Dan Grube and Heidi Turlington were recognized and several students won awards during a gathering of the North Carolina Alliance for Athletics, Health, Physical Education, Recreation, Dance and Sport Management.
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The one-day workshop will be led by Ricardo Nazario-Colón, WCU’s chief diversity officer.
The twin sisters’ performance and the open jam session that follows will be held at the headquarters for Homebase College Ministry, located on the east side of the WCU campus at 82 Central Drive.
Vidor, a community of some 12,000 people, was hit hard by Tropical Storm Imelda in September, with resulting floodwaters damaging or destroying numerous homes.
Activities provide an opportunity for the campus and community to learn about native people's traditional culture, music, crafts, dance and concepts of life.
An event has been relaunched to recognize WCU employees who have hit a five-year incremental milestone in their work on campus.
Patricia Kaemmerling received the university's Distinguished Service Award and three high-achieving alumni - Tyler McKenzie, Danita Johnson and Matt Hickey - were honored by the Alumni Association.
Jack Smith, a nationally recognized grant writing trainer, will serve as workshop instructor.