB 9025, Spearfish, S.D.
57799-9025; by phone at 642-6273; or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Information may also be found on the SDSMS website at www.sdakotasms.com.
agenda for Nov. 14 meeting - Top
The CSA Council will meet Nov. 14 and
9:30 a.m. in the first floor conference room in Woodburn Hall. The
meeting will be called to order by the president followed by discussion
of the following items:
Agenda - additions, changes,
Minutes of Oct. 10 meeting -
changes or corrections
Treasurer's report - local account
balance, scholarship fund balance
Committee reports - Linda Allbee will
present the Strategic Planning report. Cheryl Leahy will present the
Safety & Facilities report. Krista Schroeder will present the Welcome Bags
Old business - bylaws motion vote,
HLC accreditation visit, RCSAC report from Jeanne Hanson (deferred from
New business - Anita Haeder will
talk about new employee orientation and mentoring.
Continuing discussion - CSAC 2002
agenda questionnaire, CSA fall 2002 & spring 2003 activities
Grant opportunities announced - Top
The following grant opportunity was received Sept. 26 through Nov. 6
in the Grants Office, Woodburn 218. For copies of the information,
contact the office at 642-6627 or e-mail requests to email@example.com.
Fellowship information will also be posted on the Student Union
bulletin board near the information desk.
Diversity in Math (NSF). The
National Science Foundation is inviting applications to broaden the
participation of girls and young women in all fields of science,
technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) education through
research, demonstration and dissemination projects to change
education policy and practice. Letters
of intent are due Dec. 20 for elementary and middle school informal
education and Jan. 23 for high school, undergraduate, teacher and
faculty development. Full proposals, requested on the basis of
pre-proposal review, are due Jan. 31 for elementary-middle school
and April 11 for high school-plus.
funds available - Top
The Faculty Research Committee has
funds available for the current fiscal year. Write a short (about
three-page) proposal. Proposal forms are available at the Grants Office,
Woodburn 218, or can be printed from their website.
It is anticipated that successful
applicants will request support for faculty release time, research
equipment, travel to research sites or research support for the
production of creative work. Preference is given to new applicants,
particularly in the areas of education, business, social sciences and
humanities. The next application deadline is Friday, Nov. 22 at 12 p.m.
The applicants are encouraged to
contact the committee members for advice prior to completing their
proposals. The members are John Alsup, Steve Anderson, Tom Cox, Abdollah
Farrokhi (chair), Jim Hess, Kathleen Parrow, Shane Sarver, and Rob