Dr. Dan Grube, Director of the School of Teaching and Learning, and Health and Physical Education faculty member has been selected as the 2019 College/University Teacher of the Year by the North Carolina Physical Education Association (NCPEA). This award reflects his outstanding qualities and contributions as a College/University Educator. He will be honored at the NCAAHPERD-SM Convention in Winston-Salem on Thursday, October 24, 2019.
Work with independent students or youth who are graduating? And/or just want to learn how to further support graduating students? Check out this article written by HESA students and faculty – Carrie Hachadurian, Dr. April Perry, and Sophia Calhoun.
WCU’s Parks and Recreation students partnered with Jackson Co. Rec. Dept. on 5/5 to host the first GreenDay @ the Greenway. The event offered a activities: guided walks with a birder and botanist, lawn games, a nature art station, sidewalk chalk and bubbles, live music, and a fly fishing demonstration.
The Greenday @ the Greenway is an event co-sponsored by Debby Singleton’s PRM 461 and Jackson County Parks & Recreation’s Molly Neary. The focus of this FREE event is on the educational, nature based, health, and physical activity options that the Greenway offers to participants. We will have outdoor yoga, guided bird and botanist walks, lawn games, live music, a nature art station, and a fly fishing instruction demo. This is a family friendly, inclusive event that is FREE. May 5th from 2-5pm. Contact Debby Singleton, PRM for more information.
HPE student Matt Long and PRM students Ashley Johnson, Taylor Carrigan, and Krista Patton presented their research at the National Conference on Undergraduate Research (NCUR). Dr. Callie Schultz and Dr. Gayle Wells served as faculty mentors to the students’ research projects as part of the UNC Undergraduate Research Grant “Empowering students to combat poverty through community action: Undergraduate research on The Poverty Simulation”
Several psychology program faculty and students attended and presented at the Southeastern Psychological Association Annual Meeting in Jacksonville, Florida.