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Room Renumbering in Killian In Progress

STUDENTS: PRINT OUT YOUR COURSE SCHEDULE NOW FOR THE NEW ROOM NUMBERS. All rooms in the Killian building are being renumbered, including all offices and classrooms. Course schedules in MyCat reflect the NEW room numbers. Facilities should complete physical renumbering by this Friday.

See our college’s Resources page for building layouts with the new room numbers AND a “cheat sheet” showing the old and new numbers for our classrooms. (These will be posted by 5 pm, Thursday, January 5).

Math Education Student Wins NC Regional Award

Caitlin Yencha, a major in mathematics and math education, has been selected as the outstanding mathematics education student from the western region by the North Carolina Council of Teachers of Mathematics for 2011. Source: http://news-prod.wcu.edu/2011/12/wcu-student-recognized-for-math-education-skills/

Whee Adventure Guides Created by PRM Students

Students in the Parks and Recreation Management course “High Adventure Travel and Outfitting” created guides on enjoying outdoor activities in the WCU area. See the article in the Reporter for more information.

Video Overview of NC Common Core Standards

Representatives from the North Carolina Department of Instruction made a presentation to the college on November 16 regarding the new Common Core Standards that are in effect for K-12 schools in our state. Their presentation can be viewed through this Youtube playlist: http://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL96AA436ED334274A

Scholarship Applications Due December 1

The Office of Special Programs is accepting applications for CEAP administered scholarships through December 1. The application is online.

You can also get more information about CEAP scholarships or contact the office directly.

Apply to Participate in the Rural-Urban Exchange

Teacher Education students:  Apply to participate in the Eleventh annual Rural-Urban Exchange (RUE), a collaborative undertaking involving the College of Education and Allied Professions (CEAP) at WCU and the School of Education at North Carolina Agricultural & Technical State University (NCA&T) in Greensboro. Six students from WCU and six from NCA&T will be selected to participate.

To apply, you must be admitted to the teacher education program at WCU, a junior or senior, and NOT in full-time student teaching or Internship II in Spring, 2012. Applications are due December 2, 2011.

For more information and to pick up an application, contact Dr. John Habel in the Department of Psychology (Killian 308, phone 227-3367, email: habel@email.wcu.edu) or Dr. Tom Oren in the School of Teaching & Learning (Reid 105, phone 227-3290, email: oren@email.wcu.edu).