CEAP Celebrates Award-Winning Teaching

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.

Strahan wins national award

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.

Mazzotti and Wargo win college-wide awards

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.

Nominees for the Taft Botner Distinguished Teaching Award named

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.

Students Named to Academic All-Conference Team

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.

Asberg recognized for violence research

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.