SD Mines and BHSU to host spring commencement ceremonies

RAPID CITY/SPEARFISH, S.D. — Local college graduates are getting the chance to walk across the stage during commencement this year.

South Dakota Mines will holds its ceremony Saturday morning starting at 9:00 a.m. in the Barnett Arena at the Civic Center.

375 seniors are graduating from the School of Mines.

And in the Northern Hills  Saturday morning, about 400 seniors will walk the stage at Black Hills State University.

Commencement will be held at  the Donald E. Young Sports and Fitness center.

Due to the pandemic, two commencement ceremonies will be held for the university’s three colleges.

Seniors from the College of Business and Natural Sciences will start things off at 9:00 a.m. At noon it’s the College of Liberal Arts turn. And things wrap up at 3:00 p.m. with the College of Education and Behavioral Sciences.

Attendance will be limited.

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