Dr. Kelly R. Kelley and Dr. David L. Westling, co-founders of the UP Program, are drawing on their extensive experience with inclusive college programs to outline lessons learned and offer helpful advice for developing, organizing, and implementing such programs in their new book, “Teaching, Including, and Supporting College Students with Intellectual Disabilities.”
Dr. Dan Grube, Director of the School of Teaching and Learning, and Health and Physical Education faculty member has been selected as the 2019 College/University Teacher of the Year by the North Carolina Physical Education Association (NCPEA). This award reflects his outstanding qualities and contributions as a College/University Educator. He will be honored at the NCAAHPERD-SM Convention in Winston-Salem on Thursday, October 24, 2019.
The Greenday @ the Greenway is an event co-sponsored by Debby Singleton’s PRM 461 and Jackson County Parks & Recreation’s Molly Neary. The focus of this FREE event is on the educational, nature based, health, and physical activity options that the Greenway offers to participants. We will have outdoor yoga, guided bird and botanist walks, lawn games, live music, a nature art station, and a fly fishing instruction demo. This is a family friendly, inclusive event that is FREE. May 5th from 2-5pm. Contact Debby Singleton, PRM for more information.
HPE student Matt Long and PRM students Ashley Johnson, Taylor Carrigan, and Krista Patton presented their research at the National Conference on Undergraduate Research (NCUR). Dr. Callie Schultz and Dr. Gayle Wells served as faculty mentors to the students’ research projects as part of the UNC Undergraduate Research Grant “Empowering students to combat poverty through community action: Undergraduate research on The Poverty Simulation”
Several psychology program faculty and students attended and presented at the Southeastern Psychological Association Annual Meeting in Jacksonville, Florida.
Dr. April Perry and two colleagues published a new manuscript in the Journal of the Professoriate, entitled “New Faculty Transitions and Obstacles: An Auto-Ethnographic Exploration.”