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
Ali Hale of Hickory, NC has been featured on the news of Fox 46. Ali has Downs Syndrome and was recently accepted to the UP Program at WCU. For more information, see the news program: http://goo.gl/NxPvXb
Congratulations to Ed.D. Candidate John Bryant, Principal at Glenn C. Marlow Elementary School, who was just appointed Senior Director for Human Resources for Henderson County Schools. John was also named recipient of the Dixie L. & Miles S. McGinty Scholarship for this year.