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  • Dean Brooks posing with his mentor Lucinda Adams and her daughter Kimberly.

    Dana Brooks Scholarship fund announced

    The CPASS Visiting Committee has established the Dana Brooks CPASS Scholarship in honor of Dean Dana Brooks’ upcoming retirement on June 30, 2019. This new award will benefit future students in the college and maintain the Dean’s legacy. Donations will be accepted after Brooks' retirement date.

  • Portrait of Interim Dean, Jack Watson in E Moore Hall

    Administrative transition kicks off new leadership efforts

    The college’s new administrative transition will kick off during the “first 100 days” with a focus on growth and development, engaging faculty, staff and students in leadership roles and transforming the organizational structure. These changes will allow the college to be efficient and proactive.

  • Taliaferro standing with the award winners

    CPASS faculty member honored with WVU Outstanding Teaching Award

    Andrea Taliaferro, associate professor, was honored with the University’s 2019 Foundation Award for Outstanding Teaching. The award identifies exceptional professors who go above and beyond to inspire their students. These faculty are particularly effective and inspiring teachers, have established patterns of exceptional innovation in their teaching methods, course design and instructional tools.


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Faculty Spotlight

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    Dana Voelker Assistant Professor
    Dana Voelker, sport and exercise psychology assistant professor, joins the ranks of West Virginia University faculty members selected for the 2018 Foundation Award for Outstanding Teaching, honoring exceptional professors who go the extra mile to inspire their students.
  • Portrait of Jeremy Yeats
    Jeremy Yeats Teaching Assistant Professor
    CPASS welcomes new faculty member, Jeremy Yeats, teaching assistant professor, whose teaching style reflects a student-centered and culturally-responsive classroom, helping to create an active community of learners. Yeats is a native of Colorado and served as assistant professor at Adams State University for six years.