Donna Henderson Serves as President of Chi Sigma Iota

Donna Henderson served as president of Chi Sigma Iota (International Counseling Academic and Professional Honor Society). Within the last year, she has traveled to Mexico and to Bhutan to train Mental Health Facilitators in a week long session that uses a curriculum she wrote. She also served as the key-note speaker at an international school […]

Faculty Receive Awards at 2008 ACA Conference in Hawaii

Donna Henderson receives 2008 ACA Professional Development Award. The award recognizes an ACA member who has developed techniques and systems that have strengthened, expanded, enhanced, improved and/or otherwise had demonstrable benefits to clients. Nominees mentioned numerous ways she had enhanced the professional development of counselors, counseling students and clients including the publication of texts under […]

Faculty and Students receive awards at the 2007 ACA Convention

The WFU Pi Alpha Chapter of Chi Sigma Iota (international counseling honor society) won the Outstanding Chapter Individual Program Award which was presented at the 2007 ACA Convention in Detroit. Sam Gladding received the Wrenn Award for a Humanitarian and Caring Person and was named an ACA Fellow for significant and unique contributions in the […]

2007 ACA Legislative Institute

At the end of February, 26 of 30 students and four professors from the WFU Counseling Department attended the American Counseling Association Legislative Institute.  The Institute is an intensive training program for members of the ACA interested in advocating and lobbying for counseling-related legislation. As a relatively young profession, advocating for legislation that recognizes the […]

Two Counseling Students Receive Richter Fellowship Awards

Richter Scholarships are competitively awarded to students proposing an independent study project requiring travel away from Winston-Salem.  Two of the five scholarships awarded in 2007 went to rising second year students in the masters in counseling program. Scott Meltsner will observe and study in the area of domestic abuse with various agencies in South Africa. […]