Gov. Cooper Appoints Hinnant-Crawford

Brandi Hinnant-CrawfordGov. Roy Cooper has appointed Dr. Brandi Hinnant-Crawford to the North Carolina Interagency Coordinating Council for Children from Birth to Five with Disabilities and Their Families. Hinnant-Crawford is an assistant professor of educational leadership and co-chair of the CEAP Diversity Committee. Cooper said, “I’m grateful that these skilled North Carolinians will share their expertise with our state by serving on these key boards and commissions.”

Stanley, Hinnant-Crawford, Gulley Accepted into FICE

CF Logo LARGEDrs. Darrius Stanley, Brandi Hinnant-Crawford and Yancey Gulley were accepted into the Faculty Institute on Community Engagement (FICE) as 2018-2019 cohort members. The intention of FICE is to bring together a group of faculty members to deeply, intentionally, and thoughtfully study the concepts of community engagement and service learning

Skaggs Presents at ALGBTIC National Conference

skaggsElliott Skaggs, a clinical mental health counseling master’s student, presented at the ALGBTIC (Association for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, & Transgender Issues in Counseling) national counseling conference,  in Portland, Oregon, September 2018.  His topic was “Therapeutic Applications of Gay Spaces”.

Hinnant-Crawford Publishes Journal Article

Brandi Hinnant-CrawfordBrandi Hinnant-Crawford, assistant professor of educational leadership, has published an article in the international journal Black Theology. The article titled “Pulpit, Pews and Picket Lines: Galamison’s Fight to Integrate NYC Schools and the Theology Behind It” is published in volume 14, issue 3 and is available here: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/14769948.2016.1224533.

Study Abroad in Germany

Germany TripTravel to Germany in May 9-24, 2017 with Dr. Dan Grube (Health/PE Professor), Dr. Nancy Luke (Elementary Education Professor) and other Education Majors. The travel course includes a long weekend trip to Berchtesgaden and Munich.

Go to http://paws.wcu.edu/ncluke/germany2017/ for more information.

Email Dr. Grube at dgrube@wcu.edu or Dr. Luke at ncluke@wcu.edu  if you are interested. There will be an orientation meeting after Fall break.

Lead Minor students study abroad in Spain

Spain LEAD TripFifteen students pursuing the Minor in Leadership traveled to Seville, Spain for 16 days in May. The trip was the culminating event of LEAD 494: Global and International Perspectives in Leadership, which develops personal leadership skills and global/cultural competency. The group stayed in the homes of families, visited businesses, attended lectures, and went on historic tours.