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WCU educators collaborate on California Reader article

Nancy Luke, Kelly Tracy and Patricia Bricker of WCU’s School of Teaching and Learning published an article recently in The California Reader, the state journal for reading teachers, called “Writing Captions as a Means of Blending Text Features and Digital Stories.”

The article focuses on second graders who wrote and created digital stories about their experiences in their class garden, assisted by the Growing Minds @ WCU: Local Food and Farm to School Education Project.

The California Reader is a publication of the non-profit California Reading Association (

Collins to present research, serve on round table panel

Todd Collins, director of the Public Policy Institute and associate professor of political science and public affairs, will present at a round table on teaching and researching at a regional university at the Midwest Political Science Association in Chicago on Saturday, April 18.

McPherson and Jicha to show works at Tryon gallery

Greg McPherson and Jon Jicha of the WCU art and design faculty will be featured in an abstract art show at the Upstairs Artspace in Tryon. Opening reception for this contemporary exhibition will be Saturday, March 21, from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Gallery hours are 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., Tuesdays through Saturdays. The show remains open until May 7.

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