The ceremony included congratulatory comments from Alison Morrison-Shetlar, WCU interim chancellor, and Carol Burton, the university’s acting provost.
Rasul Mowatt will address the topic “City By Design: How the Seeds of Racial and Ethnic Division Are Integrated into Neighborhoods, Parks and Schools.”
A vulnerability assessment will be conducted in Duck, a coastal community touted as a premier beach vacation spot near important ecosystems and estuaries.
Meet our Alumni of the Month: Keith Elliott! He graduated from WCU twice once in June 1969, with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, General Management and again in June 1973, with a Master of Business Administration in General Management.
The nonprofit Remote Area Medical has held mobile clinics for uninsured and underserved families and individuals, assisted by health care professionals and students, since 1985.
In 1957, WCC enrolled its first African-American student; in 2019, WCU will name a new residence hall in her honor.
In 1969, on the eve of a new decade and with a newfound sense of promise on campus, Western Carolina University began what would become its School of Nursing.