Gayle Wells, Health & Physical Education faculty member, along with colleagues Emily Virtue, Carol MacKusick, Amy Murphy-Nugen, Amy Rose, and Melissa Snyder, published an article entitled, “The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks: Using A Common Read to Transform a Learning Community.” Read the entire article here: https://washingtoncenter.evergreen.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1155&context=lcrpjournal
Dr. Lori Caudle, Associate Professor in Birth-Kindergarten Education, published a book titled, “Teachers and Teaching: Global Practices, Challenges, and Prospects. For more information: https://www.novapublishers.com/catalog/product_info.php?products_id=64352
Dr. Ellie Blair’s recently published text, “By the light of the silvery moon: Teacher moonlighting and the dark side of teachers’ work” is the recipient of the American Educational Studies Association 2018 Critics Choice Book Award. AESA is an international group of noted scholars in the foundations of education
Dr. Callie Schultz, Dr. Gayle Wells, Tacquice Davis and two colleagues from Elizabeth City State Univ. won the UNC-System Undergrad Research Program Award. The project includes purchasing a poverty simulation kit, training how to run the simulation, facilitating 6 iterations of the Poverty Simulation in 2018-2019, and managing 4 undergraduate research projects based on student experiences and community impact of the simulation. For more information email Dr. Schultz.
Rebecca Ensley and Chris English represented the Educational Leadership Program and WCU graduate students by attending N.C. Graduate Education Day on Wednesday, May 30th at the N.C. General Assembly. They met with NC policymakers including, Sen. Jim Davis and Representatives Cody Henson, Mike Clampitt, Brian Turner, and Kevin Corbin. Gov. Roy Cooper declared the entire week as “Graduate Education Week” in North Carolina.