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All day and evening in-person classes in Cullowhee and at Biltmore Park instructional site are suspended for Tuesday, Jan. 18.

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Mary Knowlton

Mary Knowlton

Associate Professor

College of Health and Human Sciences

School of Nursing

Contact Information

Phone: 828.654.6518
Office: 315 Biltmore Park Building


Dr. Mary Knowlton is an associate professor with tenure in the School of Nursing. She has been a professor at WCU since 2010 where she has taught undergraduate nursing in the traditional BSN, Accelerated BSN and RIBN programs. She currently works in the Accelerated BSN program teaching medical-surgical nursing, pharmacology and pathophysiology.


  • DNP, Case Western Reserve University, Educational Leadership
  • MS, Duke University, Adult Nurse Practitioner HIV/Oncology
  • BS, Marquette University

Teaching Interests

Dr. Knowlton is a strong proponent of active learning and has implemented various student-centric learning techniques over the years. She has been recognized at WCU for her excellence in teaching. <br><br>

Research Interests

Area of Research Interest: Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SOTL), active learning techniques, student retention and simulation.

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