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WMU professor and graduate students provide webinar for online and at-home activities for youth with disabilities

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.

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CECP professor awarded SFSA grant for $2,000

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.

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Alumna turns passion for business and education into award-winning curriculum

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. 

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Supporting teachers and honoring family

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.

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WMU group seeks more teachers of color

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.