Kudos to Black Hills State University faculty, alumni on recent accomplishments

Author: BHSU Communications/Tuesday, October 6, 2015/Categories: 2015

David Scarborough, professor of human resource management, passed the Society for Human Resource Management Senior Certified Professional (SHRM-SCPSM) exam. Scarborough now joins "an exclusive global community of leading HR professionals who have demonstrated their commitment to the profession through certification." Those who pass the SHRM-SCPSM exam have demonstrated that they "possess the ability to translate their technical knowledge into business results."

BHSU alum Adam DeHaan, Class of &rsquo95, was named the Ducks Unlimited 2014-15 Director of Development of the Year for his outstanding efforts as senior director of development for Iowa and Minnesota. DeHaan works with individuals, foundations and businesses in Iowa and Minnesota to provide major sponsor support opportunities for Ducks Unlimited. He also manages the volunteer major gift committees in both states.

Dr. Nicholas Wallerstein, professor of English, has published a paper in the Selected Conference Proceedings of the 23rd Annual Northern Plains Conference on Early British Literature, edited by Erin Lord Kunz. Wallerstein's article is titled "The Scheming Pardoner: Style in Chaucer&rsquos Pardoner&rsquos Tale."

Kenzie Bailey, Class of &rsquo14, displayed her artwork in the Emerging Artists Gallery at The Dahl Arts Center in Rapid City. The exhibit, which will be displayed through October, includes artwork that encompasses abstracted views of the human form.

Dr. Rob Girtz, assistant professor of economics, was recently informed that his paper, "The Effects of Personality Traits on Wages: A Quantile Regression Approach," has been accepted for publication in the Economics Bulletin. This journal is one of a few in economics that specializes in short notes, comments, and preliminary results.   

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