Hanna Prince, graduate of Health and Physical Education, was featured in the Sylva Herald for her work at Scotts Creek School. Prince taught students how to have a roller derby, but in socks instead of skates. Students in multiple grades have been excited and engaged in the activity. See the Sylva Herald for the full article.
The Fall 2015 issue of CEAP News, the newsletter for the college, has been released. The main article is about a travel course that took teacher candidates to Germany this summer. Other news and features are included, plus all the new employees in the college. View the newsletter here: http://www.wcu.edu/WebFiles/PDFs/CEAPNewsletterFall2015.pdf
The Department of Human Services is searching for an Administrative Support Associate position. Applications close Friday, September 25. See the job listings at jobs.wcu.edu for position number 2149 or follow this link: jobs.wcu.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=54017 to learn more and to apply.
Lori Unruh, School Psychology Graduate Program Director, was selected to represent the National Association of School Psychologists (NASP) at the 31st Annual Rosalynn Carter Symposium on Mental Health Policy: “Help Wanted: Reshaping the Behavioral Health Workforce”. This symposium will be chaired by former First Lady Rosalynn Carter and will be held November 12-13 at The Carter Center in Atlanta, Georgia.
School University Teacher Education Partnership (SUTEP) Grants support initiatives that will enhance partnerships between WCU and our regional schools. The awards of up to $2500 per project have been announced for the 2015-2016 year. Award winners are from every department in CEAP, other departments and units across campus, eight school districts, and other regional entities. Continue reading
The 6th Annual Cullowhee Canoe Slalom was held on Saturday, September 12. Nintey registrations made this the largest event so far. An after party was held at Tucks Tap and Grill with a fundraiser for the proposed river park organized by CuRvE. Registration fees for the slalom go to the PRM Club and PRM Scholarship Fund. See the article in the Western Carolina Journalist.