The Office of First Year Experience has shared that thirteen faculty and staff of the college have been nominated as Exemplary Advocates by the Class of 2016. The nominees are Kia Asberg, Leo Bobadilla, Kim Corzine, Windy Gordon, Janice Holt, Erin Myers, Maurice Phipps, Holly Pinter, Mickey Randolph, Aubrey Ray, David Scales, Debby Singleton, and Jenny Stewart.
The college congratulates Heather Thompson Rainey as the recipient of the 2013 Botner Award for Superior Teaching. We also congratulate Kelly Tracy and Ellen Sigler as winners of the 2013 Legislative Award for Teaching Excellence.
The National Association of Professors of Middle Level Education recognized David Strahan, the Taft B. Botner Distinguished Professor of Elementary and Middle Grades Education at WCU, as the 2012 Outstanding Middle Level Professor. For more information, see the article in The Reporter.
The college congratulates Valerie Mazzotti, assistant professor of special education, for winning the college’s Exemplary Research Award. The college also congratulates Steve Wargo, academic advisor with TRACS, for winning the college’s Exemplary Service Award.
Our college congratulates the following faculty members for being nominated for the Taft Botner Distinguished Teaching Award: Heather Thompson Rainey, Department of Human Services; Ellen Sigler, Department of Psychology; and Kelly Tracy, School of Teaching and Learning.
Congratulations to the six students in our college that were selected for the Southern Conference Academic All-Conference team for Fall 2012: Bevan Robbs (Football, Elementary Education), Laura Greb (Soccer, Health & PE), McKenzie Hallstrom (Soccer, Health & PE), Katie Salmons (Soccer, Psychology), Chase Fisher (Cross Country, Health & PE), and Leah Butler (Volleyball, Psychology). For more information, see the Catamount Athletics news article.