Avi Jain  Kent Meyers
 Dr. Adam Bailey Dr. Andy Johnson
Black Hills State University faculty and staff are transforming lives and making headlines.

Avi Jain, associate professor of management information systems, had his article titled "Extra-Curricular Computing Engagement, Academic Achievement, and Income Attainment – from Youth to Adulthood" accepted for publication in The Journal of Computing Sciences in Colleges.  He presented his research at the annual Consortium for Computing Sciences in Colleges Rocky Mountain Conference at the University Center-Rapid City.

Kent Meyers, professor of English, was recently honored with the South Dakota Humanities Council’s award for Outstanding Achievement in the Humanities. He was recognized during the South Dakota Festival of Books in Deadwood last month.

Dr. Adam Bailey, assistant professor of management, was recently notified that his paper titled
"Reconciling Traditional Morality and the Morality of Competition" has been accepted for publication in the journal Business and Society Review, a publication which addresses a wide range of ethical issues concerning the relationships between business, society and the public good.

Dr. Andy Johnson, assistant professor of physics, recently presented his research on students’ understanding of radiation and radioactivity and how to modify classroom instruction to enhance that understanding at the national meeting of the American Chemical Society in Indianapolis.