Jamaican Students Present Papers

jstudentsTwo students in the Master’s Degree Program in Supervision in Montego Bay, Jamaica, presented a session at the annual meeting of COPIS (Council of Professors of Instructional Supervision) October 13 at the University of Maine, Orono. Judith Moore’s presented “Instructional Effectiveness: Leveraging Partnerships to Improve Teaching and Learning in Jamaica.” Audley Gyles presented “Educational Reform in Jamaica: Leveraging Supervision to Transform Jamaican Education.” The session was facilitated by Dr. Kathleen Jorissen, retired Associate Professor of Educational Leadership.

Fulbright Specialist Program sponsoring Germain’s research venture to Ghana

GermainMarie-Line Germain, Western Carolina University associate professor of human resources and leadership, is spending two weeks in Ghana engaging in research that is aimed at understanding corporate leadership behaviors in that country and the rest of Africa. Read the entire story here: http://news-prod.wcu.edu/2017/09/fulbright-specialist-program-sends-germain-african-country-ghana/

Phipps to Present in Australia

Dr. Maurice Phipps, retired Phipps InviteProfessor of Parks and Recreation Management will give a presentation in Australia on July 22nd. Phipps was the founding member of the Mitta Mitta Canoe Club which now has an Olympics medalists.

Jamaican Program Graduate Transforms Rural School

Jennifer Gordon (2nd left, front row), a graduate of the Jamaican program made the Jamaican news on her efforts to transform a rural primary school in St. Andrew. Gordon is a WCU graduate who received her Bachelor of Education Degree in 2010. Read the full news story here: http://jis.gov.jm/principal-looks-transform-rural-st-andrew-primary-school/

College Releases Fall 2016 Newsletter

CEAP NewsletterThe College of Education and Allied Professions has released our Fall 2016 newsletter. The newsletter highlights many activities of our students, faculty, and staff. View it here: http://www.wcu.edu/WebFiles/PDFs/CEAP_Newsletter_Fall16.pdf

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.