Solomon Finalist for Early Career Research Award

DavidSolomonDavid Solomon, Psychology faculty member, has been nominated by the Southeastern Psychological Association for the Early Career Research Award for his research titled, “Maternal belief and support behaviors following child sex abuse.” The recipient will be recognized at the annual meeting in March, 2019.

Beaudet Honored with Award

awardphotoDr. Bob Beaudet, Health and Physical Education faculty member, was honored with the College/University Adapted Physical Education Teacher of the Year Award at the annual NCAAHPERD-SM State Convention in Winston-Salem.

Lomotey Receives Achievement Award

kofiDr. Kofi Lomotey, Bardo Distinguished Professor of Education Leadership, was named one of the University Council for Education Administration (UCEA) 2018 Hidden Figures at the 32nd Annual ECUA Convention in Houston, Tx. The Hidden Figures Award honors “scholars and trailblazers who have broken barriers and opened doors so that today’s generation can stand tall with dignity and integrity. They provide wisdom, guiding strength, and love and serve with joy, enthusiasm, and excellence expecting nothing in return. They have made significant contributions to the field and will continue to advance educational leadership and policy.”

Birth-Kindergarten Program Ranked Most Affordable

most affordableThe 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.

Blair Book Nominated for Award

blair photoBy 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.

Blair Receives 2018 AESA Critics Choice Book Award

bookcoverDr. 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