Lane Perry, director of WCU’s Center for Service Learning, was among speakers invited to travel to Washington, D.C., to participate in the recent introduction of new legislation designed to ensure that higher education institutions are supporting student voter registration and civic engagement.
Mark A. Kossick, WCU professor of nursing and anesthesia simulation education coordinator, accepted an invitation from the American Association of Nurse Anesthetists Foundation to serve on its 2018 Scholarship Review Committee.
Santiago García-Castañón, professor of Spanish in WCU’s Department of World Languages and award-winning poet, recently returned from Puerto Rico, where he was invited to read his works at the 10th International Poetry Festival that took place March 10-17.
Christina L. Reitz, WCU associate professor of music, presented her paper “The Venetian Vistas of Franz Liszt's Années de pèlerinage” at the national conference of the Nineteenth Century Studies Association.
A short story authored by Ron Rash, WCU’s Parris Distinguished Professor of Appalachian Cultural Studies, has been chosen to appear in “The Best American Short Stories 2018,” which will be released by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt in October.