Dr. Brandi Hinnant-Crawford, Assistant Professor of Educational Leadership, and Dr. Windy Gordon, Assistant Professor of Psychology, were recognized as a finalists for the Chancellor’s Distinguished Teaching Award. The award encourages, recognizes, and rewards superior teaching and meritorious performance at WCU. The recipient will be announced at the annual Faculty and Staff Excellence Awards on April 27th.
The College of Education and Allied Professions has released our Fall 2016 newsletter. The newsletter highlights many activities of our students, faculty, and staff. View it here: http://www.wcu.edu/WebFiles/PDFs/CEAP_Newsletter_Fall16.pdf
Windy Gordon, assistant professor of psychology, will speak on the topic “Keep Listening Because Life Is Happening” as he presents the university’s annual “Last Lecture” on Wednesday, Nov. 2. The Last Lecture Award is the only teaching award at WCU in which the recipient is selected solely by students. See The Reporter for more information.
The College of Education and Allied Professions is launching the CEAP Student Ambassador Program. This program will create an opportunity for the college to honor, recognize and utilize some of our best students. For information on how to apply to the program or nominate a student, visit the program’s website. For more information, contact Preston Springer: firstname.lastname@example.org.
The college congratulates our faculty that have received tenure and/or promotion since last academic year. For Human Services: Andrew Bobilya and Lori Caudle. For Psychology: Erin Myers. For the School of Teaching and Learning: Nancy Luke and Carrie Rogers. Also, congratulations to Lisa Bloom for appointment as the J.M. Robinson Distinguished Professor.
Two groups of faculty across all three departments had grant proposals funded by the Provost’s Internal Grant program. These include Alvin Malesky and Cathy Grist for “A Cross-Disciplinary Assessment of the Effectiveness of Anti-Cheating Protocols Used by UNC System Institutions” and Kelly Kelly and David Westling for “Identification of Factors Associated with Successful Supported or Independent Community Living by Adults with Intellectual Disabilities.”