Faculty, Alumna Publish Article on School Counselors and Sexual Minority Issues

Phyllis Robertson Jennifer FullPhyllis Robertson, interim department head of Human Services, and Jennifer Full, School Counseling alumna, have published an article titled “Rural School Counselors and LGBTQ Students” in the Journal of School Counseling. The article examines traditional approaches to professional development on sexual minority issues and proposes alternative educational opportunities for rural school counselors.

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WHEE Teach Hosts Haywood Early College Students

WHEE Teach and Haywood Early CollegeWHEE Teach and personnel from Suite 201 hosted 43 students from Haywood Early College on the WCU campus. The students had large group sessions about majors in CEAP and small group mentoring about life on a college campus.

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Rogers, Luke Publish Article on Co-Teaching and Reflection

Learning LandscapesCarrie Rogers and Nancy Luke, School of Teaching and Learning, published “Responding to Uncertainty: Teacher Educator Professional Development Through Co-Teaching and Collaborative Reflection” in a special issue of the journal LEARNing Landscapes. For more information, see the article in The Reporter

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Lomotey hosts trip to Ghana as WCU’s focus turns toward Africa

Kofi GhanaKofi Lomotey, the Bardo Distinguished Professor of Educational Leadership, led a group trip to Ghana in July of this year. The group included Kathleen Jorissen, director of the EdD program. For more information see the article in The Reporter: Professor hosts trip to Ghana as WCU’s focus turns toward continent of Africa

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Dr. Shankar-Brown Kicks Off CEAP Year of Diversity Activities

rajni-shankar-brownDr. Rajni Shankar-Brown, associate professor at Stetson University, delivered a training session to the CEAP faculty and staff on diversity on Wednesday, August 12. This kicks off our college’s year long emphasis on diversity.

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Farm to School Project Searching for Student Leaders

Growing Minds logoGrowing Minds @ WCU is searching for four student leader (Fellow) positions for the fall semester. Openings include a lead fellow position, a classroom cooking fellow, a taste test fellow, and a gardening fellow. To learn more, contact Annah Wells at annahwells@wcu.edu.  Applications are due Friday August 21st at 5pm.

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