Claxton Named to All-SoCon Faculty And Staff Team

David ClaxtonDr. David Claxton, head of WCU’s Department of Health, Physical Education & Recreation been named to the All-Southern Conference Faculty and Staff Team. Read more at:


Students Assist on Statewide African-American Calendar Project

Calendar ProjectA calendar highlighting North Carolina’s African-American heritage and produced with the assistance of a team of Western Carolina University history and education students is hot off the presses. Cassandra Talabi and Sherae Bonner, both elementary education majors with concentrations in history both participated. See the article in The Reporter for more information:

Hatfield wins NCAAHPERD-SM Female Student-Athlete Scholarship

EmilyEmily Hatfield, native of Nashville, Tennessee wins NCAAHPERD-SM Female Student-Athlete Scholarship. She is a health and physical education major and aspires to teach and coach upon completing her degree. She is also a member of the Women’s Basketball Team and has developed an interest in international travel after a recent study abroad trip.


HESA Students Win Competition

HESA StudentsHESA Students cleaned house at the Graduate School’s 3 Minute Thesis Competition! Kelsey Woodford placed 1st, Terry Chavis placed 2nd, and Kourtney Kirby received People’s Choice Award. Please join us in congratulating these student on representing the HESA program and CEAP!