Mines News

Release Date Saturday, April 30, 2016

Mines Students Fuel Up for Finals with Late-Night Study Breakfast

RAPID CITY, S.D. (April 28, 2016) – The traditional finals-week late-night study breakfast will be served to hundreds of students at the South Dakota School of Mines & Technology from 9-10:30 p.m. Sunday, May 1.

The energy and morale boost for students who begin taking end-of-semester final exams on Monday will occur in the Hardrocker Café in the lower level of the Surbeck Center.

Mines faculty and staff members will serve pancakes, sausages and fruit, and Hardrocker gear and other donated items will be given away in door prizes.

At last spring’s breakfast, 1,562 pancakes, 1,250 sausage links, 94 pounds of eggs and 24 gallons of orange juice were served.

Finals begin Monday, May 2, and will continue through Friday, May 6. The spring commencement ceremony will be at 9 a.m. Saturday, May 7, in the Rushmore Plaza Civic Center Ice Arena. Michael Black, alumnus and director of the Bureau of Indian Affairs in Washington, D.C., will deliver the commencement address.


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

Monday, Mar. 26, 2018
11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Surbeck Center Ballroom
Tuesday, Mar. 27, 2018
11:30 a.m. to 12:50 p.m.
Classroom Building 118
Tuesday, Mar. 27, 2018
4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Surbeck Center McKeel Room (upper level)
Wednesday, Mar. 28, 2018
8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Christensen Hall of Fame, King Center