BHSU faculty and staff transform lives

Author: Rachel Ireland/Thursday, January 16, 2014/Categories: 2014

            Nancy Grassel, director of human resources

           Martin Fashbaugh, assistant professor of English

            Ignatius Cahyanto, assistant professor of tourism and hospitality

          Dr. Janet Briggs, science education specialist for CAMSE

            Jerry Rawlings, assistant professor of mass communication

            Dr. Wei Song, associate professor of marketing

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

Nancy Grassel, director of human resources, presented at the 2013 National College and University Professional Association for Human Resources (CUPA-HR) Conference during a session titled "What HR Needs to Know about Today&rsquos IT Workforce."

Martin Fashbaugh, assistant professor of English, had his article titled "Creating &lsquoAn Infinite World All Its Own&rsquo: The Poetics of Resentment in Percy Bysshe Shelley&rsquos Epipsychidion" published in the journal Anthropoetics.

Ignatius Cahyanto, assistant professor of tourism and hospitality, had his article titled "Communicating Hurricane Evacuation to Tourists: Gender, Past Experience with Hurricanes, and Place of Residence" accepted for publication in the Journal of Travel Research.

Dr. Janet Briggs, science education specialist for the Center for the Advancement of Math and Science Education (CAMSE), has been selected by the National Science Teachers Association (NSTA), the largest professional organization in the world promoting excellence and innovation in science teaching and learning, to serve on an expert team that will identify and vet high-quality resources to help implement the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS). Briggs was one of 55 educators selected out of 650 applicants.

Jerry Rawlings, assistant professor of mass communication, has his photograph "Spooked Horses" accepted into an international juried exhibition through the Fotographic Initiatives in Education and Research (FIER) Institute in Australia. The exhibition, titled "Romantic Landscape," will also be published into a book.

Dr. Wei Song, associate professor of marketing, had her paper titled "Post-event visits as sources of marketing strategy sustainability: A conceptual model approach" published in the Journal of Business Economics and Management.  Song co-authored the paper with Chinese and Canadian professors.

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