On Thursday, October 5, 2017, Debby Singleton, Instructor with Parks & Recreation Management, was invited to present two workshops for the CREW (Collaborative Regional Education Workshop). CREW is a day long professional development conference for regional P-12 teachers, administrators, and support staff. Workshop #1 entitled, “What Happened to Biophila?” focused on the importance of nature and outdoor learning environments and featured the use of Cherokee Central School’s trails along the banks of the Raven Fork Creek. Workshop #2 entitled, “Living for Snow Days…” explored life-work balance for educators through interactive discussion and activities.
Counseling faculty members, Drs. Melodie Frick, Heather Thompson and Russ Curtis have published an article in The Journal of Counselor Education and Supervision. The article, Using Films to Increase Cultural Competence in Working with LGBTQ Clients, can be viewed in its entirety here: http://repository.wcsu.edu/jcps/vol9/iss2/8/
Marie-Line Germain, Western Carolina University associate professor of human resources and leadership, is spending two weeks in Ghana engaging in research that is aimed at understanding corporate leadership behaviors in that country and the rest of Africa. Read the entire story here: http://news-prod.wcu.edu/2017/09/fulbright-specialist-program-sends-germain-african-country-ghana/
Dr. Robert Crow, Assistant Professor of Educational Leadership published the article: Crow, R., Cruz, L., Ellern, J., Ford, G., Moss, H., & White, B. (2017). Boyer in the middle: Second generation challenges to emerging scholarship. Journal of Innovative Higher Education. Read the entire article here: http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s10755-017-9409-8