Myranda Nash has been appointed director of athletics for the Tornados at Brevard College, effective July 1. Nash is the associate athletic director and senior woman’s administrator at Winona State University. She is a two-time Western Carolina University graduate, having completed her B.S. in Health and Human Performance (2007) and her M.B.A (2012).
Dr. Callie Schultz, faculty member in the Department of Human Services, led a teaching and research presentation at The Academy of Leisure Sciences’ Annual Conference. The papers, “Teaching Social Justice from Positions of Privilege” and “From “bad feminists” to “nasty women:” Rethinking empowerment in the age of Tr*mp,” were presented in collaboration with scholars from Arizona State, University of Utah, and UW LaCrosse.
Amanda Clapp, science teacher at The Catamount School, was awarded the Distinguished Service Award from the North Carolina Science Teachers Association (NCSTA). NCSTA’s Distinguished Service Awards are presented to recognize the excellence of contributions to science education in North Carolina. Awardees have exhibited leadership in science education beyond their school district or position and have contributed to improvements in science education, as well.
Dr. Russ Curtis, Professor of Counseling was recently interviewed by The Thoughtful Counselor on integrated care. The interviews became podcasts for practitioners in counseling. They can be accessed at the links below.