Brett Riggs was recently recognized by the U.S. Forest Service with the Exceptional Partner Award at the Trail of Tears Association’s national meeting, where he also gave the keynote address.
Jamie Vaske, a criminal justice professor, helped create Buncombe County Veterans Treatment Court. She will now help lead a study exploring how effective such courts are at helping struggling veterans in the criminal justice system achieve stability.
Three years after welcoming in its inaugural class, the Doctor of Psychology program received accreditation from the American Psychological Association.
The WCU Senior Leadership Fellows Program will wrap up its pilot year this fall and begin seeking nominations for a new cohort to begin in January 2023.
Jennifer Hinton, professor and program director of the recreational therapy program, was recently named president-elect of the American Therapeutic Recreation Association.
A $5,000 grant will help boost an educator preparation exchange program between WCU and North Carolina A and T State University.
Diane Martinez, an associate professor in the Department of English Studies, will head to Germanuy as a Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program award recipient.
Having been named a Fulbright Scholar, John Carzoli, assistant professor and associate department head in the Physical Therapy Program, is headed to South America.
English professor Mae Miller Claxton has won the Phoenix Award for Distinguished Achievement by the Eudora Welty Society.