WCU has received $738,072 for the 2023-2024 school year from the NC General Assembly, administered by the North Carolina Principals Fellowship Commission.
The University Communications and Marketing team was the winner of two Best of CASE District III awards.
Katerina Spasovska, associate professor of communication at Western Carolina University, has been selected as a Fulbright Fellowship recipient for 2024.
Members of the WCU family will come together to recognize three prominent alumni for their career accomplishments and to honor a longtime proponent of economic development across WNC as part of Homecoming 2023.
On Friday, Sept. 8, WCU’s Public Policy Institute was renamed the Phil and Connie Haire Institute for Public Policy to recognize the couple’s service in community, education and state roles.
TJ Eaves, a 2012 graduate of WCU, will return to Cullowhee to speak during the fall 2023 Chancellor’s List event.
WCU’s distance learning programs have been ranked among the best in North Carolina, making the top 10 on the Forbes list of best online colleges in the Old North State.
After serving as associate dean of the college, Patricia Bricker is starting her 23rd year at WCU back in the classroom as the Jay M. Robinson Distinguished Professor in Educational Technologies.
The National Endowment for the Humanities awarded Sara Snyder Hopkins, assistant professor and director of the Cherokee Language Program, a grant of $64,905 for her ongoing translation project, Eastern Cherokee Histories in Translation.