Phyllis 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.
WHEE 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.
Carrie 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
Kofi 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
Dr. 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.
Growing 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 email@example.com. Applications are due Friday August 21st at 5pm.