Hihanni Was’te – good morning in my Lakota language. This month’s Lakota word is Canpa Sa Wi which means moon of red cherries – or July.
We are diligently working on the completion of the new SGU Student Union and still anticipating the completion date as mid-August. August is probably one of the busiest months for us if not the busiest. It will be wonderful asset to the University and for our students.
Our 45th Graduation Commencement is August 25, 2017 with approximately 50 graduates. We will begin the fall registration process the week of August 14, 2017 and the first day of classes begins on August 28, 2017. In conjunction with our busy schedule, our area K-12 schools begin on August 21, 2017 and it is the Rosebud Sioux Tribe’s 139th Annual Rosebud Fair Celebration. This celebration will begin on Wednesday, August 23rd and will end on August 27th. So not only are we as an Institution going to be busy, but so will our students, employees, tribe and visitors, yet the pure anticipation and excitement of everything is immense, but is always rewarding as well as great fun!
Hihanni Was’te – good morning in my Lakota language. This month’s Lakota word is Bloketu which means summer.
Just an update on our SGU Student Union the project – the completion date has been announced to be mid-August. I work right next door to the project and see daily the progress and I am so excited for its opening. It will be a great asset to SGU, but more importantly to our SGU students.
In May we honored several employees from SGU for their years of dedication to our institution. It is customary to honor our employees with gifts, a meal and most of all a traditional honor song and congratulatory handshake from co-workers.
June 5, 2017 is the beginning of SGU’s summer session. I look forward to that as, it is pretty quiet here on campus as the spring session ended a couple weeks ago.
Once again, I am asking our SGU readers and friends to help me. I need your input. What would you like to me to share with you in my monthly blog? Do you like the pictures, the information or Lakota words?
Our technology department along with Kimm Cox who tries to keep you all posted about the SGU Foundation Office, as well as SGU campus news on Facebook is doing a great job of reporting and sharing. So, readers you can always go to the Sinte Gleska University’s web page for updates, upcoming events and news.
Wopila Tanka! (A big thank you)
Hihanni Was’te – remember this is a good morning in my Lakota language. That was last month’s Lakota word, so this month Lakota word is Wetu which is spring.
Update on the SGU Student Union building project is moving ever so quickly. Of course, due some weather issues like snow in April 2017 there was some delay and we are still shooting for this summer or fall for completion.
Reader/friends I am still waiting on some feedback from you! What to do want me to concentrate on in my blogs. Most of SGU’s information can be found on our website, but I really want to writing information that you folk enjoy reading. So, with that being said, I will be waiting for your input.Wopila Tanka!
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Hihanni Was’te – this is a good morning in my Lakota language. Please accept my sincere apology readers! It has been way too long that I shared Sinte Gleska University NEWS.
I will be trying to blog at least once a month or more. It is up to you all.
We were hoping that new Student Union (in the picture above) would be open in May 2017, but due to some bad weather we experienced we are now shooting for a later date (will keep you posted) and as for the SGU Registrar’s addition, we are trying for the fall semester or late summer.
Recently some of our SGU students and teachers attended the annual AHEIC conference. This year South Dakota TCU’s were the hosts and it was held in Rapid City, SD.
I will be anxiously awaiting your input and suggestions on how or what you want me to share about SGU with you.
For sure, I know that a lot of our followers/students/reader and donors really are interested in the Lakota language, therefore, I will try to incorporate a new Lakota word in every blog. You can go to our for more information with regard to Lakota language classes, history and stories of the Lakota
So, watch for my blog I am definitely going to try and do one at least every month. I am new to blogging and as they say “it is hard to teach an old dog new tricks”.
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