Drs. Darrius Stanley, Brandi Hinnant-Crawford and Yancey Gulley were accepted into the Faculty Institute on Community Engagement (FICE) as 2018-2019 cohort members. The intention of FICE is to bring together a group of faculty members to deeply, intentionally, and thoughtfully study the concepts of community engagement and service learning
Dr. Lori Caudle, Associate Professor in Birth-Kindergarten Education, published a book titled, “Teachers and Teaching: Global Practices, Challenges, and Prospects. For more information: https://www.novapublishers.com/catalog/product_info.php?products_id=64352
Alex Hill, a 2015 MAEd in School Counseling graduate, gave the August convocation address, along with her two sisters, at the NC School for Science and Math. Read more here: https://www.ncssm.edu/news/2018/07/19/hill-sisters-to-speak-at-convocation-on-august-15
The HR Consulting Initiative in the MSHR program- is pleased to collaborate with the North Carolina Center for Nonprofits to offer nonprofit Members of the Center pro bono expertise on a variety of human resources topics and issues. The North Carolina Center for Nonprofits’s mission is to educate, connect, and advocate for NC nonprofits. It has 1,480 nonprofit members. To date, over 610 Master’s in HR students have provided free HR consulting to over 200 organizations nationwide. For more information, go to HRconsulting.wcu.edu.
Dr. Jennifer Barrett-Tatum and Dr. Lori Caudle, published an article,”Implementing new literacies instruction and design through a cross-institutional peer review process with pre-service early childhood educators” in the journal of New Horizons in Education. Jennifer Barrett-Tatum was also awarded the WCU Faculty Research and Creative Activities Grant, and will be presenting, Navigating Retention Policies, Perspectives, and Practices at the Literacy Research Association in November.