The undergraduate and fully online Birth-Kindergarten Program at WCU has been ranked as the #1 most affordable online early childhood degree program by OnlineU.org. To see the whole listing visit: https://www.onlineu.org/most-affordable-colleges/early-childhood-education-degrees?utm_source=IMAP&utm_medium=email.
By the light of the silvery moon: Teacher moonlighting and the dark side of teachers’ work (2018) by Eleanor Blair has been nominated for the 2018 Society of Professors of Education Outstanding Book Award. The Society is a professional and academic association open to all persons engaged in teacher preparation, curriculum studies, educational foundations, and related activities. The awards will be given out in conjunction with the 2019 American Educational Research Association annual meeting in Toronto in April.
Dr. Ellie Blair’s recently published text, “By the light of the silvery moon: Teacher moonlighting and the dark side of teachers’ work” is the recipient of the American Educational Studies Association 2018 Critics Choice Book Award. AESA is an international group of noted scholars in the foundations of education
Dr. Callie Schultz, Dr. Gayle Wells, Tacquice Davis and two colleagues from Elizabeth City State Univ. won the UNC-System Undergrad Research Program Award. The project includes purchasing a poverty simulation kit, training how to run the simulation, facilitating 6 iterations of the Poverty Simulation in 2018-2019, and managing 4 undergraduate research projects based on student experiences and community impact of the simulation. For more information email Dr. Schultz.
Dr. Windy Gordon, Assistant Professor of Psychology and Director of Undergraduate Studies in Psychology, was named the recipient of the Chancellor’s Distinguished Teaching Award at the annual Faculty and Staff Excellence Awards on Friday, April 27, 2018. This recognition is the most prestigious on-campus award and recognizes superior teaching and meritorious performance.
Dr. Yancey Gulley, Assistant Professor in the Higher Education Student Affairs Program, was presented with the LEAD award from the Department of Campus Activities at WCU. This award is given to a student, faculty/staff member, department, or member of the community who exemplifies the ideals of leadership and who make a difference.