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Senior Leadership Fellows Program prepares for second cohort

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.   

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Hinton named president-elect of recreational therapy organization

Jennifer Hinton, professor and program director of the recreational therapy program, was recently named president-elect of the American Therapeutic Recreation Association.  

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Rural-urban student teacher exchange awarded grant

A $5,000 grant will help boost an educator preparation exchange program between WCU and North Carolina A and T State University.  

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Martinez recognized as Fulbright Scholar, will conduct project in Germany

Diane Martinez, an associate professor in the Department of English Studies, will head to Germanuy as a Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program award recipient.  

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Carzoli named Fulbright Scholar, to assist physical therapy instruction in Bolivia

Having been named a Fulbright Scholar, John Carzoli, assistant professor and associate department head in the Physical Therapy Program, is headed to South America.  

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English, literature professor honored for contributions to Eudora Welty scholarship

English professor Mae Miller Claxton has won the Phoenix Award for Distinguished Achievement by the Eudora Welty Society.  

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Ride Share opportunities reminder for faculty, staff

A reminder from the Office of Sustainability and Energy Management that faculty and staff can take advantage of Ride Share for transportation costs and energy efficiencies and make use of campus carpool parking permits.  

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WCU’s longest serving alumni director to retire this fall

Marty Ramsey, WCU’s director of alumni engagement, is retiring effective Oct. 1 after a career spanning more than 28 years at his alma mater.   

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Nazario-Colón takes office as president of Appalachian Studies Association

Ricardo Nazario-Colón, chief diversity officer, has taken the oath of office as president of the Appalachian Studies Association for 2022-2023.   

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