education

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WCU human resources students assist nonprofits

Students in the master’s degree program in human resources offered through the Department of Human Services served as HR consultants to four nonprofit organizations in North Carolina as part of their coursework this spring.
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WCU’s Strahan honored by national association

The National Association of Professors of Middle Level Education recognized David Strahan, the Taft B. Botner Distinguished Professor of Elementary and Middle Grades Education at WCU, as the 2012 Outstanding Middle Level Professor.
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Student teachers raising money for Finland trip

A group of Western Carolina University student teachers are raising money to enable them to travel to Finland, which consistently has one of the highest literacy rates in the world, to complete internships and learn more about teaching practices.
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Panel on Sandy Hook tragedy rescheduled for Jan. 31

Veteran educators will discuss how to respond to tragic and traumatic events in school communities and how schools strive to meet the needs of all students during a panel discussion at Western Carolina University on Thursday, Jan. 31.
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Faculty member honored for quality of research

Kia Asberg, assistant professor of psychology, has been awarded the Deborah L. Rhatigan Early Career Award for Excellence in Violence Research, presented by the Child Maltreatment & Interpersonal Violence Special Interest Group of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies.