Bismarck State College campus successes

April 27, 2018

Kat Perkins to speak at BSC Commencement

National recording artist Kat Perkins will be the guest speaker at BSC’s 78thCommencement on Friday, May 11. Perkins grew up in Scranton, N.D., and is best known for her success on season 6 of NBC’s The Voice, and her performances across the country since then. Perkins promises to leave graduates with an inspiring message about finding their passion, taking leadership opportunities, working with others, developing a positive attitude and working toward their dreams.


BSC honors several alumni

The BSC National Alumni Association Board of Directors has chosen Mike Bullinger (’70) as Alumnus of the Year, and Jon Hunke (’94) as BSC’s Rising Star. The association chose the Harley and Margaret Swenson family as this year’s Legacy Family award recipients. Recipients will be honored at a campus dinner May 10 at 6 p.m.


Holocaust event shines light on ND hero

BSC is working with The Jewish Community Relations Council of Minnesota and the Dakotas (JCRC), the North Dakota National Guard and the Video Arts Studios to host Bismarck’s Holocaust Remembrance Day observance events on Thursday, April 26. This event is in observance of Yom HaShoah (Holocaust Remembrance Day) and will be marked by the showing of the documentary “The Mission of Herman Stern” followed by a three-person discussion panel.