Thanks to a significant boost from an incoming grant, South Dakota State University’s Native American Nursing Education Center (NANEC) will heighten support for student mentoring, cultural programming, and overall wellbeing.
While the John T. Vucurevich Foundation has provided consistent scholarship support for Jackrabbit B.S.N. nursing students in the past, the recent grant for the NANEC is a first-time award.
Elevate Rapid City President and CEO Tom Johnson discusses the organizations based in Rapid City coming together to help solve the area's housing crisis at a press conference Monday with Mayor steve Allender, John T. Vucurevich Foundation CEO Alan Solano and Black Hills Area Community Foundation CEO Liz Hamburg.
Local officials acknowledged Monday that the lack of affordable housing has accelerated in Rapid City and the Black Hills while promising to do what they can to address the problem.
From left: Linda Reidt Kilber, CEO of Behavior Management Systems, members of the Pennington County Board of Commissioners, and Mayor Allender are among those who helped officially break ground for the Crisis Stabilization Unit at the Care Campus on Thursday in Rapid City.
Speakers highlighted community and partnership during the Crisis Stabilization Unit groundbreaking Thursday morning.
Monument Health CEO Paulette Davidson said the partnerships created between the city, county, state and private entities and the actions the organizations took will keep families and the community together.
As parents, teachers, preschools and child care centers navigate another school year impacted by COVID-19, resources from Black Hills Reads could ease the back-to-school transition and give tips on early learning skills, whether kids are at school or home.
RAPID CITY | Dale Eugene Clement passed away on July 7, 2021 in Rapid City.
He was born to Wilbur and Crystal (Johnson) Clement on August 1, 1933 in Tarkio, Missouri. When he was young, his parents divorced and he moved to the Johnson family farm, where he was raised by his Swedish grandmother and a special aunt, Nellie (Clement) Edwards. He graduated from Burlington Junction High School in 1950 and from Tarkio College in 1954 with a BA in Economics.
Passages Women’s Transitional Living broke ground Thursday for their new residential housing facility, Passages Place.
The new facility will be located at the corner of First and Denver streets in Rapid City on land donated to Passages by the city. Executive Director Marge Beam said Passages Place will serve formerly incarcerated and homeless women as they transition into living fulfilling and independent lives.
The home is part of the Bridges Therapeutic Program, which provides residential housing for foster children from the Abbott House, a private charity that provides housing and treatment for South Dakota foster kids between the ages of 7 and 23.
This summer, 55 educators will come together at the Sanford Underground Research Facility in Lead to enhance STEM education in the state of South Dakota, thanks to a $25,000 grant from the John T. Vucurevich Foundation.