Spring College Newsletter Published

Faculty & Staff Recognized at WCU Excellence Awards

CEAP Conceptual FrameworkThe following won their university-wide awards:

  • University Scholar Award – Alvin Malesky
  • Last Lecture Award – Windy Gordon
  • Academic Program of Excellence Award – Parks and Recreation Management Program

The following were nominated for university-wide awards:

  • Chancellor’s Distinguished Teaching Award – Nancy Luke, Alvin Malesky
  • Star Staff Award – Susan Buchanan, Melinda Cooper, Renee Corbin, Denise Royer, Jenny Stewart, Rachel Wike
  • Bright Idea Staff Award – Regina Aton
  • Judy H. Dowell Outstanding Support Staff Award – Steve McClure
  • Paul A. Reid Distinguished Service Award, Faculty – David McCord
  • Innovative Scholarship Award – Patricia Bricker, Kelly Kelley, Robert Crow, Justin Menickelli

CEAP Faculty and Staff Awards

CEAP Conceptual FrameworkThe following faculty and staff awards were presented by the college on April 22.

  • Legislative Teaching Award – Russ Binkley,
  • Botner Superior Teaching Award – Kia Asberg,
  • Dean’s Research Award – Tom Ford,
  • Exemplary Service Award – Jenny Stewart, and
  • Soaring High Award – Melinda Cooper

Several Faculty/Staff Awards Announced

CEAP Conceptual Framework
The college congratulates the following faculty and staff on these awards:

  • Kia Asberg – Taft B. Botner Award for Superior Teaching
  • Rus Binkley – CEAP Legislative Teaching Award
  • Jenny Stewart – Exemplary Service Award
  • Tom Ford – Dean’s Research Award
  • Melinda Cooper – Soaring High Award

Unruh Receives NASP Award

NASP LogoLori Unruh,director of the school psychology program, was presented with the Presidential Award by the National Association of School Psychologists at their annual convention in February 2016. The award is in recognition of Exceptional Service to Children and School Psychology.

Henderson Publishes on Classroom Technology Use

HendersonBruce Henderson, professor of psychology, has instituted a “technology break” in his classes as a result of his research and reading on the use of phones in the classroom. Henderson worked with Dakota Lawson, a graduate student, to publish their research results in “The Costs of Texting in the Classroom” in the journal College Teaching. See The Reporter for more information.