Thursday, March 18, 2010

South Dakota School of Mines: March 18, 1938

Confirmation is received that Dr. John Hancher, first graduate, would become first 50 year graduate to return to School of Mines. He delivered the Baccalaureate Sermon marking the fiftieth anniversary of his graduation.

May, 1968 - President Fraser institutes a new tradition of awarding 50 year certificates, first ones given to the class of 1918 [Stymiest, Ruth Anne. "Centennial: An Illustrated History, 1885-1985". 1985, pg. 120]