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Empty Bowls Painting Event

Event Date(s) / Time: Friday, March 8, 2024 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Prouty Pottery Event

Paint a bowl to be donated at this year's Empty Bowls event!

We'll be painting at Prouty Pottery on March 8 from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. This is a great event for the whole family or a fun night out with friends. This year's goal is to paint 600 bowls - we need your help! The bowls will be donated and available at the Rapid City Empty Bowl event on March 21.

The cost is $25 total, and Prouty Pottery will be donating $15 from each bowl to Volunteers of America, the sponsor of the Empty Bowl event.

Registration is free, and you can pay when you come. We'll see you there!

Register here:

Location: Prouty Pottery
405 Canal St, Suite 2200
Rapid City, SD 57701
Fees: $25
Created by: Jo Dwyer

Monday, February 26, 2024 3:17:57 PM

Virtual Lunch & Learn: Start-up U

Event Date(s) / Time: Thursday, March 7, 2024 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

We hope you can join our next Virtual Lunch & Learn on March 7 at 11 a.m. MT with Joseph Wright, Associate Vice President for Research, to hear how Mines continues to build a unique innovation and entrepreneurship (I&E) program. You'll receive an update on the status of programs on campus focused on I&E, and learn how these programs impact students, faculty and beyond.


Location: Zoom
Updated by: Kathleen D. Fitzgerald-Ellis

Monday, February 26, 2024 2:14:00 PM

Woodlands Alumni Dinner

Event Date(s) / Time: Friday, March 15, 2024 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM


Woodlands, TX, Mahoney's

Join fellow alumni at our Woodlands Alumni Dinner on March 15 from 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at Mahoney's.

This is a limited event, so register soon!

Come network, grab some Mines swag, and get a campus update from Ken Miller (CE 75), Honorary Alumni President.

Food will be available for purchase. 

We hope to see you there!!


Register here:

Location: Mahoney’s
24 Waterway Ave #100
The Woodlands, TX 77380
Fees: Individual Tickets
Created by: Jo Dwyer

Friday, February 23, 2024 9:21:12 AM

Alumni/Student Bingo Night

Event Date(s) / Time: Tuesday, March 5, 2024 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM

All alumni, students, and families are welcome to join us for Bingo Night on March 5!

This is a fun night sponsored by the Center for Alumni Relations & Advancement and the Office of Student Engagement. Pizza and snacks will be provided, and prizes will be awarded. Bingo Night takes place in the Newman Center (lower level). No registration required, and family/guests are welcome.  

Location: Newman Center, Lower Level
Updated by: Jo Dwyer

Tuesday, February 20, 2024 3:44:00 PM

Thursdays @ Thirsty's

Event Date(s) / Time: Thursday, March 14, 2024 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM


Join us for our monthly alumni lunch! All alumni and their guests are welcome.

Location: Thirsty's
819 W Main St
Rapid City, SD 57701
Created by: Jo Dwyer

Friday, February 16, 2024 12:20:48 PM

16th Annual Mines Masters Golf Tournament

Event Date(s) / Time: Saturday, April 6, 2024 10:30 AM - 8:00 PM

Click the link to register now for the 16th Annual Mines Master golf tournament which will be held Saturday, April 6, 2024 at the Starfire Golf Club in Scottsdale, AZ.

Registration fee includes Golf Green Fees, a Cart, Range Balls, Dinner, 1st and 2nd place Team Prizes, and Contest Hole Prizes. Registration closes Friday, March 22, 2024.

Register here:

Location: Starfire Golf Club
11500 North Hayden Road
Scottsdale, AZ 85260
(480) 948-6000
Fees: Click the link for fee info.
Contact: Maria Fossum-Cadwallader
Created by: Jo Dwyer

Friday, February 9, 2024 9:40:07 AM

2024 Championship Weekend

Event Date(s) / Time: Friday, March 1, 2024 4:00 PM - Saturday, March 2, 2024 8:30 PM

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The Hardrock Club's Championship Weekend will be held March 1-2 in the King Center.

Friday, March 1 

Come cheer on the Hardrockers as they take on Chadron State. 

Lady Hardrockers start at 5:30 pm and the Men's basketball game starts at 7:30 pm. 


Saturday, March 2

The Hardrockers will be playing CCU!!

The 93-94 Women's NAIA National Championship team will be recognized during halftime at the Women's game which starts at 4 pm. 

The 83-84 Men's SDIC Championship team will be recognized during halftime at the Men's game which starts at 6 pm. 



Location: King Center
468 Hardrocker Rd
Rapid City, SD 57701
Created by: Jo Dwyer

Wednesday, January 10, 2024 3:27:01 PM

New Alumni Welcome Reception - Spring 2024

Event Date(s) / Time: Thursday, April 25, 2024 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

New graduates and local alumni are invited to join us at Robbinsdale Lounge for the Spring 2024 New Alumni Welcome Reception. Appetizers will be provided, and you'll have a chance at raffle prizes. We're excited to welcome our newest graduates into the Hardrocker alumni community!

Location: Robbinsdale Entertainment Center Lounge
Updated by: Jo Dwyer

Wednesday, December 13, 2023 4:11:00 PM

Mines Advancement Fund

The Mines Advancement Fund supports the greatest needs of our students and faculty, including scholarships, department resources, facilities updates, industry partnerships, and more. With every dollar gifted to the Mines Advancement Fund, the Center for Alumni Relations & Advancement raises an average of $9 more to support departments, scholarships, and programs. 
Consider designating your gift to the Mines Advancement Fund to maximize your influence at South Dakota Mines.