Middle Grades Majors Visit Francine Delany New School For Children


Nine middle grades juniors visited Francine Delany with Dr. Holly Pinter on October 1st for a team visit to get a sense of charter schools in our area.

Menickelli and Cooper Publish Landmark Study on Concussion Risk

Justin Menickelli, Associate Professor of Health and Physical Education, and Chris Cooper, Madison Professor in Political Science & Public Affairs, published a landmark study titled “Analysis and comparison of lateral head impacts using various golf discs and a Hybrid III head form” in Sports Biomechanics.

Grube Give Study Abroad Presentation at State Conference

Dr. DaDan Gruben Grube, Director of the School of Teaching and Learning, gave a presentation entitled Moving & Learning: Experiential Education & Study Abroad at the annual NCAAHPERD-SM state convention November 9-11, 2016 in Winston-Salem, NC.

Claxton Receives Honor Award

David ClaxtonDr. David Claxton was recognized by the North Carolina’s Alliance for Athletics, Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance-Sport Management’s (NCAAHPERD-SM) Honor Award on November 10, 2016 at the annual state convention in Winston-Salem.  He was honored for significant contributions to the field at the state and national levels and his work with well over a 1000 health and physical education majors in his classes over the years.

Curtis predicts trends for Integrated Care

Russ CurtisRuss Curtis, counseling, has predicted several trends for the Integrated Care field. These are published in the article “Predictions for Integrated Care” in the American Counseling Association Interest Network for Integrated Care newsletter (vol 3, issue 2) which was created by Fabian Moreno, a WCU graduate student, and edited by Curtis.

Hinnant-Crawford Publishes Journal Article

Brandi Hinnant-CrawfordBrandi Hinnant-Crawford, assistant professor of educational leadership, has published an article in the international journal Black Theology. The article titled “Pulpit, Pews and Picket Lines: Galamison’s Fight to Integrate NYC Schools and the Theology Behind It” is published in volume 14, issue 3 and is available here: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/14769948.2016.1224533.