The honors are given to recognize achievements in historic preservation and outstanding cultural contributions in the region.
WCU's 2019-20 Mainstage theatre season gets underway with shows beginning Thursday, Sept. 26, and continuing through Sunday, Sept. 29.
The interdisciplinary aspect of the program incorporates faculty expertise with courses from the colleges of Education and Allied Professions, Arts and Sciences, Business, and Health and Human Sciences.
Proceeds from registration fees go toward the Cory David Spaugh Sports Management Association Scholarship.
WCU’s Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity Inc. is partnering with the Center for Community Engagement and Service Learning to assist with storm relief.
The free event is a partnership between WCU’s Center for the Study of Free Enterprise and the Jackson County Community Foundation.
For the first time, a U.S. Latinx Studies minor will be offered to WCU students this fall, headed by Melissa Birkhofer, a lecturer in the Department of English, who has been named director of the program. With the Hispanic population at WCU exploding over the last decade, Birkhofer is excited to see the minor added to serve that group of students.
Nursing addresses the human response to health and illness and has very different philosophical underpinnings from the medical model, which predominates in the US health care system. The medical model is based on a biomedical perspective, which is often focused on disease and illness and involves the use of a systematic method of collecting evidence to support the diagnosis of a disease or disease state.20 The medical model defines health as the absence of disease or illness and is historically rooted in Rene Descartes’s dualism, which presumes that the mind and body are separate entities.
The 45th annual Mountain Heritage Day festival is set for Saturday, Sept. 28, on fields behind the Cordelia Camp Building.