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Hoffman Publishes Journal Article

Dr. Adam Hoffman, Assistant Professor of Psychology, has published a journal article in Social Development, an international journal dealing with all aspects of children's social development as seen from a psychological stance.  

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Scales Publishes Article with Former Students

Dr. Roya Scales, Professor of Literacy Education, has published an article in Journal of Virginia.   


Stringer named NC College/University P.E. Teacher of the Year

Western Carolina University assistant professor Amy Stringer has been named North Carolina College/University Physical Education Teacher of the Year by NC SHAPE, the state’s professional organization for health and physical education educators.  


ELMG Graduate Student Receives Award

Betty Jo Moore, student in the elementary/middle grades M.A.Ed. program, has received the 2020 NCSTA Ann Watkins Middle School Distinguished Service Award.   


Strahan Awarded with Lifetime Achievement Award

Dr. Dave Strahan, Professor Emeritus, was recognized as the 2020 Richard “Dick” Lipka Lifetime Achievement Award winner.   


Lomotey Receives Lifetime of Excellence Award

Dr. Kofi Lomotey, received the 2020 Campbell Award in recognition of lifetime professional excellence and achievement from UCEA, the University Council for Educational Administration.  

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Phipps Publishes Book

Dr. Maurice Phipps, Professor Emeritus, recently published a book on the subject, titled “Outdoor Instruction: Teaching and Learning Concepts for Outdoor Instructors.”  

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HESA Students Participate in Virtual Symposium

On October 8, the WCU HESA Grad Program proudly participated in the ACPA .  

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Counseling Students Explore Nature

On October 9-11, master level counseling students spent a 3 day camping trip as part of the Nature as a Metaphor in Counseling course.   

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