When Danita Johnson left the WNBA’s Los Angeles Sparks to become the director of business development and later the director of business operations for the NBA’s Los Angeles Clippers in 2017, she had no idea it would be a temporary move. Little did the 2005 Western Carolina University graduate know at the time that she soon would return to the Sparks as the team’s president and chief operating officer, a move that was made official Jan. 7.
While former WCU football player Keion Crossen has no idea what it will be like when he steps onto the field at Mercedes-Benz Stadium for the 2019 Super Bowl on Sunday, he does know he plans to enjoy every minute.
WCU employees feel pride in the institution, satisfaction in their jobs and that they aren’t getting paid nearly enough, according to the survey results.
Mark A. Kossick, WCU professor of nursing and director of graduate programs at the university’s Biltmore Park instructional site, was the featured speaker at an international conference held in Las Vegas on Dec. 10.
The Division of Information Technology will soon embark on a schedule to replace and upgrade all printers, with an expected project completion by mid-March.
The New England rookie cornerback will become the fifth former Catamount to participate in sports' biggest event when the Patriots face the Los Angeles Rams on Sunday, Feb. 3, in Atlanta.
The production tells the story of the discrimination experienced by the first African-American to play Major League Baseball.
Don Connelly, WCU professor of communication, was an invited guest for the International Radio and Television Society’s faculty industry seminar “Media Insiders 2019: Today’s Opportunities and Tomorrow’s Challenges” held Jan. 7-9 in Las Vegas.
Participants will earn a white belt and learn how to apply the five-step methodology of Six Sigma.