CEAP students to present at WCU Graduate Research Symposium

Several students from our college will present their work at the WCU Graduate Research Symposium on March 22.

Teaching Hispanic Students: Through Project-based/Student Directed Learning
Presenter: Cheryl Wright; Sponsor: Dr. Frederick Buskey

An Assessment of Students’ Environmental Sustainability Literacy at Western Carolina University
Presenter: Sarah Burkhardt, Annaleise Camacho, Becca McGrath; Sponsor: Dr. Cheryl Daly

The Entry Experiences, Challenges, and Mediating Strategies of Public School Superintendents
Presenter: David M. Sutton; Sponsor: Dr. Meagan Karvonen

Human resources students help meet nonprofit organizations’ needs

Read the full story here: http://goo.gl/STCUw

Whee Adventure Guides Created by PRM Students

Students in the Parks and Recreation Management course “High Adventure Travel and Outfitting” created guides on enjoying outdoor activities in the WCU area. See the article in the Reporter for more information.

Scholarship Applications Due December 1

The Office of Special Programs is accepting applications for CEAP administered scholarships through December 1. The application is online.

You can also get more information about CEAP scholarships or contact the office directly.

CEAP Members to Present at NC-ACTE

Several people from our college will make presentations at the 29th Annual North Carolina Teacher Education Forum in Raleigh NC held later this week. The forum is a place for those in public and private universities in North Carolina to gather and discuss teacher education. Those presenting include James Taruasi and David McCord of Psychology; Dale Carpenter, Nancy Luke, and Carrie Rogers of the School of Teaching and Learning; Kurt Frederick and Janice Holt of TRACS; Kathleen Topolka-Jorissen of Human Services; and Renee Corbin, Director of Assessment.

Four Professors Receive Promotion and/or Tenure

Four professors in the college received promotion in academic rank and/or tenure this year.

  • Sharon Dole – promoted to professor
  • Kathleen Jorissen – received tenure and was promoted to associate professor
  • Phyllis Robertson – received tenure and was promoted to associate professor
  • Lori Unruh – received tenure and was promoted to associate professor

See the campus-wide list