Dr. Patricia Bricker, associate professor of STL, won the Outstanding Service: Research award at the WCU Service Learning Awards Ceremony on April 24th. Also, the Appalachian Sustainable Agricultural Project won the Outstanding Service: Partnership award related to the Farm to School project.
WCU’s redesigned doctoral program, the Executive Ed.D. in Educational Leadership, was recently selected to become a member of the Carnegie Project on the Education Doctorate. WCU is one of 33 institutions accepted in the third cohort of the consortium. For more information, see the WCU News article.
Russell Curtis, associate professor of counseling, was interviewed by Counseling Today about his expertise in and advocacy for Integrated Care. Curtis is co-leader of the American Counseling Association’s Interest Network for Integrated Care. See the article in Counseling Today for more information.
Dr. Ellen Sigler, Psychology, has won the 2014 Taft B. Botner Award for Superior Teaching. Also, the 2014 CEAP Legislative Teaching Awards have been won by Dr. Cathy Grist, Human Services, and Dr. Vicki Faircloth, School of Teaching and Learning. The college congratulates our outstanding faculty.
Jill West, major in secondary English education, won the P.C. Somerville Award for Future Teachers at the 2014 convention of Sigma Tau Delta, the international English honor society. For more information, see the WCU News article.
Ten graduate students and 12 undergraduate students gave presentations at the 60th annual meeting of the Southeastern Psychological Association in Nashville, TN. Joseph Melnyk was awarded the Graduate Student Research Award for the entire conference. Martha Davis was also a semi-finalist for this award.