This school year started with the highest enrollment of students since 1983!
First computer science course offered as an evening class by Dr. David Sayre. The Introduction to Computer Science began in August and will lead into a follow-up course, Computer Science I, which will cover structured problem solving, program design, 4th generation languages, debugging, and technological testing.
Special Education licensure has been approved for Pre-K – 5th grade education degrees for both undergraduate and graduate students.
The new Masters of Arts in Teaching online program began in January 2019 and is rapidly growing. The first graduates in this degree field which has tracks for licensure, higher education, instructional leadership, special education, or English as a Second Language are expected to walk across the stage in May 2020!
On October 8, Governor Mike Huckabee addressed Welch College Students for Constitution Day. Later that evening, over 90 faculty and students attended the taping of the Huckabee Show in nearby Hendersonville.
Our Teacher Education program expanded to include a degree with licensure in Math. This adds to the current degrees in Early Childhood, Elementary Education, Secondary Education – Bible, Biology, English, History, Music, Physical Education, and Special Education
Students participate in Christian Service opportunities each week as part of the educational program at Welch. But students often go beyond these required events to serve others in a variety of activities. Several of our students worked with Layman Lessons.org on a weekend to help at a homeless camp. Students also gathered supplies and held a packing party to prepare shoeboxes for Samaritan’s Purse.