The North Carolina General Assembly recently appointed Joseph Crocker of Winston-Salem and William Brawley of Matthews to the Board of Trustees.
WCU will award approximately $3.775 million in federal Higher Education Emergency Relief Funds (HEERF III) to students this summer.
With the popular Mountain Heritage Day community festival returning to campus, nominations are being sought for Mountain Heritage Awards to honor an individual and an organization for contributions to Southern Appalachian history, culture and folklore.
Native plants symbolize investment in Madison and Cullowhee giving societies. Nestled in the hillside between Bird Building Lane and the back of Brown Hall are five newly planted species of native flora, chosen specifically to mark the beginning of an annual tradition to honor new and current members of two Western Carolina University giving societies.
It’s sometimes hard to express oneself, especially during the past year. The pandemic turned many worlds upside down and students of Western North Carolina public schools were not immune to the pressure.
From high school drum major to Duke Energy to owner of his own company and chair of the Western Carolina University Board of Trustees — plus a few stops in between — Bryant Kinney has led a life of sheer leadership, no ifs, ands or buts about it.
WCU is extending its Mountain Area Pro Bono Health Services through an Asheville clinic, beginning Friday, June 11.
WCU will offer a new online option for students seeking a bachelor’s degree in finance with a concentration in financial planning, beginning in the fall semester 2021, for both traditional and nontraditional students.
Enrique Gomez, associate professor of physics and astronomy, urges viewers of the Thursday, June 10, solar eclipse to use only certified, recently-purchased eclipse glasses.