Mines News

Release Date Thursday, January 19, 2017

Annual Health Fair to Promote Balanced Living

RAPID CITY, S.D. (Jan. 18, 2017) – The South Dakota School of Mines & Technology will host the 19th annual Health and Wellness Fair from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 2, 2017. The public is invited to attend.

The Wellness Fair promotes healthy lifestyles and balanced living for Mines faculty, staff and students. The theme this year is “Global Wellness Starts at Home.” Each booth will reflect a sense of home.

Organizations from throughout the community are encouraged to register a booth or activity, free of charge. Booth registration is open until Jan. 24. To register, contact Nancy Sprynczynatyk at nancy.sprynczynatyk@sdsmt.edu, Jeremy Kendall at Jeremy.kendall@sdsmt.edu or call (605) 394-2533.

Last year’s Wellness Fair included more than 35 display and activity booths with over 200 participants. Highlights from last year’s fair include “pet a pup,” cycling, yoga, acupuncture and wellness presentations.

It will be held on campus in the Surbeck Center ballroom.



About SD Mines  

Founded in 1885, the South Dakota School of Mines & Technology is a science and engineering research university located in Rapid City, S.D., offering bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees. The university enrolls 2,778 students with a student-to-faculty ratio of 15:1. The SD School of Mines placement rate is 96 percent, with an average starting salary of $62,929. Find us online at www.sdsmt.edu and on Facebook and Twitter.


Upcoming Events

Tuesday, Jan. 23, 2018
11:00 a.m. to 11:50 a.m.
Classroom Building Room 204W
Tuesday, Jan. 23, 2018
5:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Surbeck - Ballroom
Thursday, Jan. 25, 2018
4:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Saturday, Jan. 27, 2018
9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
Classroom Building Room 204