Dr. Emily Virtue in Educational Leadership, Ken Pfaff, Ed.S. from the Advising Center, and Dr. Gayle Maddox in the School of Teaching and Learning published an article entitled “The Lasting Effects of Learning Communities” in the journal Learning Communities Research and Practice. The authors used qualitative research to examine the long-term impact of learning communities as students progressed through the college experience. Available at: https://washingtoncenter.evergreen.edu/lcrpjournal/vol7/iss2/6
Dr. Callie Schultz & David Wynn (Counseling graduate student) published an article with Dr. Janet McKeown in Leisure Sciences titled, “Altmetrics: Measuring engagement with Contemporary Leisure Scholarship.”
Ashley Johnson & Krista Patton (PRM undergraduates) published a paper in the Proceedings of the National Conference of Undergraduate Research 2019 Journal titled, Researching an Immersive Poverty Experience: The Efficacy of the MCAN Poverty Simulation. Faculty mentors: Callie Schultz & Gayle Wells
Dr. Merry Leigh Dameron, Assistant Professor of Counseling, recently published an article in The Urban Review. Along with her co-authors, Dr. Dameron examined the impact of race, gender, and socioeconomic status on school counselors’ alternative learning program placement decisions. The full article is available is at: https://doi.org/10.1007/s11256-019-00502-9.
Congratulations to one of our own Ed.D. (Education Leadership) students, Bob Bales, for being named 2019-2020 Principal of the Year for Chapel Hill-Carrborro City Schools! Way to go!
4 HESA Students – Lila Welsh, Kristen Nichols, Victoria Bost, and Holli Stillman, competed in the Graduate School’s 3 Minute Thesis Competition. Special congrats to Holli Stillman for winning the “People’s Choice Award”