Approximately 160 high school students from across Western North Carolina and northern Georgia participated in the event.
The annual awards program for WCU employees was held April 26 in the Grandroom of A.K. Hinds University Center.
Faculty members Elizabeth McRae and Menune Mwaniki co-chair a committee that hopes to hire a director for the African-American Studies minor this fall.
The university's new CEO described how her passion for higher education leadership is grounded in her professional career and her family’s experiences.
Almost as ubiquitous as hiking boots is a hiking stick, an age-old means to steady a climb, keep one’s balance, push aside brush and ease a descent. Now, add one more function: phone charger, thanks to the ingenuity of Western Carolina University engineering student Kyle Monaghan.
The designated areas are well-lit and under constant video surveillance to assist anyone buying and selling items online that lead to a person-to-person transaction.
After grades from final exams are tallied and academic records finalized, the number of graduates is expected to total more than 1,650.
Natalie Williams will head to Southeast Asia in January 2020 for a 10-month assignment helping classroom teachers.
A formal campus introduction is scheduled for 3 p.m. Monday, April 29, in the John W. Bardo Fine and Performing Arts Center.