Dr. Caroline Webber, associate professor and director of the WMU Dietetic Internship Program, Kim Buchholz, interior design instructor, and Dustin Altschul, part-time interior design instructor, from the Department of Family and Consumer Science in the College of Education and Human Development at Western Michigan University, have been awarded $500 Climate Change Teaching Fellow Mini Grants.
Dr. DeAnna Burt (‘09, PhD Education Leadership, Research and Technology), vice president of student and academic affairs at South Central College in Mankato, Minnesota, has been chosen as one of forty 2020-21 Aspen Rising Presidents Fellows.
Our Bronco Nation is full of heroes within their communities and always has been. We would like to take a moment to recognize their impact – how they keep us safe, healthy and growing.
Dr. June Gothberg, professor of evaluation, measurement and research and WMU PI for the National Technical Assistance Center for Transition (NTACT), recently helped NTACT provide a webinar for online and at-home activities for youth with disabilities, along with Jennifer Coyle, research associate, and Alycia Sterenberg, graduate associate and doctoral student in evaluation, measurement, and research.
Dr. Gary H. Bischof, a Professor in the Department of Counselor Education and Counseling Psychology (CECP) in the College of Education and Human Development, was recently awarded a WMU Support for Faculty Scholars Award for $2,000. The award funds a study focused on the help-seeking behaviors, attitudes, and barriers related to mental health and wellness for college students of color on Western Michigan University’s campus.
Lori Grams, B.B.B.'87, M.A.'07, an alumna of both the Western Michigan University Haworth College of Business and the College of Education and Human Development, was recently recognized for her outstanding teaching efforts at Zeeland West High School with the 2019 Dr. Louis R. Graziano Outstanding Marketing Educator Award.
The Velma and Harry Cotterill Memorial Scholarship provides funds in support of student teaching internships. This year’s recipients are Sarah Emma Rose Stiennon and Bridgette Louwers.
Three Kalamazoo Public School graduates at Western Michigan University have started a campus group trying to increase the number of minority teachers. Future Teachers of Color (FTC) was founded by three students in Western's College of Education: Sarah Giramia, Hailey Timmerman and William Wright. It provides support and resources to minority students pursuing careers in teaching.