After being canceled in 2020 because of the global COVID-19 pandemic, WCU’s Faculty and Staff Excellence Awards resumed, albeit in a limited capacity form.
The UNC Board of Governors appointed Timothy “Jake” Robinson of Canton, to the WCU Board of Trustees, while also reappointing current board members, Robert “Bob” Roberts of Asheville, Haden Boliek of Fayetteville, and Casey Cooper of Cherokee.
WCU is gearing up for a traditional college experience this fall with plans to resume all academic, social and extracurricular activities and continue the academic excellence for which the institution is known.
Western Carolina University's School of Nursing garden brings students together with the source of nutrition. To help her School of Nursing students understand the link between health and nutrition, Western Carolina University assistant professor Beth Nease takes them to the source – the nursing school’s organic garden plot where rich, black matter is the star.
Catherine Carter, a professor in WCU’s Department of English, will receive one of the University of North Carolina System’s top awards.
When associate professor of psychology Nathan Roth became director of the McKee Clinic in 2015, little did he know his vision for the facility would be its saving grace when a novel coronavirus reared its ugly head and put life on hold.
The School of Teaching and Learning has great working relationships with local school systems in instructional partnerships.
As new construction continues at WCU, there remains a natural harmony and aesthetic across campus. That balance is by design and careful maintenance.
The landscape of the K-12 teaching environment across the U.S., and also North Carolina, lends itself to being predominantly comprised of white females. What’s hard to find are African American male teachers.