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Student Pathways

Synthesis: A Pathway to Intentional Learning
The Western Carolina experience is built on a foundation of engaged, intentional learning. Life goals are like climbing mountains. Working as partners in learning, students, faculty, and staff will choose the mountains to climb and the best pathway to get there.

  • Experience and Innovation
    Experience and Innovation

    From theory to practice - engineer a patent seeking solution for health care providers...

  • Intentions and Actions
    Intentions and Actions

    Vision the future you wish to see ? work as a professional actor and children's theatre director...

  • Civic Engagement
    Civic Engagement

    Find the intersections where what you love to do and a career path merge..

  • Undergraduate Research
    Undergraduate Research

    Discover the possibilities ? pursue a path toward a doctorate in microbiology...

  • Service Learning
    Service Learning

    Follow your passion - set up a community youth center...



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