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.
Kia Asberg, assistant professor of psychology, has been awarded the Deborah L. Rhatigan Early Career Award for Excellence in Violence Research, presented by the Child Maltreatment & Interpersonal Violence Special Interest Group of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies. For more information, see the article in The Reporter.
Dr. Kia Asberg, assistant professor in Psychology, has been given the Early Career Award for Excellence in Violence Research by the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies (ABCT). ABCT is an interdisciplinary organization committed to the advancement of a scientific approach to the understanding and amelioration of problems of the human condition.
Dr. David Strahan, the Taft B. Botner Distinguished Professor for Middle Grades education, was given the “Outstanding Middle Level Professor” award for 2012 by the National Association of Professors of Middle Level Education (NAPOMLE). Dr. Kim Ruebel, associate dean of the college, was the recipient in 2011.
Perry Kelly, professor emeritus of art at Western Carolina University, was honored Saturday, Nov. 3, with the first Lifetime Achievement award from the North Carolina Art Education Association – an organization he helped found in the mid-1960s. For more information, see the WCU News article.