Frequent thunderstorms have been cooling summer temperatures a little at WCU, but the campus soon will be heating up anyway as faculty and staff welcome what is expected to be another record-size student body for the start of fall semester.
Nuts will be the featured food for the popular “Best in the West” recipe competition this year at Western Carolina University’s Mountain Heritage Day.
Students from Western Carolina University’s chapter of Phi Beta Lambda recently attended a national leadership conference and received awards for their knowledge in business.
A reception for the exhibit “Joshua Adams: Facing Culture” will be held at Western Carolina University’s Fine Art Museum in the John W. Bardo Fine and Performing Arts Center on Thursday, Aug. 23.
WCU has reached an agreement with Morris Broadband to expand high-speed internet service to rural, underserved areas of the Cullowhee Valley area near campus through the use of existing power poles owned by the university’s electricity distribution service.
For the first time, Western Carolina University has collected hard data on whether its recent graduates have landed employment or chosen to continue their education. It’s just the beginning of what the university’s Center for Career and Professional Development hopes to discover through future surveys.
The first event in the 2018-19 Arts and Cultural Events series at Western Carolina University will be “An Evening with Ruth E. Carter” on Monday, Sept. 10.
Western North Carolina’s flourishing outdoor industry will be the focus of a conference at WCU that will bring together business owners and others to discuss topics such as product development and stewardship of natural resources.
Through cash gifts, pledges and an estate gift totaling $50,000, Acting Provost Carol Burton has established a scholarship fund designed to help international students, especially those from Jamaica, earn graduate degrees at WCU.