The undergraduate Jamaica students held a student-run conference on Friday, July 25th to showcase their projects. The students have been on campus in July for their final coursework for their degree programs. Students gave presentations, poster sessions, and hands-on demonstrations of their projects.
Dr. Phyllis Robertson, associate professor of counseling, helped welcome students to Hall Fletcher Elementary in Asheville in full academic regalia. Principal Gordon Grant, alumnus of the EdD program, wanted students to understand that “the road to college starts here.” See the article in the Asheville Citizen-Times for more information.
Ethan Schilling, assistant professor of psychology, has been selected with two other WCU professors to participate in the University of North Carolina General Administration’s inaugural i3@UNC Incubator event for the development of online courses. See the article in The Reporter.
Rocket to Creativity held their annual event June 23-27 at WCU. 60 area children completed projects ranging from robotics to aeronautics to costuming that promoted creative thinking and problem solving. The event also serves our program in Academically or Intellectually Gifted Certification