Ms. Aubrey Ray, instructor of health and physical education, has awarded the University Distinguished Service Award. The Distinguished Service Award is awarded to a University Administrator, Faculty, or Staff member who goes above and beyond their job description for their outstanding support and betterment of the students at WCU.
Several faculty were nominated or awarded university level honors at the recent WCU awards ceremony:
- Russell Curtis – nominee for Board of Governor’s Award for Excellence in Teaching
- Heidi Turlington – nominee for Chancellor’s Distinguished Teaching Award
- Bob Beaudet, Carrie Rogers & Nancy Luke – nominees for the SoTL Scholar Award
- Alvin Malesky – winner of the Jay M. Robinson Award for eTeaching
Congratulations to our faculty!
The college’s Honors and Awards ceremony was held April 10th in the UC Grandroom. Two alumni were honored as Peak Performers: Myra Watson, Instructor in our Birth to Kindergarten program, and Amanda Northrup, elementary teacher in Haywood County. A large number of students were honored for earning awards and scholarships, and Faculty and staff received awards for teaching, research, and service.
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.