Alumna named Blue Ridge Community College President

lauraleatherwoodDr. Laura B. Leatherwood, currently the Vice President of Student Services with Haywood Community College in Clyde, NC has been selected to be the fourth president of Blue Ridge Community College. Leatherwood graduated from WCU with a M.A. in Human Resources and an Ed.D in Educational Leadership. Read the full story here: http://www.blueridge.edu/news/dr-laura-b-leatherwood-named-fourth-president-blue-ridge-community-college

School Counseling Alumnus named President-Elect

Alumna Named SC Teacher of the Year

M.A.Ed. Named Best Online Master’s Program

logoWCU’s Elementary Education M.A.Ed. program is one of the best 25 online Master’s programs for Elementary Education according to a recent ranking by collegechoice.net. See the full ranking here: http://www.collegechoice.net/rankings/online-masters-in-elementary-education-degrees/

 

Dole and Bloom Serve as Guest Editors

WCU graduate named Mount Mitchell superintendent

mcgrawThe N.C. Division of Parks and Recreation has named WCU graduate and veteran state park ranger Robert McGraw as the new superintendent of Mount Mitchell State Park in Yancey County. The superintendent is the chief of operations and administration at a state park or state recreation area with responsibilities for staffing, training, law enforcement, visitor services, natural resource protection, community outreach and environmental education. McGraw graduated in 2007 with a bachelor’s degree in parks and recreation management. After working as a seasonal employee at Mount Mitchell State Park, he joined the division full time in 2009, serving as a ranger at Lake Norman, Mount Mitchell and Gorges state parks.