Mark A. Kossick, Western Carolina University professor of nursing and anesthesia simulation education coordinator at WCU’s Biltmore Park instructional site, was the featured speaker at a conference held in Las Vegas on April 24.
Santiago García-Castañón, professor of Spanish in WCU’s Department of World Languages, recently returned from Bulgaria where he presented the lecture “Miguel de Cervantes y su mundo” and a reading of his poetry as a guest speaker at the University of Sofia.
Saheed Aderinto, WCU associate professor of history, led the recent establishment of the Lagos Studies Association, an international, interdisciplinary organization of academic and nonacademic practitioners whose interests focus on Lagos and its peoples.
Mark A. Kossick, WCU professor of nursing and anesthesia simulation education coordinator, accepted an invitation by the American Association of Nurse Anesthetists Foundation to serve on its 2017 scholarship review committee.
Santiago García-Castañón, professor of Spanish in WCU’s Department of World Languages and author of eight published poetry collections, recently returned from the Dominican Republic, where he participated in the International Poetry and Art Festival “Grito de Mujer.”
Garrett Fisher, Spanish instructor in WCU’s Department of World Languages, presented in March at the II Congreso Internacional de Español como Lengua Extranjera at Instituto Tecnológico de Costa Rica in Cartago, Costa Rica, and at the Universidad de Costa Rica in San José, Costa Rica.
Yancey Gulley, assistant professor in WCU’s Higher Education Student Affairs Program, took part in a book-signing for a volume he helped co-edit at the recent conference of the National Association of Student Personnel Administrators in San Antonio, Texas.