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.

Irish Times Quotes Bobilya

Andrew BobilyaAn article in the Irish Times on outdoor learning quotes Andrew Bobilya, associate professor of Parks and Recreation Management, from his recent keynote presentation at a conference in Ireland. See the original article here: http://www.irishtimes.com/news/education/a-wild-education-of-which-patrick-pearse-would-be-proud-1.2652367

Bobilya Visits Exchange Students, Gives Keynote at Outdoor Education Conference in Ireland

Bobilya in IrelandAndrew Bobilya recently visited four current WCU Parks and Recreation Management students who have been studying at GMIT in Ireland. He met with key faculty, explored the outdoor field study sites, and presented a keynote address at the Outdoor Education Conference which gathered students, faculty and practitioners from across Ireland, the UK and abroad in celebration of 50 years of formal outdoor education in Ireland.

Phipps Sworn In for U.S. Citizenship

Maurice Phipps CitizenMaurice Phipps, professor of Parks and Recreation Management, was sworn in as a United States citizen on April 26, 2016. He now has dual British/US citizenship.

Spring College Newsletter Published

CEAP News Cover Sp2016The college has released the Spring 2016 edition of CEAP News, the newsletter for the college. The newsletter showcases students, alumni, faculty, and staff, including awards, scholarships, and service both locally and internationally.

Student, Faculty Trip to Kenya Profiled in The Reporter

Kenya TripThe experiences of seven teacher education students and one faculty member who traveled to Kenya in October are detailed in an article in The Reporter titled Fifteen days in Kenya: Drinking up the lessons of life. Russ Binkley, the faculty member accompanying the group, hopes to repeat the trip in future years.