Jennifer Stogner-Lee, a PRM major, was awarded the City of Jacksonville-Onslow County and City of Morganton scholarships from the NC Recreation & Parks Association this fall. These are highly competitive scholarships which are funded through the NC Recreation & Parks Scholarship Foundation. See the announcement for more information.
Ali Morgan Hale and Ronnie Trace Shuler III, both UP Program Participants, were recognized as WCU Homecoming King and Queen on Saturday, Oct. 25. For more information, see the WCU News article.
Andrew J. Bobilya, associate professor of parks and recreation management, serves as editor-in-chief of the Journal of Outdoor Recreation, Education and Leadership, which recently released its 16th issue. The journal publishes manuscripts to share the latest knowledge related to outdoor recreation, education and leadership, and to help develop theory and practice. (From an article in The Reporter.)
Adriel Hilton, director of the College Student Personnel program, has been selected as the 2014 Distinguished Scholar for the North Carolina College Personnel Association. He was selected for his research on Black males in post-secondary education, Black graduate education, HBCUs and graduate student education.
Dr. Andrew Bobilya, associate professor of Parks and Recreation Management, will co-present two research papers and lead a workshop at the Association for Experiential Education International Conference in Chattanooga, TN October 23-26.
The Student Council for Exceptional Children at WCU are holding a bake sale Tuesday, October 21 from 8 am to 5 pm at one of the ground floor entrances to Killian. The group is raising funds to attend a conference on teaching exceptional children.