Black Hills State University faculty and staff are transforming lives and making headlines with their achievements.


Dr. Annette Ryerson, assistant professor of marketing, Dr. Ken Schallenkamp, associate professor of business, and Dr. Ron DeBeaumont, associate professor of economics, recently had their paper entitled “Weight and Sales Worker Compensation” accepted for publication in the Summer 2009 edition of the International Journal of Business and Economics Perspectives.






Dr. Bobbi Looney, instructor of business communications, will be presenting her paper entitled “Bridging the Generational Divide: Working Together to Teach Millennial Students" at a conference in Minneapolis, Minn., organized by the Collaboration for the Advancement of College Teaching & Learning.

Dr. Dan Spencer, associate professor of tourism, recently had his paper entitled "Facilitating Public Participation in Tourism Planning on American Indian Reservations: A Case Study Involving the Nominal Group Technique" accepted for publication in Tourism Management. Spencer’s paper entitled “Segmenting Special Interest Visitors to a Destination Region Based on the Volume of Their Expenditures: An Application to Rail-Trail Users” was also accepted for publication in the Journal of Vacation Marketing