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Teaching Scholars Teambuilding Retreat

November 6, 2014
Category: Student Blogs
Freshmen West Scholars went on a teambuilding retreat to Wilmington/Wrightsville Beach during part of fall break.  Scholars were led in several teambuilding exercises by Dr. Rhonda Truitt, Director of the Academy for Teaching and Dr. Karen Lucas, Assistant Director.   Students discussed the West…
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Scavenger Hunts in Wilmington

November 6, 2014
Category: Student Blogs
Freshmen West Teaching Scholars participated in scavenger hunts during their Teambuilding retreat to Wilmington and Wrightsville Beach during fall break. Details from each hunt are below: Scavenger Hunt A This group walked throughout downtown Wilmington and encountered many locally owned…
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Visiting the Wilmington Railroad Museum

November 6, 2014
Category: Student Blogs
Upon arriving in Historic Wilmington, the freshman West Teaching Scholars cohort visited various historical places of interest. One of those places was the Wilmington Railroad Museum, located on Nutt Street. The railroad museum is located inside of a freight house once belonging to the Atlantic…
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Teambuilding with the Noyce Scholars

November 4, 2014
Category: Student Blogs
The 2014-2015 Noyce Scholar Cohort completed a teambuilding retreat September 18-20, 2014 at Atlantic Beach/Beaufort, NC. The Noyce Scholars for 2014-2015 are Cody Braden, Bethany Davis, Kristin Ferebee, and Brinsley Stewart.  Dr. Connie Lowery, director of the Noyce Grant, Dr. Cyndi Osterhus,…
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Learning about Oppression and Protest in Chicago

October 31, 2014
Category: Student Blogs
by Catawba honors student, Courtney Briscoe ’16 Chicago, Illinois had a lot in store for my classmates and I who visited the Windy city as part of the Honors course, “The Sounds of Silence: Music as a Voice for the Oppressed.”  We made the trip during our Fall Break, October 10-14. For those of…
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