Maddox Publishes Book


Dr. Gayle Maddox’s new book, Bridges not Blockades, appeared in the latest Selected New Books on Higher Education column of The Chronicle of Higher Education.

PSY Student Nominated for Award

Lauren Testerman, senior psychology student, has been nominated for the CEPO Student Award for Women or Minority Issues with her Southeastern Psychological Association submission, “Slut Shaming: Effects of Relationship Status, Ethnicity, Dress and Physique.” The winner will be announced at the SEPA annual meeting.

Barrett-Tatum & Scales Publish Article

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Dr. Jennifer Barrett-Tatum, faculty member in the School of Teaching and Learning, David Scales, faculty member in the Department of Psychology, along with Kristen Ashworth, published an article, “Gateway Literacy Retention Policies: Perspectives and Implications from the Field,” in the International Journal of Education Policy and Leadership. Read the article here:

STL Faculty Publish Article

Jacquelynn Malloy (Clemson University), Kelly N. Tracy, Roya Q. Scales, Kristin Menickelli, and W. David Scales published an article in the Journal of Literacy Research. The article is entitled “It’s Not About Being Right: Developing Argument Through Debate.”

Scales Nominated for Award

David Scales

David Scales, faculty member in the Department of Psychology, was nominated as WCU’s representative for the Southern Conference Faculty Member of the Year. His nomination highlights his contribution to student life at WCU.

Schultz, Student Publish Article

Dr. Callie Schultz & David Wynn (Counseling graduate student) published an article with Dr. Janet McKeown in Leisure Sciences titled, “Altmetrics: Measuring engagement with Contemporary Leisure Scholarship.”