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Janice Holt Wins AERA Award

Janice Holt, CEAP Executive Director for Teacher Recruitment, Advising, and Career Support (TRACS), has been selected as the recipient of the AERA Research on Teacher Induction special interest group first Dissertation Award. Congratulations to Janice for receiving this distinction!

Human resources students help meet nonprofit organizations’ needs

Read the full story here: http://goo.gl/STCUw

Use Atomic Learning for Technology Training

Are you taking a class that requires you to use a software application you are unfamiliar with? Atomic Learning can help! The college recently purchased access to Atomic Learning, a service that provides online training on a wide range of technology, including assistive technology. To access the training, go to: http://atomiclearning.wcu.edu and login using your email/Blackboard username and password. Right now, faculty, staff, and students in the School of Teaching and Learning can access the site. Contact Dr. Lee Nickles with any questions.

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.