Dr. Courtney Huse-Wika
 Dr. Ignatius Cahyanto
 Dr. Byron Hollowell
 Dr. Bobbi Looney
Black Hills State University faculty and staff are transforming lives and making headlines.

Dr. Courtney Huse-Wika, assistant professor of English and director of the BHSU Writing Center, had her poem “In the Beginning” published in the Spring 2013 Issue 9 of Midwestern Gothic. The literary magazine also did an interview with Huse-Wika which appeared in the same issue. http://midwestgothic.com/2013/04/contributor-spotlight-courtney-huse-wika/

Dr. Ignatius Cahyanto, assistant professor of tourism and hospitality management, has accepted an offer to serve on the Tourism Cares Scholarship Selection Committee. This is a committee comprised of a select group of travel, tourism and hospitality educators and professionals from across the United States and Canada.

Dr. Byron Hollowell, assistant professor of finance, was recently informed that his research article titled “Meta-Analysis of Acquisition Trends in the Banking Sector” was accepted for publication in the Review of Business Research (RBR) which will be published this fall. RBR is a peer reviewed and publically available journal listed in the Cabell’s Directory of Refereed Publications.

Dr. Bobbi Looney, assistant professor of management, had her proposal “Using Pinterest for Reports: Promote Learning and Anchor Student Interest” selected as a best practice session at The Teaching Professor Technology Conference in Atlanta this fall. ­­­ 

Dr. David Scarborough, professor of human resource management, will present his master tutorial “New procedures for measuring correlation: Introducing MIC and MINE” at the 2013 Society for Industrial & Organizational Psychology, Inc., Conference in Houston.

 Dr. David Scarborough