«October 2020»
  • Tech for Retirees

    Tech for Retirees

    Time: 2:00 PM
    Location: Virtually over Zoom
    Description: The Black Hills State University Enactus students and the South Dakota Center for Enterprise Opportunity will host a Tech for Retirees session with a focus on how to use Zoom from 2:00 - 3:00 p.m. on Thursday, October 8, 2020. Students will offer one-on-one telephone conversations with retirees to help them load and use Zoom effectively. Follow-up practice sessions can be offered ahead if needed.

    Registration is limited to 12 participants for this first session, but if more interest exists, the students will stage additional sessions this fall. Enactus students will contact those who cannot participate in the first session to confirm a date ahead, after October 8. All times will be on Thursdays at 2:00 p.m
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  • Summer School Re-Cap & Plan

    Summer School Re-Cap & Plan

    The next BHSU Town Hall meeting will be a discussion of summer school – taking a look at the successes and challenges this year and plans for next year. Presenters will be BHSU President Laurie Nichols, Kathy Johnson, Priscilla Romkema and Don Coble.
    The Town Hall is set for Oct. 8 at 3 p.m. and will be held in the Jacket Legacy Room and via Zoom: https://bhsu.zoom.us/j/96692362309?pwd=SUtLZlFJblo4NkxrcnR6RUs5WnBYQT09 (Phone: 1-669-900-6833; Meeting ID: 966 9236 2309; Passcode: 685957).
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  • Town Hall

    Town Hall

    BHSU Town Hall meeting will be a discussion of summer school – taking a look at the successes and challenges this year and plans for next year. Presenters will be BHSU President Laurie Nichols, Kathy Johnson, Priscilla Romkema and Don Coble.
    The Town Hall is at 3 p.m. and will be held in the Jacket Legacy Room and via Zoom (https://bhsu.zoom.us/j/96692362309?pwd=SUtLZlFJblo4NkxrcnR6RUs5WnBYQT09).
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  • Wellness Week

    Wellness Week

    Stop by CAB table to make your own slime.

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  • Native Agriculture 101

    Native Agriculture 101

    Time: 12:30am-1:45pm
    Description: Join the Center for American Indian Studies as we host guest speaker, Cindy Farlee (Itázipčho Lakȟóta). Cindy is an Associate Program Officer at the Native American Agriculture Fund. In her talk, Cindy will give participants an overview of Native American agriculture, as well as the work NAAF is doing alongside tribal communities today.

    Join us via Zoom:

    Meeting ID: 935 9121 9541
    Passcode: 876356
    +16699006833 | 93591219541# US
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  • Radio Dance Show

    Radio Dance Show

    Time: 4:30 p.m.
    Location: In your space!
    Description: KBHU TV is pairing up with The BUZZ to bring a social distanced DANCE COMPETITION! You read that right! The Radio Dance Show is a BHSU DANCE COMPETITION!

    Tune in to The BUZZ FM at KBHU 89.1 and/or KJKT 90.7 on October 16th from 4:30 to 8:30 p.m. for your favorite dance tunes! Record yourself busting out your best moves with your phone and send files to KBHUTV@GMAIL.COM. From there, KBHU-TV will air contestants on KBHU TV (youtube.com/ Channel 5/ Channel 12/ Channel 17) for people to vote for their favorite dancer. Votes will be cast on Kahoots! Winners will be contacted by Email.

    CATEGORIES to enter in are: Individual, group, hall, club and STAFF!!!

    Masks are recommended, Social Distance is required!!!!

    Be certain to include information with your files on the email such as your name or your group's name and the song that you are dancing to.

    1. No excessive booty shaking! We can only handle so much at that y'all!
    2. No hand signs or gang signs! (Peace sign is okay, anything else is immediate disqualification)
    3. EVERYONE MUST BE FULLY CLOTHED!!!! (Be epic with your pants up. Be cool with no tummies showing. Nothing too low cut)
    4. If participating with others, MASKS ARE REQUIRED!!!! MAKE SURE YOU SOCIAL DISTANCE!!!
    5. You have until October 18th, 11:59 p.m. to get everything turned in! ANY missing information will result in disqualification.
    6. Have FUN!!!!
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  • Co-Ed Indoor Volleyball League

    Co-Ed Indoor Volleyball League

    Team registration for 6v6 Co-Ed Indoor Volleyball closes October 22. This is a 4-week league that will run various nights of the week. After the season there will be a playoff to determine the Champion. Winners will receive a Championship T-shirt! This league is open to all students, faculty, and staff. Sign up at IMLeagues.com/BHSU or through the IMLeagues App.
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  • Using LinkeIn for Marketing and More

    Using LinkeIn for Marketing and More

    LinkedIn is a powerful tool both for your company and your own online presence. Learn how to make this professional network add value to your business, organization, and reputation. This workshop is for small business owners and other professionals who want to leverage LinkedIn to help grow their business but don’t have a lot of time or resources to get it done.

    Join Michelle Kane, Director of SD CEO Women’s Business Center, on Tuesday, October 27 from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. virtually over Zoom as she shows you how to use LinkedIn to build a stronger presence for your company and position yourself as a leader in your field. Each person who registers will get a custom review and recommendations for their current LinkedIn profile from Michelle.

    Zero in on best practices when it comes to your profile set-up, how to show up in search, and new ways to incorporate the platform into your marketing strategy.
    In this three-hour session, you will:
    -Create a personal “why” statement and vet that against your workplace mission
    -Define your ideal headline
    -Focus in on what to post
    -Optimize your profile
    -Examine best practices and discover new ways to look at online networking
    -Learn to incorporate online with in-person connections
    -Discuss the pros and cons of “selling” on LinkedIn
    -Learn a proven method for incorporating LinkedIn into your workday
    -Discover new ways of finding leads on LinkedIn and turning them into clients

    Cost: $29
    Register at www.BHSU.edu.SDCEO
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  • Get Unstuck: Change Your Habits and Rock Your Workplace

    Get Unstuck: Change Your Habits and Rock Your Workplace

    Did you know? Approximately 40% of our daily behavior are habits? These habits can significantly impact our professional and personal lives.

    Join Leah Braun, Senior Partner with Nsight Partners, on Thursday, October 29 from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. for a virtual workshop as she helps you better understand how our habits influence our lives so you can get UNSTUCK and create real change in your life and workplace through this engaging online workshop. The intent of “Get Unstuck: Change Your Habits and Rock Your Workplace” is based on the notion that we can identify the habits that are helping us at work as well as those habits that are counter-productive and make changes to foster a more successful workplace. 

    Leah is all about sharing practical, proven principles and best practices. You will leave with valuable tools, tips and techniques to use in your everyday professional and personal life. Worksheets and individual exercises along with setting personal goals will help challenge you to think differently and become accountable to yourself.

    In this three-hour session, you will:
    -Create a personal “why” statement and vet that against your workplace mission
    -Learn the science behind habits and how habits are formed
    -Examine your own healthy habits
    -Identify where you are stuck (habits that are counter-productive to your workday)
    -Discuss the significance of a forced change, such as those caused by Covid-19, and how to cope with change
    -Learn a proven method for starting or eliminating a habit
    -Come to understand the power of awareness and mindfulness
    -Discover resources for support while undergoing change

    Cost: $35
    Register at www.BHSU.edu/SDCEO
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  • 2021 Registration Event

    2021 Registration Event

    Zoom Registration Day (prize giveaways)! Join here First and second-year students: Join us on Zoom anytime from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. on Oct. 29 for a chance to win some big prizes! Advisors from the Student Success Center and TRIO will be available (no appointment necessary) to help you register for spring, summer and fall classes. Make a plan even if your registration date hasn’t arrived! Prize drawings: A Fall 2021 40-block commuter meal plan (or this amount deducted from a meal plan for a student living on campus $300 University Bookstore gift certificate for Fall 2021 books and supplies A residence hall scholarship (two drawings) that offers a significant reduction in Spring 2021 and Fall 2021 housing All students who register for classes or make a plan on Oct. 29 will be entered into all drawings. Hope to see you there!
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  • BHSU's Nightmare Before Christmas

    BHSU's Nightmare Before Christmas

    KBHU TV is having the FIRST EVER BHSU's Nightmare Before Christmas where KBHU TV's team has found judges for a live streamed costume contest before the showing of Tim Burton's film Nightmare Before Christmas on the jumbotron! The three best costumes will receive a spooky movie night basket complete with a horror film favorite, treats and popcorn! (First prize will also receive a Nightmare Before Christmas poster for their living space.)

    If there is inclement weather, the movie and contest will be moved to the young center gym.

    Masks are recommended (Halloween masks too!)
    Social Distance is required!
    BHSU's Nightmare Before Christmas will be on October 29th from 7 - 10 p.m.
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  • Last Day to drop a class with an automatic "W"

    Last Day to drop a class with an automatic "W"

    Last Day to drop a class with an automatic "W"
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  • Withdraw Deadline

    Withdraw Deadline

    Friday, October 30, is the final deadline to drop/withdraw fall 2020 courses. If you find that you are in jeopardy of receiving a less-than-satisfactory grade in one, or more, of your classes, go into your MyBHSU/SNAP Student Registration account and "DROP-No Refund" those classes. A grade of "WD" will be assigned to the course. Note that you are still responsible for the tuition. And, you are allowed a maximum of six "WD" grades on your transcript.
    If you find that you are needing to drop ALL of your classes, this semester, please do NOT try to drop them in SNAP. Instead, send an e-mail to johanna.best@bhsu.edu to find out how to withdraw from school, for this semester. This does not impact your ability to register and attend school in the spring. Call (605) 642-6044 or e-mail johanna.best@bhsu.edu with any questions about dropping/withdrawing classes.
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  • Multicultural Mosaics

    Multicultural Mosaics

    On October 30th, at 1 P.M. Dr. Mary Caton-Rosser will be meeting with several students from all around the world to spark a conversation about culture, from Africa to Asia. Everyone is invited to watch the conversation live, via Zoom, the link listed down below. Along with international students, there will be the head of the international office, Kaitlin Palmer!
    Time: Oct 30, 2020 01:00 PM Mountain Time (US and Canada)
    Join Zoom Meeting
    Meeting ID: 952 6087 2415
    Passcode: 8x218r
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  • Register for Classes to Win Prizes!

    Register for Classes to Win Prizes!

    Register for classes by Nov. 24 for a chance to win prizes!

    Spring course registration is OPEN NOW for all students. Summer/Fall course registration starts as early as Oct. 26. Please contact your advisor now to register for 2021 classes by Nov. 24. Register for all 2021 classes (spring, summer and fall) by Nov. 24  to ensure you get the classes you need for next year.

    Your advisor’s name and contact information can be found in MyBHSU/SNAP in the Student tab - under “My Academic Information”, click on “Student Main Menu” and then on “Student Profile”.

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  • Campus Blood Drive

    Campus Blood Drive

    November Blood Drive - The Health Sciences Student Organization and Vitalant are sponsoring a blood drive from 9:00-4:00 on November 3rd in the Jacket Legacy Room.  Blood supplies are dangerously low this year and we can help the local health care system by donating here at BHSU.  To register for the blood drive, go to the following website:
    To save you time, complete your Fast Track Health History questionnaire on your computer or mobile device (smartphone or tablet) before you come to the drive. The health history must be completed the same day you donate; it cannot be completed a day or two ahead of time. To access the questionnaire, go to the following website.
    Vitalant can accept a Fast Track Ticket from most mobile devices as long as their staff can scan the ticket's barcode on your device. Or, print and bring the Fast Track Ticket with you.
    Important: Before you start the questionnaire, please enter your first and last name exactly as it appears on your donor ID card (if you don’t have a card, use your legal name). Do not use punctuation marks or special characters unless you see it on your ID card.
    Thank you for transforming the lives of patients with your lifesaving gift!
    If you have any questions you can email Dr. Charlie Lamb at Charles.lamb@bhsu.edu. 
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  • Open Mic Night

    Open Mic Night

    Time: 7:00PM
    Location: Club Buzz
    Description: Come join us for for a night of fun! Students and Staff will be able to perform anything from singing to poetry and everything in between.
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If you have any change or cancel requests for the Calendar, please email web@bhsu.edu.