Dr. Curtis Featured on Podcasts

Russ CurtisDr. 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.


Integrated Care – Part 1: Foundations, Effectiveness, and Predictions for the Future with Russ Curtis

Integrated Care – Part 2: Models, Ethics, and Spirituality with Russ Curtis

Ellie Blair Publishes Book Article

WCU SealEllie Blair, Associate Professor of Curriculum and Instruction recently published chapter in Forgotten Places:  Critical Studies in Rural Education (2017) edited by William M. Reynolds (Peter Lang Publishers).

Todd Murdock Receives Grant

bike across americaTodd Murdock with Project Discovery is a recipient of a Great Smokies Health Foundation “2017 Thrift Shop Grant Award” for $5000.  The money will be used to purchase bicycles for use in expeditions with area middle and high school students

Birth to Kindergarten Program Recognized

logoWCU’s Birth to Kindergarten Program was ranked in the top 10 in the nation by thebestschools.org. The online Bachelor in Early Childhood Education degree programs were ranked based on the quality of the program, types of courses offered, the faculty, awards, rankings and reputation, including the reputation for effectively providing online degree programs. See the entire ranking here: https://thebestschools.org/rankings/best-online-early-childhood-education-bachelors-degree-programs/

Lomotey’s Book Gains Special Recognition

People of Color in the United States: Contemporary Issues in Education, Work, Communities, Health, and Immigration by Dr. Kofi Lomotey has been selected by Library Journal as one of the Best Reference Books of 2016!

Dr. Bobilya publishes “An Investigation of the Connection Between Outdoor Orientation and Thriving”

Andrew BobilyaDr. Andrew Bobilya recently published a paper with Dr. Wally Rude from Ambrose University in Calgary and Dr. Brent Bell from the University of New Hampshire.  The study explored the impact of first-year college student participation in an outdoor orientation program at three different colleges and universities in the U.S. and Canada and was published in the latest issue of the Journal of Outdoor Recreation, Education and Leadership (JOREL).